Neil Gaiman is one of those once in a millennia creators, much like Shakespeare, whose work is thought-provokingly complex yet interpretable on multiple levels. P. Craig Russell is one of those creators whose made an artform out of translating cherished works to the comic book medium. The man who brought Coraline and Night Music to comic book form is […]
Helpful tip for crediting art in comics. One is by Jamie McKelvie and the other is by Jamie McKelvie and Matt Wilson. See the difference? pic.twitter.com/5HJJz9zZQl — Matt Wilson (@COLORnMATT) January 20, 2017 This tweet by colorist Matt Wilson was going around last week, and not only does it reinforce the importance of properly crediting […]
While inauguration day may have been a gloomy afternoon in more than just weather terms; there was a bit of good news. At SDCC 2016, Tom Taylor announced he would be coming back to write the Injustice comic tie-in again and bring back some of the pizzazz missing from the series later years by other […]
Editor Shelly Bond left Vertigo last May, but you knew you knew she wouldn’t stay away for long. Along with Hi-Fi Colour Design founders Kristy Miller and Brian Miller, she’s dipped into her immance rolodex**to help curate Femme Magnifique, a comics anthology of 30 short stories about women trailblazers from the worlds of pop music, politics, art, and science. Inspired […]
Civil War II doesn’t seem that far behind us, but we’re already starting a new phase of Marvel with the debut of Monsters Unleashed #1. With recent teaser images, we can already start to infer that the publisher is now trying to bring these frayed heroes together despite the tension surrounding the heroes in the […]
Maré Odomo’s Letters to an Absent Father sounds like an emotionally wrenching autobiographical comic. And it is emotionally wrenching…but it’s about…well…it’s about someone named Ash and his many many companions. Odomo is a Seattle based cartoonist whose Late Bloomer is available from Retrofit. She’s very talented, as this reimagining mash-up proves.
We all experience defining moments of self-realization in our lives. These epiphanies about our own lives happen when we reflect on who we are, or when someone points out something to us and they allow us to decide to change or stay that way. Becca Tobin addresses the idea of life-changing moments within her latest comic It’s […]
Elsewhere on the internet, it seems as though the sky is falling. For those who keep a very close eye on the comic industry, you’ll know that now is the time you’d normally start seeing the official comic solicitations for books coming out in April 2017. The cycle usually kicks off two weeks before Diamond releases their Previews catalogue. […]