I've been at this editing job for many years, and what keeps it so fresh and exciting are the different people that I've worked with and the wonderful story ideas that they create and illustrate.
“One of the reasons I love working with Gene [Ha] is that besides being an enormously talented artist, he also truly invests himself into the material he works on. Spore is a modern monster based on the ongoing threat of bio-warfare, and Gene clearly had a blast designing him and his flesh-eating Seed creatures. What’s poignant about Spore is that his predicament is a subtle metaphor for the heart of issue #7’s overall story.
The Mets have struck a deal to pay $162 million to settle claims that they knew disgraced financier Bernie Madoff was running a Ponzi scheme. How the beleaguered team owner, Fred Wilpon, will come up with the money is now the big question. Here’s MAD with the big answers…
Aqualad has returned to Atlantis. Except this time around, he’s brought his friends and Young Justice team members, Superboy and Miss Martian, with him. What the three of them discover, however, is less than a warm homecoming. When a new villain threatens to disrupt the tranquility of Atlantean life, the young trio will need to figure out how to save the underwater kingdom. And fast.
BLACK ORCHID, the mini-series by New York Times bestselling writer Neil Gaiman and artist Dave McKean, is collected in hardcover for the first time in a Deluxe edition. Look for it, with the cover below, beginning April 25th.
Steve Trevor gets reacquainted with the Justice League, Batman readies himself for the next round and Wonder Woman goes to…ahem, Hades in this week’s new batch of comics from DC. While we can’t make Wednesday get here any sooner (and if we could, wouldn’t you rather we skip all the way ahead to Friday?), we can make the wait a little more bearable by rounding up this week’s previews.
Here’s what went down yesterday…
Tomorrow, all bets will be off in the climactic conclusion to DC UNIVERSE ONLINE LEGENDS. In this final battle of epic proportions, Superman, Batman and Lex Luthor will have to work together to fight Braniac, avenge their loved ones and save Earth.
We know it’s a little early, but we just had to share! On July 18th, MAD will be releasing a special all-Batman issue to tie in with the release of The Dark Knight Rises! This 80-page special will feature reprints of classic Batman material (SIX movie spoofs! TWO TV show satires! AND the classic Kurtzman/Wood “Bat Boy and Rubin” comic parody!), plus all-new pieces (including a Make-Your-Own Dark Knight sequel!) Check back here for updates!
No one, and we mean no one, draws agitated dairy-derived food products like Evan Dorkin. And no one colors those delectable curmudgeons like Sarah Dyer! You can see the proof below in Evan and Sarah's art for a piece titled "Semi-Fun Facts About Chocolate" in MAD #514.
BATMAN #6 has sold out and will be going back to press for its second printing. Written by Scott Snyder and illustrated by Greg Capullo and Jonathan Glapion, the story paves the path for next month’s “Night of the Owls” crossover event.
The good news is that acclaimed Kony 2012 director Jason Russell has followed up his smash online documentary with another video that’s already gone viral! The bad news is that the video is cell phone footage of him stark naked on a street corner, slapping the pavement and ranting about the devil. How long before Joseph Kony and his cronies flood the Internet with this poster?