Lilah Sturges, Comics Creator, Comes Out as Trans

Lilah Sturges, Comics Creator, Comes Out as Trans

Earlier today, comics creator Lilah Sturges came out publicly as trans, declaring that she will now begin openly living her life as female. She made the announcement via a lengthy and heartfelt post on her FaceBook page. Sturges is best known in comics for her work on DC/Vertigo’s Eisner nominated series Jack of Fables. She is also a novelist, publishing the book “Midwinter” in 2009, followed by its sequel “The Office of Shadows” the following year….

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DC Makes King’s BLACK DEATH IN AMERICA Free Online

DC Makes King’s BLACK DEATH IN AMERICA Free Online

As summer peeks around the corner and San Diego Comic Con creeps ever closer, Eisner season is rounding into form and DC Comics is making a push for readers to notice one of their few nominees, Tom King‘s Black Death in America. Originally released as a part of the 2016 Vertigo: CMYK anthology, DC announced today that they are releasing the story for free online download. The story can be downloaded via the ComiXology app or…

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Cosmic Tales: An Interview with Dan Abnett

Cosmic Tales: An Interview with Dan Abnett

Dan Abnett is a New York Times best-selling author who’s worked in the comics industry for over 20 years. He has contributed to the legacies of some of the biggest characters in comics, and most notably rebooted Guardians of the Galaxy in 2008 alongside frequent collaborator Andy Lanning, a run that laid the groundwork for 2014’s blockbuster by the same name. He has written several novels for the Warhammer 40k universe, Tomb Raider, Doctor Who, as well…

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Jackie Earle Haley Cast as Odin Quincannon in Preacher

Jackie Earle Haley Cast as Odin Quincannon in Preacher

AMC’s Preacher has added another comic book alum to its cast by bringing in Jackie Earle Haley as a reoccurring villain. Haley will portray the iconic character of Odin Quincannon and has been tapped for a six-episode arc on the upcoming series. Preacher will mark the third comic book adaptation for Haley who has also appeared in Watchmen and Human Target. Haley’s Odin is described as a small, decrepit man with the unscrupulous iron will necessary to be the…

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Vertigo prepares ‘The Dark & Bloody’ for a February launch

Vertigo prepares ‘The Dark & Bloody’ for a February launch

Vertigo has announced that a new ongoing series from writer Shawn Alridge (Vic Boone) and artist Scott Gowlewski (Copperhead) will launch on February 10th.  ‘The Dark & Bloody,’ is a horror series following Iris Gentry, a retired vet returning from Iraq, struggling to make ends meet in his life after the war. Set in the backwoods of Kentucky, the series will mix folklore and modern day struggles to tell a story filled with guns, moonshine and monsters. Harrow…

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Vaughan’s Y THE LAST MAN May Be Coming to FX

Vaughan’s Y THE LAST MAN May Be Coming to FX

Y The Last Man is the series which launched award-winning creator Brian K. Vaughan (Saga, We Stand On Guard, Paper Girls) into the consciousness of comic book fans around the world. With so many comic book properties having been adapted for the silver and small screens, the lack of movement on an adaptation of Y The Last Man has confounded longtime fans. For years, the Vertigo property has been in development hell at New Line…

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AMC Picks up Preacher for a Series

AMC Picks up Preacher for a Series

After months of talks and production, AMC has finally given a green light and ordered a television adaptation series for Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s popular 1990s Vertigo comic series, Preacher. The confirmation came from executive producer Seth Rogen when he tweeted the good news. Preacher is coming to AMC! @evandgoldberg@SamCatlin123! The beginning is nigh!!!pic.twitter.com/xVgqYrkEK9 — Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) September 9, 2015 Developed for television by Rogen and Evan Goldberg (This Is the End, Superbad, Neighbors) and showrunner Sam Catlin (Breaking Bad),…

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One Million Moms Calls For Cancellation of FOX’s LUCIFER

One Million Moms Calls For Cancellation of FOX’s LUCIFER

Brace yourselves, comic book fans. The culture wars are coming to comic book television, and Fox’s Lucifer is the next big battlefield. One Million Moms, an organization devoted to combating “negative influences [their] children are forced to contend with” in television and other popular entertainment, launched a petition today calling for Fox to cancel the upcoming release of Lucifer, a television show adapted from Neil Gaiman‘s Vertigo Comics series of the same name. The petition…

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CBTVB: Jerry Bruckheimer Bringing Global Frequency to TV

CBTVB: Jerry Bruckheimer Bringing Global Frequency to TV

Mega-producer Jerry Bruckheimer is joining the trend and is taking on a DC Entertainment property with a pilot production commitment at Fox for Warren Ellis‘ Global Frequency from DC Entertainment’s Vertigo imprint. Global Frequency was a 12-issue mini-series of the same name published by DC Comics’ Wildstorm Publications, and centered around a secret global organization that solves crimes by enlisting the services of 1,001 operatives, in a sense crime-fighting by crowd-sourcing. The purpose of the organization…

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TPB Review: “Fables Volume 2” Trouble on the Farm

TPB Review: “Fables Volume 2” Trouble on the Farm

Writer: Bill Willingham Artist: Mark Buckinham Publisher: Vertigo Comics $12.99 Fables: Animal Farm is the second trade installment of the fabulous fairy tale world of Fables. All of the characters we know from our childhood like Snow White and the Big Bad Wolf are now living in our “mundie” world. They had to leave their homelands to escape The Adversary who took their lands from them by brute force. The fables are split into two…

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