Let me put my cards on the table: Sophie Campbell is my favorite comic book artist. She has been at least since the Glory series she did with Joe Keatinge, although I was a fan of her work even before that. I was thrilled when her Jem...Show More Summary
This weekend at New York Comic-Con, DC Comics was celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns graphic novel with a surprise appearance by the man himself and a peek […]
Following on from my adventures at Glasgow’s Comic-Con, which you can read about here, I promised four comic-book/graphic novel reviews. Here’s the third of them. Note: pictures here are not scans of the book, but rather images taken with a less than great camera. Take that into consideration […]
For the ninth year in a row, Comic Con set up shop in New York City. The convention, which took place in New York from October 8th to 11th, celebrates the fandom that accompanies "comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys,...Show More Summary
Andre the Giant, the late professional wrestler best known for being body-slammed by Hulk Hogan in the main event of WrestleMania III, has now made the transition from the wrestling ring to the printed page with a graphic-novel biography. Show More Summary
The flight from Seattle to London is almost 10 hours long, and I packed a variety of comics to keep me awake, entertained, and removed from potential seatmates. Sorry, 24-D! I caught up with quite a few comics that had...
DC Comics held its Dark Knight Returns 30th anniversary panel at New York Comic Con Friday morning. It was momentarily a retrospective on the seminal Batman graphic novel published in 1986, but the […]
If you're at New York Comic Con today, you may have already heard the news, but for those who missed it, Dark Horse Comics will be taking us back to Buffy's high school years in a new, original graphic novel called Buffy: The High School...Show More Summary
Being billed as the protege of Paul Pope is a pretty daunting promise to live up to, yet that's how boutique publisher Z2 Comics is positioning newcomer Chris Hunt for his upcoming graphic novel Carver: A Paris Story, a sinister noir tale of murders and vendettas in the city more usually associated with lovers. Continue reading…
The animated TV series, based on the popular "Nanatsu no Taizai" graphic novels, previously was only available in Japan.
For all its explosive energy, "Mad Max: Fury Road" found its genesis on the page as something quite different. The film's director George Miller tells how the road warrior journeyed from graphic novel to celluloid, and what lies beneath the bluster.
“Grab hold of me ’cause I’m your favorite fella; all they got inside is vacancy” When I was at the Rose City Comic Convention in Portland a few weeks ago, Jonathan Case was nice enough to give me a copy of his new graphic novel, The New Deal. I say that he was nice enough […]
It’s just over a century since Scottish novelist J.M. Barrie adapted his stage play Peter and Wendy into a novel. And now, there’s a beautiful new edition of Barrie’s book, illustrated by MinaLima, the firm that did the graphics in the Harry Potter films. Check out an exclusive look inside the brand new Peter Pan! Read more...
Following on from my adventures at Glasgow’s Comic-Con, which you can read about here, I promised four comic-book/graphic novel reviews. Here’s the second of them. Controversial as it is Kickstarter has definitely opened the door to a variety of projects that may never have gotten to exist using […]
In the weekly Atomic Books Comics Preview, Benn Ray highlights notable new comics, graphic novels, and books. Benn Ray is the owner of Atomic Books, an independent bookstore in Baltimore. The Mobtown Shank is his blog, and his comic...
CSBG continues their month-long feature where comic book creators recommend cool comic books. Today, John Paul Leon recommends a Rutu Modan graphic novel.
Some of the best love stories I’ve ever read have been in comic books. Comics are full of great romance, but unless you are looking at a graphic novel or a stand-alone story arc, you need to be thinking less “Romance Novel” and more “Soap Opera” because of the lack of closure due to the serial format of the genre. Show More Summary
Following on from my adventures at Glasgow’s Comic-Con, which you can read here, I promised four comic-book/graphic novel reviews. Here’s the first of them. As a nation Scotland is practically overflowing with rich history and myths. Its beautiful highlands have always held a deep appeal and sense […]
Many, many people have seen and loved Lukas Moodysson’s wonderful 2013 film, We Are the Best!, but I would venture to guess that few of these fans are aware that the filmmaker adapted his movie from a graphic novel written by his wife, Coco Moodysson. Show More Summary
Writer/director John Harrison will handle the TV adaptation of the best-selling French graphic novel "The Call of the Stryx."