Dark Horse has announced the second volume in their Moebius Library reprint project.
After a couple of days of dissembling, defensiveness and saying he did nothing wrong, artist Ardian Syaf has posted an apology/farewell note on his FB page, which is now visible again. As you may recall Syaf surreptitiously put messages referring to an anti-Semitic, anti-Christian organization in the are of X-Men Gold #1. On his FB […]
§ In this drab world of ice and mists, more Niflheim than Midgard, a ray of light smote the heavens yesterday, gladdening our hearts with the shouts of the warriors and the songs of the shieldmaidens. I speak of the trailer for Thor: Ragnarok, of course, with its Tumblr-worthy hammer crushing and hero shearing and […]
Art and culture site Hyperallergic is home to several ongoing comics by an array of up and comers. One of them is Lauren Purje, an art school graduate whose clean-lined comics are a humorous look at the art world and the aspiring fine artist. Purje’s popular strip was just collected by Top Shelf in You Might […]
The ALA has released its annual list of the most challneged books of the previous year, and as is common in recent years, several graphic novels are on this list. This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki and Jill Tamaki leads the list followed by Raina Telgemeier’s Drama. Neither appearance on the list will be much of a surprise to library challenge watchers.
Carolyn Kelly, a cartoonist and daughter of Pogo creator Walt Kelly, passed away following a lengthy battle with cancer this weekend, as reported by her longtime companion, Mark Evanier:
The nominations for the 2017 Glyph awards are out. These awards honor “the best in comics made by, for, and about people of color from the preceding calendar year. While it is not exclusive to black creators, it does strive to honor those who have made the greatest contributions to the comics medium in terms […]
If you somehow missed the Ardian Syaf controversy over the weekend…well, lucky you, But here’s a rundown of what happened. • First the background: Ardian Syaf is a comics artist from Indonesia, whose worked on many titles for DC and Marvel since getting his start in US comics in 2008 on The Dresden Files for […]
Spotlighting free comics on ComiXology, how about RASL #1 by Jeff Smith. A follow up of sorts to Bone, his beloved classic all ages fantasy, Rasl is a little more overtly darker, the story of an art thief named Rasl who uses something called “The Drift” to steal priceless artifacts from other dimensions.
It’s the Adventure Time era of indie comics, as quirkily drawn fantasies about cute folks having cute adventures dot the comics landscape. But then there’s Travelogue by Aatmaja Pandya, the kind of sweet, breathless, mysterious, all-heart comic that shows you how it is done. The set-up is pretty simple: Nana is a little wizard, old […]