LIVE E-PANEL IN, LIKE, A FEW MINUTES OR SOMETHING!

About to be on a LIVE e-panel with Larry Watts and Tony Brescini (Team #RobynHood!) in fewer than five minutes!

Check www.youtube.com/comicfrontline and watch us live! Leave questions for us to answer or just marvel at how handsome these guys are, what the heck.

In celebration of Robyn Hood’s release, I’ll be doing a live e-panel TONIGHT with Comic Frontline. I’ll also be joined by Larry Watts (the main RH artist) and Tony Brescini (Helsing, Robyn Hood #4-5, more to come!), so please tune in!
Leave questions on the video during the panel and we’ll answer them!

In celebration of Robyn Hood’s release, I’ll be doing a live e-panel TONIGHT with Comic Frontline. I’ll also be joined by Larry Watts (the main RH artist) and Tony Brescini (Helsing, Robyn Hood #4-5, more to come!), so please tune in!

Leave questions on the video during the panel and we’ll answer them!

Here’s a colored version of the page that we showed in the Adventures in Poor Taste interview today. This is from ROBYN HOOD: THE ONGOING SERIES #2, written by me, drawn by Claudia Balboni, colored by Slamet Mujiono.

Here’s a colored version of the page that we showed in the Adventures in Poor Taste interview today. This is from ROBYN HOOD: THE ONGOING SERIES #2, written by me, drawn by Claudia Balboni, colored by Slamet Mujiono.

Robyn Hood, cats, drugs, women in comics, comedy, Lumberjanes, and more…

CLICKY:

http://www.adventuresinpoortaste.com/2014/08/18/comic-writer-pat-shand-talks-molly-robyn-hood-and-humor-in-comics/

This is my favorite interview I’ve ever done, thanks to David Brooke at Adventures in Poor Taste. The questions were funny, relevant, and just on fuckin’ point. Thanks for making me sound okay!

New, unreleased pages from ROBYN HOOD #1 and #2 within! Also, I talk about cats, women in comics, sexism, my writing, drugs, and other weirdness.

"There’s a definite imbalance. It’s no secret that the white, hetero, cis male is the go-to protagonist in our field. However, I think books like Ms. Marvel, Captain Marvel, Lumberjanes, Smut Peddler, and a bunch of other great comics are shaking things up and showing the industry that people – the readers, the writers, the artists, all of us – want change. We don’t want books only a small portion of our audience can relate to. We want representation. There’s always room for improvement, but the fact that those books exist and are affecting change makes me aspire to do better, to be better, because portrayal of women matters."

Here’s a SUPER early glance at ROBYN HOOD #4. I mean, come on with Robyn and her cat! Art by the wonderful Tony Brescini.

Here’s a SUPER early glance at ROBYN HOOD #4. I mean, come on with Robyn and her cat! Art by the wonderful Tony Brescini.

SO, here’s CINDERELLA #1.

Some backstory: For about a year, I was writing between 6 and 9 titles per month for Zenescope. I was exhausted, especially when I became editor as well. As of this July, I cut back to Robyn Hood and Grimm Fairy Tales, while also getting ahead on October’s Charmed: Season Ten. Because the demands of an ongoing series are far different than that of a mini, I was perfectly pleased to continue doing both of those.

I’d also decided that I wouldn’t be writing any more Age of Darkness titles. I wrote a large portion of the material leading to GFT #100, and since that story was spilling over into Joe Brusha’s REALM WAR series and the tie-ins that would follow, I thought I’d basically said what I had to say about this event.

And then Joe called me and asked me some questions about Hades, my favorite character that isn’t named Robyn or Marian. I love writing Hades, so I answered Joe’s questions, and then asked why. He said he was planning to do a series about Cinderella hunting down Hades during the apocalypse.

I instantly asked if I could write it.

Cinderella — “Cindy” — is the batshit crazy, sex crazed, bloodlusting Harley Quinn of the Grimm Universe. Hades is a troubled, fallen god constantly walking the line between trying to be good (for others) and doing bad (for himself). The series is a blast of action that will break your neck with its pace, but returning readers who dig Hades as much as I do might find something meatier here as well.

I’m having fun with this one, so I hope you give it a shot, especially if you’re already reading Realm War. I actually don’t quite know who is drawing it yet — it’s a three issue series, so I think the production schedule is a bit late to start and quicker moving than most of our minis. I’ll keep you updated.

Here’s the cover/solicit for GRIMM FAIRY TALES #104. I’m continuing my run as ongoing writer, and starting the first two-part story. I actually just finished scripting this issue about five minutes ago. It’s a fun one, a total blast of action. 

Like ROBYN HOOD this month, this issue is also a jumping on point. If you missed out on pre-ordering #101 - 103, this would be a nice time to pick it up! This issue, like the other bits I’m sharing, will be out in November and will be available for pre-order at your local comic shop in a couple of weeks.

I can’t believe I forgot to mention this.
The HELSING: THE DARKNESS AND THE LIGHT trade came out yesterday. Despite the added subtitle, it collects the regular Helsing #1-4 issues. 
This is my favorite of all of the work I’ve done with the exception of Robyn Hood. I’m very proud of the story collected here as well as the art team that made it more beautiful than I pictured it could’ve been.
And speaking of that team:
THE WRITES: MeTHE ARTS: Tony BresciniTHE COLORS: Fran Gamboa & JC RuizTHE FLASHBACKS: Andres EsparzaTHE LETTERS: Jim Campbell

I can’t believe I forgot to mention this.

The HELSING: THE DARKNESS AND THE LIGHT trade came out yesterday. Despite the added subtitle, it collects the regular Helsing #1-4 issues. 

This is my favorite of all of the work I’ve done with the exception of Robyn Hood. I’m very proud of the story collected here as well as the art team that made it more beautiful than I pictured it could’ve been.

And speaking of that team:

THE WRITES: Me
THE ARTS: Tony Brescini
THE COLORS: Fran Gamboa & JC Ruiz
THE FLASHBACKS: Andres Esparza
THE LETTERS: Jim Campbell

The cover and solicit for CHARMED: SEASON TEN #2. This one is out in November 2014 and will be available for pre-order in two weeks.