Meredith breaks down comics that can be enjoyed by audiences well outside the "Hobbity manchild" descriptor.
We chat with the enigmatic Frank Quitely about Jupiter's Legacy, working with Grant Morrison and what it's like to be in Canada, eh?
Now in its second year, Kapow! Comic Convention converged on London UK this past weekend. While a bit of a comic novice, I've been seeing more films of late either based on comic books, or inspired by the format. So I spent an afternoon at the convention, wandering the aisles, attending panels, and getting a sneak preview of an upcoming film.
Grant Morrison's seminal run on X-Men returns to print... and just in time for the new movie! Originally penned when the first X-Men film was reigniting the public's favour with these long running characters, Morrison sought to incorporate new, modern elements while remaining true to the spirit of the earliest issues. What resulted was signature-style Morrison bizarre, which is to say, pure mutant gold.
All-Star Superman is DC's newest animated feature and drops today on Blu-ray and DVD; it follows the storyline set out by the comic book of the same name. Released between November 2005 to October 2008, All-Star Superman gave us the quintessential Superman story - there were elements from every part of his mythos, and it was all tied together by one overarching plot point: Superman is dying, and needs to come to terms with his mortality.