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Before Battling Boy, Aurora West Took Flight

By Cameron Hatheway Paul Pope’s Eisner award-winning Battling Boy garnered heaps of acclaim last year, and with good reason. The story of the son of a god saving a city ripe with criminals and monsters was action-packed and memorable, captivating …

When Things Got Naked At Locust Moon Comics Signing On Friday

Locust Moon Comics in Philadelphia held a mega signing on Friday night to host Paul Pope, Dean Haspiel, and Tom Scioli  with some live comix performances in honor of their works Escapo, Fear, My Dear, and Transformers Vs. G.I. Joe …

Things To Do In New York And Philadelphia In July If You Like Comics (UPDATE)

Wednesday, July 16th Forbidden Planet at 832 Broadway in New York will host writer Frank Barbiere (Five Ghosts, Solar, Blackout, New Avengers Annual) at a signing for the launch of his new comic with Victor Santos from Boom!, Black Market  …

Things To Do In New York This Week If You Like Comics

Tuesday, June 17th JHU Comics on 32 East 32nd Street in New York will be hosting a signing with Josh Blaylock from 5PM to 8PM. They say: “JHU Comic Books is proud to welcome Josh Blaylock (GI Joe, Mercy Sparx, …

Full Artist Lineup For Harley Quinn Invades Comic Con International: San Diego Includes Paul Pope

Here’s the full artistic list for the Harley Quinn Invades Comic Con International: San Diego issue, out next month. Amanda Conner, Marco Failla, Javier Garron, Dave Johnson, Paul Pope, Stephane Roux, Damion Scott, Rob Campanella and John Timms. That’s right folks, Paul …

Things To Do in New York This Week If You Like Comics

Monday, April 14th The Society of Illustrators at 128 E. 63rd Street in New York City is hosting a series of educational classes with R. Sikoryak and Kriota Willberg on Anatomy for Cartoonists that starts Monday night from 6:30-9:00PM. The …

Paul Pope’s Escapo Book Launch Donates To The CBLDF, Boogies With The Jim Jones Review

On Saturday, April 19th, the multi-Eisner Award winner Paul Pope will be rocking the launch of his graphic novel from Z2 Comics, Escapo, by DJing alongside a performance of the UK grown band The Jim Jones Review, who are currently …

The 25 Comics, 6 Postcards, 2 Prints, 2 Buttons, And 1 Poster That Found Me At MoCCA Fest

I have a tendency to recognize that at comic shows so much is going on and so many people are interacting that managing to take home some books always seems to happen of its own accord as I’m distracted by …

MoCCA Fest Boasts Advance Copies Of Paul Pope’s Escapo And Dean Haspiel’s Fear My Dear

That’s what’s unique about MoCCA Fest, you never know what you might manage to get your hands on and stay ahead of the small press curve. This weekend, from April 5th-6th in New York, Z2 Comics is going to have …

Watch Paul Pope Talk About The Return Of Escapo

Paul Pope‘s 1999 Escapo is getting new life from Z2 Comics. Gritty, poetic and fast-paced, ESCAPO follows the adventures of a circus escape artist who struggles to evade Death itself – and the equally powerful grip of unrequited love. This time the book …

Pop Culture Hounding Angouleme: A Special With Paul Pope And Friends (Part 2)

By Chris Thompson Following on from last week’s Angoulême special with Joe Keatinge & friends (which you can still listen to here) – this week I conclude my report from the 41st Festival International de la Bande Dessinée in Angoulême …

Paul Pope’s Escapo Is Coming – Heralded By A Dean Haspiel Pin-Up

Z2 Comics (formerly Zip Comics and publisher of Harvey Pekar’s Cleveland) is cranking into high gear this Spring with the release of two new graphic novels: both Paul Pope’s Escapo and Dean Haspiel’s Fear My Dear: A Billy Dogma Experience. …

Things To Do In London This Week If You Like Comics. And If You Can Get The Bus.

Firstly, there are Tube strikes this week and next, which may well affect your New Comics Day… transport will be affected from 9.30pm Tuesday until Friday morning. And the same again next week. Check details here. Ongoing Battle Of The …

Bleeding Cool’s 11 Best Graphic Novels of 2013

By Rich Johnston and Hannah Means-Shannon Graphic novels this year, whether stand-alone or part of an ongoing series of collections, whether collaborations or the work of a single creator, have increasingly become the  experience of choice for a large body …

Things To Do In New York This Week If You Like Comics

Monday December 2nd The sixty-ninth meeting of the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium will be held on Monday, December 2, 2013 at 7:00 PM at Parsons The New School, 2 West 13th Street, in the Bark Room (off the lobby). …

Angoulême’s Full Official Selection Lists For 2014

Angoulême, the best and biggest comic book festival in the Western world, has unveiled it’s official selection for its 41st year, a list of what it considers to be the best comic books published in French, from which the show’s …

Battling Paul Pope, Round Two – And Battling Boy Volume Two

Joe Glass writes; So I recently did an interview with Paul Pope, talking about his wonderful new book, Battling Boy. You can even still read it, if so inclined, here. Now, I had asked a few other questions that I …

The Fifth Beatle Comes To New York And Miami

On November 19th, The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story hits stores. The graphic novel by VivekTiwary, Andrew Robinson and Kyle Baker and similarly titled feature film tells the story of the man who discovered the Beatles in a basement …