As media folk and fans emerge back into the real world after their sojourn in the land of the fairy folk – aka San Diego Comic-Con 2018 – it’s time to look back at who ruled and who drooled. Everyone is talking about the tv and movie losers but who nailed it on the comics […]
The 2018 Eisner Award nominations are out, and it’s a MONSTROUS years, with Emil Ferris’s My Favorite Thing is Monsters continuing its awards rampage with five nominations and Monstress by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda also garnering five nods. Image and Fantagraphics led the way with 16 nominations each. This year’s nominations have some deep cuts […]
On Sunday at BookCon I was honored to moderate a panel called, The New Mainstream: Diversity & Activism In Four Colors with Thi Bui (The Best We Could Do), Marjorie Liu (Monstress, X-Men), Joe Illidge (Catalyst Comics) and Magdalene Visaggio (Kim & Kim) to talk about making comics and how today’s rise in extremism and political turmoil […]
There’s “still room in comics to play for keeps.”
by David Carter Greetings, sales charts fans! It’s time once again to look at Image Comics’s sales figures. Just a reminder that I’m not doing this as a permanent gig; just filling in until Heidi finds someone to take on the indy month-to-month chart. Please refer to July’s column for a preamble and explanation as […]
In the quiet early hours of Saturday in New York Comic-Con’s press lounge, Marjorie Liu chatted with The Beat about her new Image title “Monstress” with artist Sana Takeda, systemic racism, the expectations places on creators of color, and the intergenerational trauma of war.
Marvel have revealed what their ‘X-Termination’ teaser image is all about: a crossover storyline between X-Treme X-Men, Astonishing X-Men, and Age of Apocalypse. Spinning around the fact that there are currently a series of different Wolverines being used right now (along with a couple of Nightcrawlers) the story will be a cross-dimensional adventure between the […]