Here’s a preview of Hazel Newlevant’s debut graphic memoir, No Ivy League, a tale of teenage discovery and racial tensions set in Portland, OR.
It’s been quite the year for Lion Forge who has been busy announcing new imprints like CubHouse, Roar, and Magnetic Collection (formerly Magnetic Press). The independent publisher based in St. Louis had a slew of announcements during their Saturday panel at NYCC. Writer Amy Chu (Red Sonja, Poison Ivy) was present to offer more details […]
Lion Forge has announced four new editorial hires, including their second Andrews McMeel alum. Official PR: Lion Forge announces four new hires in its editorial department today, including Desiree Rodriguez, Erika Kuster, Hazel Newlevant, and Jasmine Amiri. These four editors join the rapidly growing publisher in advance of New York Comic Con, where the company […]
It’s here! The best time of the year! Halloween thrills and chills. Our annual 31 days of Halloween feature is back and this time it’s generously sponsored by our good friends t Lion Forge. To kick things off, here’s a still from “Trick or Treat” the great Donald Duck short that featured Witch Hazel and […]
Lion Forge has announced a $25,000 donation to help comic retailers who’ve been affected by Hurricane Harvey. In doing so, they’ve partnered with the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, a non-profit founded in 1996 to help bookstore employees in times of need. Official PR follows: Following the devastating storm which rocked the Gulf Coast just over […]
Lion Forge, for all their best intentions, has had a hard time finding its voice in the comic book industry. When I first encountered the publisher at smaller conventions about five years ago, their books were promising but nothing different from what BOOM! was doing at the time. I believe I still have one of those […]
Lion Forge is joining the ranks of YA original graphic novel publishers with the “CubHouse” imprint and launching with a trilogy. GLINT will kick off of with GLINT: LOON’S ARMY in February 2019, with the subsequent installments dropping in October 2019 and April 2020. It will be written by Samuel Sattin and Drawn by Ian McGinty. Sattin […]
We’ve been raving about the work of artist Federico Bertolucci, for a while here. As the artist on the LOVE series, published by Magnetic, he captured the natural world with drama, terror and beauty. And on his Little Tails series, also published by Magnetic, is as charming and sweet as LOVE is powerful. Both series […]
One of the most difficult parts of being a high schooler is finding the place where you feel comfortable, where you feel you truly belong. The inherent desire to find a tribe that accepts you is overwhelming, sometimes scary. But when you find the right group of people who make your life worth something, then […]
One of the year’s biggest events is the launch of Catalyst Prime, Lion Forge’s new superhero line. The arrival of a new line of comics created by a diverse line-up of talent behind the page – led by editor Joe Illidge – and with a diverse cast of characters on the page, couldn’t be better timed for today’s comics readers.