Evan Dahm is a webcartoonist of some note, with Rice Boy completed (and printed) and the cast Vattu underway (761 pages in). What I did not know is that in his spare time he does illustrated versions of classic books. He’s already done The Wizard of Oz and now working on Moby Dick.
Captured Aural Phantasy Theater is an LA-based theater troupe that combines pop culture references with the stage, and they’re bringing their brand of lunacy to this year’s Long Beach Comic Con, which is coming right for you Sept, 17-18 in Long Beach, as usual. The programming is just rollign out and ehre’s a first look. CPTALA […]
This one hurts. Panels.net a wonderful site about comics that focused mostly on graphic novels, representation and the kind of books that are the future of the medium, with the tagline “Read comics. Be Happy” will fold into parent site Book Riot, editor Swapna Krishna reports. As many of you may know, Panels is the […]
Roger Langridge’s work has often worn its influences on its proverbial sleeve. In comics like Fred the Clown and The Muppet Show and Popeye, he’s shown an affinity for early 20th Century culture, vaudeville, and silent comedy. It should come as no surprise that he was approached to write a new Betty Boop miniseries which launches from Dynamite in October. Along with Gisele Lagace, Langridge brings the character into the 21st Century , and he talks about the kiniseries and the three other books of his that are coming out in the next few months.
Last weekend, MidAmeriCon II hosted the 2016 Worldcon, the 74th World Science Fiction Convention. Every year, the big gala is the Hugo Awards banquet. What makes the Hugos different from other awards is that it is voted on by fans, specifically those who have purchased memberships to Worldcon. The members vote on the nominees, usually receive […]
By Maggie Vicknair In a land drenched with magic, Sette Frummagem, heir to a thieving empire, is on a mission to cross the continent with her undead, magic wielding bodyguard Duane Adelier. Along the way, the two get wrapped up in a gang of human traffickers, international conspiracies, religious factions, and each other’s mistrust. […]
James (Squadron Supreme, Scarlet Witch, Starman) Robinson has a pretty amazing ccomics career already under his belt, but he’s still at it, with Grand Passion, a new creator owned series from Dynamite coming this November. The book was announced a whiel ago, but it’s jsut been revealed that Tom Feister (the Eisner Award-nominated inker of Ex […]
Flame Con is now in its second year, and it’s billed as the “comics, arts, and entertainment expo showcasing creators and celebrities from all corners of LGBTQ geek fandom.” And after attending for a few hours on Saturday, and reading the joyous tweets about it, I can safely say that it was probably the nicest, […]
With over a million turnstile visitors, the 2016 Iowa State Fair concluded eleven days of amazing, unbelievable, outrageous fun that is so incredible, it’s on many travelers’ bucket lists! Food on a stick. Grandstand performances. Animal judging. Food judging. People judging (talent show, twins, triplets, hair…) But the really GEEKY competitions can be found here! […]