here's a thoughtful analysis of the failed Archie kickstarter. Personal note: I swear I wasn't being intentionally mean or hateful when I suggested that Archie maybe find another line of work. My belief was that they had the resources necessary to publish those comics, relative to the standard risk that a dozen or so comics publishers take every day. Show More Summary
As suggested by Jenos Idanian #13, the idea behind this game is to connect two comic creators to each other through artists/writers that they have jointly worked together with, in as few links as possible. For instance, take connecting John Byrne and John Buscema. Byrne drew Captain America with writer Roger Stern Roger Stern wrote […]
Stan Sakai's "Usagi Yojimbo" #145 is "a good place for a new reader to jump in and discover why Sakai's comic was and continues to be a genuine treasure."
Noelle Stevenson, Shannon Watters and Brooke Allen's "Lumberjanes" #14 "is, once again, a strong issue in a series that just gets better and better."
Fabian Nicieza and ChrisCross's "Convergence: Justice League of America" #2 proves "the Justice League Detroit has story characters worth investigating."
I've always been a proponent of comics as educational tools, so it's nice to see that Archie is taking a little time in the pages of this week's Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #3 to provide all its readers with a fun history lesson about witches being tortured to death in the 17th century. Show More Summary
CSBG's new feature examines synergy between comics and other media, starting with how DC's John Stewart became a marine to match his cartoon counterpart.
A few months back, Dwayne Johnson hinted at an earlier release date for Warner Bros.’ Shazam, in which the actor is set to play the villain, Black Adam. The film has been scheduled for a 2019 release on WB’s big, busy superhero slate, but Johnson is once again promising that we’ll get to see Shazam much sooner than that. Continue reading…
Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics, anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral role in the thriving communities of costuming that exist, such as Cosplay.com and the S Continue reading…
You have to give Mark Millar a lot of credit. Not only does he possess a fertile imagination, but produces works that are ripe for cinematic adaptation. A cynic could tell you Millar does this by design, but I believe he’s just in tune with the current zeitgeist. As a result, just about everything he … Continue reading REVIEW: Kingsman: The Secret Service ?
Joseph Illidge looks at DC Comics' new "DC You" promotional campaign, and shares his thoughts on the diversity the publisher should be celebrating.
Now that Avengers: Age of Ultron is out in the world, it’s time for Marvel to buckle down and start really promoting Ant-Man. With the new superhero making his debut in just a couple of months, now’s about the time for the studio to start flooding the media with new images, TV spots and featurettes. Show More Summary
A while back, it was rumored that Jaden Smith — son of Will and noted Batman enthusiast — was in talks to play the role of superhero Static Shock, which Warner Bros. has been developing as a live-action digital series. Nothing has come of those rumors since then, but it looks like Smith’s deal with WB may have just been outed. Continue reading…