A Chat With…Charlie Adlard – Part I

Oct 14th, 2012 A Chat With.., Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 15 min read

But for a quirk of fate, The Walking Dead artist Charlie Adlard, 46, might have been a rock star today. “I lived in London for a while trying to make it in a band, believe it or not, playing the drums,” confesses the father of two. But it wasn’t meant to be, and he went on to become part of a phenomenon that has spawned more than 100 issues of The Walking Dead monthly comic series, a wildly popular TV adaptation and even a zombie obstacle course.

Judge Dredd, 2000 AD

Review: Dredd

Sep 29th, 2012 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 5 min read

Verdict: Two and a half stars out of five – brutal and gory, as befits its source material, and some outstanding visual effects, but it all begins to numb after a while. Still, a vast improvement over the lame Stallone version of 1995.

STGCC: Spotlight On Andy Diggle

Sep 3rd, 2012 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 7 min read

So are the rumours true: is leading British comic writer Andy Diggle taking over as writer of the Action Comics monthly series? And what does he think of the upcoming Dredd movie reboot, a character he worked on extensively during his tenure at British cult magazine 2000 AD? These were just some of the questions addressed at Spotlight On Andy Diggle, an hour-long panel on Saturday that I moderated at last weekend’s Singapore Toy Game and Comic Convention (STGCC).