If Fighting American’s marketing is already up to the task of subverting Marvel’s much maligned Secret Empire it gives high hopes that this reboot of the Simon and Kirby series will itself be subversive of our current political climate.
Hey, did you know this Monday would have been Jack Kirby’s 100th birthday? I hope so! Recently, I had the realization that a number of people I’m close to had read very little of the work from the King of Comics. Keep in mind, I’m 34, and most of my pals are a wee-bit younger, with varying levels of […]
The Kirby celebration continues, this time with a rare adventure starring the Golden Age vigilante, Manhunter
Artist, illustrator, writer, and in a way Jack Kirby historian are a few of the titles that Arlen Schumer would claim for himself. The man of many talents is hard at work at this year’s San Diego Comic Fest, giving four “visualectures” throughout the convention weekend. Since SDCF is paying special tribute to the […]
Jonathan Bayliss’s So Buttons is a long running—10 years!—autobiographical comic strip that has been published mostly as a series of minis. Bayliss has been chronicling his life with the help of a bunch of all star artists including Noah Van Sciver, Joseph Remnant, Rachel Dukes, Rick Parker, Hembeck, Dean Haspiel, Jay Lynch, Ed Piskor, Tom Scioli and more.
The Brit Zone continues, sort of, with a new announcement from Titan Comics. This week Titan unveiled a new co-publishing deal between themselves and Atomeka, which will put out ‘Monster Massacre’. This anthology will feature stories all about – you guessed it – monsters. On top of stories from creators like D’Israeli, Ian Edginton, Ron Marz, […]
In a better world, I would not have learned of Joe Simon’s 98th birthday today via Facebook at 8 PM.