Review: s! 13 Life is Live (and love. and a bitch. and multifaceted. and so forth.)

s13

Tweets!13 Life is Live kus! komiksi As someone who prefers to get stuck into a good long comic, where the opportunity to connect and associate with characters and invest in a world is greater, I was never much of reader of anthologies, providing as they do short strips or stories and often being jarringly inconsistent in terms […]

Nice Art: Charles Burns at Adam Baumgold this Thursday

137MarjaneSatrapiWB.jpg

Tweet It’s an event and an art gallery and a parade of cultural history this Thursday an exhibit of Charles Burns’s portraits for The Believer magazine opens at the Adam Baumgold Gallery. MAY 30 – JULY 26, 2013 RECEPTION:  THURS., MAY 30, 6-8PM The preview of the exhibit also includes a gallery of portraits from […]

Film adaptation of Julie Maroh’s Blue is the Warmest Color wins Palme d’Or

planches.jpg

Tweet The Cannes FIlm Festival wrapped up over the weekend, and the winner of the Palme ‘dOr—the grand prize for all the films at the fest— was Blue is the Warmest Color, an adaptation of Julie Maroh’s graphic novel Le Bleu est Une Couleur Chaude. It’s the first comic book movie to win the top […]

On the scene: Phoenix Comicon 2013

hall

TweetPhoenix Comicon didn’t look anything like it did last year.

Crane and Kirkman share the Reuben Award; Ware, Chast, Wrightson win

201305280332.jpg

Tweet The annual Reuben Awards were handed out on Saturday Night, and the top award, known as the Reuben for cartoonist of the year, ws shared by Brian Crane of “Pickles” (above) and Rick Kirkman, co-creator of “Baby Blues”. It was only the second tie in history (Johnny Hart and Pat Oliphaunt tied in 1968.) […]

Four things I wondered after watching Star Trek Into Darkness (spoilers)

201305280300.jpg

Tweet I enjoyed this movie, but I didn’t love it. The plot was a jumble, the supporting characters were thin, the science was laughable, and the necessity to make most of the movie an exciting CGI fight scene left, as so much CGi does, the look of the world bathed in pristine sterility. Plus, everyone […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits, 5/28/13: G. Willow Wilson at Marvel; San Diego dread

201305280251.jpg

Tweet§ Apparently Author G. Willow Wilson has a Marvel project in the works. Wilson’s novel Alif the Unseen has been very well received, and her comics work—Air, Cairo and a Vixen mini series for DC—wasn’t too shabby either. She previously worked on the Mystic revival for Marvel. § The 2013 edition of Tom Spurgeon’s yearly […]

Man of Steel in Minecraft and other weekend trailers

26STEEL-articleLarge.jpg

Tweet Steelehouse Digital has recreated the Man of Steel trailer in Minecraft, and it looks great. While I was googling for more information about this trailer, I discovered two OHER Man of Steel Minecraft railers…which aren’t as good, but I guess hit is as good a hobby as any, right? An actual new Man of […]