INVADER ZIM animator Alex Alexovich discusses passion project IT’S NOT SCARY, the children’s book and the interactive app, and how he channels his fears into his art.
You may not recognize the name, but Aaron Alexovich has as impressive a resumé as you’ll find anywhere for adult fans of cartoons originally geared towards kids. Over the course of his career, he’s animated designed for Invader Zim and Avatar: The Last Airbender, among others. However, he’s currently most enthused about creating more comics like Serenity Rose […]
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Free Comic Book Day 2018 Gold Sponsor Comics I continue reviewing this year’s Free Comic Book Day titles! Today, I showcase the Gold Sponsor comics… these are the twelve titles which all stores get. Many publishers will offer both Gold and Silver comics, using the Gold title to promote an event or launch a new […]
DC Entertainment, Marvel Comics, Dark Horse Comics, IDW Publishing, Image Comics, Archie Comics, BOOM! Studios, :01 Second Books, Joe Books, Oni Press, Titan Comics, and VIZ Media make up the 2018 Free Comic Book Day Gold sponsors, and their 12 titles have just been announced. Marvels and DC’s contentsremain shrouded, as is tradition. A single […]
Invader Zim is back! On the screen and in the comics. Nickelodeon recently announced a new 90 minute TV movie, and series creator, myth and legend, Jhonen Vasquez will be the SURPISE GUEST WRITER on issue #20 of Oni’s ongoing series – out this week! Art is by regular artist Warren Wucinich (Courtney Crumrin) with colors by […]
It’s the first time all four have ever been interviewed together, I’m told. Possibly even the first time cartoon series masterminds Trueheart, Alexovich and Vasquez have been interviewed at once. Strap in for this wide-ranging chat that covers both the Invader Zim television series and comics in great detail. We also discuss Donald Trump, how comics shouldn’t be a fall-back position, and even Zack Snyder.
After an arduous week scraping gum off The Stately Beat Manor ceiling and cleaning crushed PBR cans out of the infinity pool, the Beat Staffers were ready for a week long nap when suddenly, Lobo blew the hinges off the long-locked bathroom door, howling with anger and flexing his arm hairs threateningly. His bushy locks trailed in […]
The first issue the Invader Zim comics, based on Jhonen Vazquez’s cult cartoon, arrives on July 8th, and Oni is making a big deal out of it because…well it is a big deal. The alien conqueror’s return will be celebrated in several ways: A panel The Return of Invader Zim, Saturday 7/11 at 2 pm in Room […]