Black Mask unveils an energetic and diverse 2016 lineup

We Can Never

My familiarity with Black Mask is embarrassingly slim, beyond finding myself in love with the covers of books like We Can Never Go Home and Space Riders. But I’m glad to hear the two-year old publisher had a banner year in 2015, with those two aforementioned hits and the one-shot Young Terrorists. It’s great to […]

Image Expo 2016: Nothing is impossible – updated


Image Expo is kicking off with a stirring speech by Eric Stephenson. We’ll social media it along for you   Image Expo is 10 minutes from starting, and the venue certainly has some swagger to it. #imageexpo — Christopher Butcher (@Comics212) April 6, 2016 "Whatever you imagine, it can happen." Starting the keynote at […]

SDCC 14: Batman’s 75th, My 20th, and a Lot of First Experiences


By David Nieves We’re all still recovering from copious amounts of walking around taking pictures with people and wishing the people in front of us taking pictures would just move. Yes another San Diego Comic-Con has come and gone. By now all the news is out and we’re still reeling from the Batman V Superman […]

Creator cancels on con to take care of adorable kittens


While the party is going on here at HeroesCon, a few faces are missing, among them writer Steve Niles, who had to cancel due to deadlines, and also the fact that he is caring for two young rescue kittens. Niles has been plastering his Facebook page with pictures of the young cats and after one […]

EBay Auction Launched to Aid Steve Niles


After floods damaged his home in Austin over a week ago, writer Steve Niles and his family have had to move out and into a friend’s guestroom. The comics community have immediately gathered around to help out in the immediate aftermath of the flooding, and Matt Miner has today launched an eBay auction to raise […]

What is “Skype Hype”? Steve Niles, Ron Marz and Jimmy Palmiotti Explain


Earlier this week, almost out of nowhere, comic creators Ron Marz, Steve Niles and Jimmy Palmiotti came up with a concept called Skype Hype. And only a few days after coming up with the idea, they’ve already trialled and tested it, in what could be a bold move forward in how comics are marketed to […]