Alex Brewer (Wargaming) moderated a panel between war comics luminaries, Garth Ennis (World of Tanks: Roll Out), Larry Hama (G.I. Joe) and Ethan Young (Nanjing: The Burning City) on Thursday afternoon at New York City Comic Con. The panel explored how war comics, like Marvel’s The ‘Nam, began to push back against the one-sided, jingoism […]
Jason Reynolds (Ghost, Miles Morales: Spider-Man) and National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates (Black Panther, Between the World and Me) joined together on the first day of New York City Comic Con to talk about heroes, giving a voice to invisible people and of course, a little bit of politics. At the Hudson Mercantile, a […]
A 19-year-old animator/illustrator is helping change how we view art and race with the #DrawingWhileBlack twitter hashtag. The art world is painfully white. In New York City, wealthy white male executives sit on museum boards and help shape our cultural discussions of what art is, who gets to make it, and who gets to experience it. […]
Conventions are truly a sight to behold. The throngs of people milling about, enjoying and reveling in cosplay, panels, and discovery. People are filled with a wonderful frenetic energy and palpable excitement, but too often this energy can gloss over a serious problem still facing many convention-goers. Sexual harassment remains a troubling component of convention […]
The internet has a tendency to ask questions it doesn’t expect or necessarily want answered. There’s an almost rhetorical nature to the way questions are posed. The question can then serve the dual purpose of both acknowledging and somehow dismissing the problem. As if by stating knowledge of the issue the author is absolved […]
Comics and Planned Parenthood, a nonprofit dedicated to reproductive choice and healthcare, may not initially appear as the most obvious of alliances. That’s something the creators behind the recent comics anthology Kickstarter Mine! would like to change. ComicMix Editor-in-Chief Mike Gold announced the crowdfunding campaign on August 15 to help finance the collection’s printing and […]
It’s a giant chess game out there in the entertainment world, with streaming giants and known content producers vying for the upper hand. Mark Millar signing with Netflix and Robert Kirkman going with Amazon made headlines on their own, but a new lawsuit makes the reason for Kirkman’s new home even more apparent.