Our story begins a few years ago, when I was still managing another comic shop in the city. A man walked into the store, smiling and humming to himself. “Interesting place you got here,” he said, slowly stepping his way through the store, eyes scanning the walls in wonderment. “Why thank you,” I replied, choosing […]
Artist, illustrator, writer, and in a way Jack Kirby historian are a few of the titles that Arlen Schumer would claim for himself. The man of many talents is hard at work at this year’s San Diego Comic Fest, giving four “visualectures” throughout the convention weekend. Since SDCF is paying special tribute to the […]
Congratulations @repjohnlewis, @andrewaydin, and @Nate_Powell_Art; March Bk 1 will have its 1st wk on the NYT paperback non-fic list Feb. 12 — Rebecca Sherman (@RebeccAgent) February 1, 2017 According to this tweet agent Rebecca Sherman who has access to early lists, no doubt. As you may recall, last week controversy erupted when it […]
Today, Marvel announced that they would be discontinuing the “free digital copy” incentive that currently runs through their single issue comics. In its place, Marvel has decided to launch a new program that will offer two or more bonus digital titles to readers when they purchase a physical floppy comic. However, the books offered through this […]
Writer Chelsea Cain received overwhelming support after quitting Twitter yesterday, a cool t-shirt went on sale, and a bizarre truther movement sprang up. All you need to know about the current comics controversy!
The comics publisher Double Take is planning to hit NYCC in a big way with by giving away 10000 of their graphic novels, which are based on Night of the Living Dead. Part of the promotion was an 8 ft tall meterboard to be placed in the lobby at the Javits center, as you see at […]
NIGHTHAWK was one of Marvel’s boldest recent titles. Written by David F Walker with art by Ramon Villalobos and covers by Denys Cowan, it was torn from the headlines, with the violent vigilante Nighthawk coming to Chicago to confront that city’s grim gang violence (more than 400 murders this year thus far) and long […]
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The comic book Watchmen, penned by Alan Moore and drawn by artist Dave Gibbons, is one of the most revered books in DC Comics’ nearly century-spanning catalogue. However, their treatment of the work’s creators has always been more than a little murky. Many people both within and outside the industry know that DC’s relationship with Moore […]
The other day we told you about a Frank Miller DKIII variant cover that had everyone talking about its (depending on your point of view) minimalist and/or shockingly incompetent art style.
After some twitter discussion, artist James Harvey took it upon himself to show that Miller’s recent work might be suffering from a misplaced coloring esthetic.
And then all hell broke loose.