C2E2 is back on the industry radar after a successful Diamond retailer summit, and the event will return to CHicago in 2018.
When you talk about dynamite collaborations, the team of Alex De Campi, Carla Speed McNeil and Jenn Manley Lee on No Mercy is about as superstar as it gets. A savage yet humane story that starts out in the “teenagers left on their own create a new society that reveals what people are really like” […]
Reclaiming the great tween girl audience for comics, Papercutz has just released a nw line of comics: Charmz a new imprint that just launched with three titles. It’s just in time for Children’s Book Week and to add to the growing list of comics for kids. The line is edited by Mariah Huehner, an ex […]
Just a few hours ago I noted that Sonny Liew is a certified comics genius, and now he’s leading this year’s Eisner Award nominations with six for his The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye which is, by most definitions, a masterpiece. The book, a social history of Singapore, uses a dizzying array of comics styles […]
Well, here’s a shoe that just dropped. Selected Marvel titles are now available on the comiXology Unlimited platform, their all you can read service. You can see the whole list below. That leaves DC as the only publisher not participating in the service, which is more of a sampler than the Netflix of Comics that no one has been able […]
ONE of Valiants big summer pushes is Secret Weapons, which is billed as the MUST-READ NEW SERIES from Academy Award-nominated writer Eric Heisserer (screenwriter of the international smash-hit ARRIVAL and the upcoming BLOODSHOT and HARBINGER feature films from Sony Pictures) and visionary artist Raul Allen (WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR) with Patricia Martin (BLOODSHOT REBORN). […]
Now THIS is how you market to expand comics readership. In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Gene Luen Yang and Panda Express have teamed to give away a brand new comic featuring The Green Turtle — the first Asian American superhero and star of the acclaimed graphic novel The Shadow Hero.
Comics writer and interviewer Tim O’Shea died over the weekend. He’d been battling brain cancer for a while, a struggle a lot of us followed on social media. He was only 49. There are lots of remembrances on his Facebook page – his Talking Comics with Tim series interviewed just about everyone who mattered, and these were […]
§ This comic about the minimum wage by Sam Wallman If They Could Pay Us Less, They Would The Minimum Wage is Under Attack was in heavy rotation on my feeds yesterday. It’s detailed and heartfelt. § This “perky, self helpy” illustrated thing from Brightside called 10 Illustrations Showing How Creative People See the World was […]
Another no brainer here; Grant Snider’s Incidental Comics is a popular site that straddles the line between self help and observation with short comics that meditate on how to make and do things. Snider is an orthodontist be trade but also a cartoonist who has been published in The New Yorker, the NY Times and so […]