Kelly Sue on Aquaman! Hand pitching to Wal-Mart! Guinness Book of World Records!
Today, DC Comics revealed a new imprint that will have the trade-waiters and prestige series fans among you very excited. DC Black Label is an imprint designed to allow “an all-star lineup of creative teams” to “craft their own personal definitive DC stories.” According to DC’s official press release, the imprint is inspired by some […]
By David Seidman Writers and artists are born enemies. “That stupid artist didn’t draw what I wrote!” echoes down the halls of comics history. But it doesn’t have to be that way. To write comics, you need to know how to work with artists just as much as you need to know plotting, characterization, and […]
We’re back with more thoughts on the state of the comics industry, news and inspirations. Thanks to the creators from all over the industry who took the time to participate at the busiest time of the year- you’ll find some thoughtful perspectives in the comments below – and as always a lot of sneak news. And […]
The internet has a tendency to ask questions it doesn’t expect or necessarily want answered. There’s an almost rhetorical nature to the way questions are posed. The question can then serve the dual purpose of both acknowledging and somehow dismissing the problem. As if by stating knowledge of the issue the author is absolved […]
By Andrea Ayres On the search for women colorists, letterers, inkers, writers or artists but aren’t sure where to look? Then the Visible Women hashtag is the place for you. The event is a project of the company Milkfed, founded by comic book writers Kelly Sue DeConnick (BitchPlanet) and Matt Fraction (SEX CRIMINALS). The hashtag […]
CXC, the ambitious third year comics festival located in Columbus, OH, just announced its 2017 guest list, 24 creators from an eclectic swath of the comics world; I picked three names in the headline to express that, including bestselling children’s author Dav “Captain Underpants” Pilkey, wunderkind Tillie Walden, and Image Comics/Milkfed mainstay Kelly Sue DeConnick. CXC is run in […]
Saturday? Sunday? We’re headed to the finish line, with the Dead Dog Party on the horizon! We’ll have more posts today, tomorrow, and the next week. For now, here are the highlights from Saturday, and lots of pictures! Enjoy! Who won the battle of the fans Saturday? Marvel or DC? Marvel v DC: Who Walked […]
The Second Annual In-Store Convention Kick-Off is taking place this weekend at comic book shops spanning different states and time zones. The event is broadcast from participating comic book shop owners through retailers (hence the name). Numerous publishers across the industry are participating including Marvel, DC, Valiant, BOOM!, Dark Horse, Dynamite, IDW, Top Cow and more. Kevin […]
A couple of snap polls on Twitter suggest that people pick up comics for many reasons, but here’s our own comprehensive poll — vote often and early!