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Frank Miller: Holy Terror? Holy Shit More Like It!

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So, not only has Frank Miller stolen the idea of Batman fighting terrorists from Alan A. Grant and Norm Breyfogle (An American Batman In London, whereby Batman tackles extremist terrorists), the project is named after one of Norm's Batman graphic novels. And going on the quality of art in the Miller preview, Alan and Norm did it far, far better - seek out that issue of Detective Comics for a cracking good read indeed.  But then Alan and Norm could easily do any Batman project far better than Miller ever can these days - and I'm more jazzed that Alan and Norm are working on even a one-shot Batman book than I ever could be about Miller, particularly after the sequel to Dark Knight - a series so odious that it defied belief and gave a new definition to the term 'hack job' and the word 'schizophrenic' - and not in a good way.

So, yeah, good one Frank. I'm not at all surprised DC turned this awful looking pile of crap down flat. It's highly possible that thi…

Ovie Mughelli is Making Comics

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Ovie Mughelli, Pro Bowl fullback for the Atlanta Falcons, will be announcing his own comics property in the coming weeks. The project is being developed in conjunction with writer Clifford Meth (Snaked from IDW) and artist Michael Netzer (Batman, Superboy, Web of Spider-Man).

Mughelli, who had a breakout 2010 Pro Bowl season, signed a six-year, $18 million contract with a $5 million signing bonus on March 2, 2007 with the Falcons, the largest contract given to a fullback in NFL history at the time.