Ladies and Gentlemen we are officially in convention season! After celebrating Emerald City Comicon last weekend, it’s already time for WonderCon! Luckily Valiant is headed to the Anaheim Convention Center to take part in the festivities alongside comics fandom. The publisher is bringing along a few giveaways and prizes to the upcoming event. A tease […]
Archives for March 2015
Writer Cavan Scott told us in an interview that this was a natural point to tell new stories about the Doctor because there is an obvious gap between episodes The Doctor Dances and Boom Town. Presumably, though the timing on the TARDIS often leaves much to be desired, every time the TARDIS takes off with only the Doctor in it could be an alternate timeline. Still, it’s a solid choice to set the story here with the TARDIS ‘dream team’ of Nine, Rose and Jack Harkness.
Marvel announced via Hero Complex, what will hopefully be the final announcement of Secret Wars tie-in books. Secret Wars: House of M will be written by by Dennis Hopeless and illustrated by long-time X-Men artist Kris Anka. The series set in Battleworld! will follow the premise of “if House of M never ended” and will focus […]
Killer Croc to throw more rocks at Batman in 2016
After learning about a comic-to-movie adaption not familiar to most, I spoke with Peter Simeti, the president of the Diamond-distributed Alterna Comics whose graphic novel The CHAIR was recently adapted into an indie film. I was curious about how a book from a smaller publisher gained the attention of filmmakers and was able to fund a […]
Marvel’s third Netflix series has found its head-honcho
Some people are very upset about how this year’s San Diego Comic-Con hotel sale went. But should they be?
Awards seasons continues to barrel along, with the announcement that Harvey Awards nomination ballet is online and available. Nominations are for work published in the 2014 calendar year (cough cough This One Summer, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant, cough cough) and the winners will be presented Saturday, September 26th, 2015 as part of […]
While the mainstream comics world was getting reaquainted and dusting off their drinking pants at Emerald City this weekend, the year in CAFS also kicked off in Providence, RI with RIPE, the Rhode Island Independent Publishing Expo. Now in it’s second year, this is a show in a town with a solid comics history and within driving distance of lots of other scenes. Robyn Chapman, cartoonist, First Second editor, and Tiny Report mastermind, has a report on the show, and she had me w2ith the first photo above. Was this expo held in a Greek temple to the sun god Apollo??? No, just the Providence Public Library.
An Exclusive first-look at the trailer for Mike’s Place, available from First Second in June