A comic strip has caused a political uproar by making a bold, controversial statement on Veteran's Day, considered by some to be an insult to our nation's fighting men and women. The strip that has spit on the work of our country's bravest veterans is, as you would expect, that anti-American bastion of subversive vitriolic societal commentary, Garfield
THEY ARE ON A TEAM.
Beginning today and for the next two weeks, Chris Hastings' Dr. McNinja
) and Ethan and Malachai Nicolle's Axe Cop
) will share a single story line, with half of the story appearing on each webcartoonists' site.
to the majority
who have seen it so far, Frank Miller horrifically butchered Will Eisner's legendary comic The Spirit
with his upcoming Sin City
-esque film adaptation opening next week. In order to make the pain about a thousand times worse, here's an in-depth story
about how there was almost a chance two decades earlier for Brad Bird, director of The Iron Giant
and The Incredibles
, to have done an animated version with the help of future founder of Pixar John Lasseter.
"The K-Metal from Krypton"
is one of the most important "lost" stories by the original creators of Superman
, Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Written and drawn in 1940, but never published, the story would have vastly altered much of the Superman mythos for the next 65 years. Aside from the early introduction of Kryptonite
, the issue would have disclosed Superman's secret identity to Lois Lane, leading to a completely different relationship in which the two worked together as a team. Thanks to the work of readers and fans, including writer Mark Waid and artist Alex Ross, original art and scripts are slowly being recovered, and the entire issue is being reproduced online
, with full color treatment and missing pages being replicated in Shuster's original drawing style.
Artist Tad Stones has started up the Hellboy Animated
blog, which already has some great stuff up about character designs and style concepts for the in-production animated series based on Mike Mignola's comics.
"Boy!!!? Have you been lumberjacking??!!"
The Adventures of Dr. McNinja - he fights Paul Bunyan's Disease with his ninja skills and gorilla receptionist. He also knows Batman.