FUBAR creator Jeff McComsey has released the first panels of his A Song of Ice and Fire mini-comic, featuring the fight between the Mountain and the Red Viper,,,
BATWOMAN’S GETTING MAHMUD
Mahmud Arsar shows off his Batwoman art pre-show, commissioned for the New York Comic Con.
SMALLVILLE’S GRAVESTONE ENGRAVER A FAN OF ESCHER?
Chris Burnham has read the preview to Action Comics 17…
For fuck’s sake. Getting the perspective right on gravestone text is NOT that hard.
— Chris Burnham (@TheBurnham) February 18, 2013
A new online super-hero book looks to off-set gender stereotypes.
“I walked in and I just felt so unwelcome. All the comics on the shelves were featuring women as pin-ups – women with their boobs out, or their clothes falling off … If someone like me feels uncomfortable walking into a comic shop, it’s no wonder most teenage girls and adult women wouldn’t set foot inside one,” he said. Later that day, he led an induction session for the university’s new PhD students. “I looked around at the room full of young women – so smart, determined, keen and committed – and remembered that in the original comic, Batgirl was meant to be a PhD student. Why do we never see women like this in comics – women who are normal, likeable and just really, really clever?” he asked.
BLUE JAY WAY
Mark Behar looks back at his work on the Toronto Blue Jay’s Comic Book Day giveaways
“Rather than gravitating toward the superhero genre, I had always sought to use the comic format to tell the stories that interested me personally. I read history. I studied the prohibition-era gangsters. And I’ve loved the Jays since, at 5 years old, I watched the team led by Bell, Moseby, and Barfield head to the playoffs. I asked Dick Giordano, my mentor at this point and a man who constantly validated his reputation as ‘the nicest guy in the industry’, if he’d join me in pitching a series of promotional comics to the Blue Jays. A hardcore Mets fan, he replied that baseball was his second religion and that he’d happily help—he’d even draw the pitch for free!”
They say I am a work in progress. The fools.
He recently stepped down as president and CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, a post he describes as “my second dream job” after an earlier stint running Marvel Comics.
We’ll introduce new companion Clara in the four-parter, but I’m in the dark as much as everyone else is as to who she is and where she comes from, as the BBC are being unbelievably tight-lipped. I can improvise, of course, but it’s providing to be a bit of a challenge.
Less than two years later, my pull list is far larger than I ever expected it to be, but now for the first time I’m looking at a list with zero DC comics on it.
In the short time since its release, Vine has already spurred a craze in six-second videos. But the creative folks at the Manchester, England, digital agency CodeComputerLove decided to take the Twitter tool to the next level by redefining comics.
The results are at the creepier end of the Batman canon—not quite the camp megalulz of the 60s series, but that’s probably because the plotline of the story they’re sampling from involved the Joker laying waste to Batman’s friends and allies. Whatever your opinion of this iconic comic, you’ve got to love a GIF of the Joker dangling his skinned face before your eyes.
More than 80 years after his creation, Mickey Mouse continues to surprise.
Talented artist created “8-bit posters” for Star Wars, The Dark Knight, Harry Potter, Iron Man, Titanic, and other popular movies.