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“There are still answers I need. Missing pieces.”
Two years ago at Emerald City Comic Con, Gerard Way, writer of the Eisner-winning Umbrella Academy and former lead singer of My Chemical Romance, announced that he had partnered with DC Comics to begin a new imprint called Young Animal. With the tagline “comics for dangerous humans,” Way and his collaborators set out on a quest to […]
This is the third season of a column that judges a book by its cover. Catch up on the current season here, or view the complete archive. I’ve been writing about covers the week after release, because it’s easier to spot last-minute changes, but I was curious if people would rather I wrote about them […]
I first learned of Shawn Crystal through his podcast, not his art. Skottie Young tweeted that he was recently a guest on InkPulp Audio, so I listened and was entranced by a discussion less about any specific series and more about the storytelling process and how their backgrounds shaped their styles. Later I read comics […]
This afternoon at the DC Comics’ Young Animal panel, the the all-star team of creators including editor Jamie S. Rich, line curator and Doom Patrol writer Gerard Way, Cave Carson has a Cybernetic Eye writer Jon Rivera, Doom Patrol letterer Todd Klein, Mother Panic writer Jody Houser, and Shade the Changing Girl team Cecil Castellucci, […]
Alex reviews the conclusion to Wonder Woman’s “The Truth” and the start to a new arc of Mother Panic
Are you bugging out? Because we are. This afternoon at WonderCon, DC assembled the ranks of their Young Animal creators for a special panel to talk about the future direction of the boutique imprint headed by Gerard Way (The Umbrella Academy, My Chemical Romance). In addition to Way, attendees included Vertigo Group Editor Jamie S. […]
Your first-look at May’s upcoming Young Animal offerings
Kyle Pinion and Alex Lu look at Supergirl’s new origin and dive deeper into Mother Panic’s psyche. Also featuring thoughts on Blue Beetle, All-Star Batman, and Teen Titans!