Chuck Palahniuk Adds Himself, Chelsea Cain, Lidia Yuknavitch and the Rest of His Writing Group to Fight Club 2

Welcome to Fightlandia.


Arts & Books
Local celebrity Chuck Palahniuk is on a media tear during the release of his newest cool thing: the comic-book sequel to his mega-super-hit Fight Club. He's been on Buzzfeed and Mashable whetting people's appetite for more Tyler Durden and more human-fat soap. But the latest PR tidbit is by far the most tantalizing for Portlanders, or at least Portlanders in awe of the ...   More
Thursday, July 9, 2015 LIZZY ACKER

July 1, 1986: A local comic-book publisher introduces the world to Black Cross...

40th Anniversary
In the golden age of comic books, blockbuster characters seldom walked alone. Superman was the cover boy for Action Comics when he first appeared in 1938, but he was accompanied in the anthology b   More
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 CASEY JARMAN

Willamette Geek: Hellboy, the Summer Camp


Doing the rounds of the interwebs today is news that TrackersPDX—which runs camps for adults and youngsters on skills like wilderness survival and wildlife tracking (so, a lot of paranoid survivalists, we imagine)—is running a summer camp based on the Hellboy comic series. It struck us as a cheap gimmick at first, but it is actually a collaboration with Oregon-based Dark Horse Comics and Hellboy ...   More
Monday, January 23, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Pulp Nonfiction

Writer Phil Stanford turns to Dark Horse Comics to get at the truth of Portland’s secrets.

News Stories
Phil Stanford made his name in Portland by needling the pompous and powerful with his columns for The Oregonian and the Portland Tribune. But...   More
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 BRENT WALTH

Still Slaying After All These Years

10 minutes with Buffy comics editor Scott Allie


Arts & Books
Cult sci-fi television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer may have ended its seven-season run in 2007, but the Buffyverse lives on—in Milwaukie, OR. Milwuakie-based Dark Horse comics has been continuing the story of ass-kicking Buffy Summers and her gang of variously magical, demonic and undead misfit friends in two-dimensional form, under the guidance of series creator Joss Whedon (also responsible ...   More
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 RUTH BROWN


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