Monday Morning Funnies: Not My Bag


Here’s a little something you should be on the lookout for among this Wednesday’s new comics releases: Sina Grace, the artist on Image’s cult hit series, Lil’ Depressed Boy who recently finished up a lengthy stint as the Editorial Director at Robert Kirkman’s Skybound Imprint, is releasing his first original graphic novel, Not My Bag, […]

Digital Roundup: Another iVerse Exclusive, Madefire on iPhone and… Walt Simonson at New Paradigm?


More activity and announcements on the digital side of things leading up to NYCC. First off, iVerse has another exclusive publisher in Ape Entertainment, specifically with the App and KiZoic imprints.  Ape had a major success with Pocket God on iVerse, but this marks the first time they’ve formally gone exclusive. Go go digital distributor wars!

On the Scene: Small Press Expo 2012 Day Two


By Hannah Means-Shannon The revelries following the Ignatz Awards continued long into the night and crowded the lower levels of the conference center took over the bar and spilled out onto patios, steps, and walkways, but that didn’t stop expo-goers from taking in another day of star-powered panels on Sunday. The big names and signings […]

Marvel Announce Savage Wolverine from Frank Cho


Wolverine has become a little too civilised recently, perhaps, with the events of AvX painting him as a happy bystander while Cyclops and Captain America do all the real morally grey actions nowadays. Hoping to rectify that in January will be writer/artist Frank Cho, who’ll be relaunching the Wolverine solo title for Marvel Now as “Savage […]

Marvel Comics Month-to-Month Sales: August 2012


The AVENGERS VS X-MEN crossover continues to dominate most of Marvel’s major titles in August, but this month also has the launch of two new titles – GAMBIT and HAWKEYE – plus the official 50th anniversary issue of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, and the start of Neal Adams’ FIRST X-MEN mini.

DC had a slightly greater share of the North American direct market this month. But it was close, leading Marvel by 36% to 35% in terms of units, and 33% to 32% in dollars.

Garth Ennis talks about launching Dynamite’s new Crime Line With “Red Team”

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Crime comics are something that are usually popping around in the background of the direct market, but usually only one or two takes hold at a time.  In recent years, Vertigo held the crime candle, but their line of original graphic novels folded and Scalped came to an end.  Today, Dynamite is announcing their plan to […]

Kick-Watcher: Martin Monsterman, Black Idol vol 1 and LUST (NSFW)

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By: Henry Barajas Project: Martin Monsterman- Graphic Novel Talent/Project Manager: Manny Trembley Days to Go: 27 Goal: $7,000 The spiel: Manny Trembley is debuting his latest ALL AGES graphic novel with his company Fish Tank books.  Before he started his own company in this free comic book market he co-produced PX! Book one and two […]