Greg Rucka joins Dark Horse comics Oct12

Greg Rucka joins Dark Horse comics

Multiple Eisner Award winner Greg Rucka (LAZARUS, QUEEN & COUNTRY, STUMPTOWN) will be joining Dark Horse comics. Dark Horse will be the home of VEIL. The story opens when a beautiful girl wakes up in an abandoned subway station with no memory of how she got there. When men try to hurt her . . . they wind up dead. Where did she come from? And what is she capable of? “I’ve been tossing the idea behind Veil around for over a decade, seriously, but it wasn’t until Scott Allie pulled the string on it that it came to life,” said writer Greg Rucka. “It’s a very different kind of tale for me, very different in what I’m trying to accomplish, and...

THE STAR WARS #1. Oct03

THE STAR WARS #1.

The Star Wars #1 Dark Horse The latest, greatest crazy idea from the “Star Wars” comic series? Adapting George Lucas’ original screenplay into a maxi-series. As it’s been pointed out by some, this could be a foolish idea. “It was the original draft for a reason.” But there’s something very interesting about seeing how it all started. Seeing where all the ideas started. And now thanks to comics, we’re able to. The irony of seeing how it all started is that it’s tough to wrap your mind around the differences there are compared to the “Star Wars“ we all grew up with. It’s difficult to adjust your thinking from what we’ve known for all this...

Kiss Me, Satan With Kate (and Dan) Sep26

Kiss Me, Satan With Kate (and Dan)

K: ::looks in crystal ball, planning trips two years into the future:: Looks like we’ve got a New Orleans trip coming up in a few years. D: New Orleans? Really? The Malmons hitting the land of Saints football and po’ boy sandwiches? Interesting… K: No, no. It’ll be good. See, we can explore the French Quarter, and then grab some beignets. Then we can visit the historic cemeteries, and then grab some beignets. And then we’ll take in some of that jazz you like… D: … and then grab some beignets? K: YES! D: ::shines flashlight in face, blinds self:: Thought so. You know, The Big Easy has quite the supernatural undertones. K: That flashlight...

Buddy Cops With Kate (And Dan) Apr02

Buddy Cops With Kate (And Dan)

AN ALL-NEW, EXTRA SPECIAL, BONUS EDITION OF “KATE (AND DAN) READ…BUDDY COPS!” (fade-in: Dan standing at the kitchen sink diligently scrubbing the dinner dishes when “You’re My Best Friend” by Queen comes on the hi-fi. He runs into the living room to investigate the sonic assault.) K: ::singing poorly:: “OH YOU’RE MY BEST FRIEND! OOH YOU MAKE ME LIVE” D: Good gravy. Stop singing. Please! K: “OOH YOU’RE THE BEST FRIEND I EVER HAD” D: ::pulls plug on the hi-fi:: HEY! You’re scaring the dog. (Editor’s note: dog is cowering under couch, whimpering.) K: We’ve been watching a lot of buddy movies lately, some good, but most bad. Bad Boys, Blues...

Kate and Dan read THE GOON #39 Jun07

Kate and Dan read THE GOON #39

Dan enters the Asylum in St. Paul, aka Kate and Dan’s House, to find clothing littered around the house. Dan: Kate? Why does the house look like our closets exploded? Kate: ::Looks up while wearing an astronaut helmet, cape, and fireman boots:: I was thinking that we needed to do something to freshen up the blog. We’ve been at it for over 6 months. Our readers need, no they DESERVE, a new look! The blog is getting stale, babe. Also? Time to rope in some new readers! D: OK… That still doesn’t explain why your clothes are all over the house. K: I’m following Eric Powell’s lead and giving myself a new look to go along with a new origin story....