The latest comic-book superhero? Steve Jobs Video
The latest comic-book superhero? Steve Jobs Video Transcript
-In the world of comic-book heroes, saving the day with their super powers is what draws us into the story. -Your total is 116.11. There definitely is comics for pretty much like anybody. -For comic-book publisher Bluewater, the real life giants of technology and their incredible abilities aren't much different. -Steve Jobs is-- his brain was probably bigger than mine could ever hope to be. And same with Sergey Brin and Larry Page. They are just giants. -The likes of Google's Larry Page and Sergey Brin, and Apple's Steve Jobs are the unlikely subjects of their latest biographical comic series. Well, they're not slinging webs or taking flight, they are heroes in their own right. -Bluewater Comics is spending a lot of time, energy and money on its high-tech hero series. The real question now is, how was it gonna be received in the marketplace? -There isn't one type of story that's being told. It's like you know, everything is included in the graphic narratives. -Anything with pictures and word balloons is a little easier to understand than just watch a text. -From Lady Gaga to Adam West, Steve Jobs or Mother Teresa, the Bluewater Bio Comics are finding their niche. Unlikely super heroes immortalized in the world of comics. In San Francisco, Jonas Tichenor, CNET.com for CBS News.
Batman: Arkham Asylum is a comic-book adaptation of everyone's favorite caped crusader. The Dark Knight must face the Joker and the rest of the villains incarcerated in the infamous madhouse. Gamers can expect various gameplay styles, ranging from stealth to combat. Batman: Arkham Asylum hits stores June 9 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.
Behind the whimsical costumes and light demeanor at WonderCon 2007, comic-book publishers are dealing with serious issues. From Tony Harris' Ex Machina, which takes place in post-9/11 New York, to Michael Turner's feuding sea culture in Fathom, the war on terror has struck an animated note. CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari reports from San Francisco.
'The Darkness' is a game based on the comic-book character Jackie Estacado, a Mafia hit man who becomes possessed by an ancient curse. Great action and creepy environments coupled with an engaging storyline should hopefully make for a unique and thrillin
This week's Apple iPad announcement gives us the perfect opportunity to discuss the future of publishing with Cliff Chiang and Jerry Ma, two graphic illustrators in the comic book industry. They join us in the studio today to talk about their collaborative project, "Secret Identities," a graphic novel anthology of Asian American superhero stories.
Comics apps have been around for a couple of years, but the rise of the tablet has seen a resurgence of interest in digital comic books. We show you a couple of apps that bring superheroes and more to your fingertips.
Leaked from today's 404 show: Recapping last night's Webby Awards, DC Comics has a gay superhero in the works, tracking the world' junk food consumption after dark, and The Notorious P.I.G. returns!
Marvel and Aurasma team up to give you a clever way to integrate DVD extra-style augmented reality features with print superhero comics.
More than 125,000 people are expected at this year's Comic-Con, the pop culture expo that's been held in San Diego for the last four decades. And as CNET's Kara Tsuboi shows us, a large chunk of them turn out in their superhero finery.
The Darkness II is the follow up to 2007's gory comic book adaptation.
Mr. Natali Morris is on the show today which means we get to geek out with Clayton about tech vests, on-air personalities, comic book movie adaptations, and the sequel to Batman: Arkham Asylum!