Beloved comics figures Jen Vaughn is leaving her marketing position at Fantagraphics, and Tom Spurgeon has her exit inerview: VAUGHN: The plan was to stay in comics. Period. I’ve worked with comics and graphics novels at almost every level: handselling Y: the Last Man and Jeffrey Brown at a bookstore (Bookstop in Austin), comic book […]
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 […]
Well, this seems perfect. The folks behind Cartozia Tales – an all-ages fantasy anthology based around the mythical land of Cartozia – have today launched a Kickstarter to help them turn the book into a series. Having previously launched and published a first issue on their own, followed by a second issue coming out sometime […]
Avast ye all! Thar be… no, no. Every time I try to write in Medieval style, it just comes off sounding like pirate talk. Today Monkeybrain announced five new titles which are all available right now. However, the one we immediately honed in on was AVERY FATBOTTOM: RENAISSANCE FAIR DETECTIVE #1, by Jen Vaughn. How […]
Monkeybrain have waited to make their big announcement for SDCC, but today’s the day – the company have announced five new titles, all of which are available for purchase today. Right now. Amongst the announcements are books from Jen Vaughn, Phil Hester, and Tyler Walpole. Also announced is a reprinting of Heartbreakers from Anina Bennett and […]
By Dre Grigoropol I have always been a fan of the Society of Illustrators. When I found out they were taking the Museum of Comics and Cartoon Art permanently under their wing, I felt positive. After seeing what the museum is like at the SoI compared to its old space I would have to say […]
Like any good cartoonist and comics evangelist, a road trip cannot just be days of blasting Mates of State and stopping at roadside attractions like Corn Palace. No, no, on my trip from The Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, VT to Fantagraphics in Seattle, WA will be punctuated by a few stops to conduct portfolio reviews and drop off some Schulz Library tote bags at great comic book stores across America.