Valiant’s Livewire is not just another superhero comic. It’s a contemplation on public perception and identity, where saving innocent lives doesn’t automatically result in widespread acceptance. Vita Ayala, Raúl Allén, and Patricia Martin are not the first creators to tackle this subject, but they are amongst the few to really dig into the personal sufferings […]
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“In this industry, we tend to forget that human life can also tell an amazing story that people should definitely see.”
It has been 50 years since the theatrical release of The Beatles’ animated musical odyssey Yellow Submarine. Set in the underwater haven of Pepperland, the movie features cartoon counterparts of the Fab Four traveling through the sea in the titular vessel to defeat the music-hating Blue Meanies. The iconic film and the band’s timeless tracks […]
Turok, his brother Andar, and an Old West landscape filled with dinosaurs have all seen many incarnations throughout the years, dating back as far as the 1950s and even appearing in a video game. Dynamite’s Turok Volume 2 #1 promises a fresh take on the classic that is sure to please old and new fans […]
Elvira lands the role of a lifetime in hotshot director Billy Bullworth’s new film, but her costar seems… different. In the first issue of Dynamite’s four-part series Elvira: The Shape of Elvira, the Mistress of the Dark finds herself working opposite an actor who is a little too comfortable breathing underwater. She also uncovers some […]
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This Saturday, Local Comic Shop Day celebrates its fourth year, shining a much-needed spotlight on the comic book store experience and its place in a rapidly changing retail culture. The official website for the event characterizes comic shops as “the primary fire-starters for pop culture,” a bold statement that certainly does capture the potential reach […]
Since this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, there has been a big push in asking convention goers and fans of Comic-Con what the museum should feature, ranging from topics discussed to what “superhero-inspired drinks” should be served in the café. Keegan referred to this as “Fan Curation.”