Nick Thorburn is well-known for his work in music, less so for his comics. The Canadian cartoonist is the long-time vocalist for Islands, as well as a number of other music projects, like Human Highway, The Unicorns, Mister Heavenly, Nick Diamonds, and others. His graphic novel debut from Fantagraphics, Penguins, is an allegorical collection of […]
Since 2015 Liana Finck has been a rising star in her role as a New Yorker cartoonist thanks to her singular presentation and sensibility, but also thanks to a boost that most cartoonists never get. Finck was a prominent figure in the documentary Very Semi-Serious, which captured the cartoon department at the magazine just at […]
No matter the context, heroin addiction is an incredibly painful subject. The curse of heroin is that it is not a solitary drug. Everyone who comes into contact with this most potent opioid–from users to their loved ones–is affected in some tangible way. For many, the pain of addiction is translated into shame: shame for […]
As September came to a close, I spoke with Molly Knox Ostertag, artist behind Sharon Shinn’s Shattered Warrior and author of the ongoing webcomic Strong Female Protagonist as well as last year’s unique Scholastic Halloween release, The Witch Boy. With the sequel story, The Hidden Witch releasing at the end of October this year, I thought I’d get some insight […]
Today the comics community at large mourns the passing of legendary artist Carlos Ezquerra whose work co-creating Judge Dredd for 2000 AD defined that magazine through over 40 years of publishing and coalesced the modern British comics movement.
Holy crap! Olivia Jaimes, the pseudonym of a cartoonist who has turned the Nancy world upside down with her take on the strip, is making a PUBLIC APPEARANCE. Her very first! Jaimes will appear at Cartoon Crossroads Columbia (CXC) on a spotlight panel at 3:30 on Sunday and two mysterious personal events. No cel phones […]
Ashanti Fortson weaves a beautiful story of forgiveness and failure with ‘smallness’. The one-shot comic will debut at SPX, here’s our preview.
The classic DC war comics artist was 91.
The artist is taking time off to address some health issues.
At his spotlight panel at the 218 San Diego Comic-Con, cartoonist Brian Fies revealed some news….and got a touching surprise that left everyone moved.