At his spotlight panel at the 218 San Diego Comic-Con, cartoonist Brian Fies revealed some news….and got a touching surprise that left everyone moved.
The prolific cartoonist talks about creating in the age of Trump and opens up about her process in advance of her upcoming collection from Image Comics, ME THE PEOPLE.
One of 2017’s best SDCC offsite events was an incredible look at the Oscar-winning animation studio LAIKA, creators of Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls and Kubo and the Two Strings. Thankfully, it’s back! They’ve returned for 2018 to the heart of San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter with an all newer-than-ever LAIKA LIVE exhibit. Going on now through July 22nd fans can once again immerse themselves […]
Over the last few weeks there’s been some concern that Italian cartoonist Zerocalcare wouldn’t get his Visa in time for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Zerocalcare – the pen name of Michele Rech – is one of Italy’s best selling and acclaimed cartoonists, with more than 1 million copies of his work in print. His Kobane Calling […]
He’ll be spending more time with Cyberfrog.
Dive into the creative process and inspirations for the creators of Girls Have a Blog and Knight & Beard, two of the brightest young talents in comics today.
The Scott Eder Gallery in Jersey City has a super cool show opening tonight; Graphic Alt Comics with art by Gabrielle Bell, Tommi Parrish, Mary Fleener, Powerpaola, Trina Robbins, Conxita Herrero, Lauren Weinstein and Gina Wynbrandt. It’s a fantastic mix of groundbreaking veteran cartoonists and some of today’s hottest stars, co-curated by agent Alessandra Sternfeld. Tonigths opening […]
Sometime after this, Pixar contacted Alcaraz. “They invited me for a ‘little-chat,’” he said. When they asked for his help to work on the movie, Alcaraz was stunned. “I was thinking, ‘wow universe, you have a sick sense of humor.” But, Alcaraz saw this as a great opportunity and accepted it. “I wanted to make sure this wasn’t going to be the Aladdin for Mexicans.”
Over the last month or two I may have alluded to an outside project I was working on and it was this: The 100 Pages That Shaped Comics. The team that put this together was spearheaded by Vulture’s Abraham Riesman and I was joined by Sarah Boxer, Jeet Heer, Fred Van Lente, Brian Cronin, Charles Hatfield, Christopher Spaide, Joshua Rivera, Klaus Janson, Mark Morales, […]
Dean Haspiel’s prowess as a cartoonist is well known, but he’s now an emerging playwright as well. His new play, The Last Bar at the End of the World opens tomorrow at Urban Stages in Manhattan – you can buy tickets here. Directed by Phillip Cruise, and starring Cruise, Tarik Davis, Lex Friedman, Seth Gilliam, […]