dare you not to cry at Gabby Gamboa’s For My Father which talks about the legacy of the Viet Nam War and shows Popula’s comics page is something to keep an eye on.
Creators Paul Levitz, Scott McCloud, Emil Ferris and Richard Bruning talk about the continued legacy of Will Eisner and how his audacity to break the mold continues to inspire the graphic novel medium today.
This is the biggest week in the industry, not just because over 100k people are going to converge on the surface of the sun in San Diego for Comic-Con, but the most prestigious awards in the industry takes place as The Eisner Awards honor the best in comics present and past. Someone who embodies both […]
“You can count the comic book editors on one hand who are so influential to the medium and whose vision for their material is so strong that they really define a brand that gives the audience that kind of confidence. And one of them is here to my left, Karen Berger.”
Dwayne McDuffie Week continues! Two of the many qualities I admired about McDuffie were his idealism and honesty. Perhaps he was a little too honest for the tastes of mainstream comics publishers. Anyone who saw the “The Color of Comics” episode of Robert Kirman’s Secret History of Comics documentary series on AMC about Milestone Comics […]
In August 2017, ComicMix launched their Kickstarter for Mine!, a comics collection benefitting health services organization Planned Parenthood. Mine! features contributions from Eisner-Award winners and nominees to independent creators and up-and-coming artists, aimed at celebrating freedom and choice, and to help dispel myths and misconceptions about sex, gender, and reproductive health. Fortunately, the Kickstarter was […]
xx It’s been a long road to Action Comics #1000 – more than 80 years to be exact. DC is celebrating the milestone with not only the regular periodical, and the return of SUperman’s trunks, but ACTION COMICS #1000: 80 YEARS OF SUPERMAN a hefty hardcover edition that reprints notable stories from Superman’s career – […]
Pioneering cartoonist Jackie Ormes and influential Marvel Marvel marketing manager Carol Kalish have been selected for induction into the Will Eisner Comic Awards Hall of Fame for 2018. Ormes was the first black female newspaper cartoonist, for the strip Dixie in Harlem featuring the character Torchy Brown. Kalish was the first direct sales manager for Marvel, credited […]
By Gabriel Neeb On the floor of any comics convention, there are hundreds of titles inspiring awe, wonder, devotion, and occasionally, production and licensing deals. Many of these are benefitting not just their parent media corporations, but also the original creators of the given properties. The reasons for this are numerous, but two of the […]
On early Saturday afternoon, former DC Comics publisher Paul Levitz sat down for an in-depth discussion with Vertigo founding editor and current editor of Dark Horse’s Berger Books imprint, Karen Berger. Levitz, who recently wrapped work on Brooklyn Bloods for “Dark Horse Presents” dropped a little bit of a bombshell when he mentioned that he […]