Julie Delporte’s work is raw, and she is still impeccable at laying out an unmappable thought process that feels like a profound journey into the unknown.
The 7th annual Black Comic Book Festival, which took place on January 18-19 at the Schomburg Center in Harlem, was a fierce statement on black representation in comics. Not a plea but an actual boots-on-the-ground, grassroots expression of black creativity, independence, and resiliency. There was an air of hope throughout the festival. Creators of color, […]
Reviews of Direct Action Gets the Goods, Hobo Mom, and Viewotron #1
If you’re seeking diversity in comics that comes at you both powerfully and gently at the same time, Iron Circus Comics may be your answer.
Jon McNaught’s Kingdom captures the passive-aggressive clash between humankind and nature, and why it’s probably okay that they clash.
On the shelves January 22 from Fantagraphics
Reviewed: Uniqlo Superman by Yan Cong, POTA: Visionaries by Dana Gould & Chad Lewis, The Scar by Andrea Ferraris & Reno Chiocca
As far as Muslim representation among superheroes goes, Kamala Khan a.k.a Ms. Marvel has been one of the most successful in a thin field. The first Muslim superhero seems to be Kismet, who appeared in 1944 in Bomber Comics, created by the pseudonymous “Omar Tahan,” and then Kismet disappeared seemingly forever. That is until Boston-based […]
Aldo by Yannick Pelegrin Europe Comics What is going on with Aldo? He says he is immortal, having lived for 300 years, but sometimes his memory is sketchy after all that time, and he is stricken with the type of ennui that comes from such a long life. He loves his car and his friend […]
Monthly list of small press and indie comics for the month of November and December 2018