No matter the context, heroin addiction is an incredibly painful subject. The curse of heroin is that it is not a solitary drug. Everyone who comes into contact with this most potent opioid–from users to their loved ones–is affected in some tangible way. For many, the pain of addiction is translated into shame: shame for […]
As September came to a close, I spoke with Molly Knox Ostertag, artist behind Sharon Shinn’s Shattered Warrior and author of the ongoing webcomic Strong Female Protagonist as well as last year’s unique Scholastic Halloween release, The Witch Boy. With the sequel story, The Hidden Witch releasing at the end of October this year, I thought I’d get some insight […]
Today the comics community at large mourns the passing of legendary artist Carlos Ezquerra whose work co-creating Judge Dredd for 2000 AD defined that magazine through over 40 years of publishing and coalesced the modern British comics movement.
Holy crap! Olivia Jaimes, the pseudonym of a cartoonist who has turned the Nancy world upside down with her take on the strip, is making a PUBLIC APPEARANCE. Her very first! Jaimes will appear at Cartoon Crossroads Columbia (CXC) on a spotlight panel at 3:30 on Sunday and two mysterious personal events. No cel phones […]
Ashanti Fortson weaves a beautiful story of forgiveness and failure with ‘smallness’. The one-shot comic will debut at SPX, here’s our preview.
The classic DC war comics artist was 91.
The artist is taking time off to address some health issues.
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 […]