Seeing legendary painter Alex Ross in person at a comic book convention is a rare treat. Seeing him talk with his art book collaborator Chip Kidd is an even rarer treat, so it’s no surprise that a packed room greeted Alex Ross and Chip Kidd on Saturday morning at New York Comic Con 2018. What a […]
By Ricardo Serrano Denis “No one cared.” Neal Adams, comics legend and co-creator of We Spoke Out: Comics and the Holocaust — also the name of panel discussed here — returned to this phrase repeatedly when commenting on comics about the Holocaust in the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. Comics were not respected as a medium back in those decades […]
Historian Rafael Medoff and Comics Expert/Archivist Craig Yoe discuss the historical importance of comic about the Holocaust and what they mean for contemporary and future readers.
Legendary creator, writer, and artist Neal Adams talks about the historical vitality of comics to tell stories about the Holocaust and the present need for Holocaust education.
James Romberger went to the Big Apple Con and solved one of the great mysteries of comics history: who drew Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story.
Industry legends and scholars launch new book about comics and the Holocaust.
“Comics have become a big business, high stakes….making millions and millions of dollars.” A quote from yesterday’s Beat comment thread? No, from a 1978 documentary about comics called “The World of Comic Books” which was apparently produced for Canadian TV as part of a series. It’s narrated by comedian Jonathan Winters, who was […]
Copyright issues mean we may never see two of DC’s most successful humor books of all time ever reprinted.
For this year’s San Diego Comic Fest, it had a great deal on its plate; A fifth year, a new venue, the announcement of a new Chairman for next year, unseasonal rain, leaking roofs, Jack Kirby’s 100th birthday, X-Men: The Animated Series 25th anniversary, and more. Amid all this, the convention is chugging along. Not […]
At the recent New Jersey Comics Expo I had the good fortune to talk to Neal Adams, Amy Chu and Ron Marz about comics, life, art, history, the Mets and many other topics. I haven’t had a chance to write it up but the NJCE, where I was a guest, is a really fun laid back […]