Afghanistan: 'No Country for Our Men'

THE WAR ON ERROR DEPT.

After peeing on Taliban corpses, accidentally burning the Koran and a tragic shooting spree by a deranged soldier, it’s not exactly shocking that America has failed to win the hearts and minds of the Afghani people. Today, Afghan President Hamid Karzai asked President Obama to get U.S. troops out of his country NOW! Like Vietnam and more recently, Iraq, we’ve seen this movie before.

Will Dennis Talks SAUCER COUNTRY Artist Ryan Kelly

Sometimes a series comes with an artist attached to it but, in my experience at Vertigo, that’s pretty rare. Usually I have to work closely with the writer to get an idea of how they see the series in terms of the art – the look, style, and tone of it. I have my own ideas often but it’s always a back-and-forth since the writer is the one who has the pictures in his/her head.
 

'The Godfather' Turns 40

MAD CLASSICS DEPT.

It was 40 years ago today that the movie The Godfather debuted, ushering in an era of stand-up comics stuffing cotton in their mouths to do bad Marlon Brando impressions and providing hack screenwriters an endless supply of classic lines to reference (READ: steal) in their movies. (“Make him an offer he can’t refuse,” “Leave the gun, take the cannoli,” “It’s not personal, it’s just business.”) Not to be left out of the fun, MAD published a spoof of "Don Minestrone” and his loving (but violent) family in MAD #155, December 1972.

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WonderCon Exclusive - DC Direct to Offer Three New Prints for Sale though Graphitti Designs

 

DC Direct will offer WonderCon attendees a chance to purchase three exclusive new prints, available for sale at the show in Graphitti Designs booth #601.  The prints represent different graphical and artistic themes, branching out beyond comic book artwork.  The portfolio includes “Batman: I Will Find You,” “Kandor,” and “Batmobile: Choose Your Ride.” Only 100 prints of each design will be available for sale at WonderCon for $49.95 each.  Keep an eye out for more exclusive prints from DC Direct throughout 2012 and collect them all!

 

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