The SF genre – especially social science fiction – has been well represented in comics of late with works like Tillie Walden’s On a Sunbeam and Sophie Goldstein’s House of Women (coming in a collection this fall from Fantagraphics.) And those two are jst the tip of the iceberg. Alexandra Beguez is another cartoonist working in […]
Archives for May 2017
It’s The King’s 100th Birthday this year, and Comic-Con is celebrating with a Kirby themed cover by Bruce Timm that references Kirby’s own Don Rickles cover because…circular portraits always work. The cover will grace the annual souvenir yearbook, which will also feature: The Comic-Con International 2017 Souvenir Book is given free to all attendees (while […]
Tui Sutherland’s immensely popular fantasy series Wings of Fire is coming to comics with an adaptation by Mike Holmes.
Book Expo America, once known as BEA, but now acronymed as BEX, starts today with panels and exhibits opening tomorrow. And Marvel will be there! We're excited to welcome award-winning author @rainbowrowell to the House of Ideas! Look for more info from our #BEA panel this Thursday. pic.twitter.com/KERpoBfNO9 — Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) May 31, 2017 This […]
Kyle digs into this week’s oversized offerings for both Wonder Woman and Trinity
Continuing to go through the work of some TCAF notables, Beatrix Urkowitz is an up and comer living in Providence who graduated from SVA a few years ago. It’s fair to say their work is firmly in the Michael DeForge school of detached musings and blobby realism, although infused with a dose of Terry Toons comedy, but […]
Exclusive look inside Titan’s English-language release of JD Morvan’s science-fiction retelling of Hercules: Hercules: Wrath of the Heavens.
Just to stay on this cheerful topic while everyone is so happy to be back at work after the holiday, Maggie Umber, cartoonist and co-founder of 2dcloud has a very honest post called Getting Divorced in Comics which explains how the financial stress of running a small, art comix publisher helped break up her marriage with Raighne […]
Hannah Berry is a UK cartoonist whose 2010 gn Britten & Brülightly was a well-received mystery tale (and an Angoulême prize nominee when it came out) Her new book, Livestock, just out from Jonathan Cape, looks like a sharp satire on celebrity, social media and politics. Sounds like a strong career, right? Jonathan Cape is one of […]
In the critical world, it’s not exactly high praise to say Wonder Woman is Warner Bros. and DC’s best film in the recent line-up, given the poor reactions to both Batman v. Superman and Suicide Squad. So to get the obvious out of the way first: yes, Wonder Woman is the best, by far.