The internet will remain calm today as DC announces a female writer will take over Wonder Woman, Shea Fontana.
The 2017 Doug Wright Award nominations have just been announced honoring the best in Canadian comics . It’s the 13th annual go round – winners will be announced at the 2017 Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) on May 14th in what is always a delightful and unexpected experience, accompanied by pomp, circumstance and stunning bunting designed by Seth.
As we make our way through the current era of disruption, there’s an ever greater need for clarity, verifiable information and real news. In that spirit, I’m presenting to you the 2016 Comic Creator Rate Survey. Developed by Graphic Policy’s Brett Schenker in conjunction with current comics freelancers (with a little copy editing by myself) we hope this will […]
Since the book was first announced, Gotham Academy has always been the square peg in a round Bat hole. Surely a tale about friendship, intrigue, good times with your best friends, and pizza didn’t belong in the bleak world of modern Batman? Then you read Gotham Academy’s first issues and were proven dead wrong. Maps Mizoguchi, […]
Kyle looks at a title that’s unveiling the aftermath of a big crossover, while another is just about to kick one off.
Doing Vertigo-style projects is all the rage. Dark Horse and IDW have even set up designer imprints for former Vertigo Executive Editors. Why should I be the only one not doing a Vertigo-esque project? Time out. Before the comment section erupts, I realize a lot of people think Heidi still writes every post here at […]
Joshua Dysart and Alberto Ponticelli reunite for a troubling comic about the famine in South Sudan. The comic was sponsored by the World Food Programme.
Slate and the Center for Cartoon Studies have announced the winners of the fifth annual Cartoonist Studio Prize. In the print category, Eleanor Davis won for Libby’s Dad (Retrofit and Big Planet Comics) which won much praise among people who comment on indie comics. It’s a powerful exploration of the lines of childhood truth and fantasy, reputation, gossip and […]
The Beat’s marketing reporter Taimur Dar looks at even more issues in last week’s furore: you ask the wrong questions in marketing, you end up with the wrong answers.
In a statement, Marvel confirmed that controversial artist Ardian Syaf’s contract has been terminated and R.B. Silva and Ken Lashley are taking over the art on X-Men Gold.