Iowa, are you ready to rock?!

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If you're in the vicinity of Iowa City tomorrow, Saturday, October 20, then you should come see me at Daydreams Comics, 21 S. Dubuque St. I'll be there from 2:00 pm until they turn out the lights.

Here's an interview I did with the Daily Iowan.

January solicitations

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SCALPED #13
Written by Jason Aaron; Art by R.M. Guera; Cover by Jock

"Dead Mothers" Part 1 of 5. The day after the grand opening of the Crazy Horse casino, the Prairie Rose Indian Reservation wakes to find that two women have been murdered during the night, leaving undercover FBI agent Dash Bad Horse to search for the killers and in the process perhaps come to grips with his own history and identity.

Vertigo 32pg. Color $2.99 US Mature Readers

On Sale January 9, 2008


And in February:

SCALPED VOL. 2: CASINO BOOGIE trade paperback
Written by Jason Aaron; Art by R.M. Guera; Cover by Jock

This volume, collecting issues #6-11 of the acclaimed new series by Jason Aaron (THE OTHER SIDE), explores Dash Bad Horse's troubled origin and chronicles his day-to-day life on The Rez working for Chief Red Crow.

Vertigo 144pg. Color Softcover $14.99 US Mature Readers

On Sale February 6, 2008

FRIDAY THE 13TH: HOW I SPENT MY SUMMER VACATION #2 out today

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The conclusion of my two part FRIDAY THE 13TH story came out today. How many references to 1970s movies and TV shows can you spot?

Saturday Night's Alright for Writing

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Working on the first issue of my as-yet-unannounced Marvel project. It debuts in February, same month as my four issue stint on WOLVERINE. Opening scene takes place in a Catholic confessional (and no, it's not Daredevil).

SCALPED #10 out this week

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And over at iFanboy, Josh offers an apology:

Oh Jason Aaron, I'm sorry we got off to a bad start. I said it on the video show, and I'm saying it here. Jason Aaron... are we OK? You know, are we cool? Because I want to be cool with me. I didn't mean what I said, and it's out there on the internet now, and I can't take it back, because that's how the internet works. You make a mistake, and it lays out there forever, waiting for just the right moment when you cram your foot back into your big stupid mouth. I feel bad, because you gave me one of my favorite current comic book series, and something I can keep reading and enjoying and recommending for a long time, and I didn't even give you a fair shake. Well, here I am, making it up to you.

I guess I had to get that out of the way.

Here's a thing about comics. If you're 10 issues into a new series and you can do a fill-in issue that doesn't have anything to do with the plot, and it's not because the art team needs a break, and it is actually good, and adds something to the world, even without directly moving the story forward, you've got something good. We're in the middle of the second big arc of this story, and here, Aaron decided to focus on a completely unknown character that gives us a view of the world of the Prairie Rose Indian Reservation in a depth we haven't had before. I really want to know what's happening next to Dashiell Bad Horse, yet I didn't mind this diversion one bit.


Click here for the full review

Don't worry, Josh. We're cool. Thanks for giving the book another shot.

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