Rick Remender Makes it Work

Easier said than done” – it’s a commonly used phrase. Perhaps too common. But a close second would have to be “There really are no bad characters in comics; it just takes the right writer and the right pitch”… and isn’t it funny how the two kinda go hand-in-hand? MORE


A few months ago, one of the X-Universe’s biggest secrets was revealed: a mutant team known as X-Force had been sanctioned by Cyclops to go out and “eliminate” those individuals and groups that threatened the existence of the mutants of the Marvel Universe. Once that revelation came to light, Cyclops decided to disband the team; moments later, however, a new, even more secret X-Force was formed. MORE

Rick Remender Makes VENOM ‘007 It Up’ In New Ongoing

The Venom symbiote has been a lot of things in its nearly three-decade history in the Marvel Universe — with Peter Parker, a superhero and sprurned partner; with Venom, a vengeful threat and lethal protector; and with Mac Gargan, a Thunderbolt and Dark Avenger. He’s been featured in a movie (Spider-Man 3), several cartoon series and multiple video games (“We are Venom!”). MORE


When Rick Remender and Mat Broome debuted “The End League” at the beginning of 2007, their take on a desperate group of superheroes making a final stand in a world ruled by villains met with immediate critical success and an enthusiastic readership. The Dark Horse series enters its second arc this month with the publication of issue #5, arriving in stores this week. With the new storyline comes a new artist, a new monthly schedule, and, well, a few less surviving heroes than when the series began. CBR News spoke with Remender and incoming series artist Eric Canete about what’s coming up in “The End League.” MORE

Last Christmas

From Variety

Gang nabs ‘Last Christmas’ rights
Graphic novel pits Santa against zombies

Hollywood Gang Prods is dreaming of a violent Christmas.

Production shingle has optioned rights to graphic novel “The Last Christmas” from Image Comics.

Written by Brian Posehn and Gerry Duggan, with art by Rick Remender, the novel revolves around Santa Claus, who turns his back on Christmas and goes into seclusion after nuclear war has destroyed the world. When the North Pole gets attacked, Santa must battle zombies and renegades to save the remaining survivors, and ultimately, the holiday.

Hollywood Gang partner Craig J. Flores will exec produce the project.

Shingle’s Gianni Nunnari was a producer on Warner Bros.’ “300.”

In addition to “Christmas,” Hollywood Gang is also developing the graphic novels “Ocean,” by Warren Ellis, and Frank Miller’s “Ronin,” as well as a remake of 1978 pic “The Wild Geese,” based on Daniel Carney’s unpublished novel “The Thin White Line,” with Rupert Sanders attached to direct.