§ Nice Art: I got to see Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse the other day at the early bird IMAX matinée and here is a very quick capsule review: Did I fell asleep? Fully alert and ALIVE ALIVE ALIVE during the whole thing!!!! Did I Like the score: I think this was maybe the BEST score […]
Kelly Sue DeConnick begins her AQUAMAN run at high tide. Also, Alex’s favorite DC Books of 2018!
Let’s get serious for a moment – and whatever happened to Mark Armstrong?
Kelly Sue on Aquaman! Hand pitching to Wal-Mart! Guinness Book of World Records!
Today, DC Comics revealed a new imprint that will have the trade-waiters and prestige series fans among you very excited. DC Black Label is an imprint designed to allow “an all-star lineup of creative teams” to “craft their own personal definitive DC stories.” According to DC’s official press release, the imprint is inspired by some […]
By David Seidman Writers and artists are born enemies. “That stupid artist didn’t draw what I wrote!” echoes down the halls of comics history. But it doesn’t have to be that way. To write comics, you need to know how to work with artists just as much as you need to know plotting, characterization, and […]
We’re back with more thoughts on the state of the comics industry, news and inspirations. Thanks to the creators from all over the industry who took the time to participate at the busiest time of the year- you’ll find some thoughtful perspectives in the comments below – and as always a lot of sneak news. And […]
The internet has a tendency to ask questions it doesn’t expect or necessarily want answered. There’s an almost rhetorical nature to the way questions are posed. The question can then serve the dual purpose of both acknowledging and somehow dismissing the problem. As if by stating knowledge of the issue the author is absolved […]
By Andrea Ayres On the search for women colorists, letterers, inkers, writers or artists but aren’t sure where to look? Then the Visible Women hashtag is the place for you. The event is a project of the company Milkfed, founded by comic book writers Kelly Sue DeConnick (BitchPlanet) and Matt Fraction (SEX CRIMINALS). The hashtag […]
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 […]