Must Read: David Petersen on settting up at a show


Mouse Guard artist David Petersen has a very thorough post on a topic that we haven’t seen explored too much, despite its ubiquity: how to exhibit at comics shows if you are a creator. The whole post is full of very solid advice, from where to get an affordable retractable banner to how to get going. Just some common sense real world advice. Two excerpts on vital matters:

Review: Batman and Robin Annual #1


One accusation thrown at DC is that their comics are very stern, and there’s little room for silliness and fun jokes in their Universe. And it’s an accusation which does tend to hit the Batman books hardest, given that arguably one of the themes of the franchise is “stern hero punches joke-tellers”. Batman’s villains are […]

The Fables Cross Over into The Unwritten in May


Or rather, as seen in this gorgeous Peter Gross/Mark Buckingham-drawn teaser image, the cast of Fables literally drag Tommy Taylor into their world.   Vertigo have released this promo for May’s issue #50 of Mike Carey’s excellent series, kicking off an arc which will see the book head into the world of Bill WIllingham’s Fables, […]

On the scene: Amazing Arizona Comic Con kicks off 2013 on the right foot


The only cons I like better then ones that I can ride my bicycle to are cons that only take an hour and a half  drive.  Sometimes the commute is intimidating and it’s much easier to just stay home.  Amazing Arizona Comic Con gave me too many reasons to not miss this event.

Poll: How Many Issues Do You Give a New Title?

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There have been a lot of new #1 issues in the last couple of years.  DC rebooted.  Marvel is in the middle of a relaunch.  There  are new independent titles every month.  That means you’ve probably been trying new titles.  I’ve got a question for you: how many issues do you give a new title […]