Graphic novel I Kill Giants, about a young woman fighting real and imaginary monsters,is making its way to the big screen. Joe Kelly will adapt his own graphic novel into a screenplay. And Anders Walter, of Oscar-winning short Helium, will direct. [Deadline] » 3/24/15 3:00am 3/24/15 3:00am

Jack Huston Confirmed As Lead In The Crow

Boardwalk Empire star Jack Huston, who also made for a convincing Jack Kerouac in Kill Your Darlings, has been cast as Eric Draven in the upcoming adaptation/remake of The Crow. This is not exactly new news, but the percolating rumor has now been confirmed. » 3/15/15 9:10am 3/15/15 9:10am

First Amazing Look At Scott Westerfeld's Post-Apocalyptic Graphic Novel

Scott Westerfeld has written some pretty harsh dystopian futures in the past, including the Uglies series. But now, he's written a graphic novel that takes place after an apocalypse. The Spill Zone features art by Alex Puvilland, and we're happy to bring you the announcement and the exclusive first look! » 11/11/14 9:30am 11/11/14 9:30am

Batman's Got a New Job as a Library Guide

This sign was put up in the Carnegie-Stout Public Library in Dubuque Iowa. When they say "near Batman," that's not a reference to being near other Batman works. It's a reference to a giant looming Batman balloon they put up in the new home of its illustrated novels. » 10/02/14 9:00pm 10/02/14 9:00pm

Ninja Turtles Serves Up The Most Accurate Dinosaurs in Comics

Paleoart blog Love in the Time of Chasmosaurus has a good review of a recent Ninja Turtles comic book: TMNT: Turtles in Time #1. While the story is plenty of fun (aliens are playing Dino-Riders in the late Cretaceous, Turtles go back in time and beat them up), what really stands out is the incredible dinosaur… » 7/04/14 5:41pm 7/04/14 5:41pm

This Is What Comic Books Looked Like in the Middle Ages

Curators at the British Library have compiled a list of the manuscripts in their collection which they believe are among the best examples of Ye Olde Comick Bookes, rife with superheroes, supervillains, origin stories, drama and, of course, blood and gore. » 5/13/14 2:30pm 5/13/14 2:30pm

Zita the Spacegirl faces her toughest challenge yet: Space Prison!

Check out an exclusive first look at the thrilling book trailer for the Return of Zita the Spacegirl, the triumphant conclusion to the graphic novel trilogy about Zita and her space-faring adventures. So much killer action. And below, writer/artist Ben Hatke explains what he's learned from doing this series. » 2/10/14 10:54am 2/10/14 10:54am

Darren Aronofsky's Batman reboot idea coming to comics — and then…

Now that Darren Aronofsky's dipping his toe into superhero cinema with The Wolverine, he's also returning to his abandoned idea for a Batman film. It'll be a comic, but Aronofsky hints it could still turn into a movie eventually. » 1/17/11 11:40am 1/17/11 11:40am

Build Your Own Robot Monster, And Support Electronic Free Speech

One of our favorite artists, Joe Alterio, has given us two reasons to rejoice. First, he just released this piece of "concept art" for a graphic novel based on his amazing series of "Robots And Monsters" images. And secondly, he explained how you can get your very own robot/monster artwork — based on topics of your… » 10/08/08 1:46pm 10/08/08 1:46pm

Blade Runner Started, And Ended, As A Comic Book

Ridley Scott's Blade Runner » 10/06/08 8:00am 10/06/08 8:00am has claimed inspiration from , but these mid-1970s panels by legendary French illustrator Jean Giraud () from his collaboration with Dan O'Bannon for are particularly evocative of the final product. Scott's artistic talents also emerge in the brilliant storyboards for the film, and…

Alan Moore Explains Why He Is the Comic Book Messiah

In 1987, Alan Moore participated in a Central TV documentary, "England Their England: Monsters, Maniacs, and Moore." Though not the only documentary » 9/07/08 1:00pm 9/07/08 1:00pm about the comic book author, it is the only one to feature Moore onstage fielding accusatory questions from his own toughest critic: himself. The short film focuses…

Ben Templesmith Brings You Doctor Who and the Decapitated Corpse

Welcome to a new column about science fiction art by Ann & Jeff VanderMeer. Artist Ben Templesmith's daring, horrific, and sometimes just plain perverse approach in graphic novels like 30 Days of Night and his solo creation Wormwood, Gentleman Corpse is influenced by the science-fantasy cosmos of H.P. Lovecraft's Old… » 4/18/08 9:00am 4/18/08 9:00am

Bruce Willis Will Play Robocop — Sort Of

Some more details have come out about Surrogates, the robo-Bruce Willis we covered a while back. Based on a graphic novel, Surrogates takes place in 2054, when humans live in isolation and interact using idealized robot versions of themselves (which they control with their minds.) Willis plays a cop — but don't call… » 4/04/08 11:00am 4/04/08 11:00am

Cloverfield + Boats = Hybrid

If you're excited about Cloverfield and you enjoy boating, then maybe you'll like the forthcoming Hybrid. The scifi/horror film follows vacationing students on a sailing trip, who come across an abandoned trawler. But a mutant creature, created by pollution, is living on the trawler and "fishing" for humans in the… » 1/16/08 10:00am 1/16/08 10:00am