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, […]
This Saturday, Local Comic Shop Day celebrates its fourth year, shining a much-needed spotlight on the comic book store experience and its place in a rapidly changing retail culture. The official website for the event characterizes comic shops as “the primary fire-starters for pop culture,” a bold statement that certainly does capture the potential reach […]
The sequential art of comics is by design a participatory experience, one that co-creates meaning between panel and reader. Our minds fill in the action between panels, imbuing them with movement, voice-overs, and emotion that complete the animation begun within the still frames of the artist and script of the writer. It seems a natural fit, […]
Another day a new event – but this one has a new slant and marks the return of Emerald City Comic Con founder Jim Demonakos to independent showrunning. LightBox Expo will take place in September 6-8, 2019 at the Pasadena Convention Center and spotlight animation, concept art and character design, some of the more behind […]
“The Life and Times of Jo Mora” is on deck
The Rickety Stitch creators are part of the visiting artist program
Alexis E. Fajardo and Alex Schumacher will appear
A Kickstarter campaign launched to turn the Minky Woodcock comic about a prohibition-era gumshoe into an immersive theater production ends a week from today.
Batman: Last Knight on Earth to close Snyder’s run on the character
How a haunting game about loneliness and monsters stole the show at EA Play.