Faith Erin Hicks is drawing a Ms. Marvel/Squirrel Girl crossover…can the world survive the coolness?

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Ms Marvel & Squirrel Girl! But are they friend or foe? Guess you have to read the Avengers Annual to find out! pic.twitter.com/haMU15eeeE — Faith Erin Hicks (@FaithErinHicks) June 23, 2016 The All-New, All-Different Avengers Annual #1 comes out in August and was announced with an all-star cast of creators including Mark Waid, G. Willow […]

Meanwhile, elsewhere at ComicsPRO: Fighting with Chuck Palahniuk and heading for the Boom RV

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The press isn’t allowed at ComicsPRO, but who needs reporters when you have social media? Faith Eein Hicks made a moving speech about Strange Adventures, her local comics shop, and Fight Cub 2 author Chuck Palahniuk charmed people by fighting with them. Here’s a twitter snapshot of what else has been going on, mixed with […]

Making comics: Do you need to go to cons and live in NYC or LA to break in?

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Short answer: no. Faith Erin Hicks has a far more informative and entertaining longer version, which includes anecdotes and concrete evidence of how she broke in while living in relatively remote, Halifax, NS. A few years ago I was at a dinner with a bunch of people I knew casually. They all worked in the […]

First Second Announce Graphic Novel from Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks

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First Second have today announced that one of their next big projects will come from the creative team of Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks, who’ll be working on an as-yet-unnamed graphic novel together. On top of this, the company have also signed Rowell for a two-book deal, meaning she’ll also have a second project […]

Submissions Are Open for Erotica Anthology ‘Smut Peddler 2014’

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Smut Peddler, the lady-led erotic anthology edited by Johanna Draper Carlson and C. Spike Trotman, will be returning in 2014 for a new volume. And to set up for that launch, an open call for submissions from women and female/male creative teams has been put out. The anthology will feature probably quite filthy work from […]

Pedigree Chum, 16/08/13: Captain America Steps Onto The Good Ship Disney

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Heidi’s away, so there’s a bit of a twist on the Kibbles N Bits section today. Well, I say ‘bit of a twist’… but what I mean to say is ‘bit of a Steve’. § Disney have worked out a way to get Marvel characters into their resorts — put them on international water. If […]

Pre-order Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong and win signed comics, art & more!

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Publishers First Second currently have a fun and creative pre-order campaign for the print release of Faith Erin Hicks and Prudence Shen’s Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong. It’s a tiered reward incentive model, with prizes including  not only signed copies of the book itself, but a host of other great First titles, a personalised sketch by […]

Review: The Adventures of Superhero Girl

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Sometimes a book comes out that I’m so ridiculously excited about I get paranoid that I’m going to be disappointed in some way. And then it arrives and turns out to be even better than I hoped for. It becomes the book I take everywhere with me to thrust in people’s faces and say, “READ”. […]