Terry Blas (Dead Weight) and Claudia Aguirre (Kim&Kim) are teaming up for a new original fantasy graphic novel, Hotel Dare, set in a hotel where every door can lead to a magical world. The story follows Olive and her adopted siblings, Darwin and Charlotte, who are stuck at a creepy hotel in Mexico with her estranged […]
Well this is great news! Lion Forge has just hired Carol M. Burrell as executive editor of the company’s CubHouse imprint. She’ll report to Andrea Colvin who has just been promoted to editor in chief.
§ NICE ART: Chris Reynolds made a name for himself in 80s indie comics with Mauretania, an ongoing published in his native Britain. Nowthe fine folks at New York Review Graphic Novels have brought it out in a new hardcover editions, The New World: Tales from Mauretania, the latest in their series of extremely tasteful and […]
After a successful kickstarter campaign in 2013, Sean O’Neill brought kids from middle school to nineth grade a cross between Indiana Jones & Tintin with his historical fiction graphic novel Rocket Robinson! As of this month, Dark Horse has announced that Rocket Robinson and the Pharoah’s Fortune is returning to print! To quote […]
Some personnel moves at Lion forge as Andrea Colvin, has ben promoted to Vice President – Executive Editor from Senior Editor of Roar Comics and CubHouse Comics. Mark Smylie, who formerly held the title of Executive Editor, is now a Contributing Editor. Colvin developed the AMP line of GNs for younger readers as VP of Content, […]
Creative teams for the Garfield/Grumpy Cat team-up and Fruit Ninja are announced, as well as a new Killer Instinct comic and variants for Sheena #1.
First off, I am totally stealing this list of up and coming cartoonists at TCAF by Ardo Omer. The first name on her list is Ru Xu, definitely an up and comer. This Chinese-American SCAD grad already has a full length graphic novel coming out from Scholastic/Graphix, Newsprints, which is about a girl who disguises herself as a newsboy in an imagined […]
Dynamite has been targetting younger readers with some success of lat ewith books like Grumpy Cat and Bpp: the World’s Cutest Dog and they’re doubling down with a new license: Animal Jam, a sort of Second Life for kids that involves doing things in a magical land full of cute little animals. I learned that […]
To say that Raina Telgemeier is the closest thing to a superstar in the comics industry leaves out the cardinal reason for her well-deserved popularity: her beautifully crafted stories touch on issues that affect every aspect of the soul. In her works readers tackle critical matters of inner humanity, from the tribulations of growing up, to understanding the depths of friendship, to sibling rivalry and reconciliation, and now, accepting the mysterious dimensions of love, culture, and death.
Jeff Smith’s much loved and award-festooned fantasy comic BONE wrapped up its story line 10 years ago. Since then Smith has moved on to other projects like RASL and the ongoing webcomic Tüki Save The Humans.
Thus the announcement of a new Bone story — one that takes place AFTER the main Bone storyline — is pretty exciting news. Bone: Coda is described as a “completely superflous” story featuring the Bone cousins and Bartleby the Rat creature on the dangerous journey back to their home in Boneville.