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The Fade Out

Image Comics Review: The Fade Out #2

Writer: Ed Brubaker Artist: Sean Phillips The friends and co-workers of Valeria Sommers gather at her funeral. Screen writer Charlie Parish takes note of everyone’s outward show of emotions. “Flapjack” Jones, a former child star, surprises Charlie by being closer [...]

October 3, 2014 Reviews
Fade Out

Image Comics Review: The Fade Out 1

“The Wild Party” Writer: Ed Brubaker Artist: Sean Phillips Hollywood, 1948. The Fade Out #1 begins with screenwriter Charlie Parish waking up in a bath tub after a long night of partying. He pulls himself out of the tub and tries remember [...]

August 23, 2014 Reviews
Fatale 24

Image Comics Review: Fatale 24

    Writer: Ed Brubaker Artist: Sean Phillips Fatale 24 begins with a fable. A young Nicolas Lash is being told the story of a white owl that may have been a god and wrapped the Earth in a ribbon. Many [...]

August 2, 2014 Reviews
The Heart of the Beast

“The Heart of the Beast” Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

20 years ago, the graphic novel The Heart of the Beast was published. It combines a gothic setting of yesteryear with more of a modern feel… well, modern for the 1990s. The book was written by Dean Motter and Judith Dupré, [...]

July 17, 2013 News
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Review: Fatale #11

Image Comics’ release of the Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips’ title Fatale begins a series of stand-alone stories after wrapping its last arc. The potent combo of Brubaker’s writing with Phillips’ cinematic artwork create another tightly crafted episode of this [...]

January 3, 2013 Reviews
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Image Comics Reveals the Curse of Femme FATALE

Image Comics has now announced the release of four standalone flashback issues by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips relating to their series FATALE. Official details are below: [quote]Josephine, heroine of Ed Brubaker’s and Sean Phillips’ Image Comics series FATALE, has carried the [...]

December 8, 2012 Reviews
Fatale #6

Review: Fatale #6

Historically speaking, the 1970s are sometimes regarded as the crash of the 60s.  The gains made in the civil rights movement and the euphoric sense amongst anti-war protesters that they could change the world with peace, love, and understanding gave [...]

July 5, 2012 Reviews
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All 9 Covers For The Walking Dead #100!

Who would have thought that a small black and white comic book that featured no superheroes and no out of this world action but rather focused on a band of regular people surviving in a world overrun by zombies would [...]

June 14, 2012 Reviews
Fatale #5

Review: Fatale #5

(Written by Ed Brubaker, Drawn by Sean Phillips, Published by Image) It’s kind of appropriate that Brubaker and Phillips set their crime-horror comic Fatale in the ’50s.  A lot of the elements in the series resemble the classic pulp influence [...]

May 11, 2012 Reviews
Fatale #2 Review

Fatale #2 Review

When it comes to modern noir, you’d be hard pressed to find a better team than Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips. This is what they do best. All the classic trappings are present. Dark shadows, a beautiful femme fatale, seedy [...]

February 1, 2012 Reviews
Ed Brubaker will be appearing at Image Expo in February

Ed Brubaker Appears at Image Expo; Fatale #2 Sells Out

There’s a lot of news coming out of the Image Comics camp today, and much of it concerns hit writer Ed Brubaker. First up, Image announced that, in addition to all-star talent like Robert Kirkman, Marc Silvestri and Whilce Portacio, [...]

January 31, 2012 Reviews
So much fantastic news coming out of NYCC 2011

NYCC: Indie News Round-Up

With all of the news coming out of New York Comic Con centering around DC Comics, Marvel, and Dark Horse it’s easy to overlook the news from the small presses out there. Which is a shame because quite often, these smaller, [...]

October 16, 2011 Reviews