Crowdfunding is incredibly popular among the comics community. Raising funds through individual donors has enabled dynamic, diverse and innovative comics, anthologies and books, from an every changing group of creators. There’s an avalanche of crowdfunding campaigns each week, so we’ve sifted through some of them and chosen our favorites to share with you. 1. The […]
What ever happened to Legendary Comics? The shingle was launched as part of big nerd Thomas Tull’s Legendary Entertainment back in 2010, and put out a bunch of comics, many tied to Legendary films, such as Pacific Rim, a few others – most notoriously Frank Miller’s Holy Terror – not. Earlier this year they […]
§ Nice Art: Fantagraphics has entered the “oversized, small coffee table of an art book” field with three volumes, one spotlighting Prince Valiant, one Charles Burns’ Black Hole and one, the art of Jaime Hernandez. Perhaps the nicest art of all. The AV Club takes a peek inside the book: Focusing on the visual aspects of […]
Fifteen years ago I was starting to like cereal. Michael Turner, Frank Mastromauro, and Peter Steigerwald were doing something infinitely more special by starting a small independent comic book publisher that would be known as Aspen Comics. In 2018 that same company will be celebrating its 15th anniversary alongside the 20 year anniversary of Fathom, […]
Last month at New York Comic Con, I had the chance to interview Tim Clarke, a toy designer with more than 30 years of experience, some of which through Jim Henson Company and most manufacturers in the business. He worked on the designs for both The Dark Crystal and Fraggle Rock, co-created the Boglins […]
It had to happen!
Lockjaw, the one break out star of the Inhuman’s fiasco push to TV, is getting his own book! Daniel Kibblesmith and Carlos Villa will craft a four part mini series that will change the way you look at this huge, somewhat canine, Terrigen-mist victim, Lockjaw. Ed McGuinness made the startling cover for the first issue.
It’s time for our monthly Fried Pie variant reveals. This time we have X-Men Grand Design done by series writer/artist Ed Piskor. This series is a Histroy time line of the X-men done in the style of HIp Hop Famly Tree and if this cover doesn’t get you amped up…may Cyclops fry […]
By Brian Hibbs So, this is kind of hard column to write, because it means being vulnerable and honest about issues that are genuinely hard to discuss, especially in the exact political climate we live in today. These are also things that are hard for me personally to discuss because I’m a fifty year old […]
If you read The Ankler, Richard Rushfield’s Hollywood insider newsletter you know every time he writes about whats up at the WB he refers to “the coming of the Telephone People”, aka the planned merger between ATT and Time Warner to make the biggest media company in the history of the universe, a gilded, crackling […]
On October 23, Twitter user @dagneo36 started the hashtag #STEMartists to help bring awareness about creativity in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math fields. The hashtag has been retweeted thousands of times and has sparked an important conversation about the intersection of logic and creativity.