Demo-Graphics: Perespolis, Fun Home and Blankets Popular With Women

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Demo-Graphics: Perespolis, Fun Home and Blankets Popular With Womenhttp://ift.tt/1eZuYMs Tweet My last post concerning the Facebook demographics of those you “like” comic terms caused a bit of a stir. The comments section was filled with lots of back and worth, lots of misunderstanding what the point of it all was. But, in those comments, one […]

DC Comics Month-to-Month Sales: December 2013 — The Caped Crusader towers at the top

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DC Comics Month-to-Month Sales: December 2013 — The Caped Crusader towers at the tophttp://ift.tt/1l2U0Tc Tweet by Frans van der Strack[Before our new DC analyst takes over with the January figures, here is a fill-in column, written by a close friend of Marc-Oliver Frisch and specially selected by him for the task.] The month of December […]

Top Shelf’s Chris Ross on DRM-Free Graphic Novels and Print-Digital Bundles [Interview]

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Top Shelf’s Chris Ross on DRM-Free Graphic Novels and Print-Digital Bundles [Interview]http://ift.tt/1eZdpvZ Tweet By Bruce Lidl Indie comics publisher Top Shelf announced yesterday that they will be selling a selection of their digital titles, without any DRM copy protection technology. Joining Image in the trend away from DRM on comics, Top Shelf will now offer […]

First look at Marvel’s new street racing inspired All-New Ghost Rider #1

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First look at Marvel’s new street racing inspired All-New Ghost Rider #1http://ift.tt/1jgLrkD Tweet Marvel continues its sneaky move towards more interesting, quirky takes on its heroes with ALL-NEW GHOST RIDER #1 by Felipe Smith and Tradd Moore, with a new Latino hero—Robbie Reyes—and a story about street racing in East LA clearly based on the […]

INTERVIEW: Brandon Seifert Seeks the “Weird”

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INTERVIEW: Brandon Seifert Seeks the “Weird”http://ift.tt/1hyKDdn Tweet By Matt O’Keefe In coordination with its parent company, Marvel is bringing a piece of Disney history to comics. Seekers of the Weird is a five-issue miniseries inspired by art created by Imagineer Rolly Crump for a Disneyland attraction that never came to fruition. I talked to the […]

Demo-Graphics: Perespolis, Fun Home and Blankets Popular With Women

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How does gender break down for some of the more popular “indie” graphic novels versus mainstream graphic novels vs the average? And it’s clear, there’s a difference. Taking 17 various graphic novels (and if folks add suggestions in comments, I’ll be happy to add upon this) I looked at men and women who were fans in the United States. I tried to stick to actual graphic novels, or books that have been long out of print and thus a complete graphic novel is how it’s now consumed.

Evan Dorkin reveals cover to Eltingville Club #2

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Evan Dorkin reveals cover to Eltingville Club #2http://ift.tt/1d526me Tweet Here. It’s hard to say what I love the most about this image. The Eltingville Club #1, first of two issues wrapping up heir saga, ships in April. #2 is the FINAL Eltingville story, wrapping up a saga of nerds who really ARE outcasts, and not […]

DC Comics Month-to-Month Sales: December 2013 — The Caped Crusader towers at the top

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The month of December was dripping with excitement at DC Comics, as the publisher’s comic-book line shivered on the brink of a new year of bold opportunities and potential tours de force. DC’s œuvre held strong and even grew slightly in total unit sales versus November, as the publisher thrust into an already booming direct market with stiff opposition its new DC Universe title JUSTICE LEAGUE 3000.

The Vertigo imprint, alas, which added DEAD BOY DETECTIVES to its arousing line-up in December, continued its refractory period in-between new issues of THE SANDMAN, the second and next of which shall find release no sooner than February.

Top Shelf’s Chris Ross on DRM-Free Graphic Novels and Print-Digital Bundles [Interview]

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By Bruce Lidl Indie comics publisher Top Shelf announced yesterday that they will be selling a selection of their digital titles, without any DRM copy protection technology. Joining Image in the trend away from DRM on comics, Top Shelf will now offer eleven graphic novels from their own website in a variety of open formats, […]

More Comic-Con Guests announced: Steranko, O’Malley, Vaughan, Wilson etc.

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More Comic-Con Guests announced: Steranko, O’Malley, Vaughan, Wilson etc.http://ift.tt/1l1vkuo Tweet Another 20 guests have been announced for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con and they are: Neal Adams, artist, Batman, X-Men, Ms Mystic Sergio Aragonés, cartoonist, Groo, MAD, Sergio Aragonés Funnies Ray Billingsley, cartoonist, Curtis Greg Capullo, artist, Batman, Spawn Mark Evanier, writer/producer, Garfield; Kirby: King […]

Ike Perlmutter, Philanthropist

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Ike Perlmutter, Philanthropisthttp://ift.tt/1jfXVZM Tweet Ike Perlmutter, billionaire, CEO of Marvel and one of Disney’s largest stockholders, is probably the most feared man in comics. A mysterious and powerful figure who would probably be a great antagonist in a Marvel comic, he’s the guy who helped make Marvel the behemoth it is today, but he’s also […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 2/20/12: What These Inspiring Comics Fans Did Is Genius

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Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 2/20/12: What These Inspiring Comics Fans Did Is Geniushttp://ift.tt/1gKpslV Tweet § I’m not going to go too far into the Whole Denver Comic Con-troversy, as its definitely heating up, and things have been ugly for a while. The two sides can’t even agree on basic facts, like who founded the show. Charlie […]

First look at Marvel’s new street racing inspired All-New Ghost Rider #1

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Marvel continues its sneaky move towards more interesting, quirky takes on its heroes with ALL-NEW GHOST RIDER #1 by Felipe Smith and Tradd Moore, with a new Latino hero—Robbie Reyes—and a story about street racing in East LA clearly based on the video game/Hong Kong street racing vibe of Grand Theft Auto, Initial D and […]

INTERVIEW: Brandon Seifert Seeks the “Weird”

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By Matt O’Keefe In coordination with its parent company, Marvel is bringing a piece of Disney history to comics. Seekers of the Weird is a five-issue miniseries inspired by art created by Imagineer Rolly Crump for a Disneyland attraction that never came to fruition. I talked to the writer of Seekers, Brandon Seifert, about exploring […]

Evan Dorkin reveals cover to Eltingville Club #2

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Here. It’s hard to say what I love the most about this image. The Eltingville Club #1, first of two issues wrapping up heir saga, ships in April. #2 is the FINAL Eltingville story, wrapping up a saga of nerds who really ARE outcasts, and not cute cuddly catch phrases. I’ll be there.

More Comic-Con Guests announced: Steranko, O’Malley, Vaughan, Wilson etc.

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Another 20 guests have been announced for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con and they are: