What first issues are hitting stores on Wednesday? First off, Marvel's releasing their Marvel Now Point One special, which gives the lay of the land for their upcoming fall slate of comics. From Dark Horse, there's a litany of first issues, namely Billy The Kid's Old Timey Oddities And The Orm Of Loch Ness, the…
October brings an amazing horde of great books, to keep you reading way into the night. Lois Lowry concludes the Giver saga, Justin Cronin continues the Passage trilogy, and Iain M. Banks has a new story of the Culture. Plus Catherynne M. Valente's latest Fairyland novel, and Cory Doctorow's follow-up to Little Brother
In Charles Burns' comic Black Hole, a mysterious STD transforms teenagers into deformed aberrations. Filmmaker Rupert Sanders has filmed a live-action version of one of the graphics novel's scenes, replete with stoned mutants and naked dog ladies.
Black Hole creator Charles Burns crafted this bizarre/amazing cover for The Believer's new "art issue." The more we stare at it, the more it speaks to us.
There's a lot of comics coming out this week, but the two standouts are Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.'s Kick-Ass 2 and cartoonist Charles Burns' Hergé-inspired headtrip, X'ed Out.
Comic books can be a difficult to get into, what with their years of serial storytelling and convoluted continuity. Luckily, there are plenty of one-and-done graphic novels out there. Here are some of the best four-color gateway drugs.
In Charles Burns' acclaimed comic series Black Hole, a mysterious STD transforms horny high schoolers into otherworldly freaks. Photographer Max Oppenheim and prosthetic artist Bill Turpin have recreated Burns' monstrous yearbook shots.
It's been the decade where comic culture took over pop culture, and superheroes became movie stars. But what are some of our picks for the best comics from the last ten years? We're glad you - okay, we - asked.
If there was a better sci-fi/horror as metaphor for the human condition story than Charles Burns' Black Hole in the last decade, then we'd like to see it. Part AIDS-metaphor, part allegory for adolescent paranoia and leaving childhood things behind, it also works on a more straight-forward, "Subtext? What subtext?"…
Director David Fincher is going to direct Charles Burns' graphic novel Black Hole, based on a screenplay by Neil Gaiman and Roger Avary, which is a creepy quartet in itself. If you haven't picked it up by now, Burns' black-ink heavy story deals with a group of teenagers who catch a bizarre STD called The Bug, which…