This past weekend, Comic-Con @ Home took place, a special collection of panels in lieu of us all being able to gather at a convention.
Once such panel was a Dark Horse All-stars discussion featuring none other than Gerard Way.
He joined Nnedi Okorafor (co-creator of LaGuardia), and Matt Kindt (co-creator of BANG!) to chat about characters, the writing process, and the joys of creating art in the way they do.
Have a watch below:
Gerard has been rather busy when it comes to comics, after the announcement last week that a new six part series of The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys is being released.
The first issue of 'National Anthem' is set for release on October 14 and will focus of former Killjoy leader Mike Milligram.
The synopsis for the series looks like this:
“There is no dystopian future—no wasteland to hide out in. Set in the 1990s and 2000s, National Anthem is a completely different story with a whole different set of rules. Mike Milligram and his gang of teenage exterminators operate in the Unseen where they bend reality to keep the real world’s status quo safe. But everything is about to change when the doors of the Unseen are closed and Mike and his Killjoys are thrust into the real world and forced to grow up and get real jobs. Screens, phones and a stagnant malaise become the new normal. When Mike’s TV breaks and his Ramones records seem to have been erased, he starts to wake up. Mike Milligram sets off on a journey to pull the curtains down on a cover-up that could change the course of history, past, present and future.”
And the artwork for the first issue like this:
And of course, the second series of the Netflix adaptation of The Umbrella Academy is being released this Friday (July 31).