How would the world have been different?
A mystery photo has emegred with a scene we’ve all longed to see for years.
Comics and animation lost another key figure this week. Fred Patton, a protean champion of early anime/manga fandom passed away at age 77 this week. He had been confined to a nursing home after a stroke in 2005, but continued writing and pursuing his interests in anime. Until then he wrote widely about anime, […]
A round-up of the best takes on Stan’s passing and some of my own thoughts.
It is with a heavy heart that I share the news that Stan Lee has died.
The midterm elections are upon us and we need comics to survive it. This year’s voter turnout is projected to rival that of the 1960s, when the counterculture was at its peak and when the political rifts that divided the nation rivaled those that led to the Civil War a century earlier. Comics offered a […]
Just in time for Election Day, Plough Publishing has released Mandela and the General, a new graphic novel about the first post apartheid electionsin 1994. With well-armed white militias fearing reprisals, Nelson Mandela must team up with former general Constand Viljoen, the former leader of the apartheid-era army and leader of the militias. Mandela knows that […]
Cartoonist David Jesus Vignolli got some notice for his debut GN A Girl in The Himalayas, earlier this year, and he’s just announced a new book for August 2019: New World. Publisher Boom/Archaia describes it thusly: The discovery of the Americas forever changed the landscape of the world as cultures collided with violent consequences. But there’s […]
by Ricardo Serrano Denis Truth might edge out fiction in the ‘strange’ department, but it doesn’t always go the same way with entertainment. People are creatures of entertainment. They aspire to it, they thrive in it, and they inherently gravitate towards it. When I was kid, my preferred form of education was movies. JFK, Saving […]
By Adam Karenina Sherif Content Warnings: sexual assault, sexism, racism This past weekend at NYCC saw a number of panels which earnestly attempted to push into more critical comics territory. Moderator Elana Levin, a comics podcaster and digital political organiser, guided the panel through a series of topics which offered some especially engaging […]