by David Carter Greetings, sales charts fans! It’s time once again to look at DC’s sales figures. Still no sign of the Diamond end-of-year numbers for 2016; according to comics sales figures guru John Jackson Miller they are still forthcoming, though indefinitely delayed. One they are (finally) made available I’ll adjust the figures in the […]
by Alex Dueben Ray Bilingsley started freelancing professionally when he was twelve years old. A graduate of the School of Visual Arts, where he studied under Will Eisner, Billingsley became the youngest syndicated cartoonist in the country when his first strip “Lookin’ Fine” was launched. Since 1988, he’s been writing and drawing “Curtis,” which is […]
by Alex Dueben Late last year Icon Books released Queer: A Graphic History by Meg-John Barker and Julia Scheele which looks at queer theory and the ideas and people that shaped this way of examining and thinking about society and individuals. Barker is a therapist, activist, writer and a senior lecturer at the Open University […]
by Alex Dueben One of the more interesting forms of comics that has gained prominence in recent years is “comics poetry” and one of the publications that rose up to take advantage of this form, and to push it forward, is Ink Brick. If the effort to encourage and foster a new form of comics […]
by Xavier Lancel Welcome to a new analysis of the Marvel sales. Reminder: I’m french, that’s why I’m talking funny. Please address your complaints to my “Isabelle Huppert is a goddess” country. This a weird month to analyse. The most disturbing thing is that the usual pattern fall from issue #1 do not work: some […]
by David Carter Greetings, sales charts fans! It’s time once again to look at Image Comics’s sales figures. Please refer to the July 2015 column for a preamble and explanation as to why sales standards for Image books are likely to be different than those for DC or Marvel. Image shipped 47 comics in December, […]
The classic Aughts character Street Angel is back in a full color After School Special!
David Carter dives in DC’s December 2016 sales!
By Victor Van Scoit Last year SyFy gave us Lev Grossman’s The Magicians brought to life from page to screen by co-creators John McNamara and Sera Gamble. Grossman’s novels were tailor made for those who experienced the wonder of reading Harry Potter and The Narnia Chronicles, yet wondered where the real angst, insecurity, and issues of […]
by Bryon@miniworld (Here’s an op-ed written by a veteran vendor who attends many comics events a year. We’ve been hearing a lot of viewpoints on the comic-con explosion from creators and publishers but here’s the view of someone in the trenches behind a booth. It has been edited slightly for flow.) WHATEVER HAPPENED TO COMIC-CON? […]