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 […]
At last week’s Diamond Retailer Summit, nothing got a bigger reaction than this video explaining how Diamond has upgraded their Olive Branch packing facility. When this film was shown during breakfast, the room fell silent. The phrase “rapt with attention” is overused, but this ode to put orders, pick stations, conveyor belts and resolute yet […]
Since the book was first announced, Gotham Academy has always been the square peg in a round Bat hole. Surely a tale about friendship, intrigue, good times with your best friends, and pizza didn’t belong in the bleak world of modern Batman? Then you read Gotham Academy’s first issues and were proven dead wrong. Maps Mizoguchi, […]
Well here is some news that couldn’t make me happier. User, a book originally published by Vertigo around the turn of the century, is finally being collected at Image. It’s coming in May. I was an editor on this book (although Joan Hilly did all the heavy lifting) and I can say with a little pride that […]
Months ago, a comic book publicist and I were chatting about this and that and he suggested, rather ominously, “Have you ever tried counting how many stories on comics news sites are actually about comics? You’d be surprised.” The idea percolated in my head for a while. And it took a while to do it. […]