Godzilla, Gambit, and Scott Pilgrim are coming to your comic store…

What comic debuts are out this week? First off, we have James Stokoe's Godzilla Half-Century War, which looks ridiculously good — we did an extensive preview of it on io9 last week, so click away. Marvel is also publishing a new Gambit series, which will probably lack the torrid sexual volcanism of my own private Remy… » 8/07/12 4:25pm 8/07/12 4:25pm

Legendary French artist Moebius, the man who made The Abyss, Alien,…

Today is an incredibly sad day for fans of comic books, concept art, and downright anything science fiction. Artist Jean "Moebius" Giraud, who provided some of the most stunning scifi and fantasy art ever to grace a page, has succumbed to illness at the age of 73. » 3/10/12 7:35am 3/10/12 7:35am

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Moebius, angry trucks, and the B.P.R.D. invade comic books on Wednesday

Happy Valentine's Day, kiddos! For those of you who hate this 24-hour celebration of doilies and copulation, rejoice in the fact that absolutely nothing Valentine-themed is hitting the comic book stands tomorrow! Yay! Let's see what's in store for your hungry eyes. » 2/14/12 9:25am 2/14/12 9:25am

In this week's comics, the Defenders and Voltron return, and Moebius…

A lot of nifty stuff is hitting the stores tomorrow, but let's just pause for a moment and reflect on the innate weirdness of Alex "Epic Realism" Ross painting Voltron. Goodness, that's bizarre. Not as weird as his League of Extraordinary Gentlemen/30 Rock mash-up, but still plum hilarious. On to the comics! » 12/06/11 9:55am 12/06/11 9:55am

Watch the restored trailer for Alejandro Jodorowsky and Moebius'…

In the 1980s, animator Pascal Blais created a trailer for an animated adaptation of Alejandro Jodorowsky and Jean "Moebius" Giraud's gonzo space opera The Incal. The project sadly never advanced beyond the trailer, but Pascal Blais Studios recently spruced up the footage for 2011 audiences. Moebius' hyper-detailed line… » 11/05/11 7:35am 11/05/11 7:35am

This Wednesday, have yourself a Merry Cthulhu Christmas

What screams holiday cheer more than Alan Moore penning Lovecraftian horror? Only a dozen shoggoths, writhing in a riptide of egg nog, intoxicated by their own tumescence. It's comic book Wednesday. Dig it. » 12/21/10 9:00am 12/21/10 9:00am

In comics, Black Panther takes over NYC and it's the end of Star Wars…

What's in your comic book store this Wednesday? New adventures for Black Panther and Cade Skywalker and reprints of old gems from awesome artists like Moebius, Amanda Conner, and Stan Sakai. It's always comic book Wednesday somewhere. » 12/14/10 9:00am 12/14/10 9:00am

Costume Designs and Storyboards from the Dune That Never Was

One of the great science fiction films never made is Alejandro Jodorowsky’s Dune » 11/15/08 8:00am 11/15/08 8:00am. In 1975, the playwright and director started work on an adaptation of Frank Herbert’s masterwork, which was to star the likes of Orson Welles, Salvador Dali, and Mick Jagger, use , and feature a soundtrack by Pink Floyd. Eventually the…

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…