You know, I've been writing about the good work that Image is doing with such frequency lately that I haven't really had much time to sing the praises of other imprints. Dark Horse has been churning out some great work lately, and so too has Vertigo. You know, Vertigo? The imprint responsible for Y The Last Man, Fables, Ex Machina, …
On Tuesday, comics writer Mark Waid, whom I have met and can confirm to be one of the nicest guys in the comics business and who if you talk to for more than thirty seconds will reveal exactly how smart, knowledgeable, and in love with the comics business he really is, posted an open letter to freelancers who may have found themselves gobsmacked by publishers and the way they are being treated by editorial staff.
Hey everyone! Remember when I talked about launching a podcast a while back? Well, the first miniature episode went up today, just to get the RSS feed in place and test things out. If you would, head on over to the page and give it a listen, or download the episode directly by clicking THIS LINK.
Thanks a bunch guys!
I spent a good part of my time as a comic book fanatic turning Image Comics into a punchline. We all remember the nineties. Now it has the nostalgic place in our memories the way that previous decades did. You can use the nineties as a period piece now. We're far enough removed from it to work. The way Scorsese made us look at the seventies and eighties when he made…
I have been a comics fan for a long time. I've worked in a comic book store off and on since 2006. I like to think I know a little bit about the industry and the community that surrounds it, but the extensive research on display within the pages of this book is so expansive and all-consuming that I found myself completely lost in the information being spilled onto the page.
I've been trying to get a podcast off the ground for a while now. I haven't wanted it to be entirely comics related because I feel that is a narrow focus for a medium that already has so many great options out there in the market. So I've gone in a broader direction and today I would like to announce that I will be debuting POP AND SCHLOCK later this fall.
I didn't cover the furor over DC's art contest, in which aspiring artists were encouraged to submit their take on a series of panels that depicted Harley Quinn in a bathtub, electrical objects suspended precariously above her naked body, in an apparent imminent suicide attempt. As you may have guessed, the internet flipped the ever-loving frickafrack out. DC seemed reluctant to make any apologies for the page in question, deflecting with statements that the intent of the issue did not line up with the offense being thrown their way.