March Book 3 is named National Book Award Finalist


March Book Three, the inspiring story of the US civil rights movement and the life of Rep. John Lewis, continues its awards season progress as it was named a finalist in the Young People’s Literature category. It’s only the fourth graphic novel to be nominated for this prestigious award, but yet another triumph for this book.  What […]

NYCC ’16: ComiXology and their new banners are “Always with you”


Comixology launches their “Always With You” campaign at San Diego but we didn’t have time to roperly absorb it, but it’s a comfort. And so are these new banners that reveal fashionable, relevant peopkle enjoying all kinds of digital comics, as you do. Comixology aso released their signing schedule:  

NYCC ’16: Lion Forge acquires Magnetic Press


Lion Forge is posied to make a LOT of announcements at New York Comic-Con (disclosure they are sponsoring our coverage) and here is the first: they’ve acquired Magnetic PRess, the highly regarded publisher that specializes in bringing over European materials — including such stand outs as the Love series and the Eisner nominated Doomboy. The […]

NYCC ’16: Alex Ross Arts is bringing his double decker booth and lots of cool exclusives


When you’re an artist as talented as Alex Ross, you don’t even have to make an appearance to make a splash. Alex Ross Arts is an immensely successful concern, with a huge new display that debuted at SDCC this year, and Ross himself gets to stay home and make more art. Good deal! PS: on a […]

P. Craig Russell and a cast of all-stars to adapt Neil Gaiman’s American Gods in comics


Dark Horse has assembled an all-star cast of creators for a 27-issue adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s beloved novel American Gods. Long time Giaman collacborator P. Craig Rusell and Scott Hampton lead the charge. There will be three story arcs, Shadows, My Ainsel, and The Moment of the Storm, which will all be collected into hardcovers. The first […]

NYCC ’16: Marvel has big Hip Hop Variant cover artists signing on Saturday


Despite the controversy over the cultural appropriation of Marvel’s Hip-Hop variant cover program, it is popular, and a bunch of the artsts will be signing at the Marvel Booth at New York Comic-Con on Saturday at noon. Edited to add: Hip=hop artists Produgy, Jean Grae, Esoteric, Inspectah Deck and 7L will appear at  asinging on Friday. […]