Ok for St Paddy’s day, I know I’ve linked to this before, but About a Bull is a (sadly unfinished) webcomic that adapts the Tain Bo Cuailnge myth cycle, with Queen Maeve, the Cattle Raid of Cooley and other fun stuff. It’s written by M.K. Reed and drawn by her, Caroline Kelsey, Hilary Florido, Matt Wiegle […]
“Applied comics” — using the words and pictures combination for education and non fiction — is a growing field, especially as comics become more accepted in educational uses. And First Sceond is going all in with a new line of Science Comics that launches with three books: Dinosaurs (MK Reed and Joe Flood; Spring 2016) Coral Reefs […]
Brooklyn based indie Secret Acres has just announced a couple of new projects and one of them is like an alt.comix supergroup: MK Reed (Cute Girl Manifesto, Americus) will write and Farel Dalrymple (The Wrenchies, Omega the Unknown) will draw Palefire, due out this September, a fiery story set in high school that sounds like […]
More thoughts on the future of comics, the intersection of media, conventions and just sitting at a table drawing, by folks ranging from publishers to creators to journalists. What will 2015 bring? Surprises, like yesterday IDW/Top Shelf deal, which no one saw coming.
Lion Forge, the digital upstart that brings you Punky Brewster comics, will be on hand at NYCC, with the premiere of their animated effort, Deep Sea 7. In addition, MK Reed, Joe Flood, Jonathan London, Carl Reed and Yaya Han will be signing at the booth.
Here for your perusal, I examine a pile of worthy comics and graphic novelish books that I have found in my travels to Brooklyn; from a few book release parties at Bergen Street Comics, The Brooklyn Book Festival and most recently, Desert Island owner Gabe Fowler’s brand spanking new Comic Arts Brooklyn festival. ______________________________________________________________ […]