Beau Smith has some questions for superheroes.
Interview: Andrew Farago on IDW/The Library of American Comics’ Popeye The Classic Newspaper Comics Volume 1
Andrew Farago, Curator at the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco, is writing the introduction to IDW/The Library of American Comics’ Popeye The Classic Newspaper Comics Vol. 1: 1986-1989 by Bobby London. Westfield’s Roger Ash contacted him to learn more about this upcoming book.
Robert Greenberger recommends IDW’s Airboy Omnibus Vol. 1 and talks with writer Chuck Dixon about his work on the book.
Joe Benitez’ Lady Mechanika is still alive and kicking! According to the creator’s website, the long-awaited issue #4 is completely penciled and being colored as we speak. Benitez also has plans for a secondary title, The Lady Mechanika Mysteries, and is looking for a new publisher after breaking ties with Aspen Comics earlier this year! We’ll let you know when we hear any additional announcements!
Highlights This Week: Dynamite Entertainment continues to corner the market on classic pulp heroes with the release of the all-new Doc Savage #1. First appearing in 1933, Clark “Doc” Savage, Jr. was raised to be the epitome of humanity and used his abilities to help those in need. Accompanying Doc is a special team of adventurers referred to as the Fabulous Five including Monk, Ham, Renny, Long Tom and Johnny Littlejohn. Chris Roberson writes this new series featuring terrific cover art by Alex Ross;
KC Carlson looks at a real turkey – the Legion of Super-Heroes’ Matter-Eater Lad!
Robert Greenberger takes a look at Marvel’s upcoming Avengers: Falcon SC.
Highlights This Week: Mike Mignola’s Hellboy in Hell #5 continues the storyline of Hellboy’s time in Hell with this one-shot story, The Three Gold Whips, based around the Grimm fairy tale The Devil and His Grandmother, where Hellboy helps a confused man who sold his soul for a magic whip;
KC Carlson looks at new collections in the current issue of Previews including Alan Moore & Steve Parkhouse’s The Bojeffries Saga from Top Shelf, Marvel’s Wolverine: Japan’s Most Wanted, and Titan’s The Simon and Kirby Library: Horror.