15 posts tagged with comics by kittens for breakfast.
Displaying 1 through 15 of 15.

Related tags:
+ (234)
+ (119)
+ (110)
+ (99)
+ (97)
+ (89)
+ (78)
+ (77)
+ (75)
+ (61)
+ (60)
+ (55)
+ (50)
+ (49)
+ (46)
+ (45)
+ (44)
+ (37)
+ (36)
+ (36)
+ (36)
+ (35)
+ (35)
+ (33)
+ (31)
+ (30)
+ (30)
+ (29)
+ (28)
+ (28)
+ (25)
+ (24)
+ (24)
+ (23)
+ (23)
+ (22)
+ (21)
+ (21)
+ (21)
+ (21)
+ (21)
+ (21)
+ (20)
+ (19)
+ (19)
+ (19)
+ (18)
+ (18)
+ (18)
+ (18)
+ (18)
+ (18)
+ (17)
+ (16)
+ (16)
+ (16)
+ (16)
+ (16)
+ (16)
+ (16)


Users that often use this tag:
Artw (187)
MartinWisse (81)
Alvy Ampersand (29)
The Whelk (25)
fearfulsymmetry (22)
Brandon Blatcher (17)
filthy light thief (17)
griphus (15)
kittens for breakfast (15)
Kattullus (14)
mathowie (13)
marxchivist (13)
JHarris (13)
Potomac Avenue (12)
Lovecraft In Brooklyn (12)
grabbingsand (11)
jbickers (11)
homunculus (10)
interrobang (10)
klangklangston (9)
Rhaomi (9)
Kitteh (9)
XQUZYPHYR (8)
jonson (8)
Peter H (8)
oneswellfoop (8)
beaucoupkevin (8)
crunchland (7)
mediareport (7)
brundlefly (7)
not_on_display (7)
y2karl (6)
clango (6)
carsonb (6)
cortex (6)
netbros (6)
Gator (6)
Pope Guilty (6)
ocherdraco (6)
gilrain (6)
Charlemagne In Swe... (6)
Tlogmer (5)
ZachsMind (5)
srboisvert (5)
ColdChef (5)
vacapinta (5)
dobbs (5)
Stan Chin (5)
Robot Johnny (5)
robocop is bleeding (5)
hermitosis (5)
codacorolla (5)
WolfDaddy (4)
jpburns (4)
moz (4)
wendell (4)
skallas (4)
quin (4)
madamjujujive (4)
Rumple (4)

"He's fearless and he's honest"

DC Comics hinted recently that one of its first-tier superheroes would be revealed as gay, and here he is: Alan Scott, the original Green Lantern (...sort of). [more inside]
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jun 1, 2012 - 123 comments

 

I don’t think any of us grew up into the world we were hoping for or expecting

On the heels of the newest volume of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (and the recent completion of the controversial Neonomicon, which Moore suggests may be his last non-League comics work), Alan Moore (previously) gives Wired a lengthy interview that includes his thoughts on DC Comics' upcoming reboot (also previously) and the dilemma of the fan-turned-writer.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jul 21, 2011 - 39 comments

"Two can play at that game, Catwoman."

Kate Beaton (previously) presents The Adventures of Sexy Batman.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jan 23, 2011 - 43 comments

O my God! I was wrong! It was earth, all along!

Marvel Comics' Planet of the Apes magazine (1974-1977) , now forgotten by all but a few comics readers and genre film buffs, was canceled abruptly, leaving in mid-stream a story intended to go on for years. Now writer Doug Moench has allowed the original manuscripts of his unused scripts to be published for the first time, providing (some) closure to longtime readers and a fascinating look at how comics scripting happened way back when. [more inside]
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jul 11, 2010 - 8 comments

Jack Kirby's William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

"In 1969, Sheldon Feldner contacted Marvel Comics, asking if one of Marvel's artists would be interested in designing costumes for a production of William Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar by the University Theatre Company at Santa Cruz. As luck would have it, the Kirby family had recently moved to California..." Jack Kirby's designs for the production.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jan 17, 2010 - 31 comments

Oh, Rom...

