Tomorrow it’s Comic Arts Brooklyn, wrapping up the New York City convention season with a indie and art comix extravaganza. This year the show moves to Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, a much larger venue for both exhibits and panels. The Activities Resource Center where the exhibitors are set up is “literally the second-largest room in all […]
While 2017 is still looking to be a down year, for comics sales, statistics for October sales just released by Diamond Comics distributors show that sales stabilized a bit. Graphic novels even showed a 2% increase over the same month last year, which was a huge month as John Jackson Miller notes. Marvel shipped […]
§ Nice Art: Sometimes you just gotta quote the Onion. Courtroom Sketch Artist Has Clear Manga Influences § Kieron Gillen offers some solid advice on surviving work for hire in an interview with Jennifer De Guzman for Comics Experience CE: Were there times in your career when you felt like you weren’t surviving, at least […]
4 Kids Walk Into a Bank has been a buzz book since it debuted in periodical form last year. Written by rising writing star Matthew Rosenberg with art by noted designer Tyler Boss, it’s mixed elements from film and comics with a universal theme of dealing with troubled family life. Kieron Gillen describes it […]
As Hollywood, politics and now comedy continue to be rocked by revelations of sexual misconduct, the first comics harasser to be named in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal has been named. Pop culture journalist Lucas Siegel has been accused by numerous women, including his ex-wife, comics editor and publisher Jannelle Asselin of serious sexual […]
Wakanda Forever. #BlackPanther pic.twitter.com/hmsELCV0Py — Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) November 9, 2017 The cast of Black Panther tweeted out a series of character posters today and they are…stunning. So many people are so excited for this movie…Ryan Coogler looks to have made a very different kind of MCU movie, and I don’t mean just because most […]
What ever happened to Legendary Comics? The shingle was launched as part of big nerd Thomas Tull’s Legendary Entertainment back in 2010, and put out a bunch of comics, many tied to Legendary films, such as Pacific Rim, a few others – most notoriously Frank Miller’s Holy Terror – not. Earlier this year they […]
§ Nice Art: Fantagraphics has entered the “oversized, small coffee table of an art book” field with three volumes, one spotlighting Prince Valiant, one Charles Burns’ Black Hole and one, the art of Jaime Hernandez. Perhaps the nicest art of all. The AV Club takes a peek inside the book: Focusing on the visual aspects of […]
It had to happen!
Lockjaw, the one break out star of the Inhuman’s fiasco push to TV, is getting his own book! Daniel Kibblesmith and Carlos Villa will craft a four part mini series that will change the way you look at this huge, somewhat canine, Terrigen-mist victim, Lockjaw. Ed McGuinness made the startling cover for the first issue.
It’s time for our monthly Fried Pie variant reveals. This time we have X-Men Grand Design done by series writer/artist Ed Piskor. This series is a Histroy time line of the X-men done in the style of HIp Hop Famly Tree and if this cover doesn’t get you amped up…may Cyclops fry […]