The exhibit features over 300 pieces on display, including original comic book art and movie props and costumes.
“If we have it that one culture can’t tell the stories of another culture, we restrict ourselves.”
Sometime after this, Pixar contacted Alcaraz. “They invited me for a ‘little-chat,’” he said. When they asked for his help to work on the movie, Alcaraz was stunned. “I was thinking, ‘wow universe, you have a sick sense of humor.” But, Alcaraz saw this as a great opportunity and accepted it. “I wanted to make sure this wasn’t going to be the Aladdin for Mexicans.”
This is the week Action Comics #1000 marks a milestone in the history of Superman. The symbol of El has redefined what the word “iconic” truly means. It’s only fitting on this celebration, fans recognize the achievements of Superman’s creators. Not Jor-El and Lara, I mean two kids from Cleveland. It took years for fans […]
Over the last month or two I may have alluded to an outside project I was working on and it was this: The 100 Pages That Shaped Comics. The team that put this together was spearheaded by Vulture’s Abraham Riesman and I was joined by Sarah Boxer, Jeet Heer, Fred Van Lente, Brian Cronin, Charles Hatfield, Christopher Spaide, Joshua Rivera, Klaus Janson, Mark Morales, […]
As part of a huge musical chairs in the comics industry of late, a few days ago Joe Illidge left Lion Forge to join Valiant as Executive Editor. Editor in Chief Warren Simons has confirmed he’s stepping down, and Robert Meyers has been promtoed to Editorial Director. With other recent changesm Illidge will […]
I first noticed Jenny Frison’s work with the cover to Revival #1. While her painterly covers were very distinct from Mike Norton’s interiors, the two styles served the story well despite how different they were from each other, in fact, probably because of it. Image Comics ran a feature outlining her style and mindset creating covers. I was excited […]
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With the release of his massive hit webcomic hitting the bookshelves, I had the opportunity to speak with Andrew Hussie, the elusive and hilarious creator of Homestuck, one of the most ambitious and interactive independent comics ever created. ~ Q1. You say in this intro that this book is for enjoyment, perhaps a leisurely companion […]
Each week, Alex Lu is highlighting the work of some of the coolest illustrators of our generation. Know anyone who should be featured (including yourself)? Email email@example.com. This Week: Cat Farris, alongside writer Pamela Ribon, has crafted the greatest love story of our time. If you thought The Shape of Water was surreal, wait until you […]