Monday, November 23, 2009

In the year 2000!

art by Leinil Yu.

In 1998, Grant Morrison, Mark Millar, Mark Waid and Tom Peyer pitched a revamp of Superman. Their proposal (entitled "Superman 2000") was turned down by DC editorial who swore those writers will never be allowed to work on the character.

Years later, those ideas are worked into All Star Superman, Superman: Birthright, 52 and...Spider-man?! Read an analysis of the Superman 2000 pitch here.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Turtles Forever

TMNT characters from cartoons, movies and comics (not to mention their creators!) cross paths in the upcoming Turtles Forever! The movie will be released on November 21.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Joe Q: Origins

Graphic NYC interviews Joe Quesada about his rise to the top- from starting out as a colorist at Valiant comics to becoming Marvel's Editor-in-Chief.


Unfortunately, I couldn't figure out the name of this artist but you can see more work here. (View the site in english here.)

Friday, November 6, 2009

Decoding Steranko

James Romberger interviews Jim Steranko here.

Steranko gallery here and here.

Thursday, November 5, 2009


DC comics is finally doing something significant with the Milestone characters whose return was announced more than a year ago. The original artists, including John Paul Leon and Milestone Founder Denys Cowan, will be joining writer Dwayne McDuffie to tell "a bittersweet tale that chronicles the literal end of a universe, and the birth of something new, with major consequences for the future of the DC Universe." Read more here.

What took so long? Read 4thletter! blogger David Brother's thoughts about DC's mismanagement of the Milestone properties here.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Free Frazer Irving

Read the full issue of Days Missing #1 for free here.
Archaia Studios Press site here.

Monday, November 2, 2009

Sunday, November 1, 2009

The Peter Parker-ing of Clark Kent

Amazing Fantasy #15, art by Steve Ditko (left), Superman: Secret Origin #2, art by Gary Frank