Frank Miller’s 300 prequel is finally set for release and premieres this April of this. Xerxes: The Fall of the House of Darius and the Rise of Alexander is a 5 issue mini-series that drops on April 4th.
The Bristol Board posted a much larger version of this recent Frank Miller drawing of The Dark Knight vs The Joker. I’m glad to see a new Miller drawing and that he seems to have reined it in a bit.
One of his choices was The Best of Marvel Premiere. Monark Starstalker created, written and drawn by Howard Chaykin appeared in issue 32. Another Chaykin creation, Dominic Fortune, appeared in issue 56.
This got me to thinking about how much I’d like to see a collection of Chaykin’s Dominic Forturne appearances. Surely there’s a market for that!
And while we’re at it, I’d like to see hardback collections of…
That’s Eric Powell’s contribution to Mondo Gallery Presents: Universal Studios Monsters. Click over to see Bride of Frankenstein (Ken Taylor), The Invisible Man (Jonathan Burton), Creature From The Black Lagoon (Gary Pullin), Frankenstein (Jes Seamans), Dracula (Francesco Francavilla) and more!
I’m not sure who created this awesome alt-reality early 70s Expendables III poster, but whoever did deserves props.
You know what would have made the poster perfect? Add a young Sly Stallone with an “introducing Sylvester Stallone” credit.
“You’re going to help me find out who killed me whether you like it or not, brother o’ mine…”
Dirk Manning‘s latest newsletter featured 9 comic projects coming in 2018. Manning writes in a lot of genres but this mash-up of crime with a supernatural twist appealed most to me. Cosa Nostra written by Manning with art by Dan Dougherty is scheduled to debut at the end of May at Cherry Capital Comic Con. This is one to watch for.