Less a linear story than an intense incantation filtered through a fever dream, Dull Margaret is the work of British actor Jim Broadbent, his debut graphic novel in collaboration with artist Dix, who is best known for his cartoons in the British newspaper The Guardian. In the press materials, Broadbent talks about his influence for the […]
And Krazy Kat… and Carl Barks… and Bill Mauldin…
The most humane creator in cartooning talks about his Comic Con experience, upcoming works, and Limp Bizkit.
It’s been 7 years
Taking the traditional tropes of myths and legends and turning them on their heads, Song of Aglaia has French cartoonist Anne Simon trace the fairy tale life of a water nymph as she finds herself outside the world she was raised in, facing cruelty and working to overcome the darkness of the world. When I say […]
In Gipi’s post-apocalyptic drama Land of the Sons, there’s a moment when a father laments whether he should reveal to his sons that dogs were once prized friends of humans to be cherished and not competitors for resources that you killed for food. The fear is that to reveal such a truth is to […]
A few things for the holiday break.
“I remember the absolute last copy of the first print run, which I sold at Comic-Con. It was to a middle-aged, straight woman who was buying it for her teenage, gay son. She told me that she was getting the book for him because she wanted him to know his history and lineage, and she couldn’t tell that story to him herself. She thanked me for creating the book for the both of them and I promptly burst into tears. Then we hugged it out. It was an incredible moment.”
§ I’m pretty sure you’ve all been asking yourself “Why aren’t there any action figures based on 15th century Dutch painter Hieronymous Bosch’s fantastically horrific Last Judgement triptych?” Well, it turns out there are! Sort of. They are not action figures, per se, but rather collectible ceramic figures. They are made by a company called […]
2017 was a year of uncertainty and upheaval. As we headed into the year, no one knew what to expect. But as the months went by and the battles mounted, we faced new horrors and found new strength that we didn’t know we had. The tide of the comics industry continued to shift as major […]