August 20 marked another #VisibleWomen hashtag event on the social media platform Twitter. We rounded up 10 of our favorite artists, creators, illustrators and all-around awesome folks, for your viewing pleasure.
Rejection. It happens to us all, but no one talks about it. A trending hashtag on Twitter changed that. See what these seven authors, writers and artists had to say about facing rejection.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the hit Broadway musical Hamilton, is teaming up with Canadian cartoonist and illustrator Jonny Sun on a Twitter-inspired illustrated book called Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You.
On October 23, Twitter user @dagneo36 started the hashtag #STEMartists to help bring awareness about creativity in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math fields. The hashtag has been retweeted thousands of times and has sparked an important conversation about the intersection of logic and creativity.
Bright and early on a Sunday morning, collected in San Diego Comic Fest’s make shift “Kirby Café” panelists Jenny Stiven, Jonathan Tavss (working in digital and social fandoms for over 20 years), Anina Bennett (once editor at First Comics and co-author and co-creator of Boilerplate: History’s Mechanical Marvel and the science fiction series Heartbreakers), and […]
OurMine is a gang of hackers that goes around taking over prominent Twitter accounts including TechCrunch, Channing Tatum and more. They purport to be testing security…and indeed showing that you need strong passwords. This morning, OurMine hit Netflix’s official US account. And as screencapped above, they also got Marvel’s official account. OurMine doesn’t do much once […]
Writer Chelsea Cain received overwhelming support after quitting Twitter yesterday, a cool t-shirt went on sale, and a bizarre truther movement sprang up. All you need to know about the current comics controversy!
Mockingbird writer Chelsea Cain, the bestselling author of Heartsick and other thrillers, deleted her Twitter account today after receiving abusive tweets yesterday. In a now vanished series of tweets (one screencapped above) Cain noted that she was getting harassing tweets, presumably over the above Mockingbird cover and her work there in general. It’s possible that she was […]
UPDATE: Gfrorer’s account has been reinstated but I’ll leave this up as a cautionary tale. Twitter has had a harassment problem for a long time. Like, a loooooooong time. Something about the impersonal format gives free reign to any and all disgusting behavior. I myself—along with several other women in comics—was the target of a […]
We’re live at the “Using Tumblr to Sell Your Ideas” panel. Our panelists include Ghost Rider writer Felipe Smith, My Little Pony artist Katie Cook, and The Wicked + the Divine writer Kieron Gillen. You can even submit questions to their blog [but not anymore…the past has passed…-ed.]. General Information If someone steals content you originally posted […]