Comcis periodical sales are either stagnant or stable depending on how you like your glass.
Writer Mags Visaggio is getting rave reviews for Eternity Girl #1, (drawn by Sonny Liew) out this week from Young Animal, but she’s hardly resting. Coming in May, Visaggio has a new creator owned series from up and comer publisher Vault Comics: Vagrant Queen, which features art by Jason Smith, colored by Harry Saxon, lettered by Zaak Saam, with alternate covers by Natasha Alterici (Heathen).
Statix Press has announced, as part of the Druillet Masterworks series, the upcoming release of Yragaël and Urm The Madman. Featuring the artwork of comics legend Philippe Druillet (Heavey Metal, Loan Sloane) the collected adventures will be published this August. This marks the first time the adventures of Yragaël, the Doomed Prince, and his unfortunate progeny, Urm […]
Yet more amazing comics debuting at tomorrow’ Comic Arts Brooklyn show! Roopert August Lipp Revival House 56 pages, 8.5″ X 11″ 2 color offset $10 The long-awaited debut by comics virtuoso, August Lipp. Perhaps you’ve been fortunate to see glimpses of his work in esteemed anthologies such as Smoke Signals, for example. Now, one can evince the full dexterity of his […]
Since the bombshell announcement that Netflix had acquired Millarworld, aka movie idea factory Mark Millar, the Scotsman has kept a very low profile despite many media requests. However he finally broke his silence, at Comicbook.com of all places. In an extensive interview, the always enthusiastic Millar goes full tilt fervent on how great this deal is:
They said it wouldn’t last.*** But Spike Trotman and her Iron Circus Comics publishing company just celebrated raising their one MILLIONTH dollar on Kickstarter. via GIPHY Far from a weird idea, crowdsourcing has now become one of the key methods for comics creators – and publishers – to bring their projects to the market. ♫ […]
Big news, kids! As you can read in the PR below, The Beat has been acquired by Syndicated Comics, a new division of Lion Forge.
After two years with Hiveworks, five years running this solo, three years with Publishers Weekly and three with Comicon.com, original home of The Beat, I’ve made the most momentous team-up of all.
Everyone talks about the direct market but no one does anything about it. Well, Jim McLauchlin wrote about it, starting with one of those “I want those cha cha heels!” McGuffins: Wednesday, September 27 was release day for Fu Jitsu #1 from Aftershock Comics. Not the biggest of debuts, but hey—it’s written by Jai Nitz, […]
The other day we noted that writer Jim Zub had posted some fascinating info about the trade and digital sales of his ongoing series Wayward. Well in a follow up he looked atthe sales of Skullkickers, his Image book which ended in 2015 but left Zub deep in the red on printing and other costs. […]
Another New York Comic Con has come and gone! Now that the hoopla and humidity have settled, let’s reminisce about some of the coolest booths and most fun activations from this year’s annual gathering of the nerd tribes.