Thirty years ago, the fans voted to kill a sidekick. Today, we look back and talk to the editors who let them do it.
Author Nnedi Okorafor and artist Tana Ford talk LaGuardia’s inspiration, characters and world-building.
Leah Williams tells The Beat about her transition from comics fan to comics pro.
Writer Vita Ayala is definitely one of the breakout stars of comics 2018, with credits at Black Mask, Vault and now their first ongoing series, launching Livewire with Valiant. I’ve been watching Ayala’s rise for a while, and I was eager to finally chat with them about their past and future in comics and […]
A new player on the con scene is looking to make a big splash this weekend with a star-studded show in San Antonio.
“It’s scary to put yourself out there, but the internet is a fantastic tool.”
By Kelly Kanayama Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans’ upcoming Image comic DIE! has got fans hyped, and for good reason: it looks awesome. I sat down with them to talk about 90s teen nerd aesthetics, changing one’s artistic shoes, and what happens when high fantasy meets midlife crises. Let’s start with the basics: what’s DIE! about? Kieron Gillen: The two-word pitch is it’s goth Jumanji. […]
By Will Henderson Editor’s note: This interview took place before Sunday morning’s X-Men panel at NYCC. In the last 12 months, Matthew Rosenberg has resurrected Jean Grey, infected several members of the New Mutants with a malicious techno-organic virus, exhumed (in more ways than one) the body (bodies?) of Multiple Man, paired Winter Soldier and […]
By Kelly Kanayama It’s the end of an era. Or at least, it will be soon, when Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie’s Image comic The Wicked and the Divine ends in less than a year. I talked to Kieron about what it means to move on from a definitive, fan-favorite series into a post-WicDiv future. So The Wicked and the Divine is ending! How […]
By Deanna Destito After a successful Kickstarter for volume 1, the anthology Always Punch Nazis by Ben Ferrari and Silas Dixon will get a second volume, and writer Matt Miner (GWAR, Poser) is ready to share his personal story about why punching Nazis and stopping hate are critical. “My story is about my experiences in the ‘90s about how I literally punched Nazis until they left the pit,” Miner explains. “It’s told in the […]