Steve Ditko, the legendary co-creator of Spider-Man, has passed away, as confirmed by the NY police department. The reclusive artist, who was 90, was found dead in his apartment, and is believed to have died on June 29. THR broke the story, although rumors had been circulating for a few days. Ditko’s Spider-Man run remains a […]
For the second year in a row, I was honored to be a judge for the Prism Awards, and here are the 2018 nominees! The Awards, presented by PRISM COMICS and the CARTOON ART MUSEUM, are given to comic works by queer authors and works that promote the growing body of diverse, powerful, innovative, positive or challenging representations […]
Via PW’s Rights Report this week, comes the news that Andy Runton’s Owly books are coming back from Scholastic with new material! David Saylor at Scholastic/Graphix has acquired world rights to a new as-yet-untitled book in Eisner and Harvey Award winner Andy Runton’s Owly series, as well as rights to reissue the first five books, originally published in […]
Marvel was #1 again, but DC’s Justice League #1 and Dark Knight: Metal graphic novels led their categories in June sales charts just released by Diamond Comics. However, both units and dollars were down from May – which was buoyed by Spider-Man 800 and Action 1000 – and 2018 continues to lag about 3-4% in […]
DC’s superheroes as you’ve never seen them before.
In a newsletter post from editor Matt Bors, its been announced that The Nib, the acclaimed non fiction comics site, will be Kickstarting a print edition later this month. Bors writes: I founded The Nib five years ago as a comics site publishing more of the work I wanted to see in the world. Now, each […]
Just as badges and hotels before them became lotteries, so now exclusives and elite autographs have now become online lotteries at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Exclusives – including precious items from Funko, Hasbro, LEGO, and UCC Distributing – and autographs for celebrities and top comics folk (Snyder, King) will now be distributed online. Anyone […]
Nancy Peña’s new book captures human/feline co-dependency with imagination and humor.
Spoilers, promotion, weddings, divorce…what a messy game we’re playing.