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Valiant Announces New Series From Kindt, Lemire, Sauvage, Robertson, Van Lente & More At Valiant Summit 2016

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5 Questions with Ghostmann!

TODAY’S GUEST

B. CLAY MOORE

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In 2002 a new comic hit the stands that immediately wowed the masses and recived rave reviews from Entertainment Weekly and Publishers Weekly it was also snatached up by New Line Cinema to be turned into a feature film. That comic was Hawaiian Dick, and if you havent read it then stop reading this for  second and go get it – I’ll wait.

Okay, you’re back. Great. See what did I tell you? Good stuff right? Since Hawaiian Dick, B. Clay Moore has made a name for hemself in the comic book industry as a top notch writer – and with tiles like Superman Confidential, Our Fighting Forces, Casey Blue: Beyond Tomorrow, and JSA the Liberty Files: The Whistling Skull under his belt there is no doubt the future is bright for Clay and we will be egerly anticapating the next awesome series to spring forth from his typewriter.
Now then, Clay was kind enough to stop typing for a few minutes and answer my 5 questions. Lets see what he has to say.

Hess’s House Best of Big Two 2013

I freaking love comics. So many comics. Too many to put in one single list. We all like different things. Some of us like big two comics. Other’s may prefer large publisher creator owned work while other’s dig the small press. I like all of that. I’ll cover my favorites from the different corners of comic book publishing over the month of December. 

For this week I’ll be covering DC and Marvel Mainline Superhero Comics
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Yes these are the big guys. I try to not write about DC and Marvel comics TOO much because I think it’s hard to give a take on these books that hasn’t been said ad naseum. Do you really need me to explain why Scott Snyder’s Batman is great again? I mean I already did once anyway and I’m about to one more time so there you go. That’s because whatever your feeling are about these comics they are ubiquitous and necessary. The sales and popularity of DC and Marvel props up the infrastructure of the entire industry so as much as I may prefer comics from Image, Darkhorse, Vertigo, First Second or Koyama those companies don’t exist without the big two. And that’s because people are passionate about the comics from these companies regardless of how they feel the quality of the current work. People love their DC or Marvel or both or they have complete disdain for one or both but it’s that passion for these companies that fuels comics as a business. As for me I still read a lot of stuff from them in spite of my passion for the indie and small publishers. In composing this list  I tried to trim it down to what I thought was the best of the best from the publishers. I get annoyed with events, crossovers, Scott Lobdell and West Wing fan fiction so all that relegated Animal Man, X-Men, Swamp Thing, Indestructible Hulk, Avengers Assemble, Wolverine and the X-Men, Action Comics, Daredevil: End of Days and Uncanny X-Men to honorable mentions status. ‘Nuff respect due for Captain America, Wolverine, Batman: The Dark Knight, Marvel Knights Spiderman/X-Men, Amazing X-Men and Superman Unchained which are all very good but just not good enough and Wonderwoman, Deadpool, Fearless Defenders, Journey Into Mystery, The Flash, Ultimate Spiderman and Aquaman which I’m sure are as amazing that you all say they are but life’s too short no what I’m saying?

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