FORGOTTEN BOOK: Rip Hunter, Time Master by Jack Miller and various artists, 1959 – 1963, 2012 collected
This is the 122nd in my series of Forgotten Books.
You can tell I am behind in reading and getting caught up with stuff for Thanksgiving because I have resorted to a comic reprint this week. This is not [Read it all...]
Some of Matt Frank's Godzilla art.
With ChimaeraCon, San Antonio’s annual gaming convention, just a month away, Missions Unknown is running a series of interviews highlighting some of the event’s key players. This week we speak with Texas-based comic book artist Matt Frank, one of ChimaeraCon 2012′s guests.
ChimaeraCon guest and pineapple juice [Read it all...]
The Atomic Knights by John Broome and Murphy Anderson, © 2010 hardback, DC Comics
This is the 14th in my series of Forgotten Books
The Atomic Knights
I love books. I think those who read this column know this. I especially love books that stretch the established boundaries. I don’t always know what the [Read it all...]
Mike Esparza – "Artwork so awesome it will melt your face off"
The Friday after Thanksgiving is traditionally one of the biggest movie-going days of the year. So when you’re deciding which theater to attend to see “The Road” (or, yeah, the new Twilight movie), consider this; the Bijou at Crossroads Mall has a [Read it all...]
San Antonio writer DAVID LISS is known primarily for historical thrillers, of which he’s written six. His novels — including A Conspiracy of Paper, The Whiskey Rebels and The Devil’s Company — have drawn critical praise, enthusiastic fans and even the coveted Edgar Award. This month, the release of DARING MYSTERY COMICS 70th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL [Read it all...]
Liss' Phantom Reporter fights crime in spats.
San Antonio writer DAVID LISS, known for his historical thrillers, has made his comics debut — and he’ll be on hand Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 6-8 p.m. at ATOMIC COMICS & GAMING to sign books and have some face time with true believers.
Liss’ book is Marvel’s [Read it all...]
Action Philosophers – Issue 2
The comic book series Action Philosophers astounded critics, comics readers, and philosophers with its hilarious and insightful look at the greatest Philosophers of Our Time, including Plato, John Stuart Mill, Ayn Rand, and others. Made possible by an exclusive contract with Evil Twins Comics, the creators of the comic [Read it all...]
GEEK IN CHARGE: Rene Guzman
San Antonio Express-News reporter RENE GUZMAN is the guy behind GEEK SPEAK, a popular blog that spotlights the comics, movies and toys that fanboys/girls can’t live without. In a given week, you’re likely to find him previewing an sf screening at the Alamo Drafthouse; reviewing a much-anticipated Marvel Comics release; [Read it all...]
SUPERBAD: Atomic Comics' John Minton saves the day for SA comic book fans.
JOHN MINTON owns the San Antonio retail shop, Atomic Comics & Gaming, located at 4904 Broadway (210.826.3223). Minton’s origin story, in his own words: “I was born in a small town south of SA called Lytle, in a house my father [Read it all...]
The Meetup group Worlds Collide will be talking sf comics of all kinds this Saturday, June 6th, at La Taza, 15060 San Pedro Ave/281N. More details here.