With so many different Marvel comics shipping each and every week, it can be hard to track exactly which comic books ships on which day. In fact for the All-New, All-Different Marvel Rundown, (our ongoing column where we take a look at each Marvel #1 in the All-New, All-Different line,) we were sure that the comics […]
Archives for December 2015
I can’t think of a better story to end this year with than that of Ariell R. Johnson, reportedly the East coasts first black female comics shop owner. Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse opens in the and coming Kensington part of town and will offer not only comics but a cozy coffeeshop vibe. This “geeky” hybrid […]
We talk about why Batman: Arkham Knight was our 2015 GOTY.
It’s becoming a tradition like plum pudding and A Christmas Story: Kate Beaton’s annual comics about her family from her trip home for Christmas. I’m not sure how they’re tagged but if you click around her Tumblr you’ll see them all. Kate’s family is no more odd or endearing than anyone’s and that what’s make these so universal. IF these don’t give you that fuzzy holiday feeling, nothing will.
This year we’re opening person of the year voting to everyone!
The Walking Dead fires up again with 8 more episodes on February 14th, 2016, and AMC just released a teaser that paves the way for Negan’s signature blend of mayhem and misery. Looks like more guts and death for everyone—and nothing makes you feel better about your own life than watching The Walking Dead. Seriously, […]
§ Art moment: Howard Chaykin’s Star Wars poster that was given away to fans at comics conventions in 1976. § If you’re starting to think of things to do in 2016 like starting that Patreon campaign here are some tips for Crushing Your First Month that come from actual data. § When you see a […]
Every Wednesday, I talk about comics with Brandon Montclare, writer of the hit Image series Rocket Girl and co-writer of Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur series. We gab about what we’re reading now, what books we consider classics (Brandon loves Dark Knight Strikes Again…), and the hottest gossip of the industry. Occasionally, the inimitable artist Amy Reeder (Rocket Girl, Batwoman) stops by. Check out our full […]
We’re going to get hurt really, really badly on January 19th.
Dynamite has launched a line-wide sale at Dark Horse Digital, allowing fans to finally try out the first few issues of coveted new series James Bond 007: Vargr for $.99. The entire line is discounted, including J. Michael Straczynski’s excellent Twilight Zone run, David Walker’s Shaft, Gail Simone’s Red Sonja, a couple of graphic novels from Neil […]