RIP religious tract cartoonist Jack T. Chick


Jack T. Chick, whose religious tract comics inspired revulsion and mirth– along with some faith, I’m sure — passed away over the wekeend at age 92, as his company FB page revealed: Many might have been surprised to find out the reclusive artist was still alive. As noted by Steve Bissette, Chick may have been […]

31 Days of Halloween Update: Here’s how to make your David S. Pumpkins costume right now!


As we told you earlier today, David S. Pumpkins is the spirit of Halloween ’16. Any questions? We’re certain folks are already planning their David S.  costumes now, and it turns out it’s all available at your Halloween local pop-up, as styled by MaDonna Flowers at Even the Pumpkins suit is available (although maybe not for […]

Terry Moore’s Strangers in Paradise returns in 2018


Appearing at a spotlight panel at the Paris Comic Con, Terry Moore revealed that after he finishes his series Motor Girl (which debuts next month), he’ll return to Strangers in Paradise in 2018 for the series’ 25th anniversary. (Has it really been that long? Ayieeee.) You can view the panel in a Periscope, LIVE on […]

Insight Comics launches in 2017 with MFK, Die Hard, X-Com and more


Last month, Insight Editions announced a new graphic novel imprint, and how, courtesy of Publishers Weekly, we have more details: Insight Editions, best known for lavishly illustrated art and coffee-table books on pop culture, is launching Insight Comics, an imprint specializing in original and licensed graphic novels of all styles. The imprint will publish an […]

Walking Dead Round-up: Shocking deaths reveal that the zombie apocalypse is awful


Last night the seventh season of The Walking Dead kicked off and answered this cliffhanger of a question: just WHO did Negan beat to death with a baseball bat? (SPOILERS, obviously, although if you haven’t seen the episode yet and you’re reading this, may God have mercy on your soul.) The episode opened with a […]

31 Days of Halloween: David S. Pumpkins, instant icon


Halloween just got a new trending costume, and it’s David S. Pumpkins, the inexplicable highlight of a haunted elevator ride. Pumpkins, as portrayed by Tom Hanks, made his smashing debut in a Saturday Night Live sketch, bedeviling riders Kate McKinnon and Beck Bennett with his dancing skeletons and mirthful proclamation “I’m David Pumpkins!” While the […]

The mixed messages of Wonder Woman as she’s named Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls


In a sometimes emotional presentation, Gal Gadot, Lynda Carter, Patty Jenkins and DC president Diane Nelson joined UN Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information, Cristina Gallach at the UN today to name Wonder Woman an Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. Wonder Woman was added as an inspiration for the UN’s Sustainable […]