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What’s In Scott McCloud’s The Best American Comics 2014?

The Best American Comics is an annual volume, edited by a different prominent comic book person each year, and published by Houghton Mufflin Harcourt. The 2014 volume is edited by Scott McCloud. And here is what you are getting. Basically …

Chris Ware’s Poster For Today’s East London Comic Art Festival

The East Coast of the US may be full of comic conventions this weekend, but East London isn’t doing too badly either, as this Chris Ware poster for the event implies. On until 7pm tonight, with guests including the aforementioned …

Design In Comics: A History of Risky Business – Chip Kidd, Francoise Mouly, And Alex Spiro At MoCCA Fest

I’ve been reporting on comic related panels at shows and cons heavily for the past few years, and it was always very appealing to me to do so. Strangely, it has never occurred to me to ask the question, “What …

Boycott Threatens To Disrupt Angoulême Grand Prix

The Grand Prix at Angoulême is the highest acclaim any comic book creator can receive in comics. Voted on by the Grand Prix Academy made up of acclaimed French comic book creators, the winner will become a member of the …

Lying In The Gutters, 30th December 2013 – At Last, The Time Is Near

Chris Ware draws the New Yorker’s first issue cover for January again. It’s almost the end of 2013 as we know it! Tomorrow we have the Rumour Awards, the Lying In The Gutters Of The Year and there seems to …

Batman Is As Real As Jesus Christ – A Filthy Orphan By Nevs Coleman

(I’m not sure if it’s necessary, but there could be some emotional triggers in this. Just so you’re warned.) ‘It used to be we had friends, now we have “Friends”. We used to have neighbours, now we have “Neighbours”.’ -Mark …

Chris Ware – Telling And Retelling Stories About Ourselves

Ramon Vitral recently interviewed Chris Ware for the Brazilian magazine Galileu. Bleeding Cool is happy to exclusively run the original English version. Building Stories comprises 14 publications and you haven’t set a reading sequence. Based on analytic combinatorics, I’ve found that …

Chris Ware And Joe Sacco, Stripped In Edinburgh

Bleeding Cool’s Senior Scottish Correspondent Gary Gray writes from Edinburgh; For the last few years the Edinburgh Book Festival has been dipping its toe in comics. Normally the Book Festival focuses on purely the written medium with a few comics …

Countdown To The Eisners – Best Publication Design

By Cameron Hatheway Alas, here we are at the final category of the Eisners. It’s the most appropriate category to finish with, for at the end of the day it’s all about judging the book by its cover while you’re …

Chris Ware, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, Joe Sacco, Posy Simmonds, Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Paul Cornell And More At Edinburgh’s “Stripped” Event

Chris Ware, Joe Sacco, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Paul Cornell and Posy Simmonds are taking are part in Stripped as part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Other names include Denise Mina, Paul Gravett, Melinda Gebbie, Warren …

Countdown To The Eisners – Best Graphic Album-New

 By Cameron Hatheway If this were the Academy Awards, this may be the grand finale of categories for some fans. It’s certainly a category that people pay attention to, for the winner could be the next big present this holiday …

Chris Ware Calls For Radical Honesty In Denver

By Hannah Means-Shannon On the eve of the Denver Comic Con, at the Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, Dr. William Kuskin of the University of Colorado, Boulder, engaged cartoonist Chris Ware in a question and answer session …

Building Stories All Sold Out From Amazon And Barnes And Noble Before Christmas

Building Stories by Chris Ware is one of those perfect Christmas gifts for comic book readers. A collection of a variety of comics, newspapers, pamphlets that tell one story in many different ways, it is bound to top a number …

Amazon’s Top Ten Graphic Novels Of 2012

Amazon.com has run its list of the best graphic novels of 2012. Come on guys, there’s still a month and a half to go! Have you even read the new Grandville yet? The No 1 book, Building Stories by Chris …

Nail Polish on a Prosthetic Leg: Searching for Hope and Understanding in Chris Ware’s Building Stories

Matt Streets writes for Bleeding Cool; Editor’s Note: We asked Chicago based Matt Streets to give Bleeding Cool a first look at fellow Chicagoan Chris Ware’s Building Stories – due to hit retailers on October 2nd. After conveying to us …

Why You Must Destroy Chris Ware’s Latest Print For November

Chris Ware’s Building Stories from Pantheon is a much anticipated, massive comic dedicated to our city dwelling follies. Which is why I now have to also buy the cut-out-and-assemble version. And then do as it instructs. The Multi-Story Buliding Model – …

Comics: Philosophy and Practice with Spiegelman, Crumb, Seth, Ware, Bechdel, Burn, Sacco And Friends

Greg Baldino writes for Bleeding Cool A different kind of comic con came to Chicago this past weekend as the University of Chicago hosted Comics: Philosophy and Practice, a three-day academic conference that hosted the biggest names in the history …

Digital Delights – Peter Bishop Writes Fringe

BishopDelight: Fringe is returning to American screens (and torrent lists everywhere else) this month. And Joshua Jackson, who plays Peter Bishop on the show, has written a comic book for DC, only being released digitally, for 99 cents… FacebookDelight: Graphic.Ly …