Nice Art: Jillian Tamaki’s illustrations for Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas

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Nice Art: Jillian Tamaki’s illustrations for Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seashttp://ift.tt/1bporjF Tweet The Folio Society is a UK company that specializes in lovingly produced, high end print versions of classic books. They are pricey—current editions are $74.99 each—but lovely objects for the well appointed home. They are also beautifully designed with new illustrations by […]

Greg Rucka and Russell Dauterman to Launch Cyclops Solo Series FEATURING HEPZIBAH

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Greg Rucka and Russell Dauterman to Launch Cyclops Solo Series FEATURING HEPZIBAHhttp://ift.tt/1j5kUGn Tweet Marvel have announced, via the beaming presence of an interview feature with Albert Ching, that Greg Rucka and Russell Dauterman will be the creative team for an ongoing Cyclops solo series. The book will start in May. After the picture of Hepzibah […]

Hasen, Moldoff and Evans voted into Eisner Hall of Fame

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Hasen, Moldoff and Evans voted into Eisner Hall of Famehttp://ift.tt/1iPCEGc Tweet The Will Eisner Comic Awards judges have selected three comics creators for automatic inclusion into the Hall of Fame and a slate of 14 nominees for voters to select from; four will be selected by voters from the ballot. Selected for the hall are: […]

ComiXwriter: Post-Kickstarter Development

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ComiXwriter: Post-Kickstarter Developmenthttp://ift.tt/eA8V8J Tweet _________ By Matt O’Keefe I recently wrote an article about five ways to format your comic script. One option, ComiXwriter, was crowdfunded in July and is expects to deliver the software to backers before summer. I spoke about its development with Glenn Farrington, who co-created ComiXwriter and ran the Kickstarter campaign. Is ComiXwriter still on […]

Ruth Redmond on Colouring, Comics, and Getting In With Marvel [Interview]

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Ruth Redmond on Colouring, Comics, and Getting In With Marvel [Interview]http://ift.tt/1hcdV1t Tweet The Irish comics scene is one of the busiest in the world right now, and almost certainly one of the fastest growing. Spurred on by creators like PJ Holden and Declan Shalvey, more and more writers and artists are making a name for […]

Vertigo’s Mark Doyle is named Batman Group Editor

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Vertigo’s Mark Doyle is named Batman Group Editorhttp://ift.tt/1ertFWn Tweet Continuing DC’s editorial shuffle, it was revealed this week that Mark Doyle, formerly an editor at Vertigo, will replace Mike Marts as Batman Group Editor. Marts left DC to go to Marvel, so there was a big gap to fill. Doyle is credited with the lion’s […]

Check out a preview of Jules Feiffer’s new GN Kill My Mother

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Check out a preview of Jules Feiffer’s new GN Kill My Motherhttp://ift.tt/1hcdUKU Tweet The New Yorker previews one of the most anticipated books of the year, Jules Feiffer’s first original graphic novel in quite some time,Kill My Mother, As opposed to an autobiographical story, it’s an homage to Feiffer’s time with Will Eisner, a pulpy […]

Wow Cool/Alternative Comics opens comics/book store in Cupertino

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Wow Cool/Alternative Comics opens comics/book store in Cupertinohttp://ift.tt/1hcdUdG Tweet How crazy is Mark Arsenault? Crazy enough to open a NEWSSTAND that sells cools comics and magazines, books, ‘zines, vinyl and CDs. In other words it’s the kind of cool pop culture haunt that people of a certain age used to congregate in before Snapchat. It […]

A Review of Spider’s Pee-Paw #2: Pushing Towards a Sensory Overload

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A Review of Spider’s Pee-Paw #2: Pushing Towards a Sensory Overloadhttp://ift.tt/1dI5P8I Tweet Behind the bright, fluorescent palettes and at times overwhelming visual blitz of both familiar and obscured images, the anthology Spider’s Pee-Paw #2 takes a stab at staging a refreshing take on the rather jockey presence of Tumblr aesthetics, unabashedly moshing together pieces that […]

Shang Chi is back in DEADLY HANDS OF KUNG-FU #1

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Shang Chi is back in DEADLY HANDS OF KUNG-FU #1http://ift.tt/1hbQk0R Tweet Now that Miracleman is finally being reprinted, the holy grail of comics reprints would be the 70/80s run of Marvel’s MASTER OF KUNG FU, but don’t hold your breath. However, hero Shang Chi is back in May with DEADLY HANDS OF KUNG-FU, a four-issue […]

Nice Art: Jillian Tamaki’s illustrations for Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas

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The Folio Society is a UK company that specializes in lovingly produced, high end print versions of classic books. They are pricey—current editions are $74.99 each—but lovely objects for the well appointed home. They are also beautifully designed with new illustrations by skilled artists. Jillian Tamaki has a big year coming up with This One […]

Greg Rucka and Russell Dauterman to Launch Cyclops Solo Series FEATURING HEPZIBAH

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Marvel have announced, via the beaming presence of an interview feature with Albert Ching, that Greg Rucka and Russell Dauterman will be the creative team for an ongoing Cyclops solo series. The book will start in May.

Comics sales droop in January

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Comics sales droop in Januaryhttp://ift.tt/1bWHShe Tweet January was the cruelest month for comics sales, as the ICv2 headline starkly puts it: Only One Comic Above 100K. The one book was Batman #27 which sold 115,492 copies, according to ICv2. The site noes, perhaps ominously, that the last time we had a month with only one […]

Hasen, Moldoff and Evans voted into Eisner Hall of Fame

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The Will Eisner Comic Awards judges have selected three comics creators for automatic inclusion into the Hall of Fame and a slate of 14 nominees for voters to select from; four will be selected by voters from the ballot. Selected for the hall are: Irwin Hasen (The Flash, Wildcat, Green Lantern for DC; Dondi syndicated […]

Must read: David Harper on the diminishing role of the comics artist at the Big Two

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Must read: David Harper on the diminishing role of the comics artist at the Big Twohttp://ift.tt/1lC3u5C Tweet It’s hard to believe in the era of Tumblr and Imgur and gifs and all that, but in comics artists seem to be getting the short end of the stick, at least in some places. David Harper takes […]

ComiXwriter: Post-Kickstarter Development

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_________ By Matt O’Keefe I recently wrote an article about five ways to format your comic script. One option, ComiXwriter, was crowdfunded in July and is expects to deliver the software to backers before summer. I spoke about its development with Glenn Farrington, who co-created ComiXwriter and ran the Kickstarter campaign. Is ComiXwriter still on schedule for a February […]