Electricomics: Alan Moore Reinvents Comics. Again.

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Alan Moore, Writer, along with Leah Moore, Editor Anything that has the tagline ‘Not so much pushing the envelope of comicbook storytelling as folding it up to make a nice hat‘ just shouts Alan Moore, doesn’t it? But there’s no point my trying to tell you what it’s all about where there’s a handy press […]

WonderCon ’14: Warner Bros. Presentation

(Some minor spoiler ahead) Located in the Arena of this year’s Anaheim Wondercon, Warner Bros. treated us to a sneak peak of three upcoming movies that will be hitting the big screen in the next few months. On June 6th, the 70th anniversary of “D-Day,” Edge of Tomorrow will hit theatres nationwide. Starring Tom Cruise […]

Congrats to Janna O’Shea and Michael Zagari!

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While people were not watching Wrestlemania or Game of Thrones yesterday, some were getting married, including popular comics folks Janna O’Shea and Michael Zagari, whose nuptials even made the NY Times. The duo was forged in the crucible of New York comic book socializing, and tempered in a move to the West Coast to work […]

Top Shelf’s Chris Ross on DRM-Free Graphic Novels and Print-Digital Bundles [Interview]

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By Bruce Lidl Indie comics publisher Top Shelf announced yesterday that they will be selling a selection of their digital titles, without any DRM copy protection technology. Joining Image in the trend away from DRM on comics, Top Shelf will now offer eleven graphic novels from their own website in a variety of open formats, […]

INTERVIEW: Paul Duffield Announces ‘The Firelight Isle’

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Paul Duffield has been working on a huge new project for a long time now, following the finale of his co-created web series Freakangels with Warren Ellis. But today we can exclusively reveal his next big work – The Firelight Isle, a webseries which will debut online and then subsequently be published through David Fickling […]

Congratulations to Leela Corman and Tom Hart

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I am certain that all of the world of comics will join me in congratulating Tom Hart and Leela Corman on the birth of their daughter Molly Rose Corman-Hart on August 18th. In addition to being a cartoonist (Hutch Owen, Daddy Lightning), Hart is founder of the Sequential Arts Workshop—or SAW—in Gainesville, Fla., which offers […]

Congratulations, Jimmy and Amanda!

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Amanda and I tied the knot. Finally. pic.twitter.com/ZjRbfOvKnA — Jimmy Palmiotti (@jpalmiotti) August 6, 2013 According to the above tweet, one of comics most loved couples tied the knot yesterday. Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner are so close that everyone assumed they were married already, but the big day gave the bride a chance to […]

“The Shadow Now” Mini Updates The Shadow With The Spider’s Launch Team

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In October, Dynamite is launching a new Shadow mini-series.  Yes, yes… I know.  It’s another title with the same character, but there’s a compelling reason to pay attention to this concept/creative pairing.  The Shadow Now is updating the character to a modern setting and the key piece of information is that creative team on this is […]

Jeff Parker Writing Flash Gordon/The Phantom/Mandrake Team-Up

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I’d been wondering what Jeff Parker was working on, besides his Batman ’66 digital series.  Parker’s someone you expect will fill up his plate fairly quickly.  Come to find out he’s also over at Dynamite doing a 5-part series called “King’s Watch” teaming the King Features Syndicate comic strip heroes Flash Gordon, The Phantom and […]

Captain Action Resurfaces, Bridging the Pulp Age and Cold War

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Captain Action is beginning his third life in comics this September in the 6-issue Codename: Action mini-series from Dynamite.  Originally a 1960s action figure with licensed costumes to dress it up like Superman, Spider-Man or the Lone Ranger, Captain Action first came to comics in 1968 from DC and then was revived in 2008 at Moonstone […]

Summer of Valiant is Gathering Steam

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This week Valiant are spring-boarding off their Free Comic Book Day offerings to announce “Summer of Valiant” previews of upcoming titles. Their first announcement was that QUANTUM AND WOODY would be coming back starting in July, their first super hero team to grace the Valiant charge into their highly regarded and fan favorite lines this […]

Congratulations to Parker and Meghan Adair on their successful wedding!

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Parker Adair was a guest columnist here last year, covering C2E2 as a first-time convention-goer.  This year, the planned nuptials prevented a return visit, but instead, they celebrated their union on Free Comic Book Day.  (Easy for me to remember!) Yes, the couple are bonafide geeks, as was proven when the wedding party made a stop at […]

Nostalgia Reigns as IDW Announce ROCKY & BULLWINKLE, MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN

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Coinciding with all of the big C2E2 announcements from just about every comics publisher, IDW released some information about more than one upcoming series bringing the characters created by Jay Ward to comics. The two big titles will include MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN, leading up to a March 2014 film release from DreamWorks Animation in […]

Jason Lutes’ new project: games influencing comics

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BY JEN VAUGHN – For anyone who has ever performed any improv, there is a simple rule: ‘Say Yes.’ Say yes to a situation when presented to you because your fellow troupe member has a story line. You can add even more “yes and…” The same rule applies to a game called Fiasco, which calls […]

MoCCA announces more guests

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Well, not so much guests as awesome people who will be there. Among the ones we’d like to call attention to, the French genius Boulet, graphic memoirist Miriam Katin (who is having her book release party in NYC tonight), animator/illustrator Peter de Seve and the all-around great Michael Kupperman. But you know, really everyone on this list is swell.

ECCC: Monkeybrain Announce Free Comic: Frost

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A quick update from Emerald City Comic Con, a convention which you can only access by jumping into your nearest hot air balloon and flying directly into a cyclone. Monkeybrain’s Allison Baker is at the convention this weekend, and on Friday announced the immediate release of a new comic from the company, available now on […]