Thought Bubble 2013: Diversity in Comics Panel in Full

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In light of recent discussions and events in the world of comics, this was quite possibly the most important panel of the UK’s favourite convention, and one that took a decidedly positive look at the issues surrounding diversity – or lack thereof – in comics.

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits: The secret of comics and feet

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§ One of the Smart And Nice People of Comics, Mariah Huehner, has opened her own Etsy Store and is taking commissions prior to her appearance at Thought Bubble. Check em out. § I seem to have bookmarked the blog of designer Randy Dahlk months ago and never posted it. On his site he talks […]

NYCC ’13 The Beat Podcasts! More To Come NYCC Interviews 2

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Straight from the convention booth of Publishers Weekly at New York Comic Con, it’s More to Come! Your podcast source of comics news and discussion starring The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In part two of our New York Comic Con interview special, Calvin speaks with Laurence Maslon creator of Superheroes! – both book and PBS […]

Review: Emily (and the) Strange(rs) #1

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If we can trust editor Rachel Edidin (and who wants to live in a world where we can’t?) then Emily Strange is a pretty big deal. And indeed, looking at the history of the character, something pretty fascinating has been going on here. Originally created by Rob Reger as a mascot for his clothing company, […]