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Dave McKean's Black Dog

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

Black Magick Vol. 1: Awakening

Started this discussion. Last reply by Captain Comics Jun 11. 5 Replies

 

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Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod)'s discussion Dave McKean's Black Dog
"You're welcome. McKean has never done a nonfiction subject before (that I know of), but his fantastical visual language is here in full effect."
1 hour ago
Luke Blanchard replied to Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod)'s discussion Dave McKean's Black Dog
"Thanks for the review, Mark. I'd not heard of this."
3 hours ago
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) posted a discussion

Dave McKean's Black Dog

Black Dog: The Dreams of Paul NashDave McKeanDark Horse Books, 2016Paul Nash was a British artist famous for his paintings inspired by his experiences on the frontline during the First World War: first as a soldier, and then as an official war artist. Dave McKean had long been fascinated by Nash's work, so he jumped at the opportunity to create this book on commission from the UK art program for the First…See More
17 hours ago
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Jason Marconnet (Pint sized mod)'s discussion HeroesCon 2017
"Sunday Quickly, since my post suddenly disappeared before I could finish it. I started the day on the floor, since I hadn't found time to shop or visit artist booths before now. I had never had the chance to meet John Totleben before. I loved…"
Monday
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Jason Marconnet (Pint sized mod)'s discussion HeroesCon 2017
"Saturday Spent some time at the Information Booth, then volunteered to help with some long signing lines. Wound up keeping order on the lines for Chip Zdarsky and Kelly Sue DeConnick (Matt Fraction was seated at the same table, but he had his own…"
Monday
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Jason Marconnet (Pint sized mod)'s discussion HeroesCon 2017
"I have traditionally written a report every day of the con. So I'm going to play catch-up here. Hopefully Jason will talk about his experiences. Friday I spent the morning volunteering. Fortunately the check-in and ticket buying processes went…"
Monday
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod)'s discussion What are you blogging about today?
"Short Cuts 20 Back to mostly Image Comics. Low Vol. 3 – Shore Of The Dying Light; Tokyo Ghost Volume Two – Come Join Us; Hit – 1957; Velvet Vol. 3 – The Man Who Stole the World; & Black Science Vol. 4 – Godworld."
Jun 13
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Jason Marconnet (Pint sized mod)'s discussion HeroesCon 2017
"I've been communicating with Jason, so I can answer this. He plans to be here all three days, flying out Sunday evening (so he'll be leaving the show Sunday afternoon). The Commander plans to be at the show on Friday."
Jun 13
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod)'s discussion Constantine: The Hellblazer Volume 1: Going Down
"It should be mentioned that there is some obvious--if not downright heavy-handed--political commentary in this arc. Titling it "The Art of the Deal" should be enough to telegraph the Donald Trump references. Neron also has a somewhat…"
Jun 13
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod)'s discussion Constantine: The Hellblazer Volume 1: Going Down
"So of course Constantine and Midnite wind up in Hell--which is hellish, imagine that. As usual John finds a way out, leaving Midnite and the demon Blythe behind. He travels through Faerie to Los Angeles, where Deadman manages to take over his body…"
Jun 12
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod)'s discussion Constantine: The Hellblazer Volume 1: Going Down
"Constantine: The Hellblazer, Volume 2: The Art of the Deal Ming Doyle, James Tynion IV, writers; Riley Rossmo, Travel Foreman, Eryk Donovan, artists DC Comics, 2016 Finally got to the second collection, so I'm appending it to this discussion. A…"
Jun 11
Captain Comics replied to Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod)'s discussion Black Magick Vol. 1: Awakening
"Ha! I liked Queen & Country, enough so that I have even filled in what issues I missed (which I don't often do for non-Marvel/DC titles) so that I have the complete run. But I never knew who wrote it until just now! I'm just going to…"
Jun 11
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod)'s discussion Black Magick Vol. 1: Awakening
"Being sexually interested in his partner while his wife is pregnant is totally a dick move. So I don't see that going well regardless of the book's focus otherwise.  I like Rucka's writing, but that may be because I don't…"
Jun 11
Captain Comics replied to Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod)'s discussion Black Magick Vol. 1: Awakening
"I have loved this book from the outset. That's due to Nicola Scott, whose artwork blows me away. Of course, she a "good girl" artist. Her women are beautiful. But, unlike your J. Scott Campbells or Jim Balents, they are naturally so.…"
Jun 11
Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) replied to Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod)'s discussion Black Magick Vol. 1: Awakening
"Yes, I think you're right that the colors are always associated with magic. It didn't strike me as especially slow reading it all at once. But looked at objectively it probably could have been done in four issues instead of five. There is…"
Jun 11
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod)'s discussion Black Magick Vol. 1: Awakening
"The flashes of color aren't just for color, IRC...I think they're limited to the effects and artifacts of magic. I like this series, though i got a little frustrated with the typical Rucka "slow burn." The series gets richer as…"
Jun 11

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DC Finally Drops The Other Shoe

Posted on February 18, 2010 at 2:10pm 18 Comments

Big series of announcements from DC today.

On the DC site: http://dcu.blog.dccomics.com/

Over at The Beat: http://www.comicsbeat.com/

Heroes Convention 2009

Posted on June 19, 2009 at 11:26pm 2 Comments

After a late start, spent almost seven hours at the convention. I attended one panel discussion: "The New Power Generation of Comics" with Brian Michael Bendis, Ivan Brandon, Ed Brubaker, Jonathan Hickman, and Matt Fraction. Matt Brady of Newsarama attempted to moderate, with limited success (at one point Fraction turned a question around and basically interviewed Brady instead of the other way around). These writers all know each other, and had a good time tossing the questions around,… Continue

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At 4:11pm on November 24, 2009, The Baron gave Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) a gift
At 4:32pm on November 24, 2009, The Baron said…
Hope you like cider!
At 10:05am on May 14, 2010, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
Happy birthday, Sully.
At 4:30pm on June 1, 2013, Rob Davis said…

Thanks, Mark. Just clearing up a question a friend made of me about the review of Don Quixote (I'm NOT that Rob Davis). This looks like a fun place, though I doubt I'll have much time to visit often.

At 2:35pm on March 25, 2014, steve kortus said…

Mark, I don't know my way around this site - I saved my first my submission titled "Krona-Higgs". Please let me know if it is appropriate. What happens next?         

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