While promoting the new Marvel Unlimited App over at Gizmodo, Marvel’s Peter Phillips indicated that Marvel was updating most of his major titles when they were six months old: The comics available through MU are all at least six months old, and while Marvel wouldn’t commit to every title making it into the service, SVP […]
Marvel’s library subscription program used to be called Marvel Digital Comics Unlimited A.K.A. Marvel DCU – an in-joke at DC’s expense that likely flew over the head of anyone who didn’t go to the comic shop on a regular basis. Marvel’s rebranding it and tweaking it a bit. They’re also talking about it ahead of […]
by Dre Grigoropol New York City based cartoonist Jess Ruliffson presented her collection of comics for her upcoming graphic novel at The Drawing Center in Soho on February 13th 2013. Though her comics are biographical, they are not about her own life. She documents the real stories of people who have survived life-threatening situations and […]
DC have announced that Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson’s Astro City will be returning in June! Oh, and look who’s doing the covers: This will be an ongoing series from the creative team, starting with a shiny new issue #1. The press release notes that returning characters such as Samaritan and Honor Guard will be […]
The comics world was saddened last night when this statement was released. It’s hard to overstate Kim Thompson’s impact on the modern comics world—as the publisher of groundbreaking works Love & Rockets and Eightball, the editor of eveyrthing from Acme Novelty Library to Usagi Yojimbo and one of the finest translators in comics. He’s best known for championing European comics and introducing them to a wider audience in the US.
Having met KISS, Glee, and Nick Cannon, the Archie gang is now going undead in a new ongoing series called AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE that’s set after the zombie apocalypse has hit Riverdale. Yes, it’s The Walking Jughead. The surprise here? The series is written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, who has worked on such things as the […]
§ Wired talks to Shannon Wheeler and Jake Parker about comiXology’s new Submit program, where indie creators can submit their work to be carried on the app for a 50/50 revenue share. GeekDad: For both of you, how does this compare to traditional print publishing of your comics? Jake, I know Missile Mouse was published […]
Last year, Marvel received a letter from the mother of a young fan, Anthony Smith, who had hearing difficulties, and had been told by doctors that he would require a hearing aid. The mother was wondering if there were any heroes who had ever had hearing difficulties, who might serve as the inspiring spark for Anthony […]