You could do a whole year of nothing but comics by French webcomic master Boulet. Using the web format itself as a storytelling device – or many devices – his comics range from sharply observed slice of life comedies to fantastic tales (his astonsihing 24 hour comic, Darkness.). In “Your Comment Here,” inspired by real events, Boulet […]
Since it was announced at NYCC, we’ve been learning more about Lion Forge’s new Catalyst Prime superhero universe. The line is debuting on Free Comic Book Day with a one shot intro, Catalyst Prime: The Event by Christopher Priest, Joseph Illidge, Marco Turini and Jessica Kholinne. This will be followed by seven monthly series by the likes of Priest, Joe Casey, Amy Chu, David F. Walker, Brandon Thomas, Alex deCampi, Sheena C. Howard, and Ramon Govea…and many more, all guided by Illidge.
Matt Furie, the creator of Pepe the Frog, weighs in on Richard Spencer getting clocked while talking about Pepe the Frog pic.twitter.com/Ga7nFLIUdR — Your Trusted Wizard (@Choplogik) January 23, 2017 On January 20th, white supremacist/Nazi Richard Spencer was punched by a still unknown assailant on live TV while Spencer was tapping his Pepe the Frog […]
Well here is a blast from the past: as part of their 25th anniversary celebration Image is reprinting Splitting Image from Don Simpson and colorist Hilary Jenkins – it’s a parody comic from 1992 that makes sport of the original Image founders – Todd McFarlane, Jim Lee., Rob Liefeld, Jim Valentino, Erik Larsen and Marc Silvestri […]
Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Or TLJ as it will be known in about 8 million internet arguments. It sounds kind of sad…and Luke-centric. The film opens on December 15th, it’s directed by Rian Johnson and as far as we know it stars previous characters Mark Hamil, Carrie Fisher (sob), Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, OScar Isaac, […]
Helpful tip for crediting art in comics. One is by Jamie McKelvie and the other is by Jamie McKelvie and Matt Wilson. See the difference? pic.twitter.com/5HJJz9zZQl — Matt Wilson (@COLORnMATT) January 20, 2017 This tweet by colorist Matt Wilson was going around last week, and not only does it reinforce the importance of properly crediting […]
Here’s another basic comics shelf no brainer: Astro City, the fictional superhero universe created by writer Kurt Busiek, artist Brent Anderson and cover artist/designer Alex Ross. Something of a conceptual spin-off of Marvels by Busiek and Ross, Astro City takes place in the titular city, in a world where superheroes are commonplace, and follows […]
Yesterday a rather curious message went out from Wizard World to vendors with a new table policy: they will no longer accept credit card payments for booths and tables, but require payment by cash or check. In a separate email to vendors, WW confirmed that they are no longer using TicketLeap for ticketing, which they […]