Once, Loma was an alien from the planet Meta, but she longed for more. With the Madness Coat, she came down to Earth. And Loma became a girl. But being a girl wasn’t as easy or idyllic as she thought it might be. She only made it through with the help of new friends. But […]
Comic-Con International presents Cory Doctorow with an Inkpot Award.
The Gerard Way led imprint gets a cosmic makeover
Over the past year, Shade, the Changing Girl has carved out a distinctive space for itself in the comics landscape. The standout book of DC Comics’ Young Animal imprint, Shade tells the story of a young Avian woman named Loma who tires of life on her home planet, Meta. A youthful obsession with Earth and the poet Rac Shade […]
Last month, DC Comics Bombshells artist Marguerite Sauvage drew a guest issue of Shade the Changing Girl. The title, penned by Cecil Castellucci and typically drawn by Marley Zarcone, follows the Earth-obssessed alien Loma Shade as she takes possession of a body that once belonged to a mean-spirited teenage girl. Month-to-month, Zarcone tells Shade’s story with a chaotically psychedelic […]
Kyle zeroes in on what he considers to be the best and worst books of the entire DC line
Are you bugging out? Because we are. This afternoon at WonderCon, DC assembled the ranks of their Young Animal creators for a special panel to talk about the future direction of the boutique imprint headed by Gerard Way (The Umbrella Academy, My Chemical Romance). In addition to Way, attendees included Vertigo Group Editor Jamie S. […]
Here’s part three of our annual survey of the state of comics with a bonus preview of the second volume of Jeffrey Brown’s Lucy & Andy Neanderthals.
Kyle Pinion and Alex Lu dive into the second Young Animal title to hit the shelves!
Tomorrow, DC Comics’ fledgling Young Animal imprint rolls out its second title, Shade, the Changing Girl #1. The book, written by Cecil Castellucci and drawn by Marley Zarcone, features regular covers by Becky Cloonan. DC Comics tapped artists Duncan Fegredo and Tula Lotay to produce variant covers for the series’ first issue, but while Fegredo’s cover will release […]