First Second’s Executive Editor discusses what led her into comics and gives tips to aspiring comics editors!
by Alex Dueben Daniel Alarcón’s short story City of Clowns was originally published by The New Yorker in 2003 and then as part of his collection War by Candlelight. Since then, Alarcón has been acclaimed as one of the preeminent writers of his generation as a novelist, short story writer and journalist with books like […]
2016 has been a banner year for Ulises Fariñas. The Judge Dredd and Amazing Forest co-writer recently launched Buño, a new comics imprint. He’s also just released the first issue to MOTRO, a new series he is co-writing with Erick Freitas and drawing on his own with Ryan Hill on colors. MOTRO, published through Oni Press, tells the story […]
Last year an anonymously sourced webpage called Fair Page Rates made some waves by assembling a survey of 60 professionals on who paid what and which publishers were the hardest to work for. The survey was later upped to include 127 answers, still a fairly low sample. The survey was criticized by some for its […]
Earlier this year, Z2 Comics published the first comic book written by novelist Samuel Sattin, Legend. This week, the publisher is putting out the series’ first collection as Legend Vol 1 prints issues 1-5 for fans of binge reading. Sattin’s tale is about a world where the animals have inherited the Earth after humanity was wiped out by […]
While everyone knows the band Kiss defined loud music and showmanship for all times, via bassist Gene Simmons they were also pioneers of the whole “comics nerdlebrity” movement – Simmons went to high school with Marv Wolfman and must have picked up a thing or two about comics. Anyway, Kiss is back in a regular […]