We’ve got a lot to cover today, from forgotten secrets of comics to secrets that should be forgotten.
Well, it’s about time. Joye Murchison Kelly and Dorothy Roubicek Woolfolk are the joint winners of the 2018 Bill Finger Award for Excellence in Comic Book Writing – the first women winners in the award’s 13-year history. Kelly, 90, will be on hand to accept the award at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Her work […]
With two months left until this year’s San Diego Comic Fest, there is still a world of work ahead for the convention’s organizers. Despite certain groans of having a volunteer meeting on Super Bowl Sunday, Mike Towry, organizer for Comic Fest and one of the original founders of San Diego Comic-Con, and Comic Fest chairman […]
Since I was a child, Jack Kirby stood out as THE preeminent American cartoonist and I still and always will count him as one of my favorite artists. He remains the master of inventive technorganic design and deep space multifigure compositions in which all elements display unparalleled weight and thrust. I consider his work to […]
This year, on August the twenty-eighth, comic legend Jack Kirby would have celebrated his one-hundredth birthday. For family and friends, not a day passes that they don’t think of the icon, to whom he was not Jack Kirby or Mr. Kirby, but simply Jack. To Mark Evanier, long-time friend and Jack Kirby historian, these conventions […]
The phrase goes, “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” I don’t know anyone who follows it. For that reason, an eye-catching cover is necessary to catch the eyes of potential buyers. At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Mark Evanier (Jack Kirby historian and a comic legend in his own right) collected five comic book […]
Creative teams for the Garfield/Grumpy Cat team-up and Fruit Ninja are announced, as well as a new Killer Instinct comic and variants for Sheena #1.
Carolyn Kelly, a cartoonist and daughter of Pogo creator Walt Kelly, passed away following a lengthy battle with cancer this weekend, as reported by her longtime companion, Mark Evanier:
This year marks the 100th year anniversary of legendary comic book writer and artist Jack Kirby’s birth. The artist’s influence has undeniably touched the comic book industry, helping to change and shape it forever. Of many that have personally met the icon, they would say he was always friendly, took the time to talk to […]
If you’re like me, you have a soft spot for comics featuring animals. Maybe it’s a throwback to my first set of plastic Noah’s Ark creatures. Maybe it’s my collective unconscious memory of Ripley’s Believe It or Not. Anyway if you share this interest, you will like these free Nature comics, produced by “Channel Thirteen” […]