When comics influential Karen Berger left DC Comics after leading its mature, visionary imprint Vertigo into the history books, I wrote at Wired that Vertigo would soon follow. I was on or off by a few years, give or take a few years.
Princess Mononoke meets The Never-Ending Man, as Hayao Miyazaki’s blessed return inches closer to the cli-fi future he chronicled, as it happened.
Matthew Rankin’s surreal, synesthesic short film The Tesla World Light is finally free for all to see. Let us hope Nikola Tesla’s utopian hope for free energy isn’t far behind.
…the dark cipher who rises with our aspirations and sinks with our capitulations
It’s amazing to think I’ve been interviewing Grant Morrison for over a decade now, having read his experimental comics masterpieces for much longer than that. It’s been deep.
Batman is more than capable of meeting demand across social, economic, political and cultural divides.
Last year, I once again interviewed Samurai Jack creator and animation auteur, Genndy Tartakovsky, who told me the samurai’s arrival was imminent. Now here he is, in all of his glory and wonder, when we need him most.
Let’s turn back to the greatest jam band on the bones, and a master of literary horror, reanimated.
Although he is one of the most immediately recognizable directors in film history, David Lynch originally wanted to be an artist.
I’ve spoken a few times with the unorthodox guitar hero Brett Netson, so I’m pretty stoked
I’ve been writing about Autolux for years, and yet they always sound fresh to me
We are accelerating toward a real-time extinction the show could help us solve, should we choose to embrace it.
Fans of Alan Moore and his prescient comics like V For Vendetta and Watchmen knew he’d one day anchor a revolution.
“Funnily enough, we’re written about in a much more accurate way now than at the time, when it was just underwater guitar, millions of overdubs and mumbled vocals.”
DC Comics has lost one of its most influential tastemakers with the news that executive editor Karen Berger will be stepping down.
Who knew we needed to kill comics to save them? Matt Pizzolo, that’s who.
“It has been a long road but this seems to be the only path forward.”
The award-winning sci-fi writer’s worthy reboot of cult ’60s series.
Transforming transfixing genre fiction into memorable cinema is no simple task.
Pinback’s Rob Crow and Zach Smith touch down on a prehistoric planet in the new music video, “Sherman.”
The Coup‘s frontman is looking for our nation’s heart and power, as the 2012 general election nears.
Instead of investigating fear and loathing in Las Vegas, artist Molly Crabapple and journalist Laurie Penny tripped off to Greece.
Dhani Harrison’s dread zeppelin is led through a puzzling digital dreamscape in thenewno2‘s new video.
It is no irony that Jackson’s cinematic adaptations of Tolkien’s work have arrived in a world at war
“We moved to completely copying realism. Maybe this is a good time to start going back to the old ways, where anything can happen.”