Rucka and Lark's Lazarus Optioned for TV

Lazarus is an Image comic written by Greg Rucka and drawn by Michael Lark. It's set at least fifty to sixty years in the future, when the world economies have collapsed and corporations have instead taken over territory, instituting a new feudalism. There's the Families, the Serfs who follow them...and everyone else… » 3/25/15 1:33am Wednesday 1:33am

Image Comics' 2015 Lineup Looks Excellent

Image Comics held its fifth annual Image Expo in San Francisco this week, where it unveiled the 18 new titles in its 2015 launch lineup. This year's highlights include new projects from Brian K. Vaughan (Saga, Y: The Last Man) and Image Comics founder Todd McFarlane (Spawn). » 1/11/15 8:05am 1/11/15 8:05am

Bitch Planet: The Feminist Exploitation Comic You Desperately Need

Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro's new comic series Bitch Planet is billed as "Margaret Atwood meets Inglourious Basterds." And after just one issue, we're incredibly excited about the story of women on a prison planet — many for the crime of non-compliance. NSFW images below. » 12/30/14 1:05pm 12/30/14 1:05pm

3 Reasons The Savage Dragon Movie Must Be Made

Erik Larsen's cult-favorite Savage Dragon comic could be headed for the big screen, despite the odds being stacked against it. Here's why Savage Dragon: The Movie is the film fans deserve and the film fans need. » 9/09/14 11:15pm 9/09/14 11:15pm

Here's Why Comic Con 2014 Was Actually Great For Comics

Is San Diego Comic Con still for comics? For years, people have bemoaned the fact that SDCC is increasingly about movies and TV, and now comics retailers are giving up. Yesterday, we listed comics as one of the "losers" of Comic-Con, but veteran journalist and Image Comics staffer David Brothers disagrees. Here's why. » 7/29/14 3:50pm 7/29/14 3:50pm

Check Out This Three-Page Preview of Warren Ellis' Supreme: Blue Rose

Image Comics has released three pages from the forthcoming first-issue of Supreme: Blue Rose, Warren Ellis and Tula Lotay's reimagining of Rob Liefeld's skewed Superman archetype. According the publisher, Blue Rose will "re-introduce the central Image Comics character Supreme with a science-fiction/mystery flavor." » 6/29/14 12:00pm 6/29/14 12:00pm

Chew Is Getting An Animated Movie—With Steven Yeun And Felicia Day

An animated feature adaptation of John Layman and Rob Guillory's uproariously funny cannibal cop comic Chew has been in the works for a while, and it looks like the project is truly moving forward. The Chew movie has a script by Layman and has cast its Tony Chu and Amelia. » 4/23/14 1:20pm 4/23/14 1:20pm

Trailer for Enormous pushes humans to the bottom of the food chain

Based off of the kaiju-centric, post-apocalyptic graphic novel by Image Comics, Enormous (the webseries) shows what happens when humans become meat for monsters. » 3/14/14 7:30am 3/14/14 7:30am

Chew's psychic cannibal FDA agent could be headed for television

Image Comics' Chew stars Tony Chu, an FDA agent with the ability to gain psychic insight into anything he eats—which means occasionally eating bits of people. Now the series is getting animated, with a possible live-action TV series to follow. » 8/03/13 9:30am 8/03/13 9:30am

Brian K. Vaughan talks Saga, one of the year's best science fiction…

Robotic princes pooping placidly, mercenary cats that are also lie detectors, swearing ghosts, spider breasts, and extraterrestrial lovers who are quite literally star-crossed — you will find all this (and more) in author Brian K. Vaughan and artist Fiona Staples' comic book space opera Saga. Here's what Vaughan (… » 8/13/12 1:00pm 8/13/12 1:00pm

A sneak peek at Enormous, a giant monster graphic novel from Image…

Courtesy of Image Comics, here's a preview of Enormous, an upcoming graphic novel about massive fauna — such as creatures who appear to be mutated antelopes — suddenly appearing to grind civilization into paste. This 64-page oversized survival horror comic hits stores on July 5, and we've got an exclusive sneak peek.… » 5/21/12 9:30am 5/21/12 9:30am

Phonogram, our fave comic about magicians channeling Madonna records,…

In artist Jamie McKelvie and author Kieron Gillen's Image Comics series Phonogram, a group of British magicians draw their supernatural powers from pop music LPs ranging from Pulp to Robyn to Dexys Midnight Runners. It's a sleek and clever comic with two volumes — Rue Britannia and The Singles Club — and has also been… » 2/27/12 1:20pm 2/27/12 1:20pm

Read a preview of Orc Stain, the best-looking fantasy comic being…

Every time James Stokoe releases a new issue of Orc Stain, there ought to be an unofficial global holiday during which everyone across the planet takes the day off to admire the comic's gobsmacking line work. This insane fantasy warfare comic only comes out once in a while, but it's worth it and then some. Courtesy of… » 2/21/12 6:45am 2/21/12 6:45am

10 of the choicest nuggets of comic book news to burst forth from NYCC

New York Comic Con is a staccato tizzy of panels, press releases, and floor chatter. It can be difficult to keep up with all of the news coming out of the show, so we've narrowed it down to ten reveals that are particularly noteworthy. » 10/16/11 5:50pm 10/16/11 5:50pm

This Wednesday, Greg Rucka pens Punisher (plus some other…

In comics this week, Marvel does Something That Makes A Lot of Sense and hands Greg Rucka the keys to Frank Castles. Also, new crazy alternate timeline Batman and a bookshelf collection of Rocket Raccoon stories to display prominently at dinner parties. » 8/02/11 9:00am 8/02/11 9:00am

Brian K. Vaughan comes back to comics with the monthly scifi title Saga

After working in the world of moving pictures for a while, Y: The Last Man scribe Brian K. Vaughan is coming back to the funny books with his new ongoing monthly science fiction series Saga. » 7/23/11 4:00pm 7/23/11 4:00pm

From The Walking Dead to time travel: Robert Kirkman discusses his new…

Comic scribe Robert Kirkman's most famous for penning The Walking Dead, and now he's teaming up with X-Force promulgator Rob Liefeld for The Infinite, a time-hopping scifi comic. Kirkman recently told io9 about crafting this tale of two Roberts. » 7/02/11 9:00am 7/02/11 9:00am

A conversation with Nate Simpson of Nonplayer, one of the most gorgeous…

In the first issue of Nate Simpson's comic book debut Nonplayer, a futuristic, massively multiplayer online game called Warriors of Jarvath may be developing a mind of its own. io9 recently spoke with Simpson about creating this stunning virtual realm. » 4/26/11 2:05pm 4/26/11 2:05pm

Robert Kirkman drops details about his new comic imprint and The…

We caught up with Image Comics partner and The Walking Dead and Invincible scribe Robert Kirkman about his new comic line Skybound, how it feels to have his zombies on TV, and what major character almost made the pilot. » 8/11/10 9:00am 8/11/10 9:00am

25 Reasons To Get Excited About Comics This Spring

Need an excuse to get psyched for comics this spring? Well, we've got 25! Here's five-squared of the most promising new series and miniseries slated for springtime. Brace yourself for new Avengers squads, Caveman Batman, and drunk Hellboy! » 3/31/10 3:51pm 3/31/10 3:51pm