Author Archives: James Dowling

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“The Other History of the DC Universe” Finally Launching this November

By | Aug 12, 2020 | News

Screenwriter and comic writer John Ridley (12 Years a Slave, “The American Way”) is going to be working alongside artists Giuseppe Camuncoli (“Darth Vader,” “Undiscovered Country”) and Andrea Cucchi on “The Other History of the DC Universe.” The book looks at superpowered history from the perspective of the DCU’s marginalized heroes in a new bi-monthly […]

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The Rundown: August 7, 2020

By | Aug 7, 2020 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown on comic news stories we missed from the previous day. Have a link to share? Email our team at In case you missed it, Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips announced their new graphic novel series, “Reckless,” beginning this October, and we had an exclusive preview of […]

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The Rundown: July 29, 2020

By | Jul 29, 2020 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown on comic news stories we missed from the previous day. Have a link to share? Email our team at In case you missed it, Bad Idea revealed their One Billion Clicks marketing campaign. – Ben Passmore (“Your Black Friend,” “Sports is Hell”) has landed a book […]

SDCC ’20: The 2020 Eisner Award Winners

By | Jul 25, 2020 | News

The 32nd annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards switched to digital with the move to Comic Con@Home this year, allowing for one of the quickest ceremonies they have ever had. No series or creator swept the Eisners this year, but Raina Telgemeier (“Guts”), Christian Ward (“Invisible Kingdom”), Lynda Barry (“Making Comics”), and “Laura Dean Keeps […]

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SDCC ’20: “Crossover” by Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw Breaks Comics Out of the Page this November

By | Jul 23, 2020 | News

Image Comics is reuniting with writer Donny Cates (“Silver Surfer: Black,” “Redneck”), artist Geoff Shaw (“Thanos,” “Buzzkill”) and letterer/designer John J. Hill, the creative team behind 2017’s “God Country,” for the new meta-textual superhero story, “Crossover.” The series looks at a world where a comic event gained so much popularity and traction that its heroes […]

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Pageturn: Mystery Comics

By | Jul 22, 2020 | Columns

Hey you! Have you ever wanted to read some different comics? Hopefully! Do you have a friend who you are always trying to get into comics? Yeah, you probably have 20! Are you looking for a list where three out of the four recommendations aren’t finished so this feels like a PROPER mystery? Well aren’t […]

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Take a Trip Back to 1930s Chicago in “Shadow Doctor” from AfterShock Comics

By | Jul 16, 2020 | News

Writer Peter Calloway (Cloak and Dagger, “The Last Space Race”) and artist Georges Jeanty (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “The American Way”) are collaborating on the biographical comic “Shadow Doctor,” which follows the life of Calloway’s grandfather Nathaniel Calloway. The series, published by AfterShock, will be colored by Juancho!, and lettered by Charles Pritchett. Nathaniel Calloway […]

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“Rorschach” Arrives at DC this October from Tom King and Jorge Fornes

By | Jul 15, 2020 | News

DC Black Label will be returning to the world of “Watchmen” in the 12-issue maxiseries “Rorschach,” from writer Tom King (“Mister Miracle,” ‘Batman: The Button’), artist Jorge Fornes (“Batman,” “Daredevil”) and colorist Dave Stewart (“Hellboy,” “Silver Surfer: Black”). The comic is set during the Redford presidency and follows a new Rorschach, possibly inspired by the […]

The Old Guard

By | Jul 13, 2020 | Reviews

The Old Guard is an exercise in one-track filmmaking; it has one great concept which it does justice to, only to leave everything on the periphery shallow and predictable. It’s not a boring movie and it isn’t a bad film, but it’s probably not going to take you by surprise at all. The central quirk […]


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