If you were planning a trip to Bedrock City, I have some sad news.
It capped a great year for women cartoonists.
As media folk and fans emerge back into the real world after their sojourn in the land of the fairy folk – aka San Diego Comic-Con 2018 – it’s time to look back at who ruled and who drooled. Everyone is talking about the tv and movie losers but who nailed it on the comics […]
Creators Paul Levitz, Scott McCloud, Emil Ferris and Richard Bruning talk about the continued legacy of Will Eisner and how his audacity to break the mold continues to inspire the graphic novel medium today.
The 2018 Eisner Award nominations are out, and it’s a MONSTROUS years, with Emil Ferris’s My Favorite Thing is Monsters continuing its awards rampage with five nominations and Monstress by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda also garnering five nods. Image and Fantagraphics led the way with 16 nominations each. This year’s nominations have some deep cuts […]
It’s time to announce the annual Comics Industry Person of the Year, as voted on by industry peers. This is the person who moved the needle, made a difference and inspired others, and as you can see from the list of past winners at the bottom of this post, it’s a selection that our voters […]
A couple of links of note from Publishers Weekly: The annual Critics Poll results have been announced and to the shock of no one Emil Ferris’s ‘My Favorite Thing Is Monsters’ was #1. We’ve written and talked and been amazed by this book all year and it shows just how far the graphic novel business […]
As is tradition, Publishers Weekly has kicked off the end-of-year Best Books lists (which I contributed to as the PW Graphic Novels Review Editor). Five comics were selected for the 2017 list: Boundless, Jillian Tamaki (Drawn & Quarterly) Sex Fantasy, Sophia Foster-Dimino (Koyama) My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Emil Ferris (Fantagraphics) My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness, Nagata […]
§ Nice Art: Indie comics festival Comic Arts Brooklyn 2017 has a poster (and Guests: Chris Ware, Jules Feiffer and Emil Ferris.) And the poster is by Emil “My Favorite Thing is Monsters” Ferris. V. cool. § Like everyone on earth, I have a Google news alert set to my name, and lately it’s been […]
CXC, the ambitious third year comics festival located in Columbus, OH, just announced its 2017 guest list, 24 creators from an eclectic swath of the comics world; I picked three names in the headline to express that, including bestselling children’s author Dav “Captain Underpants” Pilkey, wunderkind Tillie Walden, and Image Comics/Milkfed mainstay Kelly Sue DeConnick. CXC is run in […]