Over on THE SOURCE, The DCU is celebrating 75 years of DC Comics by revealing a bunch of amazing variant covers. But these aren’t just any variant covers, they are of some of the most classic and iconic images from DC’s illustrious history re-imagined by some of the biggest names in the industry.
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Peter Bagge, author and artist of OTHER LIVES, shares some things you never knew about him:
1: One of my first paying jobs was writing jokes for Bazooka Joe
bubblegum (they accepted about 1 out of 10 jokes I submitted -- a
pretty bad batting average!).
2: I collaborated on 3 different occasions with Alan Moore: once in
the 80s, once in the '90s and again the the '00s. It's a once a
decade kind of a thing.
HARD & LABORED
Pamela asked me to write a brief blog about Peter Bagge's original graphic novel OTHER LIVES which hits the shelves next Wednesday. She gave me some great angles and said "Write something light and a bit funny! This one will be no problem."
"Light?" "A bit FUNNY?" "NO PROBLEM?"
Easy for her to say.
I've been tooling around with approaches all week and I've come up empty.
This weekend Vertigo heads to Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle, WA for the first time.
Good morning Graphic Content readers! Today is very snowy in the big apple—the perfect day to stay in your pjs and read a good comic book or graphic novel or some of the great reviews and features they’re receiving. So, if you’re catching up on the week today here some things you should know:
We’re so excited for everyone to read JEFF LEMIRE'S first ongoing series SWEET TOOTH (on sale this Wednesday).
And we’re not alone:
"Writer & artist Jeff Lemire has created the new 'must read' book with SWEET TOOTH. It's a fairy tale turned on its ear-or antlers-that takes you on the road trip through an America slightly more fantastical and just as frightening as ours." —GEOFF JOHNS (Blackest Night)