Rounding up some recent think pieces and facing the most annoying thing in comics. Plus the greatest panel report of all times.
The most fascinating thing about art is the many forms it can take and ways one can make it. This also applies to comic books and graphic novels. Known best as “Raul the Third,” this artist has a unique style; using only Bic pens for his illustrations. On March 9th, Raul the Third gave a […]
by Joe Grunenwald Convention Season is upon us once again, that magical time of the year when tens of thousands of comics fans have the opportunity to hobknob with their favorite creators. For a lot of fans, this means putting money into said creators’ hands by buying things directly from them. Writers often have copies […]
The Beat sits down with Fantastic Beast’s Dan Fogler to talk about his comics writing career, the great coming yin/yang union, conspicy theories, and the coming of Brooklyn Gladiator in April.
Although he’s taking some time off from the mainstream, Jimmy Palmiotti is busy making comics. And this week he’s back with his latest crowdfunder for a graphic novel, Killing Time in America. This time he’s teamed with co-writer Craig Weeden [MIA’S GIFT (novel)- DIAMOND PAYBACK (screenplay)] and artist Justin Norman (aka Moritat) (JONAH HEX, HARLEY QUINN). Colorist […]
Each week, Alex Lu is highlighting the work of some of the coolest illustrators of our generation. Know anyone who should be featured (including yourself)? Email email@example.com. This Week: Reimena Yee has a style all her own. Educated with a STEM background and naturally introspective, Yee’s work is both whimsical and intensely methodical. Known best for her […]
The Infinite Universe of Jim Starlin opens soon at The Cartoon Art Museum
Steve Hamaker ranks tragically high in the ratio of most read to least recognizable cartoonists. Jeff Smith BONE was a giant indie success as a black-and-white comic book series, but it hit the mainstream when it was released as a series of graphic novels by Scholastic with vibrant colors from Hamaker. Hamaker went on to […]
With the recent tragedy of yet another mass shooting, all sorts of voices are rising, many trying to label the biggest roots of this continued problem in the US. Two republican congressmen, Brian Mast & Matt Bevin (the latter endorsed by the NRA,) saying that the problem isn’t guns, it’s “the culture of violence… hollywood […]
International Women’s Day (IWD) was on March 8 and the comics community celebrated by talking about the creators, artists, and illustrators who help to inspire us and make comics a more inclusive and welcoming place. A Brief History Though there is some conflict regarding the origin of International Women’s Day, scholars generally associate it with […]