This is the third season of a column that judges a book by its cover. Catch up on the current season here, or view the complete archive. I’ve been writing about covers the week after release, because it’s easier to spot last-minute changes, but I was curious if people would rather I wrote about them […]
Kate Leth talks to The Beat about her self-made beginnings and transition to licensed work, which led to her current series Spell on Wheels for Dark Horse.
Back in October, Back in October, digital giant ComiXology announced they would start producing original comics and the first of these has debuted! Adventure Time Marshall Lee Spectacular is an all-ages collab with BOOM! Studios and Cartoon Network Enterprises. The anthology features three stories about Vampire King, Marshall Lee along with an original song and a cover by Fábio Moon (Daytripper.). […]
At long last, ComiXology is kicking off a line of original digital comics. But rather than making it from whole cloth they’re partnering with Boom!, Valiant and the Harvey Kurtzman estate for this first run. So the results aren’t what you’d expect: an Adventure Time spin off; a high school version of the Valiant universe and […]
Adventure Time, the cult hit that has won Cartoon Network six Emmys, and acted as a home on television for a number of comics luminaries, will be coming to an end with its ninth season in 2018.
MORE things to do and get signed at NYCC, with lots ofr preveiws of Abrams Spring 2016 line all at booth #2228 and 2016 Abrams calendars with every purchase over $50.00 while supplies last (limited one per customer). And advance copies of the above book about Alan Turing by Jim Ottaviani and Leland Purvis. Advance […]
In a new plan to expand an already sprawling convention, New York Comic Con is expanding its panel roster to an off-campus site. No longer constricted to the behemoth that is the Jacob Javits Center, NYCC will now be hosting a series of Television-centric panels at the somewhat nearby Hammerstein Ballroom. Ironically, this new panel venue […]
For the past number of years that I’ve attended SDCC, the fine folks at Cartoon Network and their brand Adult Swim have put on some rather enjoyable programming for the show. Most notably, I’ve greatly enjoyed the Children’s Hospital panels that were held in previous years, and the 2015 iteration of their lineup looks to […]
Next month, Boom offers a mini series called ADVENTURE TIME: BANANA GUARD ACADEMY, written by Kent Osborne, the head writer of the Adventure Time show, and drawn by Mad Rupert. It turns out that there is a lot to being a Banana Guard—but being a Banana is not mandatory. This crazy adventure follows Root Beer Guy as he […]
Well, to be fair, the sixth season debuted last night, so a big media push is only natural. Emily Nussbaum did the honors for The New Yorker, citing “a hero who fights villains, with fun violence, the occasional fart joke, and a slight edge of Bushwick cool-kid hipness.” They even got creator Pendleton Ward to […]