Posts Tagged ‘Garth Ennis’

Preacher Trailer, or: “So, what is this exactly?”

by MrCraiggyon 02/11/2015
So, it’s here, it’s been all over social media already and it’s whet a few appetites out there – my own included. This trailer did just enough for me as a Preacher fan to get me interested. It’s shown the main character, Jesse (played by Howard Star-umm, Dominic Cooper) and gives a teensy bit of […]

AMC Unveils First Teaser for Preacher Before Debuting Full Trailer

by Andy Haighon 01/11/2015
The world gets its first look at the long mooted TV adaptation of Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s critically acclaimed fan favourite comic Preacher in the first brief teaser trailer prior to the first full trailer this evening. The upcoming series from AMC, the home of The Walking Dead (also based, somewhat loosely, on a […]

5 Things to Check Out at LSCC 2015

by Laura Maieron 10/02/2015
LSCC 2015 is just over a month away and OH MY GOSH MY COSPLAYS ARE SO NOT READY OH NO– wait, back on topic. So I know there have been a couple of cons already this year, but LSCC will be the first one I’m going to this year. And I haven’t been to a […]

Alan Moore returns to comics with Crossed + One Hundred for Avatar

by Andy Haighon 17/09/2014
Alan Moore, the bearded demi-god wizard of Northampton and critically acclaimed writer of far too many things to list here, is set to return to comics writing a new 6 issue limited series for publisher Avatar. The limited series called “Crossed: + One Hundred” will be the latest incarnation of Avatar’s hit horror series which has […]

Zarjaz News as 2000AD Sells out at Distributor Level for the First Time Ever!

by Andy Haighon 20/03/2014
Zarjaz news! 2000AD‘s prog 1874, aimed at new readers with several new stories and previously mentioned here, has sold out at a distributor level and is set to be reprinted! This is the first time this has ever happened! 2000AD first appeared way back in 1977 when Pat Mills, a freelance writer and editor who had […]

It’s Official: Ennis And Dillon’s Preacher Heading For AMC.

by Andy Haighon 08/02/2014
Not content with having a smash hit show based on one critically acclaimed comic AMC have now made it official that Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s kentucky fried western road trip comic Preacher will soon be coming to a screen near you. Joel Stillerman, AMC executive vice president of original programming, production and digital content […]

Is Seth Rogen attached to AMC’s pilot based on Ennis & Dillon’s Preacher?

by Andy Haighon 17/11/2013
Shortly after news hit that AMC might be ordering a pilot based on Garth Ennis and Steve Dillion’s classic comic Preacher courtesy of badassdigest  it seems that Seth Rogen may be involved after posting some rather telling tweets, For anyone paying attention Preacher has been the subject of numerous attempts to make the transition to […]

Fury: My War Gone By#13

by Andy Haighon 09/07/2013
Fury attends a funeral and has a chance encounter with a figure from his past in this final issue.  In this the last issue in the series, things come full circle. This title has never been lacking in emotional punch but this issue is a testament to both Garth Ennis’ skillful characterisation and ability to […]

The Boys: Graphic Novel Overview

by Stephen Breweron 21/06/2013
Before I go further this needs to be made perfectly clear, this is not for the casual reader of graphic novels or somebody who is easily offended. The violence is extremely over the top, in almost the first panel you see 'Wee Hughie' holding the severed and bloody hands of his girlfriend. However even this pales in comparison to the treatment of a young female superhero trying to join ‘The Seven’ (a direct parody of The Justice League), which has to be seen to be believed.

Fury: My War Gone By #10

by Andy Haighon 26/03/2013
14 years after the events of Vietnam, Nick Fury finds himself in Nicaragua at the behest of Senator ‘Pug’ Mcluskey. Whilst there it becomes apparent that despite not officially being in charge, ‘Barracuda’ is running things at the encampment and doesn’t like the idea of outsiders looking around. His name might be synonymous with Hellblazer, […]