Rom: Spaceknight was an improbable comics success: Based on a toy series that consisted of one figure (Rom), the comics series debuted in 1979 and lasted an unlikely 75 issues, featuring art from such luminaries as P. Craig Russell and Steve Ditko (previously, previously and previously). The series was written by Marvel Comics mainstay Bill Mantlo, who retired from comics and became a public defender (the legal kind), only to suffer a tragic accident in the mid-1990s that left him in need of constant medical attention. A 2007 benefit for the writer -- Spacenight: A Tribute to Bill Mantlo -- will be followed by Spacenight 2, an auction of original Rom-related artwork that can be viewed here.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Sep 19, 2009 - 32 comments

Rehearse this line, future slaves: "Merry Darkseid. I got you a Darkseid."

Previously, we saw Darkseid rant to the empty air. Now the nightmarish lord of evil -- reduced to selling old Kiss cassette tapes to support his drinking habit, and living in a dumpster behind the Baby Gap -- rants to Twitter as HOBODARKSEID. Along the way, he shares his views on the ending of "Moonlighting," sings Dio's "Holy Diver," and confesses a love for "Mad Men." He also intends to destroy us all. Shudder/enjoy.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Aug 24, 2009 - 14 comments

"No One Told Me the Price of Admission Would Be...a BROKEN HEART!"

The Woodstock Festival ended forty years ago today, on August 18, 1969* -- and roughly, um, two years later, Marvel Comics was there! Writer Gary Friedrich and (wildly overqualified) artist Gray Morrow bring you an improbably cleanly tale of romance that first appeared in issue #14 of Marvel's My Love (November 1971): "It Happened at Woodstock!" (Guest-starring Janis Joplin, among others.) [more inside]
posted by kittens for breakfast on Aug 18, 2009 - 17 comments

"There are the various were-cockroaches and wrigglies"

Artist Stephen R. Bissette dissects the making of Saga of the Swamp Thing #20, the first American comics appearance of writer Alan Moore (um...previously), in a series of blog posts that feature much original artwork (by Bissette and others), as well as a sampling of Moore's apparently absolutely ginormous script for the issue. (Warning: Parts of Bissette's site are NSFW.) Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Apr 13, 2009 - 14 comments

"Remember when Rorschach killed that one guy horribly?" "Ha ha, good times."

You guys! Psyched about that whole Watchmen movie thing (previously, we've touched on Watchmen briefly, like, once or twice?), kinda wanna read the book, but you just can't see fitting a 400-page comic into your busy, busy schedule? Fortunately for you, there's The Condensed Version. (Via the often NSFW Journalista.)
posted by kittens for breakfast on Nov 21, 2008 - 59 comments

Web of Horror!

Web of Horror #1 (December 1969): Re-presenting the short-lived and impossibly obscure horror comics magazine that featured early work from such luminaries as Ralph Reese, Jeff Jones and Bernie Wrightson. Link via Journalista (may be NSFW). [more inside]
posted by kittens for breakfast on Oct 24, 2008 - 23 comments

She's the ****ing Batgirl

DC Comics' All-Star Batman and Robin series (from creators Frank Miller and Jim Lee) has taken quite a bit of heat here and there, but it's not the dubious quality of the book that has its publisher urging retailers to pulp its newest issue: It's some censored dialogue that managed somehow to not quite get censored. [more inside]
posted by kittens for breakfast on Sep 10, 2008 - 67 comments

Antpocalypse!!!

Today's date? Why, it's...July 11, 2052, and man has been cowering in terror, self-sealed in his own living-tombs since that day of horror in...1952. Remember? 100 years ago, the sky above America turned black...with the dread flight of millions of ferocious, gigantic ants! [more inside]
posted by kittens for breakfast on Sep 5, 2008 - 56 comments

Comics Artist Jack Kamen Dies at 88

EC Comics great Jack Kamen (probably best known today as the father of inventor Dean Kamen) has died at 88. [more inside]
posted by kittens for breakfast on Aug 7, 2008 - 11 comments

Succumb to King Game.

Brian Maruca and Jim Rugg (Street Angel, The Plain Janes) present Afrodisiac in "She Came from Venus."
posted by kittens for breakfast on Mar 1, 2008 - 5 comments

Page: 1