"Batman's" Gotham Was... Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo
Wizard, and Jim Balent, continue to celebrate women in comics! Tips for aspiring writers! (None of them includes “befriend an editor…”) Alan Moore and Rob Liefeld announce a new project! And people are still excited about that FOX Spider-Man cartoon! All in today’s Guide to the Guide to Comics!
John Byrne sounds off! Roger Stern…is more subdued. Wizard casts a Sandman film, and tries to explain what this internet thing is supposed be! All in today’s Guide to the Guide to Comics!
Is any actor listed in the Gen 13 Casting Call under the age of twenty-seven? What topic has been banned in Batman’s writers’ conferences? Can Greg Capullo teach you how to draw? Find out in this week’s Guide to the Guide to Comics!
Howard Chaykin pays Chris Claremont what might be the greatest backhanded compliment of all time, Preacher quietly debuts, and Wizard runs what could be the best piece in the history of the magazine (honest). All in this week’s Guide to the Guide to Comics!
Alex Ross welcomes you to Wizard #42 with the greatest heroes and villains of the Marvel Universe…plus, Dark Horse Star Wars comics are still in canon, Marvel purchases Malibu, Keith Giffen reveals which of his creations he hates, and one of the magazine’s worst features finally says goodbye. All in today’s Guide to the Guide to Comics!
It’s true: Marvel’s X-titles have been cancelled. Also, Rob Liefeld debuts Maximum Press, Frank Miller and Neil Gaiman are interviewed, and one lucky fan wins dinner with a guy in an X-O Manowar suit. All in today’s Guide to the Guide to Comics! Continue Reading »
“You’re much stronger than you think you are. Trust me.”
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What insane marketing hook did Marvel initially use for the Age of Apocalypse? How did the average Person on the Street react to Wizard’s Bad Girls survey? Why would anyone ask John Byrne about his breakfast? Find out in this week’s Guide to the Guide to Comics!
Youngblood receives its first rebranding, Event Comics is still preparing to take over the comics industry, and Brute & Babe escape the pages of Wizard and star in their own comic. All in today’s Guide to the Guide to Comics!
Can Wizard do a promo piece on the Spider-Clone storyline while keeping a straight face? Will Event Comics change comics forever? Can Zero Hour keep DC’s continuity straight for at least five years? Find out in this week’s Guide to the Guide to Comics!
Wizard celebrates women with another Jim Balent cover, TSR resolves the X-Men vs. Iron Man debate, and an anonymous Wizard copywriter makes J. Scott Campbell very angry. All in today’s Guide to the Guide to Comics!
It was that Citizen Kane represented, more than any other movie Joe had ever seen, the total blending of narration and image that was – didn’t Sammy see it? – the fundamental principle of comic book storytelling, and the irreducible nut of their partnership. Without the witty, potent dialogue and the puzzling shape of the story, the movie would have been merely an American version of the kind of brooding, shadow-filled Ufa-style expressionist stuff that Joe had grown up watching in Prague. Without the brooding shadows and bold adventurings of the camera, without the theatrical lighting and queasy angles, it would have been merely a clever movie about a rich bastard. It was more, much more, than any movie really needed to be. In this one crucial regard – its inextricable braiding of image and narrative – Citizen Kane was like a comic book. (Michael Chabon, from The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay)
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Can Wizard top its Camaro giveaway contest? Will Jim Balent’s Catwoman corrupt the nation’s youth? Also, which industry powerhouse was writing Wizard sidebar pieces in 1994?
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