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Tillie Walden wins twice in the SPX ceremony.
Small Press Expo kicks off Saturday with a chance to see both comics' rock stars and the industry's rising stars.
Matt Bors's relaunched site the Nib is helping comics artists cover everything from the campaign to Syria.
Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez is introducing heroic La Borinqueña to reflect Puerto Rican self-empowerment -- especially as the island faces financial crisis.
'Dilbert' creator Scott Adams is a longtime student in the powers of persuasion, and he believes Trump has been 'pitch-perfect' so far in deploying those powers.
Upon Comic Riffs' 7th birthday, here are our favorite quotes that celebrate comics, animation -- and the artists who make them.
The comics site The Nib is offering a wide-ranging swath of sociopolitical emoji timed to this election season, says founder Matt Bors.
"It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!" celebrates its golden anniversary next month.
"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Universe" will publish monthly.
Here's how political cartoonists are diagnosing Hillary Clinton's electoral condition.
The White House had a role in "It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown!" -- which won an Emmy Award over the weekend.
Rep. John Lewis is "pleased and grateful that 'March' has struck such a chord in America."
Could a classic X-Men villain provide the key to Hugh Jackman's on-screen Wolverine replacement?
Young comics creator Tillie Walden was a double winner at the Ignatz Awards ceremony, held Saturday evening during the Small Press Expo in suburban Washington. Walden was voted outstanding artist for her debut graphic novel, “The End of Summer,” and named most promising new talent for “I Love This Part.” Elsewhere, former Brooklyn studiomates Kate […]
SURE, Small Press Expo, which kicks off Saturday, lets you enjoy its established stars in the indie comics firmament, including (over the years) Chris Wars, Lynda Barry and Los Bros Hernandez. But one of its great joys is also catching those future stars who are just beginning to rise. There was now-superstar Raina Telgemeier (who’ll be […]
ON SATURDAY in suburban Washington, one of the jewels on the comics-convention circuit, Small Press Expo, will kick off. And one of the event’s first panels will feature both a rock star (Joe Sacco) and a rising star (Sarah Glidden) within the world of comics journalism, as moderated by Herblock Prize-winning cartoonist Matt Bors. […]
TO MATT BORS, the Internet still had a gaping hole. So many emojis, yet so relatively few that reflect the sociopolitical culture. Today, Bors and his team of fellow artists are offering a digital corrective, one Trump head, dumpster fire and weeping MLK at a time. And they’re calling them “Nibmoji.” Bors, the Herblock Prize-winning […]
TO JILL SCHULZ, the youngest child of late “Peanuts” creator Charles Schulz, it seems as if the Great Pumpkin has almost always been in her life. Schulz, speaking by phone from Southern California, recalls trick-or-treating not long after the third “Peanuts” special, “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!,” debuted on network television 50 years ago […]
NOW FOR the Campaign Circus’s next high-flying trick, we’ll apparently pivot from Benghazi to Benadryl — and from email to influenza, with the only common symptom being hacking. For long months, we’ve watched the poll charts; now, we’re being directed to the medical charts (“paging Nate ‘Centrum’ Silver”). This latest focus comes, of course, in […]
There have been so many versions of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in both animation and live-action movies that some may not remember that the green martial artists debuted in a comic book from creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird back in the early 1980s. Since 2011, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” has been the main turtle title […]