I’ve got coffee in my holiday mug, which I use all year because it is the size of my face, so that can only mean one thing: time for our weekly round-up of notable crowdfunding projects. This week’s features are all based in North America and feature stories unique to that experience. There’s an anthology […]
In 2007, Kate Beaton began delighting readers with her webcomic, Hark! A Vagrant. Beaton has since become known for her masterful comedic timing, seamless blend of history and poignant cultural commentary. Her impressive body of work includes the 2015, Step Aside, Pops and the children’s title, The Princess and the Pony. I’ve never met Beaton, but in interviews […]
Yet more amazing comics debuting at tomorrow’ Comic Arts Brooklyn show! Roopert August Lipp Revival House 56 pages, 8.5″ X 11″ 2 color offset $10 The long-awaited debut by comics virtuoso, August Lipp. Perhaps you’ve been fortunate to see glimpses of his work in esteemed anthologies such as Smoke Signals, for example. Now, one can evince the full dexterity of his […]
It is time for our sort of annual look at all the news books coming out at this year’;s Comic Arts Brooklyn fest. Feast your eyes on the wonders and beauties of what’s coming up! There are so many great books we’ve had to divide the debuts into several posts. And please note, some of […]
On October 23, Twitter user @dagneo36 started the hashtag #STEMartists to help bring awareness about creativity in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math fields. The hashtag has been retweeted thousands of times and has sparked an important conversation about the intersection of logic and creativity.
Political cartoonist and activist Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé has spent over fifty days in detention following his arrest on September 16 in the West African country of Equatorial Guinea. Ebalé was detained as part of the governments recent crackdown on artists who have been critical of government officials. On November 4, the Association for American Editorial Cartoonists […]
Roye Okupe didn’t grow up reading comics but he did love superheroes. As a child he watched cartoons like Voltron, Justice League, X-Men, Transformers, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He loved video games and animation, loved the action and adventure of teams working together to combat foes of all kinds. As a child in Lagos, […]
Let’s get lenticular! We previously showed your two NORMAL covers for DOOMSDAY CLOCK #1, but this morning the lenticular Rorschach cover was revealed in a Geoff Johns tweet, as is tradition.
In 2015, veteran comedy writer Rob Kutner (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Conan) launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund Shrinkage, a phantasmagorical burlesque about a group of nanobots that invade the President’s brain with the intent of launching, oh let’s say, nuclear war! From there, it’s a sci-fi action thriller and political comedy all […]
§ This column has been absent for the usual reasons, a big deadline on an outside project, travel and the fact that running this site now takes up about half my day. But I’ve been hoarding away links like a squirrel under the acorn tree. Unfortunately no one is going to care about much besides […]