without fear

@ryanklindsay does not beware the moors

“My responsibility to myself is always, Am I going to be the commodity that people want me to be, or am I going to do the shit that interests me? I have a lot of trouble with material. I don’t like most comedies because I don’t like characters who try to win me over. I don’t like being ingratiated. I don’t like obsequiousness. I also have issues with movies where two people fall in love just because they’re the stars and their names are above the title. I could maybe do some gigantic mythological Hero With a Thousand Faces–type movie, but so many other people are doing that.”

—   David Fincher - Interview with Playboy (via dan-hill)

colsmi:

Fun retro photo-covers for Gotham, Agents Of SHIELD, Constantine & The Flash, as published in Sci-Fi Now #97.

dirku:

dbsharpy:

I hate time travel

i love and fear the concept of time travel


I will write one of each. Eventually.

dirku:

dbsharpy:

I hate time travel

i love and fear the concept of time travel

I will write one of each. Eventually.

(via fuckyeahcharacterdevelopment)

d4vecomic:

Things for things.

(via rferrier)

pizza-party:

dshalv:

Keep an eye out for DARK HORSE PRESENTS #2.
It features a story by Jordie Bellaire and myself… in fact it’s Jordie’s writing debut! Also lettered by Ed Brisson, above is a preview page.
Hope you all check it out; means we might get to do more.
Dark Horse Presents #2 Out September 17, 2014 FC, 48 pages; Ongoing $4.99

The last page of this story is one of my all-time favorites.

pizza-party:

dshalv:

Keep an eye out for DARK HORSE PRESENTS #2.

It features a story by Jordie Bellaire and myself… in fact it’s Jordie’s writing debut! Also lettered by Ed Brisson, above is a preview page.

Hope you all check it out; means we might get to do more.

Dark Horse Presents #2
Out September 17, 2014
FC, 48 pages; Ongoing
$4.99

The last page of this story is one of my all-time favorites.

alexhchung:

At various comic shows, I’ve been passing out ashcan copies of “Buckets” that I wrote, louiejoyce drew, and Troy Peteri lettered.”Buckets” is a post-apocalyptic version of “There’s a Hole in My Bucket.”

Now it’s being published as it wass originally intended in Countdown Until Now, a comic anthology inspired by Grant Morrison & our experiences at MorrisonCon via Kickstarter. It’s a pleasure to be in anthology with other like minded creators inspired by one of our heroes.

Please support our Kickstarter campaign & spread the word!

(via louiejoyce)

ungoliantschilde:

Barry Windsor Smith’s Tupenny Conan Portfolio.

(via wonblackguy)

wilfredotorresart:

My lineup for an All Female JUSTICE LEAGUE as suggested by Benito Cereno a while back. Originally I had Barda instead of Supergirl but then thought better of it and switched them out. #JusticeLeague

wilfredotorresart:

My lineup for an All Female JUSTICE LEAGUE as suggested by Benito Cereno a while back. Originally I had Barda instead of Supergirl but then thought better of it and switched them out. #JusticeLeague

(via chrissamnee)

pulsatingveins:

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cinephiliabeyond:

“It was the possibility of doing a purely cinematic film. You have an immobilized man looking out. That’s one part of the film. The second part shows what he sees and the third part shows how he reacts. This is actually the purest expression of a cinematic idea.” —Alfred Hitchcock

cinephiliabeyond:

“It was the possibility of doing a purely cinematic film. You have an immobilized man looking out. That’s one part of the film. The second part shows what he sees and the third part shows how he reacts. This is actually the purest expression of a cinematic idea.” —Alfred Hitchcock

thebristolboard:

Rare Conan poster by Spain Rodriguez, published by Black Sheep Press, circa 1970.

thebristolboard:

Rare Conan poster by Spain Rodriguez, published by Black Sheep Press, circa 1970.


Orson Welles behind the scenes of Citizen Kane (1941)

Orson Welles behind the scenes of Citizen Kane (1941)

(Source: fuckyeahdirectors)

Linkatron 3.15

Phone reading. Life changing. Link baiting.

Kelly Thompson is a good friend and I love her voice – here her voice is used for good – read about why misogyny blows – http://goodcomics.comicbookresources.com/2014/09/01/she-has-no-head-zen-is-still-nowhere-near-the-building/

Jack Kirby and inspiration and legacy and the light – http://www.depthoffieldmagazine.com/2014/09/02/notes-on-jack-kirby-his-i…

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Anonymous said: Her there, Mr. Gillen. In Über #17's afterward, you mentioned panel structure. Something that, coincidentally, I first noticed through Garth Ennis's use of mostly five panel pages. My question is this: How do you determine the amount of panels a page requires? I used to think something like that would vary wildly, but that can't be the case. Not when there's this much routine.

kierongillen:

Okay, this became a bit of an essay, so I’m going to put most of it beneath a cut. It’s all really off the top of my head, so apologies for rambling, typos, etc.

Worth noting that before I write anything else here, there’s a lot of implicit assumptions behind what sort of comic I’m describing, and the effect you’re looking for.

The standard rule of deciding on panels is that there’s one action per panel. Some people would add “per character” to that. Use those math to work out the panel count.

Also worth noting that not all writers call number of panels, but even if they don’t tell the artist it, they’re doing that sort of internal math to work out how much they can fit on a page.

The trick is doing maths on choosing what that action is, and what actions are actually necessary. There’s an exercise that Tony Lee once told me - which I believe he got from JMS - which involves telling an artist or writer how long a set bit of story is. The story is, roughly…

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