HaiNaNu “Nooligan” Saulque is a visual artist who finds inspiration from fashion, cartoons, golden age comics, and comic strips. He is most recognized for taking pop-culture figures and exaggerating them in cartoonish fashion, always complete with a signature pair of sneakers. Earlier in the week, we posted a review of the DC Artist Alley figures […]
Ever since her debut novel in 1993, author Sherrilyn Kenyon has been hard at work behind the keyboard. With her current series of books including The Dark Hunters, The League, Nevermore, Deadman’s Cross, Chronicles of Nick, and Lords of Avalon, she currently has more than seventy-million books in print, all in numerous genres and forms […]
Exhibiting at a comic-con, particularly in Artists Alley, can be fun and lucrative — or it can leave you frustrated, exhausted, and broke.
Writer Bill Messner-Loebs – who once worked on The Flash and Wonder Woman, reinvented Johnny Quest, and made a million dollars writing dialog for The Maxx – is now homeless and working at various odd jobs, including a Panera and a janitor. That’s from a story by Derek Kevra for Fox 2 in Michigan. […]
“Do you have an original idea for a movie? And do you plan on attending Wizard World Comic Con Portland? This could be your day.”
Let’s investigate one of the most haunting quotes ever attributed to a cartoonist.
Last month at New York Comic Con, I had the chance to interview Tim Clarke, a toy designer with more than 30 years of experience, some of which through Jim Henson Company and most manufacturers in the business. He worked on the designs for both The Dark Crystal and Fraggle Rock, co-created the Boglins […]
Making a living as a cartoonist isn’t easy, as longtime Beat readers well know. However, one excellent source of revenue for a while was The New Yorker’s Cartoon Bank, which licensed cartoons for secondary use, netting creators sometimes thousands of dollars. But as this amazing piece by Seth Simons at Paste reveals, the business has been neglected and revenue […]
By Andrea Ayres On the search for women colorists, letterers, inkers, writers or artists but aren’t sure where to look? Then the Visible Women hashtag is the place for you. The event is a project of the company Milkfed, founded by comic book writers Kelly Sue DeConnick (BitchPlanet) and Matt Fraction (SEX CRIMINALS). The hashtag […]
The above post by Rich Tommaso on FB has been lighting up creator chatrooms and my inbox since it went up yesterday. Tommaso is a long time indie comics veteran, with such books as the well reviewer Dark Corridor and She-Wolf for Image, and prior to that a steady body of work for Fantagraphics Books, […]