Our man on the scene muses on the place of kids comics in France and talks about the day’s prizewinners.
by Nancy Powell [CALA kicks off its fifth edition today at the Homenetmen Ararat (Elevate Fitness Complex) at 3000 Dolores St. Los Angeles 90065. It is free to attend, with featured guest Ronald Wimberley. Art by Hellen Jo.] When cartoonist and illustrator Angie Wang first approached pal Jen Wang (The Prince and the Dressmaker) about organizing […]
Jen Wang on combining “a fairy tale and a queer concept that I felt would be really fun to do and would also be something that I could make for a 14-year-old version of myself.”
The 2018 Toronto Comic Arts Festival continues to roll out the news, with the announcement that this year will have two full days of programing for young readers. The kids’ program is moving to the Forrest Hills Ballroom at the Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel, which features seating for 200, plus spaces for crafts and activities […]
Here’s a quick round-up of new projects from Boom, IDW, Dark Horse and Valiant, including new stuff by Eric Powell, David Petersen, Jen Wang, and many many more.
Jen Wang has built up a nice little shelf of graphic novels for herself—Koko Beware, which she wrote and drew, and In Real Life, which she drew from Cory Doctorow’s story.
And now she’s launched a new webcomics called THE WHITE SNAKE, which will update when new chapters are done.
The first chapter is a dandy one, opening with a mysterious murder by…snake? But which snake, and why, and what happened to the snake?
By Kyle Pinion IN REAL LIFE, a graphic novel collaboration between journalist/author Cory Doctorow and comics creator Jen Wang, centers on a young gamer named Anda who becomes enraptured by an massively multiplayer online game (MMO) called “Coarsegold Online”. While logged-in, she makes new friends, including a gregarious fellow gamer named “Sarge” and a “gold-farmer” […]