Jughead (Chip Zdarsky, Ryan North, Erica Henderson, and Derek Charm) is up for the Eisner for Best Publication for Teens (ages 13-17) and the award for Best Humor Publication.
Today, the American Library Association released its State of America’s Libraries Report, an annual report released during National Library Week. It’s not easy being a librarian, and it’s gotten even more difficult in the current Zeitgeist of fake news, polarization, and intolerance. Torsten AdairI’ve been writing for The Beat since July of 2010. I’ve been reading […]
Comics all-stars Chip Zdarsky and Adam Kubert are teaming to bring Peter Parker “back to basics” in a new #1 coming in June. As a companion to the regular Spider-Man book, it will spotlight Peter and his NYC friends and environment – an exciting world of artisanal kale, Lyft and Amazon Prime no doubt. Zdarsky has […]
The votes are in! And after an exceptionally close race, for the second year in a row a prominent YA graphic novelist has taken Person of the Year.
We examine the gravity of Kaptara and Chip Zdarsky talks cat-tanks.
The above Vader Down #1 variant with a Chip Zdarsky over, referencing the forbidden memory of Jaxxon the rabbit is one of the rarest of Marvel variant covers—one was available for every 4,999 issues ordered, so only a handful exist. One recently said at $3,739 eBay so it is apparently a legitimate rarity. On his […]
One think that’s nice about the more easy going Disney regime at Lucasfilms is that jokes like Jaxxon, the eight foot tall green rabbit who starred in Star Wars #8 in 1978–the most anticipated comic book of all time–now has a second life as our very own Jar Jar. And playing to that stereotype, Chip […]
Marvel decided to round out their New York Comic-Con with a Women of Marvel panel where the publisher announced a two-issue crossover with Howard the Duck and Squirrel Girl, two rising humor titles defying the normal in the All-New, All-Different Marvel line. The cover debuting this afternoon depicts Howard the Duck in Squirrel Girl cosplay […]
Calling all miscreants! All slackers and gamers! All those who would banish terrible cafeteria food to the secret tenth circle of hell (located in a specific unmentionable location on Satan’s person). Archie’s Jughead is back with a new ongoing series written by none other than Sex Criminals’ Chip Zdarsky and illustrated by The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl‘s artist Erica Henderson. […]
So there’s good news and there’s bad news. Sex Criminals #12 has been delayed, now releasing on September 16th. Happily, however, the delay isn’t due to writer Matt Fraction ending up in a MPreg fantasy become reality or artist Chip Zdarsky deciding he’s more of a Hemingway than a Singer Sargent, but rather because of “high […]