Well, it happened, you guys: all of my dreams came true.
After a few false rumors that John Layman and Rob Guillory’s amazing Image series Chew was on its way to television and movies, we’ve finally got a confirmation: Chew will be getting an animated feature. Tony will be voiced by The Walking Dead’s Steven Yeun, and Amelia will be voiced by Felicia Day (a notoriously polarizing presence in the geek community).
The feature, which … Continue reading
Catie: This month, I’m most excited for yet another Image book: C.O.W.L. written by Kyle Higgins with art by Alec Siegel and Rod Reis. The story is all about a superhero labor union in ’60s Chicago, which promises me all the delicious politics that I love so much yet rarely see in my cape comics. … Continue reading
On Saturday, April 19, during a livestream event hosted by Loncon 3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”) announced the finalists for this year’s Hugo Awards. The number of nomination ballots received this year hit a new response record. Nominations were held earlier … Continue reading
Warren Ellis and Tula Lotay to Ressurect Liefeld’s Supreme in New On-Going
In July, acclaimed writer Warren Ellis and artist Tula Lotay will be launching a new series called Supreme: Blue Rose that is based on Rob Liefeld’s Supreme. The series will likely be similar to Image’s revival of Prophet and a departure from the Supreme runs written by the likes of … Continue reading
Everyone’s got one. A famous book they haven’t read. A must-see movie they skipped over. WWAC staffers share their I’ve Nevers. What are yours?
I’ve never sat down with a group of friends and played an honest to goodness pen and paper RPG.
The guys wouldn’t let me play when I was in high school and then my twenties happened and now there’s no one around to play with. I’ve played RPG video games. … Continue reading
Trigger Warning: Discussion of incest, sexual abuse, and rape.
“Rape is never acceptable as a plot device,” I said, leaning back in one of the flimsy folding chairs we use for events at the comic book shop where I work. I was talking to my boss, a really awesome guy who is making every attempt to create a geek space in our shop that is safe, … Continue reading
Smut Peddler 2014 met its $20,000 goal in roughly six hours. By the time I chatted with Spike on the Tuesday night after its opening week, the project had just hit $76,000 and was the most popular Kickstarter project of over 3,000 projects the weekend before.
Smut Peddler’s editor, C. Spike Trotman, and I connected via Google Hangout to chat about what drives … Continue reading
My adventures with Lara Croft continue as I slowly work my way through Square Enix’s Tomb Raider game. Check out part one, In the beginning…
HERE BE SPOILERS!
ENTRY #2: It’s way better in context
PLAY TIME: 1 hour
With the basic survival requirements of food, fire, and weapons satisfied, Lara returns to her exploration. She immediately … Continue reading
New Batman Beyond Short Premieres at Wonder Con
The short clip, created by Darwyn Cooke, features Batman Beyond’s Terry McGinnis (Will Friedle) and Bruce Wayne (Kevin Conroy) fighting some familiar faces.
Dark Horse to Publish The Art of The Venture Bros.
The upcoming coffee table book will feature art and commentary by series creators Doc Hammer and Jackson Publick, and a forward by … Continue reading
Earlier this year, the digital science fiction and fantasy magazine, Lightspeed, ran a hugely successful campaign called “Women Destroy Science Fiction.” The original goal was set at $5,000 but the campaign raised over $50,000.
Although the issue is being completely edited by women, the Kickstarter campaign was primarily handled by Lightspeed’s publisher, John Joseph Adams. Always intrigued by process, I asked John some questions about how the idea came about, what he’d … Continue reading