Okay how to figure this out? A press release touts that nerdlebrity supreme John Barrowman is starring in something called Acursian. but it’s a webcomic – a joint venture of Webtoon and Legendary Comics. The comic is co-created by Barrowman, his sister Carole Barrowman and Erika Lewis (Game of Shadows and Firebrand: The Initiation of Natali Presano) […]
PLUS: The best cover designs this week!
This is the third season of a column that judges a book by its cover. Catch up on the current season here, or view the complete archive. I’ve been writing about covers the week after release, because it’s easier to spot last-minute changes, but I was curious if people would rather I wrote about them […]
Kyle Pinion and Alex Lu discuss MOTHER PANIC #1 and DOOM PATROL #3
“Mother Panic definitely has some unlikable qualities that you don’t get to see super often in female characters.”
The NC Comicon will be held this year November 15-16 in Durham, NC. I’ve attended the last two years and to be blunt, it’s a blast: a comics focused show in a great setting with lots of artists and enthusiastic fans. The show is expanding this year with more animation screenings—including the US premiere of a Kung Fa Panda short— as part of the second ComiQuest Film Fest. But there are also a ton of great comics artists including Fiona Staples, Sean Murphy, Bob Fingerman and John Paul Leon. John Barrowman provides nerdlebrity appeal. The show is run by retailer Alan Gill and artist Tommy Lee Edwards, and they put the effort in to make this a well rounded event.