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Austin Wizard World Comic Con

Yesterday Joe Madureira was a featured guest at the Wizard World Comic Con in Austin, Texas. The local newspaper 'Austin Chronicle' had a small interview I'd like to share.
Austin Chronicle: On the game design front, it used to be that the approach was "what will the processors let us get away with?" Now it's "what will the ESRB let us get away with?" From an artistic perspective, how have you found working on video games?

Joe Madureira: ESRB hasn't really affected us one way or another. When we started on Darksiders, we made a pact that rather than choose a rating we were shooting for and try to shoe-horn the design, we would do what was best for the game and the 'franchise' and let the rating be whatever it was. We got an 'M' rating, not surprising … but I don't think that's necessarily a huge deal these days. Some of the highest selling games in the last 5 years were slapped with an "M" rating. I think developm…

Battle Chasers Anthology out November 10th

Over at Image Comics website they have the Battle Chasers Anthology listed to be released next week on Wednesday November 10th! Here's the cover as well as the synopsis they provided:


BATTLE CHASERS ANTHOLOGY HC
story, art & cover JOE MADUREIRA

340 PAGES / FC
$100.00 / S&N LTD ED $150.00

Collecting every issue ever published of one of the most beloved comic book series of all time, this over-sized graphic novel is bursting at the seams with adventure! Follow young Gully as she searches for her missing father with the help of Garrison, a legendary swordsman; Knolan, the crafty wizard; Calibretto, an outlawed Wargolem; and the notorious mercenary Red Monika! Assaulted at every turn by a cast of memorable villains, Battle Chasers is packed with over-the-top action from cover to cover! Don’t miss this definitive collection, which includes never-before-seen sketches and new artwork, including a fold-out poster!

Collects BATTLE CHASERS #0-9

However, over at Amazon.com they have the Bat…