Tim Hanley brings his analysis of gender in the comics industry to The Beat with a breakdown of creative and editorial roles at the Big 2.
Shevlin reflects on his time as a customer and employee of St. Mark’s, and its impact on his life.
We’ve got reviews of the latest issues of Ms. Marvel and Spider-Gwen, plus the debuts of Age of X-Man: NextGen and Avengers: No Road Home!
By Nancy Powell James Sturm has never been shy about tackling the complexities of race and ethnicity in his graphic novels. Recently, Sturm turned his observant eye on the 2016 election season and set it as the backdrop from which a marriage unravels. Off Season, Sturm’s newest graphic novel, just dropped in stores this past […]
By Nancy Powell The Presidential election of 2016 was an emotional and grueling time for many of us. Its aftermath left such animosity and despair that it was hard to imagine a future without doom. Not only did the election divide the country culturally, racially and ideologically, but it drove a dagger between friends, family, […]
We conquer our greatest fears and brave the pages of Daredevil #1! Plus reviews of Age of X-Man: The Marvelous X-Men #1 and Uncanny X-Men #11.
Here’s a beginner’s guide to the legendary manga artist’s work.
The Peninsula Libraries Comic Arts Festival (PLCAF) kicks off Feb. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Foster City with a small press expo and keynote by Kazu Kibuishi. Ryan North, Svetlana Chmakova and Jason Shiga are scheduled to appear later in the month. All it took was an idea. Two San Mateo County […]
By Nancy Powell When David Pepose and Jorge Santiago Jr. last left Spencer & Locke, it was with a tired but satisfyingly-twisted happily ever after. Locke had just mowed down dear old dad, who mowed down Locke’s sweetie, Sophie. And now the action will take on a darker and more sinister turn when this new […]
We discuss the beginning of the next big X-Men event, and the latest celebratory one-shot for Marvel’s 80th anniversary.