In artist Jamie McKelvie and author Kieron Gillen's Image Comics series Phonogram, a group of British magicians draw their supernatural powers from pop music LPs ranging from Pulp to Robyn to Dexys Midnight Runners. It's a sleek and clever comic with two volumes — Rue Britannia and The Singles Club — and has also been…
Giving graphic novels as gifts to non-comics readers can be hard — after all, there are only so many copies of Watchmen one can give before they stop being books and start becoming the construction materials for an Alan Moore-themed play fort.
At the New York Comic Con, we had the pleasure of a quick chat with writer Kieron Gillen, who will penning the renumbered first issue of Uncanny X-Men next month.
On the eve of the New York Comic Con, io9 caught up with Generation Hope author/newly minted Uncanny X-Men writer Kieron Gillen. Gillen filled us in on all things mutant and why Sabretooth is a beaujolais man.
To finish the script for his indie-music mage miniseries Phonogram: The Singles Club, comic scribe Kieron Gillen took a novel approach - he drank whatever the characters in his comic drank. Unfortunately for Gillen, his characters pounded swill.
What's waiting for you at the comic shop this Wednesday? The return of America's mutant sweetheart, a trade paperback you can foist upon your hipster friends, and Mark Millar's latest four-panel ploy at global domination. Yup, it's Comics We Crave!