By Brian Hibbs Despite now being in retail for over thirty years now, I have to admit that there are times that I worry about the death of small-business retail. Now my fears are certainly driven by the area I am in – San Francisco has both rapidly escalating retail rents, as well as […]
Archives for November 2016
Alex Lu and Kyle Pinion dive into a collection of works by DC’s latest rising stars!
Joyce is beginning her freshman year at Indiana University after being homeschooled her entire life. She promises her best friend that she won’t let the secular school change her, but as she meets the members of her co-ed dorm – bitter roommate Sarah, academic achiever atheist Dorothy, dinosaur obsessed Dina, self-destructive cheerleader Billie, juvenile delinquent […]
Rosy Press was an ambitious start up that promised romance comics for the new generation of comics readers, and mostly delivered with a lead title, Fresh Romance, that was nominated for several awards. Unfortunately, founder Janelle Asselin was forced to shut the press down earlier this year due to real life concerns. However, this romance has a […]
Ms Marvel #13 Writer: G. Willow Wilson Artist: Mirka Andolfo Colorist: Ian Herring Letterer: Joe Caramagna It’s hard to believe that Kamala Khan’s story is just three years old. Under the steady hand of writer G. Willow Wilson and a number of excellent artists, most notably Adrian Alphona, Kamala’s character has already made an indelible impact on the Marvel universe […]
While this story has nothing to do with comics, it does have to do with cons, and when people see the word con, they think of the wonderful world of “Comic-Con,” a celebrity filled nirvana of excitement and fulfillment. But it is not always that way. And it seems that Rewind Con, a 80/90s themed boy […]
Having worked as a journalist since the late 1990s, I have found that most people have no clue about how news organizations work, which leads to a lot of confusion about how the news gets delivered and why certain news gets delivered while other news does not. There are tons of intricacies we could go […]
The human fascination with death is as old as mankind itself. From the Egyptians to the Greeks and from ancient myth to American Gothic stories, death has provided us with many lenses for examining life. Today, we are pleased to announce that First Second plans to publish The Land of the Dead by writer Brian McDonald and artist Toby […]
There’s a fantastic moment early in Libby’s Dad, Eleanor Davies latest comic, in which one of the girls attending a birthday party is wondering why their friend Taylor, who normally hangs out with them, is absent from the party. What follows is a surreal exchange where the other girls whispers hearsay and the girl mistake this gossip as the truth of a wiser, slightly older kid.
Robbie Reyes hits the highway in a welcome return, but his debut could use an engine tune-up.