Video: ‘The Losers’ Exclusive Look For those not familiar with the story of The Losers, told originally in a five-part graphic novel series by the British partnership of writer Andy Diggle and artist Jock, this all-too-brief trailer should be able to bring you up to speed. The eponymous Losers are five members of a special [...]
Images by the very talented Scott Campbell.
Here’s a teaser trailer for the film adaptation of Mark Millar’s Kick-Ass comic. I have to admit, I’ve never been a fan of Millar’s output, which I always considered tried that little bit too hard to be edgy, while other (IMHO, better) writers managed it with a bit of subtlety and grace. I hated the [...]
Apparently, Ryne Pearson (script writer on the film Knowing) is due to write a screenplay for an adaptation of Warren Ellis‘ limited series Black Summer. The story follows an original superhero team known as ‘The Seven Guns’, a group of young inventors who have enhanced their bodies through scientific modification, giving them immense power. Once [...]
If you’re anything like me, you’ll have developed a healthy outer skin of cynicism during your time on this planet. By learning how to laugh at the utter ridiculousness of the universe at times, you will insulate yourself from the true horror of the fact that we’re all strapped to a chunk of watery dirt as it pirouettes around a honking great fireball flying through space and NOBODY – not the scientists, nor the philosophers, nor the Pope – can say for certain where we’re all headed, and why (if there even is a why).
So then, laughter! You can either choose the knuckle-chewing, wild-eyed laughter of the certifiably insane; or, like me, the quiet, knowing chuckle of the man who appreciates the occasional futility of the times we live in.
So don’t let the creeping suspicion that we are governed by an amoral, self-serving, shit-for-brains shower of bastards get you down! Laugh long, and laugh loud at this specially-prepared Top 10 of the finest web-based comics of all time. Each of them selected for their subtle blend of observational wit, irony and occasional graphic violence.