31 Days of Halloween: Steve Ditko’s Mysterious Traveller

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TweetFantagraphics has now published four nice hardcover volumes collecting old Steve Ditko comics. Last year they released Steve Ditko’s Mysteriuous Travellers, and here’s an excerpt! The newest book is called Impossible Tales, and all books are edited by Blake Bell and reprinted from the original color—which to our taste anyway, is far superior to modern […]

EBay Auction Launched to Aid Steve Niles

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TweetAfter floods damaged his home in Austin over a week ago, writer Steve Niles and his family have had to move out and into a friend’s guestroom. The comics community have immediately gathered around to help out in the immediate aftermath of the flooding, and Matt Miner has today launched an eBay auction to raise […]

Alan Moore Speaks about Marvelman: Part I

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TweetOn the 22nd of October 2010 – three years ago almost to the day – I spent an hour on the phone with Alan Moore, interviewing him about Marvelman. At the time this was meant to be for the book I was writing about the history of the character, which has been serialised here as […]

The Making of The Art of Frank Thorne

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Tweet A few weeks ago we told you about the launch of Dynamite’s art editions line with Frank Thorne’s Red Sonja, an oversized collection of the his early, irresistible run on the book. With a flowing line and European-inspired style, Thorne’s Sonja was definitely sexy, but still a bad ass. Dynamite’s Nick Barrucci recently had […]

First peek at Jeff Smith’s Tuki Save the Humans!, with CBLDF future unveiling

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Tweet With RASL running up the sales chart and soon to start racking up awards, Jeff Smith’s next project—a webcomic called Tüki Save the Humans! has been kept under wraps. But a teaser image has finally been released, and it’s been announced that Smith will officially unveil it November 10th a benefit brunch for the […]

Kick Watch: Neil the Horse reprint is going crowdfunded

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Tweet A couple of months back I announced that Hermes Press—a specialist in comic strip reprints—was going to reprint Katherine Collins’s Neil the Horse comics in a richly deserved deluxe edition. Well for various reasons, this book is now being crowdfunded on Indiegogo. We are already working on restoring the pages, but don’t have the […]

Wow, there are a lot of good comics coming out

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Tweet Tom Spurgeon is running a listing of 2013 comics that deserve more attention, and there are a lot of them. And they are all so distinct and good. Check it out to see what you’ve been missing. I mean, did you really know there was an Alain Passard (owner and chef at the three-star […]

Go See! Kate Brown and Paul Duffield’s ‘Crown of Blood’

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TweetNow playing at the Tower of London, comic creators Kate Brown and Paul Duffield have created a two-minute video about the princes in the tower story – which is being screened every day in the Bloody Tower itself, where the pair allegedly spent their last night.