Once again talking about everything outside the pages and today I get to say thank you to the music that picks us up when we need it.
Part 1 of …Knobs, Balls, and Rollers was an introduction to the wonderful world of “rolling out”– a way to help you massage the aches that come with art and other physical work. Part 2 reviewed some techniques and general guidelines to get you started. This week’s third part to the guide is primarily a poster about […]
The Black Comics Expo makes a strong case for the future of black creativity.
In an era when conspiracy abounds, especially on the right with Pizzagate, crisis actors, chemtrails, and, of course, lizard people but also anti-vaxxers, and when so-called woo takes front and center in popular explorations of science — see Deepak Chopra being taken seriously, alien theories about Oumuamua, and speculation that we live in a hologram, […]
Valiant is the king of the limited-series event. They tend to stay within 4-issues and are mostly self-contained. They are easy to follow, rich in lore, and don’t breed clumsy tie-ins. You could make a movie out of any one of them (especially Book of Death) and the result would still be a high-concept story […]
More and more I’m finding myself partial to Image Comics a a publisher. There’s a lot to sift through, but to me it feels like I see the most variety out of them. That’s not to say other publishers aren’t unique, just that I feel like Image gives me tons of options, a slew of […]
In Part 1 of Your Guide to Knobs, Balls, and Rollers, I introduced you to the wonderful world of “rolling out” – what it is, what it does, equipment, and more! Now we will get into technique! As a reminder, in Part 1 I said, “If you have a connective tissue disorder, diabetic neuropathy, musculoskeletal injury, moderate […]
Valiant has a smart approach to introducing new series into its expanding line-up. Whether it be through established on-going series or big scale events, new character series tend to lift off from #0 issues or one-shots that test the waters to see if they catch on (as was the case with War Mother). This is exactly […]
“The Art of NAOKI URASAWA” runs at Japan House Los Angeles (6801 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA. 90028) from January 23 to March 28, 2019 Legendary manga artist Naoki Urasawa will drop by Japan House January 23 for a rare book signing and sold out talk to kick off “The Art of NAOKI URASAWA.” Frederick […]
Thank you, George Pérez.