The East Coast Comicon has become my favorite con to attend. It’s large enough to have big name guests, but not so large that its impossible to move around in. It’s got everything you’d expect a modern day con to have — celebrities, panels, autograph lines, cool vehicles, back issue dealers, costume contests — but unlike most other cons, the emphasis remains on comic books.
A couple of weeks ago, I was ready for a break. Which is why I decided to head into NYC on April 15th and see some of David Lloyd’s original art from V For Vendetta at the Society of Illustrators.
It’s been a busy couple of weeks. So I thought I’d take it easy on myself, find a cool comic book questionnaire online & fill that out. Hopefully my answers will be entertaining and/or illuminating.
Yesterday was the what, Today is the who. Read on for the actors John picks to play the Justice League!
So how DO you go about bringing the World’s Greatest Superheroes to film? John has a few ideas.
In the world of comics, Bernie Wrightson was one of the greats. He was the Master of the Macabre, an artist’s artist, and by all accounts, a very nice guy. John shares his memories of one of best artists comics have ever produced.
If a character’s lasted for decades before you got your hands on them, there’s usually a reason for that. And it’s usually because the creators did something — or several somethings — right. So it makes sense to consider exactly what made the character successful in the first place before you translate them to the screen.