One of the things I recall fondly from my childhood was playing video games with my parents. It has permeated our lives together for as long as I can remember. They had been playing video games long before they had me and they used me as an excuse to keep playing. There’s this photo of […]
You’re probably sick and tired of the disturbing news that the US has been embroiled in for the last week. But in case you aren’t – or are, like The Beat, just glued to the Internet and TV with your eyelids propped up, here are some comics about recent events and background. All the way […]
An aspiring comics creator who longs for the Image Comics of his youth gets a shot at success and fame via a magic potion in van Sciver’s latest online comic.
K.L. Ricks has this uncanny ability to portray movement incredibly well. In Arm’s Length, we see our protagonist Mari biking and fencing. In each case, Ricks is able to convey motion both in her characters and subtly in the environment. Notice the way Mari’s fencing sword shakes during her fight with the hooded black figure while crouching […]
Okay it’s been a while, but FREE COMICS ARE BACK. And we’re back with My Body and My Daughter: An In-Depth Analysis by Glynnis Fawkes in The New Yorker. Fawkes is a new name to the New Yorker family – maybe the influence of new cartoons editor Emma Allen? Fawkes is an award winning cartoonist who hasn’t […]
The great Vanessa Davis has a visual essay for Topic, a new online magazine that presents “visual storytelling” about monthly themes. The topic is “Customer Service” and includes her observations on the time she was a building manager (the super!), the difference between NYC and LA, nice restaurants and why we think being treated badly […]
Continuing our look at some queer themed comics for Pride Month, Eighty Days is a beautifully drawn historical romance adventure with queer themes. It has a stunning ink line and a feel that harkens back to classic comic strip adventures.
Just to continue our offering of the sold out issues #1 and #2 of Colossi from Vault Comics, here’s issue 2. (And issue #1 is here.) Issue #3 is on sale in comics shops now! As a refresher in this book by writer Ricardo Mo, artist Alberto Muriel and colorist Stelladia, a shuttle full of people […]
As the western part of the nation struggles in 120-degree heat nothing will cool you down faster than thinking about Halloween! And Diamond has just revealed the line-up for its October Halloween ComicFest promotion. The event will come with a T-shirt by Francesco Francavilla. Just looking at these images is making me think of hot […]
I’ve been looking more closely at the work of Carta Monir after I saw her live reading of one of her comics at the TCAF Alt Comics 10 event organized by publisher 2dcloud. I was thoroughly impressed with her short webcomic Don’t Wanna Close My Eyes. In Don’t Wanna Close My Eyes, Scott, a high school student, […]