Do Latino comics creators have a mainstream visibility issue? Where do creators like George Perez and Fabián Nicieza fall in the history of Latino writers comics?
By Adam Karenina Sherif Content Warnings: sexual assault, sexism, racism This past weekend at NYCC saw a number of panels which earnestly attempted to push into more critical comics territory. Moderator Elana Levin, a comics podcaster and digital political organiser, guided the panel through a series of topics which offered some especially engaging […]
ALMOST DONE! DOCTOR STRANGE (2016) DID I FALL ASLEEP? No. DID I LIKE THE MUSIC? Didn’t do much for me. EDIT: As many have pointed out, this was also by the great Michael Giacchino, but it did not capture my attention as I was multi tasking. WHAT ELSE DID I NOTICE: I saw this twice […]
The 2018 Glyph Award nominees have been announced, rewarding the best in black-themed comics. Winners will be presented at the ECBACC convention on May 19th. Judges for this year’s awards include Shenkarr Davis, André LeRoy Davis, M. Asli Dukan, Micheline Hess, Regine Sawyer and Alex Simmons. STORY OF THE YEAR A.W.O.L.; Elvira Carrizal-Dukes, writer, […]
Culture, diversity, and food take the spotlight in Marvel New Media’s newest offerings
This year’s best selling graphic novels show a wide range of material from a strikingly diverse group of creators.
After a long Thanksgiving weekend it’s time for us to tuck-in to another crowdfunding round-up. This week’s edition will explore recovering from brain injuries, a new zine-anthology featuring love stories told by Muslim women, and the latest from small press Forward Comix. So sit back, relax and rest your weary Cyber Monday deal searching eyes […]
This was an SPX unlike any previous SPX, as the tumult of the outside world has reached even Camp Comics. But the welcoming spirit of unity and creativity was still there, and strang as ever.
Before we get into it… Monstress, Volume 1: Awakening, written by Marjorie Liu, illustrated by Sana Takeda, was awarded the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story, besting: Ms. Marvel, Volume 5: Super Famous, written by G. Willow Wilson, illustrated by Takeshi Miyazawa Saga, Volume 6, illustrated by Fiona Staples, written by Brian K. Vaughan, lettered by Fonografiks […]
By Andrea Ayres At Comic-Con there’s been a great deal of discussion about how to increase diversity among creators and artists but what about within the marketplace itself? That’s what a number of panelists, assembled by Lion Forge comics, sought to unravel the morning of July 23. From L-R : Jeremy Atkins (Publicist, Lion Forge) […]