Podcast alert: More to Come argues Man of Steel and remembers Kim Thompson

People often ask me, “Why don’t you do a podcast?” I answer, “I do.” In this week’s podcast, the More to Come Crew—Heidi “The Beat” MacDonald, Calvin Reid, and Kate Fitzsimons—discuss the Boom Archaia merger, fall graphic novel announcements, the late great Kim Thompson of Fantagraphics, more debate over MAN OF STEEL, and much more […]

The Digital Edition of The Dandy has Ended


The Digital Dandy, which took the place of the cancelled physical weekly comic, has apparently concluded its run. Confirmed by cartoonist Wilbur Dawbarn a few moments ago, it appears that last week’s edition will be the last one shipping.

Spike and Geico are looking for real life superheroes for a new TV show — here’s how to apply


Another reality show about people who are real life superheroes? (Stan Lee did it already.) Yep. It will air on Spike, and they will be casting it at this year’s Comic-Con. All details about how to apply are below. One thing you need to know — what is your superpower. I’d enter but I’m not […]

Monkeybrain Review Fest


Monkeybrain have been going for a year now, garnering a fair handful of Eisner nominations and building up a substantial library of creator-owned titles. That in mind, what are their most recent releases like? Bandette seems to have taken most attention – let’s take a look at some of their other current comics.

Elseworlds is back? Damian Wayne is alive…sorta


Well, can any character ever be said to be truly alive? Damian Wayne, Batman’s morally confused young son was killed off in grisly fashion in February but the NY Post reports Andy Kubert is bringing him back in Octoberin a maybe possible future/imaginary story/what if…you know, what they uses to call Elseworlds, a long running […]

Monkeybrain is one year old and here are some previews


Was it only a year ago that Monkeybrain, the digital imprint headed by Chris Roberson and Allison Baker, launched and set off a whole digital first craze? It was indeed. A year later the imprint seems pretty well estbalished at Comixology and print editions of such much lauded features as Bandette are on their way. Here’s […]

SDCC ’13: It was the year of the Vikings Interactive Waterway


Yes, that is what they will remember this year’s San Diego for. The Year the Vikings arrived, bold conquerors, mighty thewed, red hair flowing beneath their beaten helms, as they offered a fully interactive experience straight off the History Channel. AKA Travis Fimmel alert. What will the Vikings bring on their proud ships? ¶ A […]

SDCC ’13: 2000 AD brings Henry Flint, shirts, English accents


Rebellion and 2000 AD have announced their Comic-Con plans (Booth #2806) and they include appearances by artist Henry Flint who’s working on a comics sequel to the Judge Dredd movie and will be available all weekend. They are also pushing that Zenith thing with new t-shirts. There will also be limited edition Judge Dredd t-shirts […]

SDCC ’13: Hello Kitty is coming to Comic-Con for the first time


Think you’ve seen it all at Comic-Con? Well you haven’t seen Hello Kitty, because they are setting up on their own this year for the first time—or at least they will have an interactive Hello Kitty fan experience. (Aside: is this what you tell your children? “Hey kids would you like to go to the […]

Image Expo news roundup with art


WHEW that was a wild hour or two, right? Since the Image Expo unfolded like a garden of delights, more art news and info has been released… so here’s some of it. BTW, very nice to see all the colorists credited on these books. Overall, it’s a strong batch of books. Image is the new […]