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Frida Kahlo empowered an actress to fight harassment. Now she voices Frida in ‘Coco.’

NATALIA CORDOVA-BUCKLEY is a voice actor in the new Disney/Pixar movie “Coco,” but it was her voice that led her to first experience the trauma of sexist taunts. She was bullied because she spoke with a low tone — deeper than her father’s by age 6, she says — that was judged to be less than feminine. “Machismo harmed […]

Cartoonists’ Thursday strips will be auctioned off to benefit hurricane relief

IF YOUR comics pages look a little different to you Thursday, it’s for a good cause. More than 125 cartoonists are donating their original art to benefit the victims of recent hurricanes and other U.S. disasters, including in Puerto Rico. The auction campaign, called Thanks + Giving, includes such syndicates as King Features, The Washington […]

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

Chris Schweizer on the Loupio series. here's Eli Cross on the CB Cebulski as EiC at Marvel story. I do think it could be interesting to see just how portable Marvel's core strengths are into other characters by new creators. imagine...Show More Summary

Mostly one-liners

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Mark Trail, 11/21/17 Mark’s sidekick Johnny was too cowardly to gun down a woman, so instead he’s going to lure her down to the tunnel under the bank, where the bear will eat her. Spider-Man, 11/21/17 Sorry all comedy writers everywhere, but nothing you […]

Do ‘Justice League’s’ post-credits scenes actually mean anything for the future of the franchise?

Note: Spoilers ahead for “Justice League.” There was one question lingering in audiences’ minds after watching “Justice League”: Do the two very cool and surprising post-credits scenes mean anything for the future of DC on the big screen,...Show More Summary

Bundled, Tossed, Untied And Stacked: Publishing News

By Tom Spurgeon lot of traditional alt-comics check-ins this time around. I love this cover for the forthcoming From Lone Mountain. I buy everything John Porcellino does, and I hope you do, too. that great person of comics ShaenonShow More Summary

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

here's a re-run of a Darwyn Cooke appreciation thread originally published right after his passing, published again on what would have been the late cartoonist's birthday. Humanoids has hired Fabrice Sapolsky as Senior Editor. it struck...Show More Summary

How ‘Justice League’s’ Ray Fisher took on fan-favorite Cyborg as his first major movie role

The role of Cyborg in “Justice League” is Ray Fisher’s first performance in a major motion picture, but he does have experience playing legendary characters. Before filming his first movie, Fisher was a theater actor, performing as the Duke of Burgundy in an Oregon Shakespeare Festival production of “King Lear,” and as Muhammad Ali in […]

Johns and Frank’s ‘Doomsday Clock’ marks first big gamble by DC Comics in the ‘rebirth’ era

It has been almost a year to the day since Geoff Johns helped lead DC Comics to one of its most successful relaunches with the new “rebirth” era. Johns is again asking for fans to believe in him while he takes care of some of their most sacred characters. The first issue of “Doomsday Clock,” a 12-issue […]

Desert Monday

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Crock, 11/20/17 Aww, it looks like Otis’s mom has finally figured out that his best (only?) friend is a carrion-eating vulture! And you can tell she’s really trying. Her lids are heavy with disgust as she imagines the hungry bird flying home to his […]

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