On Sunday at BookCon I was honored to moderate a panel called, The New Mainstream: Diversity & Activism In Four Colors with Thi Bui (The Best We Could Do), Marjorie Liu (Monstress, X-Men), Joe Illidge (Catalyst Comics) and Magdalene Visaggio (Kim & Kim) to talk about making comics and how today’s rise in extremism and political turmoil […]
Best part of conventions is making new friends A post shared by Chris D'Lando (@dlandocalrisian) on Apr 21, 2017 at 9:02am PDT Former Marvel spokesperson Chris D’Lando didn’t take too long to find a new gig. As he tweeted yesterday, he’s joined the ReedPOP team; ReedPop being the outfit that puts on NYCC, C2E2, PAX, […]
As you may have heard, for reasons unknown, Marvel’s comics for Kindle underwent a massive and still ongoing sale over the weekend. Polygon has some picks and details. Basically you can get some of the best Marvel graphic novels of all times for under $5, including Old Man Logan for $2, Ms Marvel Vol. 1 for […]
About a year ago, I remember fretting to some colleagues that maybe the American public’s love affair with superhero movies would end just in time for Wonder Woman to flop, and that would be the end of female led superhero films. I know it seemed unlikely, but Wonder Woman’s treatment in Hollywood has been so […]
I haven’t done K’n’B in almost a month because I’ve done five shows in seven weeks and that happened. My travel schedule is back to normal until SDCC however, so back to the semblance of normalcy. NEWS § Cartoonist Sophie Labelle was targeted by online trolls, doxxed, hacked and had to move house because of […]
A long time ago, the NY Times ran serialized comics every Sunday. That ended after a few years, but cartoonists are frequently seen in its pages, illustrating stories and contributing thoughtful comics. Today the Times goes all in again, turning the entire Sunday magazine section into comics, with 12 stories illustrating various aspects of New York life. […]
UPDATED: As Horrocks corrected in the comments, cultural appropriation was not a charge she made against Berliac. Looking at the record (which is not easy to follow) I’m not sure where this charge came from. ____ In a now-removed post, D&Q announced that the would be publishing Sadbøi by Berliac later this […]
There’s been a lot of buzz about the upcoming graphic novel/CD Murder Ballads. The comic is by Gabe Soria, with art by Paul Reinwand and Chris Hunt, but it’s the soundtrack by blues artist Robert Finley and Grammy winner Dan Auerbach (best known for his day job with The Black Keys) that makes this a unique project. The album […]
Greetings, sales charts fans! It’s time once again to look at DC’s sales figures.
Two major happenings in April for DC: “The Button” crossover between Batman and The Flash that ties into the Rebirth über-plot; and the price increase of the DC Rebirth monthly titles from $2.99 to $3.99.
“The Button” obviously had a huge impact on sales for the two titles affected, and continues into next month as well (more on this the entires for the affected titles below).
From the most problematic hero of all times to box office salvation? The most important superhero movie of our times is opening, and, as always, Wonder Woman is a lens for many people to air their own ideas about what is a hero, what is a woman, what is a hero woman and who can […]