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.
Renowned for his wonderful children’s series, Zita the Space Girl and last year’s Julia’s House for Lost Creatures, Ben Hatke is one of the leading talents in young person’s graphic literature. His latest effort, Little Robot, which releases in stores today, tells the tale of a young girl who discovers a robot in the woods. […]
WonderCon brings together an eclectic mix of all-ages books creators.
§ So Mark Millar saw something shiny in the sky: i know this sounds mental, but did anybody else see that huge glowing object over Glasgow last night around 1am? Only 1 mention online. — Mark Millar (@mrmarkmillar) January 1, 2015 And because he’s Mark Millar it became news You gotta love that guy. § DC Batman Editor Mark […]
By Matt O’Keefe For years there’s been the complaint that comics aren’t for kids anymore. I say that comic shops aren’t (necessarily) for kids anymore. While a lot of what you find in your LCS isn’t geared towards children, there are still a number of avenues where all-ages comics can gain traction. Here are nine […]