Another New York Comic Con has come and gone! Now that the hoopla and humidity have settled, let’s reminisce about some of the coolest booths and most fun activations from this year’s annual gathering of the nerd tribes.
PW’s annual New York Comic Con issue is online, and in an exhaustive main story Rich Shivener details the good the bad and the I’m going to cry. We all knew that losing the airy clime of the Javits North Hall for Artist Alley was going to hurt, but according to show runner Mike Armstrong, […]
Variety has announced a bunch of shows in various stages of orders at Amazon and The Boys, a dark take on superheroes from Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, is in “script order” with a possible “event series” in the works:
What is going on with the DCEU! You’d think with the K2/Cape Horn/Scylla/Charybdis/Bermuda Triangle of Wonder Woman not only survived but survived as a game changing triumph, everything would be smooth sailing at the Water Tower. But no. A rash of stories about multiple Jokers, Batmans and sequels has everyone scratching their head. Let’s take […]
Scott Snyder’s long brewing dark mystery at the heart of the SCU is revealed in a new events called Dark Days coming this summer with an all-star art cast.
Every year at BookExpo America there are a series of “Buzz” panels where editors hype the biggest upcoming releases. This years event takes place May 31-June 3, and two graphic novels will be on the Buzz lists, one middle grade, one young adult. One is Tillie Walden’s Spinning (First Second), a book that has already […]
As mentioned earlier today, ECCC is the first big con of the year, and a ton of comics creators will be there to talk to fans and one another. However, Australian writer Tom Taylor, known for writing the best selling Injustice Gods Among Us and Injustice 2 comics and co-creating the animated series The Deep, […]
After a vigorous round of judging, the five finalists for the Dwayne McDuffie Award For Diversity In Comics have been revealed (I was one of the judges) and they are: Upgrade Soul by Ezra Claytan Daniels Shaft: Imitation of Life by David Walker and Dietrich Smith Amazing Forest by Ulises Farinas, Erick Freitas and more […]
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. […]
The Fauves, the official awards of the Angoulême Comics Festival were handed out over the weekend and there was no mockery or satire, only awards for comics. Thanksthe lord for small favors. The complete list can be found at ToutenBD, but I’ve adapted their list with English translations where possible or appropriate. Philippe de Pierpont […]