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Emet Comics to take over Fresh Romance from Rosy Press; submissions...

  Rosy Press was an ambitious start up that promised romance comics for the new generation of comics readers, and mostly delivered with a lead title,...

Rosy Press Indefinitely Shutters its Doors, Janelle Asselin Leaving Comics

Over the last decade, Janelle Asselin has become one of the most influential and progressive figures in comics.  Last year, she set off a journalistic...

The Money Thing Part 2: New writer on Red Wolf is...

When is a story not a story? When is the story about a story actually the story? Well strap yourselves in because you're about to find out!

Being a cartoonist by the numbers…and the numbers are ugly

  Being in comics is great, it's a golden era, new readers, yadda yadda. But this golden era is mostly the product of people slaving...

Interview: Fresh Romance’s Janelle Asselin on running a successful Kickstarter

The Fresh Romance Kickstarter campaign is in its final hours but it's already made nows. Not only is it well over 150% funded, but editor/publisher Janelle Asselin's plan to bring back romance comics in a contemporary guise with Rosy Books has definitely struck a nerve. As the last few hours count down, we caught up with Asselin for a quick check in on how the campaign got going and how she prepared for such a time consuming but ultimately successful task. And as a bonus, here's a look at the story from Sarah Vaughn (ALEX + ADA) and Sarah Winifred Searle (SMUT PEDDLER) about a couple headed to the altar for all the wrong reasons.

The Valkyries: secret warrior women of comics shops

There was a time not too long ago when you could fit all the "women in comics" at a big table in a coffee shop. Now there re more than 300 women who just work in comics shops. That's the membership of The Valkyries, a private organization for female comics retail employees. and it turns out the group has been instrumental in promoting a coupld of books that have had great success this year, namely Saga and Lumberjanes. Janelle Asselin interviews group founder Kate Leth for all the details:

SDCC 2014: Watchtower Wednesday: Gathering Steam

With the time difference and the fact that Preview Night doesn't start until about 9 PM Eastern Time, there's not a lot to report...

SDCC ’13: The Gender in Comic Books Panel

Christina Blanch brought together a very diverse group for the ‘Genders in Comics’ panel today at the convention. Who better to moderate this panel...