The “R” Word

Posted by on Apr 30, 2012 in Digital | 43 Comments

In the spirit of trying to learn and be receptive rather than hidebound and ranty, I have a question for all creative types: where do you draw the line on using certain words/images/phrases that could be inflammatory? I ask because a couple of times over the past few weeks, I’ve been brought to task by […]

Installment One

Posted by on Apr 26, 2012 in Digital | 13 Comments

And now, after all of yesterday’s analysis of how you can make chapters work in eight to ten screens, you’ll find on May 1 that you have every right to say to me, “So then how come the first chapter of Insufferable clocks in at 23 screens?” This is why, and it’s a reflection of […]

The Installment Plan

Posted by on Apr 25, 2012 in Digital | 12 Comments

One of the earliest decisions made regarding THRILLBENT was that it would feature serialized stories. That seemed like a no-brainer; after all, I’ve been writing serial fiction all my adult life. Easy transition, right? Ha. When it comes to story installments, all my storytelling rhythms are set to comics’ standard 20-22 pages. Yes, I can […]

Guest Post: Jeremy Rock

Posted by on Apr 20, 2012 in Digital, Guest Posts | 13 Comments

Jeremy Rock is a crazy-talented young artist I worked with at BOOM! Studios when I was EIC. His style is expressive but not unrealistic, he has storytelling chops, and he has that clean linestyle that I’m personally very fond of, like Steve Dillon and Dave Gibbons. When I decided to do “Luther” as a proof-of-concept, […]

The Thrillbent announcement: audio

Posted by on Apr 17, 2012 in Digital, Thrillbent | 4 Comments

Thanks to my lovely better half Christina, here’s the audio from the C2E2 announcement of Thrillbent. ┬áIt’s an hour-eight, so it may take a bazillion years to download, but it’s worth it just to hear Peter Krause’s dulcet tones. Thrillbent at C2E2!