Looks like comics and metal madness is everywhere in 2018. Babymetal is a huge cult band out of Japan that fuses a trio of cute Japanese girls singing heavier than lead metal songs. It’s a can’t miss formula and it’s getting a graphic novel this fall: Apocrypha: The Legend of Babymetal, which tells the story – […]
Are Marvel’s Young Guns variants just glorified trading cards?
An all-star group of creators gathers to discuss the work of Jim Starlin.
The Angouleme-winning Monsieur Jean series by Philippe Dupuy and Charles Berberian is celebrated here with It Don’t Come Easy, a collection of some of the latter-day stories in the series, a grouping that covers Jean’s settling down and finds other characters in the cast doing some semblance of the same. These stories often get compared […]
This is the third season in a column that judges a book by its cover. Catch up on the current season, or view the complete archive. We’ve looked at textless comic covers and textless album covers, but what about other media? Video games, to my knowledge, have yet to do a textless cover outside of reversible covers, […]
Health science educator Kriota Willberg has some important tips that artists (and everyone who sits at a desk) can appreciate
This is the third season in a column that judges a book by its cover. Catch up on the current season, or view the complete archive. So, what was the first textless comic cover? I speculated two weeks ago that it might be Darkstar #1, and asked readers to let me know of any earlier ones. Lo and […]
On the surface, I, Parrot is a madcap farce about taking care of 42 parrots as it snowballs into absurdity on almost a surreal degree. Taken on all levels, writer Deb Olin Unferth and artist Elizabeth Haidle have crafted a lovely fable about gathering all the precious pieces that make up your life and giving […]
This is the third season in a column that judges a book by its cover. Catch up on the current season, or view the complete archive. I hope you’re not tired of me talking about textless covers yet, because I’ve still got so much to say! This week: the textless wraparound cover. Maybe the two most […]
YOSHITAKA AMANO: THE ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHY—BEYOND THE FANTASY comes in both standard and limited edition releases.