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All posts by David Gillette

Station to Station Corinna Bechko Gabriel Hardman

Review: Station to Station

Station to Station from Dark Horse Comics, by Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman, combines elements of horror and sci-fi in this 50s cinema style tale. One of the key strengths of this story is the way Bechko and Hardman use [...]

August 28, 2013 Features
Frenzy Kickstarter

Kickstarter Spotlight: Frenzy – An Illustrated Novel

Writer Andrew E.C. Gaska’s Frenzy Kickstarter has only a short period of time before it ends while boasting a number of great artists including menton3. The illustrated story focuses on the ever terrifying predator of the ocean – sharks. “With [...]

August 28, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
Moth City Tim Gibson

Chinese Whispers: Tim Gibson Talks Comics and Moth City

Tim Gibson’s Moth City, a riveting mystery tale of suspense set during the Chinese Civil War, marks a strong debut comic for the first-time author. To date, he’s put out four installments of Moth City for purchase through comiXology while [...]

August 13, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
Dave McKean Pictures That Tick 2

SDCC ’13: An Artist That Ticks – A Chat with Dave McKean

Dave McKean paid a visit to the Dark Horse Comics booth at San Diego Comic Con to sign books and talk about his forthcoming Pictures That Tick: Volume 2. A follow-up to the award-winning first volume released in 2009 which [...]

July 30, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
Des Taylor

SDCC ’13: Des Taylor Brings Fashion and Style to Comics

Des Taylor, the creator of The Trouble with Katie Rogers, has a penchant for taking misconceptions and handing them back to you like a solved Rubik’s cube. Right off the bat, I asked him where his female focused art angle [...]

July 27, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
After Houdini Jeremy Holt Kevin Zeigler

Review: After Houdini #1

Writer Jeremy Holt and artist Kevin Zeigler bring a unique sense of the arcane and mystery to their new title After Houdini #1 from Challenger Comics. Using the backdrop of the first World War in this tale of espionage and [...]

July 11, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
Ballistic Adam Egypt Mortimer Darick Robertson

Review: Ballistic #1

Black Mask Studios continues its formidable entry into comics with Ballistic #1 from writer Adam Egypt Mortimer and legendary artist Darick Robertson. Due out on Wednesday, July 10th, this review comes in advance with a few spoilers. Don’t read on [...]

July 5, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
Liberator Matt Miner

Review: Liberator #1

Writer Matt Miner‘s Liberator #1 from Black Mask Studios, with art by Javier Sanchez Aranda, hits hard in his unique story about animal rights and justice. Narrated in a gritty, Punisher-style POV in an opening sequence that grabs the reader’s [...]

June 18, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
Gabriel Hardman

Comics, Film, and a Gecko: The Many Faces of Gabriel Hardman

Artist Gabriel Hardman‘s free time is like a ketchup bottle – constantly getting squeezed until there’s nothing left. Extremely in demand as a storyboard artist for films such as Inception and The Dark Knight Rises while drawing and co-writing comics [...]

May 13, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
Chin Music Steve Niles and Tony Harris

Review: Chin Music #1

Image Comics‘ release of Chin Music #1 by writer Steve Niles and artist Tony Harris takes two distinct personalities in the comic book biz into new territory. In regards to story and plot, it’s not hard to get a good [...]

May 12, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
Red Handed Matt Kindt

Review: Red Handed – The Fine Art of Strange Crimes

First Second Books‘ release of Red Handed – The Fine Art of Strange Crimes by Matt Kindt finds him stretching out and experimenting. However, Red Handed comes off a bit uneven at times. While that may not come off as much of [...]

May 8, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
David Server

How May I Serve You – A Q&A with Talent Manager David Server

David Server moonlights as a comic book writer while handling some of the best talent in the comic book industry for Archetype Management. Guiding up and coming talent like Jarrett Lee Conaway or well-established comic book stars like Darick Robertson, [...]

April 12, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
Joshua Dysart Harbinger

Masters of War – An Interview with Joshua Dysart on Harbinger

Joshua Dysart‘s political sensibilities fit Harbinger about as well as fans and Valiant could hope for. Well studied on global and social issues, he’s found the perfect storytelling device to accentuate his strengths as a writer. Hanging around the Valiant [...]

April 5, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
The Private Eye Brian K. Vaughan and Marcos Martin

Review – The Private Eye #1

Brian K. Vaughan and artist Marcos Martin’s new comic The Private Eye combines amazing ideas and stunning art to tell a riveting story set in the future. Set in Los Angeles in the year 2076, Vaughan and Martin sketch out [...]

March 19, 2013 ZDONOTUSE
Chin Music Steve Niles Tony Harris

Comic Booked Exclusive Interview: Steve Niles Talks Chin Music

Steve Niles and Tony Harris have partnered to release Chin Music, a tale of gangsters, demons, and time travel coming out from Image Comics on April 17th. If advanced previews are an indicator, this promises to be one of the [...]

March 14, 2013 ZDONOTUSE

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