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THIS WEEK’S STAFF PICKS

Black Paths by David B. Self Made Hero Chris says: I’ll be the first to admit that David B’s Black Paths is not my regular sort of pick. I tend to stay fairly centred within the mainstream, but Black Paths…

VERTIGO-A-GO-GO

We’ve just put a metric gigaton of classic Vertigo titles out in the back issue boxes, including complete runs of The Sandman, Preacher, Hellblazer, Doom Patrol, Animal Man (including the hard to find out-of-print Jamie Delano issues) Black Orchid, Sandman:…

Grant Morrison Interview

This week Tom and Simon interviewed the amazing Grant Morrison about his new book Supergods, which charts the history of superheroes and their meaning in the modern world.  We also quizzed him about magic, his continuing run on Batman, his…

NEW COMICS – 06/07/2011

Dark Horse Conan Legacy Frazetta Cover #8 Solomon Kane Red Shadows #4 DC Comics Adventure Comics #528 Batman And Robin #25 Batman Beyond #7 Dc Comics Presents Superman #4 Dc Universe Online Legends #11 Flashpoint #3 Flashpoint Abin Sur The…

THIS WEEK’S STAFF PICKS

Life With Mr. Dangerous By Paul Hornschemeier Villard Books Camila says: Originally serialized in the pages of Fantagraphics’ quarterly anthology Mome, Life With Mr. Dangerous is now out on Villard as a fully self-contained novel. An easy way to describe…

Klaus Janson Interview

Comics legend Klaus Jason came to Orbital for a signing last week and the Orbiting Pod didn’t miss the chance to have a chat, now available here.

EPISODE 29

Episode 29 of The Orbiting Pod, recorded during the heatwave. Can you tell? Episode 29 Picks this week include Thunderbolts #159 from Marvel, Luchadoras by Peggy Adams from Blank Slate, Congress of the Animals by Jim Woodring from Fantagraphics, and…

NEW COMICS – 29/06/2011

Dark Horse Creepy Comics #6 Goon #34 Strange Case Of Mr Hyde #3 (of 4) Usagi Yojimbo #138 DC Comics American Vampire #16 Batman Arkham City #3 (of 5) Batman Incorporated #7 Detective Comics #878 Flashpoint Green Arrow Industries #1…

THIS WEEK’S STAFF PICKS

Congress of the Animals By Jim Woodring Fantagraphics Camila says: Jim Woodring’s much anticipated second full length graphic novel Congress of the Animals is Frank’s first adventure outside the Unifactor.  It is, of course, full of Woodring’s usual nightmarish scenarios, dream-like…