SDCC’16: Scholastic Announces Contest To Discover The Next Graphix Author-Artists

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Scholastic Graphix, publishers of perennial bestselling authors such as Raina Telgemeier, Jeff Smith, and Kazu Kibuishi, announced today a contest to find up to five new, never-before-published comics creators. The winner(s) will be awarded a $15,000 advance; $5000 at the announcement, $5000 for the final manuscript, and $5000 upon publication. That also will require signing the publisher’s standard […]

#SDCC ’16 American Gods: Kristin Chenoweth joins cast and trailer debut

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Kristin Chenoweth stole the show at the #SDCC ’16 American Gods panel, announcing she would join the cast. The panel also premiered the first trailer for the series, see it here!

#SDCC ’16 Courage and Openness for LGBT in Comics

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By: Nicholasville Eskey Predominate over this last decade, there have been great discussion, controversy, and positive changes in the LGBT community. It is sad that such advancements for those that identify as queer has taken so long, such as being recognized as legally eligible for marriage rights and benefits. As a gay man, this topic […]

SDCC ’16: Crushing the Mainstream: Love & Rockets’ Past, Present and Future

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By Donald Powell The Love & Rockets panel on Thursday at SDCC gave a bird’s eye view of the history of underground comics over the past 30 years. In addition to Love & Rockets co-creators Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, the panel was moderated by Gary Groth, Fantagraphics’ head honcho and Comics Journal gadfly. The Hernandez […]

SDCC ’16: Marvel Reveal Line-Up of ‘Champions’ Variants (Including a Darkstar one!)

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Marvel have been running a series of variant cover initiatives over the last few years, tying in to various trends of interests for the benefit of the speculator market. I mean, I don’t really know why there is such a thing as a ‘speculator market’ at all nowadays, but that’s besides the point. The newest […]

SDCC ’16: Here’s The Trailer for Season 7 of “The Walking Dead”

Let’s not waste time, there’s zombies a-waitin’. That’d be voice actor Khary Payton showing up in the trailer, bringing the character Ezekiel to life on the big screen. Much of the video hinges on Negan and his baseball bat, which last season was used to kill off one of the cast members – but we […]

SDCC ’16 Interview: Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba on Comic-Con, Collaboration, and Making “Two Brothers”

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By Donald Powell Eisner Award-winning writers and artists Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba took time out from their busy schedule to talk about the evolution of their careers and the impact Comic Con continues to have in their lives. They have been nominated for this year’s Eisner Awards for their work on Two Brothers. Donald […]