Tag Archives: comic book

R.I.P. Comic Vault.

June 29, 2011

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In some of the saddest news to hit the Chicago Nerd scene in quite some time, friend of the family Comic Vault will be closing their doors at the end of July. We’ve had a chance to work with C.V. and owner Matt Sardo numerous times, and we are all big fans of the man […]

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Butcher Baker: The Righteous Maker!

May 26, 2011

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I finally got a chance to check out Joe Casey and Mike Huddleston‘s “Butcher Baker: The Righteous Maker” from Image Comics, and it so bad-ass I can barely take it. We got a chance to work with Huddleston on last year’s “Scenes of a Graphic Nature” SDCC After-Party, and he is a major, major talent. […]

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“Breathers” Graphic Novel

May 3, 2011

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One of my favorite independent comic books ever, Justin Madson’s Breathers has now been collected in complete graphic novel collection. Following the survivors of a dystopian, virus-plagued reality, Breathers is atmospheric, intelligent, and eerily and beautifully drawn. I am so excited to see the story come to a conclusion in one amazing collection. Get your […]

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jonah hex trailer

May 1, 2010

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Not wanting to be overshadowed by Freddy Krueger in the ‘bad-ass burn victim’ market, the makers of the Jonah Hex film have released a trailer, linked below.  If only Richard Pryor were alive to cash-in on the trend. Direct Link to Youtube Video

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Umbrella Academy movie, eventually.

July 23, 2009

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That’s right: Max Minor’s beloved comic book (though I have a sneaking suspicion he just likes Gerard Way) The Umbrella Academy has been optioned for a film adaptation with a projected release date of 2012.  Normally this wouldn’t catch my eye, but Alfonso Cuaron has been attached to direct.  You might know him from his […]

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