The girth of Cyril Pedrosa’s Equinoxes — 336 pages — implies narrative complication, but what unfolds is really as simple as the title suggests. An equinox is a matter of universal symmetry, of darkness and light being equal. The book is divided into four sections, each designated by one of the seasons, which divide up […]
As we’ve been reminding you all month, tomorrow is Halloween Comic Fest, one of those Diamond supported comic book holidays. Participating stores will have special Halloween swag on sale and Halloween themed events that will have you shrieking with all the fun. It just so happens that one of the most amazing comics of all times […]
When you look at the list of comics publishers who have stayed the course throughout decades of tumultuous changes in distribution and audience, one most usually thinks of Archie, Marvel and DC. Only a bare handful of publishers have even lasted even from the 80s, including Dark Horse and Fantagraphics. But there’s one company that’s […]
NBM just announced it’s line of graphic novels for January and beyond and it’s a stunning line-up with work by Kerascoët (artists on Miss Don’t Touch Me, Beauty and Beautiful Darkness), Annie Goetzinger (Girl in Dior), P. Craig Russell and more from the Louvre series of GNs, including one by the great Jiro Taniguchi. While […]
by Alex Dueben At a time when many comics are criticized for their approach to female characters, it’s interesting to read a comic which is about fetish models. Moreover, it’s wonderful to discover that the comic is far less exploitive and sensational than many mainstream comics. In NBM’s new graphic novel,Magenta: Noir Fatale, Italian writer and […]
Papercutz debuted the first issue of their rebranded Nickelodeon Magazine this past weekend at Book Con 2015. First announced back in February, the magazine takes its name from the children’s publication that ceased production in 2009. While that version of the periodical focused on celebrity interviews and other textual content, Papercutz’s version of Nickelodeon Magazine […]
When I was a younger sprout in comics I often wondered if there had been any more women cartoonists than Marie Severin and Ramonda Fradon? What about in France where they loved cartoonistss? The ver very great Claire Bretecher was often mentioned but was that it?
Well, it turns out that all along there were other great French woman cartoonists, including Annie Goetzinger, whose amazing Girl in Dior is out now. Tonight she signs at the Kinokuniya Bookstore before apeparing MoCCA all weekend and going on tour on the below dates: