Palmiotti, Gray and Bernet, Part One

One of the most interesting parts of this gig is that I get to talk with many of the writers and artists whose careers I follow. The very best part? When one of my favorite creators recommends someone's work that I haven't yet discovered.

Enter Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray. Their passion for Jordi Bernet is boundless. I have to confess that a few years ago, before their work together on JONAH HEX, I wasn't aware of Bernet's storied career. now, I eagerly track down his work for other publishers.

IGN spotlights the best of the DCU

Before we dive into the week (or, at least, I do), we wanted to steer your attention to a notable bit of press – namely, IGN’s feature on the “best of” the DC Universe.

The profile looks at 10 key DCU books and points out why they’re essential reading. We’re not going to spoil the top book, because that’s for IGN to decide and you all to read, but swing over and give the top 10 a look.

JONAH HEX director Jimmy Hayward talks with Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti

If you picked up your copy of JONAH HEX a the comic shop today, you noticed that the issue featured an exclusive interview between JONAH HEX movie director Jimmy Hayward and the writers of the JONAH HEX comic series, Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti. With minimal help from yours truly, the conversation touched on a wide range of topics, including Hex comics, the film, Westerns and the movie’s soundtrack. But some stuff got left on the cutting room floor for space reasons. But fear not, Source gang. We’ve got the full transcript right here for you to read. So click below and enjoy.

Get a first look at JONAH HEX: NO WAY BACK

On June 18, Warner Bros. Pictures will release the major motion picture JONAH HEX, starring Josh Brolin in the title role, along with Megan Fox and John Malkovich. To celebrate the release of the feature film DC will unveil an original JONAH HEX graphic novel in advance of the film’s opening, by the acclaimed JONAH HEX writing team of Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti paired with legendary HEX artist Tony DeZuniga.


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