Today, the American Library Association released its State of America’s Libraries Report, an annual report released during National Library Week. It’s not easy being a librarian, and it’s gotten even more difficult in the current Zeitgeist of fake news, polarization, and intolerance. Torsten AdairI’ve been writing for The Beat since July of 2010. I’ve been reading […]
As part of its big 25th Anniversary gala, Image is rolling out a bunch of variants and here are the first 11 of 15, all coming out in February for a 25th anniversary theme month. The covers cleverly tribute classic Image covers with the less classic but utterly iconic Sex Criminals/Wicked+Divine perhaps the funniest. Love […]
Greetings, sales charts fans! It’s time once again to look at Image Comics’ sales figures.
Calling all miscreants! All slackers and gamers! All those who would banish terrible cafeteria food to the secret tenth circle of hell (located in a specific unmentionable location on Satan’s person). Archie’s Jughead is back with a new ongoing series written by none other than Sex Criminals’ Chip Zdarsky and illustrated by The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl‘s artist Erica Henderson. […]
So there’s good news and there’s bad news. Sex Criminals #12 has been delayed, now releasing on September 16th. Happily, however, the delay isn’t due to writer Matt Fraction ending up in a MPreg fantasy become reality or artist Chip Zdarsky deciding he’s more of a Hemingway than a Singer Sargent, but rather because of “high […]
Sex Criminals #11 has been unleashed in the wilderness that is the direct market! The issue in question is polybagged and has a 1 in 35 chance of having a sketch from creators Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky. Various members of the Twitterverse have been documenting the covers that they have acquired including Zdarsky himself, take […]
Matt Fraction made his big late night debut in the wee hours yesterday evening/this morning on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” and got a chance to not only talk a bit about Sex Criminals, but also read a few choice entries from the hardback edition “Big Hard Sex Criminals”. Take a look below for the […]
Here’s the part where you support your favorite comic book creators almost as much you endorse the films they help make possible. Kelly Sue DeConnick’s husband, Matt Fraction, will be making his first appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers this Thursday, May 21. The other guests on the show include America’s Got Talent’s Heidi Klum, […]
Writer: Chip Zdarsky Artist: Kagan McLeod Color Assist: Becka Kinzie Editing: Thomas K Production: Drew Gill Kaptara is a wild card for Image Comics right now. Chip Zdarsky is a proven creator in the field of comics, but I’m not sure that anyone in the audience of the 2015 San Francisco Image Expo convention quite […]
Margaret Atwood is one of the great literary figures of our times, as the award-winning author of The Handmaid’s Tale, The Penelopiad, Onyx and Crake, mixing science fiction, social commentary and huamnist themes.
She’s also a dabbling cartoonist, as these doodles from the road show.