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. Welcome to BY ITS COVER: LEGACYBIRTH, where we return with our original format, but update the logo for 2018! But before I get to the comics, lets look […]
Writer and comics creator Rich Tommaso is known for his anthropomorphic spy-thriller series Spy Seal and his horror-based series She Wolf, both reflecting the 1970s and 1980s crime and horror movies that have influenced him. Dry County, totted as “The EVERYMAN Crime Series,” is one of Rich’s newest projects among others. This first comic, published […]
Debuting sometime in March 2018, Dry County is a new crime series from Eisner winner Rich Tommaso. Official PR: With SPY SEAL on hiatus, critically acclaimed cartoonist Rich Tommaso (SPY SEAL, SHE WOLF, DARK CORRIDOR) will launch DRY COUNTY, an all-new crime series, this March from Image Comics. The next chapter of SPY SEAL, titled Flight of […]
The above post by Rich Tommaso on FB has been lighting up creator chatrooms and my inbox since it went up yesterday. Tommaso is a long time indie comics veteran, with such books as the well reviewer Dark Corridor and She-Wolf for Image, and prior to that a steady body of work for Fantagraphics Books, […]
Image’s March solicitations are out, and in addition to the usual goodies like Saga, Injection, No Mercy and many many more a few news series and OGNs are debuting: • Circuit Breakers, a long in the making five issue series by Kevin McCarthy with art by Kyle Baker finally comes out. The series explores J-Pop […]
Alternative Comics has announced a seven book spring 2015 season, with collections by some intriguing talents. Stephen Cerio hasn’t been seen in a while, and a round-up of Malachi Ward’s quirky comics is long overdue. Plus Rich Tommaso, Sam Henderson and a process guide from Tom Hart’s Sequential Arts Workshop—some good stuff here.
Alternative publisher Marc Arsenualt has also announced that Erik Aucoin will join Alternative as Associate Publisher. Aucoin’s background includes HR, law, being a record label co-owner and of course liking comics. a massive fan of comics familiar to many of today’s top creators. In the past Aucoin has worked for the US Congress, a lobbying firm and as a radio DJ so comics should be a snap for him. His duties will includes editing the anthology title Alternative Comics.
We teased Study Group’s Halloween offerings a few days ago, but here’s the goods.