2015 Russ Manning Awards nominees announced

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  This year’s nominees for the Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award (commonly referred to as The Manning Award) have been announced. And they are: The 2015 nominees are: Jorge Corona, artist of Feathers (Archaia), Goners (Image), and Teen Titans Go (DC) Vanesa R. Del Rey, artist of Hit (BOOM! Studios) GABO (Gabriel Bautista), artist of […]

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MATT CHATS: Gabo Gabs about Writing and Drawing Micro-Fiction

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Welcome to MATT CHATS, a weekly interview series in which I talk to a creator, consumer or seller of comics. This week I spoke with Gabriel “Gabo” Bautista, who is working on several projects right now including The Life After for Oni Press and Albert the Alien for Thrillbent. During that time he also managed […]

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ONE AND DONE: The Trouble With First Issues [The Life After #1]

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Sometimes, it’s just not fair to judge a book by its first issue. They’re just so different from what you’ll end up getting on a monthly basis. First issues have an incredible amount of work to do, work that’s extremely hard to do well in 22 pages–in fact, a lot of first issues are a […]

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