Area men are getting things done, I check another one off the bucket list, a comics contest, who was in costume at Comic-Con and what comics looked like in 1944.
This is a random week’s worth. Gotta remember that daily thing. § Who Won Comic-Con? Christian Hoffer thinks he has the answer. § WizardWorld’s on demand streaming service ConTV has been running for a while and they just announced a new show starring Michael Carbonaro, a colorful figure well known in the NYC comics community as […]
As revealed by Faith Erin Hicks in the above tweet, the New York Times Graphic Novel best sellers lists are teeming with female creators, especially on the paperback list where Kieron Killen and Jamie McKelvie are the only male representatives. The hardcover list has 2 1/2 female created books, and there’s at least one on the manga list. I’ve been telling you this for FOUR YEARS.
§ Fusion’s comics page has some great content, for example this piece where 8 LGBT cartoonists share their reactions to legal same-sex marriage, with comics from Hilary Price, Sophie Yanow and Howard Cruse’s which is really marvelous. The one from Christopher Keelty, above, made me laugh the hardest though. § Cartoonist/educator Frank Santoro has announced […]
§ The Lammy Awards were presented last night, aka the Lambda Literary Awards, which honor LGBTQ literature in many categories from lesbian romance to transgender fiction. The Graphic novel nominees were: 100 Crushes by Elisha Lim Band Vs. Band Comix Volume 1 by Kathleen Jacques Pregnant Butch: Nine Long Months Spent in Drag by A.K. […]
§ Luz, the Charlie Hebdo cartoonist who sirvived the January attack, is quitting the magazine in September, he revealed in an interview on Monday. It’s hard to blame him. “Each issue is torture, because the others are gone,” Mr. Luzier said. “Spending sleepless nights summoning the dead, wondering what Charb, Cabu, Honoré, Tignous would have […]