For the five people still interested in comics industry news, Dan Nadel is leaving tcj.com as co-editor; he’ll be replaced by Tucker Stone. Stone recently left NoBrow to join the distributor Consortium so I guess it’s less of a conflict of interest. Nadel wrote: Tomorrow is my last day as co-editor of The Comics Journal. The reason […]
Ann Nocenti talks to The Beat about her career in comics and launching the sci-fi political thriller The Seeds with artist David Aja for the Dark Horses’ newly minted Berger Books imprint.
Kate Leth talks to The Beat about her self-made beginnings and transition to licensed work, which led to her current series Spell on Wheels for Dark Horse.
The collected edition of CUTTER from Top Cow comes out tomorrow and it’s definitely in the spirit of the season with a tale of a girl getting revenge on some bullies. Written by Robert Napton and Seamus Kevin Fahey with art by Christian Dibari and Maan House it’s a spooky black and white comic with all […]
It was only a short, uneventful year ago that David S. Pumpkins became the new spirit of Halloween. Portrayed by Tom Hanks, this 80s kick snare infused hob goblin first appeared on a Saturday Night LIve Sketch and worked his way into our hearts from there. But just as pumpkin is creeping into everything from your […]
In a Facebook post, Image founder Marc Silvestri posted a photo of himself post part one of cataract surgery: In a previous post he noted that he’d had severe double vision for a while. Silvestri, 58, heads up Top Cow Studios which publishes such books as Witchblade, and currently, Romulus and Postal. He’s best known […]
Julia Gfrörer’s comics are always readable, but they are Halloween worthy as well, featuring dark, medieval tales of death and loss. And for Halloween she’s posting new t-shirt designs daily based on her haunting art. You can peruse the whole line up in th links but she’s posting new designs every day on Twitter as well. […]
The institutional memory of women in comics is short, but women have been involved in comics for over 100 years. It’s something that surprised the panel’s moderator Amy Chu (Red Sonja, Poison Ivy). Chu, who got her start in comics in 2011, jokingly credits much of her success to vindictiveness, “I’m trying to prove 11 […]
Four years ago Tee Franklin (Bingo Love) started #BlackComicsMonth at New York City Comic Con. Today an audience packed a large conference room at the Javitz Convention Center to celebrate and acknowledge the work of marginalized creators. This panel took a refreshing take on how it talked about representation in that the much of the […]
Along with the thrill and chills of Halloween season, October also brings #inkober, a drawing challenge centered on producing pen and ink drawings each day, You can find hundreds of delightful drawings by following along with the hashtag on Twitter, and some of them have a distinctly spooky feeling. You can also learn more about […]