Thirty years ago, the fans voted to kill a sidekick. Today, we look back and talk to the editors who let them do it.
By Adam Karenina Sherif Content Warnings: sexual assault, sexism, racism This past weekend at NYCC saw a number of panels which earnestly attempted to push into more critical comics territory. Moderator Elana Levin, a comics podcaster and digital political organiser, guided the panel through a series of topics which offered some especially engaging […]
It’s not quite the library of Alexandria, but Geppi’s Entertainment Museum in Baltimorewas is closing after 12 years. It a handsome edifice of pop culture that displayed the pristine personal collection of Diamond founder Steve Geppi in a dark wood-paneled, climate controlled environment. More than 3000 of the items from the museum will be donated to […]
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Those of you who partake in digital comics might want to do yourself a favor and have a peek at the Comixology Sales page. They’ve got a better than average selection of interesting stuff up right now in the digital discount bin. (And if you prefer your comics in print, the recommendations still stand). The […]
Recently I posted a news item about the new Badger book from Devil’s Due having low orders. Writer/creator Mike Baron reached out to me about it, and I presume he reached out to some other folks who remember the Badger from his 80s run. Part of the Capitol Comics/First Comics indie era, The Badger was […]
Ever wondered what the exact Pantone shade of Batman’s cowl is (circa 1980)? How about Superman’s skin? Or perhaps what parts, exactly, are visible in Wonder Woman’s invisible jet? Well look no further, because legendary DC artist Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez has you covered. He posted the 1982 DC Comics Style Guide on his Facebook page today. The Style […]
This exhibit of works from Craig Yoe’s original art collection has already garnered stellar accolades – tonight you can see why. And that’s not all … Jeff Trexler
Makes sense, right? Ebay user hugelyimpressive is auctioning off some rare Golden Age comics he came across is order to fund his wife’s boob job. Although enough has been raised for a modest enhancement, they are seeking DD size additions so keep bidding. The post includes a FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions Q: Is this for […]
Every era of publishing has had awful comics. Though we live in a golden age, they walk among us even now. But horrible comic combined with dated inking techniques and fashion sense…now those are gold. Michael Carlyle’s The Crapbox of Son Of Cthulhu blog goes through some awful comics of the 80s, such as Rayne […]