CXC: Tyler and Aragones share CXC Master Award; Trudeau and Czap also honored


  The CXC festival was held over the last four days in Columbus and the Sunday night driving home tweets were all very happy. I’ve pieced together the award winners from Tweets and Instagrams and what not. You can see more photos and news at the CXC FB page. The CXC Master Award was shared […]

CXC is going on right now and on through the weekend and you should go


I hvae done a really awful job of reporting on the goings on at CXC in Columbus. The Comics Crossroads festival is now in its second year, and the whole roll out as an arts festival around Columbus and a two day comics festival is in place for the first time with guests like  Garry TRudeau (what […]

NYCC ’16: Lion Forge acquires Magnetic Press


Lion Forge is posied to make a LOT of announcements at New York Comic-Con (disclosure they are sponsoring our coverage) and here is the first: they’ve acquired Magnetic PRess, the highly regarded publisher that specializes in bringing over European materials — including such stand outs as the Love series and the Eisner nominated Doomboy. The […]

Previews: AfterShock’s December shipping books with all the covers


Previews time is nigh and we’re pleased to partner with AfterShock to present their previews for books on sale in December with all the covers. Highlights include  the first Rough Riders collection and the continuation of Warren Ellis and Phil Hester’s Shipwreck and the controversial Alters by Paul Jenkins and Leila Leiz. Alters 3 Reeling from […]

James Pruett is back as publisher of Scout Comics


You all know Joe Pruett, publisher of Aftershock comics, but did you know he has a twin brother named James Pruett? James has been involved in various comics things over the years, but dropped out a while ago. However, he’s back as newly-announced publisher of Scout Comics, which puts out comics such as HENCHGIRL, ONCE OUR LAND […]

Kilgore Books & Comics announces ambitious fall schedule with van Sciver, Gennis and more


  Denver-based comics publisher Kilgore Books & Comics has announced its fall publishing lineup via a crowdfunding campaign. The crowdfunding campaign aims to help publish those 4 new comics and also serves as a pre-ordering incentive. The list of comics includes The Plunge by Emi Gennis, a story about the first person (Annie Taylor Edison) to go […]

Weekend reading and preview: The Solar Grid by Ganzeer is a dark, thought provoking piece of SF


Fans of Vertigo Comics and Image Comics recent turn to intelligent SF, here’s another comic you should be checking out: The Solar Grid by Ganzeer. Ganzeer is an Egyptian muralist and graphic designer who was forced to leave his home after being targeted by the current Egyptian regime as a terrorist after he made some […]

Disney is rebooting The Rocketeer as a black female character


No scrap of IP goes wasted at Disney and they’ve dusted off The Rocketeer, Dave Stevens’ classic pulp-inspired character, with a projected reboot that will star a black female heroine. Max Winkler and Matt Spicer have been hired to develop a script, and Brigham Taylor (The Jungle Book) is producing this along with Blake Griffin […]