ANCESTOR, originally serialized in ISLAND magazine, is a graphic novel about a social network called The Service and Patrick Whiteside, the man who runs it. The Service puts the internet in your head, but what happens when it's taken away? What happens when Whiteside reveals his true nature? In addition, Ward discusses the influence Star Trek has had on his tastes and work.
Image Comics: Tomorrow's Comics Today! The future of comics is bright, and that future will include comics of all types. Join Joshua Williamson (Nailbiter, Birthright), Joe Keatinge (Shutter, Ringside), Nicola Scott & Greg Rucka (Black Magick), Steve Lieber (The Fix), and Jason McNamara (The Rattler) as they discuss branching out, telling new stories, and connecting with fans on a new level.
Image Comics: Comics In #YourImage: Kurt Busiek and Benjamin Dewey create Autumnlands. Brian Schirmer co-creates Black Jack Ketchum. Jim Zub writes Glitterbomb. Meredith McClaren masterminds Hinges. Leila del Duca co-creates Shutter. We can create the comics industry we want to see by checking out the books that are out-there, fascinating, or just plain ol' emotionally resonant. What's the next big thing in comics? Whatever you want it to be.
CANNIBAL takes place in Willow, a small town in Florida that is about to come head-to-head with an epidemic whose cure makes people thirst for human flesh, but without turning them into zombies. Brian also enjoys watching the high-quality TV shows available now, from Breaking Bad to The Wire to The Shield.
ROMULUS stars Ashlar, a young woman trained by a secret society to serve their will. She eventually recognizes that her masters are evil, quits her position, and takes the war right to their doorstep for the good of humanity. In the latter half of the show, Nelson discusses his NBA 2k fandom, and the joys of MyCareer mode.