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NCS REUBEN AWARDS: ‘Family Circus’ ‘ Jeff Keane to receive Silver T-Square Award (‘I will not be asking for a recount’)

IT’S ONE OF the oldest U.S. awards in comics, rich in history and lore, from presidents of the nation to presidents of its professional organization. And now, that award is also all in the family.The National Cartoonists Society hasShow More Summary

"Arrow" Recap: "Midnight City"

As Oliver recovers, the rest of Team Arrow swings into action against the increasingly menacing Brick, and Thea stands up to her father.

The Never-Ending, Four-Color Festival: Shows And Events

By Tom Spurgeon there were several pertinent announcements this week, and I fully expect there to be stuffed columns every week this year I don't get to five or six stories as their own posts. Short Run, the well-liked Seattle small...Show More Summary

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

Colm Creamer on Nikolai Dante Volume One: The Romanov Dynasty. Nicole Rudick on The Complete Zap. Gary Tyrrell on The Sculptor. not comics: it looks like most big-city and university-town dwellers will have a better-than-average chance to see the film version of Diary Of A Teenage Girl. Show More Summary

Zunar Sends Along Photos Of Police Raiding His Office, Confiscating His Books

The Malaysian cartoonist Zunar had four images sent along via an e-mail today: two of his office where police have newly visited looking to confiscate books, and two of the cover images of the books in question. Zunar is currently in...Show More Summary

Mehcad Brooks Cast as Jimmy Olsen in CBS' "Supergirl"

The "Supergirl" cast continues to grow, with actor Mehcad Brooks cast as long-running DC Comics supporting character Jimmy Olsen.

Comic Creator's Choice: Jay Faerber Recommends...

Every week, CSBG has cool comic creators recommend cool comics. Come read Jay Faerber explain why one era of Marvel's "Avengers" is a hidden gem.

Review time! with Family Portraits #1-3

You know who’s the perfect person to write about a comic about people who AREN’T boring heterosexuals? A BORING HETEROSEXUAL, THAT’S WHO!!!!! I mentioned back in September that while I was at the Rose City Comic Con, I met Sam Orchard (read all about it here!). Because I suck, it’s taken me this long to […]

In Your Face Jam - Where Are All the Black Widow Toys?

"Avengers: Age of Ultron" toy lines have been announced, and Brett White has a problem with their lack of Natasha Romanoff.

She Has No Head: Four Comics That Changed My Perspective

Kelly Thompson puts her own unique spin on the #FourComics meme, by looking at four comics that changed her creative perspective.

I Remember Where I was When the Challenger Blew Up

I was sitting at my desk at Marvel comics. In those days I was Marvel’s direct sales manager. My phone rang and I answered it. It was Myra, my then-wife. She was audibly sobbing. Naturally I thought something had happened to Shana. “What’s wrong?” “The Challenger blew up,” she said, her voice choking. She’d been […]

Cassidy Discusses Assuming the Mantle of "Arrow's" Black Canary

Katie Cassidy explores Laurel's journey to superheroics, the Canary Cry, a possible Birds of Prey nod in the future and more.

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