31 Days of Halloween: You will not believe the insanity that is Mickey’s Inferno


As we’ve been reminding you all month, tomorrow is Halloween Comic Fest, one of those Diamond supported comic book holidays. Participating stores will have special Halloween swag on sale and Halloween themed events that will have you shrieking with all the fun. It just so happens that one of the most amazing comics of all times […]

31 Days of Halloween: The Forgotten Worlds of Herbert Crowley


  This is book a work of Halloween suitable art, a weird story AND an awesome Kickstarter. Triple Crown. Beehive Books, the publishing company run by Josh O’Neill, formerly of Locust Moon, is collecting the art of a forgotten master, Herbert Crowley, in The Temple of Silence: Forgotten Worlds of Herbert Crowley . Crowley was a well […]

31 days of Halloween: Halloween on Vine


  Vine isn’t really the first social media platform to go down the tubes — I think the mind wipe of MySpace counts — but it is the first to go down after establishing such a unique and bizarre creative space. Yesterday, Twitter announced (on MEDIUM, of all places) that they were ending Vine, although all current content […]

INTERVIEW: Getting Social (Media) With Todd Nauck


Todd Nauck currently has over 91,000 followers on Instagram. The Nightcrawler and Deadpool: Too Soon artist also has over 21,000 fans on Facebook, over 15,000 followers on Twitter and over 19,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel. I had the opportunity at NYCC’16 to sit down with Todd at his table in Artist Alley and talk about his use of social media in his career.

Interview: In-depth talk with Vivek J. Tiwary about the expanded paperback edition of the FIFTH BEATLE


Before Abbey Road, before Ed Sullivan, before countless records sold and souls touched, before they even were the Fab Four, the Beatles were an obscure band from an obscure, culturally irrelevant port town. No one believed they would amount to anything. Pop music and pop musicians were ephemeral, their identities and talent only as good for their […]

31 Days of Halloween: Review: What is a Witch – Pam Grossman and Tin Can Forest Excel


Pam Grossman and Tin Can Forest‘s latest release What is a Witch is a thing of wonder. An oversized comic with deep, luscious colours, beautifully lettered and fascinating from start to finish. This is to be expected from Tin Can Forest (the pen name of Toronto artists Pat Shewchuk and Marek Colek). Their art is […]

31 Days of Halloween: Pokémon Go’s Halloween Event offers Ghosts and Lots and Lots of Candy!


OH boy! As one of the five last people playing Pokémon Go I’m pretty darn excited by this! Those who stopped playing are missing out as it’s proven that playing increases one’s physical activity by 25%, which was the whole point of the game. For Halloween Pokemon GO has just rolled out spooky spawnings of haunters, cubones […]

To Do: Kunzle and Sandlin at the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium next week


  The NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium is a weekly series of lectures organized by the great Ben Katchor covering a vast range of topics on comics history and craft. Next week they’ll have three events instead of of their usual one, and while this isn’t affiliated with that weekend’s Comic Arts Brooklyn Festival, it can be […]