REVIEW: The Wild Storm #2: The Storm Stalls…A Little

REVIEW: The Wild Storm #2: The Storm Stalls…A Little

The Wild Storm #2 has to follow its brilliant first issue, which made the most of hiring writer Warren Ellis as the mastermind for revitalizing the Windstorm Universe for DC Comics. That first issue was a thrilling melding of espionage thrills, transhumanism ideas, and thoroughly contemporary super-heroics. It’s too bad therefore that this second issue spends much of its time on exposition, and worse, exposition between characters that should all already know the info being spouted. The issue…

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REVIEW: The Wild Storm #1 – A Universe Re-Imagined

REVIEW: The Wild Storm #1 – A Universe Re-Imagined

If you’re going to ask a creator to reimagine your universe of characters and concepts, revitalizing them into a going concern that is distinct and unique, then Warren Ellis is one of the best creators in comics to tap. As the driving force behind DC Comics’ The Wild Storm #1, first release in DC’s latest attempt to reboot the Wildstorm Universe, Ellis has harnessed his obsession with cutting edge science-fiction concepts like transhumanism with his…

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Battle Chasers Has Returned!

Battle Chasers Has Returned!

Between 1998 and 2001, Joe Madureira released his own creator-owned comic series named Battle Chasers which was published by WildStorm Comics under its Cliffhanger imprint until the series moved to Image Comics in 2001. Even though it was considered one of the most popular American comic book series in the late 1990s, it suffered from some pretty extreme scheduling problems which caused only a total of nine issues to be produced in its four-year run. Even with its short run, Battle Chasers has…

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Affleck and Damon to Produce Brubaker’s Sleeper for Warner Brothers

Affleck and Damon to Produce Brubaker’s Sleeper for Warner Brothers

At long last, one of Ed Brubaker’s original creations is coming to the big screen. The writer behind Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which comes to theaters this April, will see his 2003 creation from DC’s Wildstorm imprint adapted for the silver screen under the guidance of Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, the critically acclaimed team who delivered Good Will Hunting, according to Variety. Warner Brothers, who will produce the film, has yet to…

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