Andrew Pepoy’s Simone and Ajax is a charming long running strip about a woman pirate and her dinosaur. Pepoy’s been working on it in various forms since the early 90s—a collection, The Adventures of Simone & Ajax, is available from IDW (a collection I never knew even existed until now) and Pepoy has now brought it back as a once a week webcomic. Bookmark.
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A lot has been said about how the new Deadpool movie is true to the comics, but not as much focus has been put on how different it actually is. This isn’t too surprising, given that it’s nearly impossible to retell a serialized story as a two-hour self-contained one without changes being made. Those changes […]
We review The Merc with a Mouth’s big screen adventure
This year’s Harvey Awards nominations have just been announced — nominees are chosen by open ballot among comics professionals, with final ballots due Friday, August 7th. Named in honor of the late Harvey Kurtzman, the awards will be presented August 28, 2010 in Baltimore, MD, in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con.
While past Harvey slates contained many examples of assumed ballot box stuffing — the Nascar and Gemstone scandals spring to mind — this year, voters seem to have nominated things that are actually great, like Asterios Polyp and R. Crumb. You go, Harveys!
Read it and get exhausted all over again. Sob, sob, why did they have to put The Expendables opposite Look Around You? Some quick highlights: 10:00-11:00 Jeff Smith— The perfect way to start off Comic-Con 2010’s program schedule is with a visit with Jeff Smith! Jeff discusses his current sci-fi adventure series, Rasl, as well […]
If you’ve stuck with us this far, you’ve got to go all the way, as the last batch of comics writers, artists, editors, marketers and chroniclers weigh in. If there’s one takeaway from reading all these responses? WE WON! WE WON! WE WON! Seriously, there is no way I could have ever imagined in 1999 […]
We never expected to write that headline either. But it’s happening. It is real. And nothing can stop it. Artist Andrew Pepoy (THE ADVENTURES OF SIMONE & AJAX, LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE) writes to give us the astonishing details: Last year I co-wrote a superhero tapdance opera, “The Hourglass”, which ran at the Chicago Tap Theatre […]
As Mike Gold put it, the worst kept secret in comics was announced yesterday at the Bltimore Comic-Con — ComicMix.com is going to be doing new webcomics content, leading to the staff pointing excitedly to a computer monitor, as seen above. Please note. I said “brand-new” and “major comics talent.” And I said free. What […]