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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 …

Getting A Feel For Comic Arts Brooklyn – Through Books And Pictures

Comic Arts Brooklyn ran for one day, Saturday November 9th, though there were related gallery shows and events leading up to the big day. It also ran panels at The Knitting Factory down the street, which played host to Paul …

Batman: The Deal – A Dark And Twisted Fan-Fiction

Sunday’s are a bit slow in the comic industry when there is no big convention… and as we get closer to the holidays it gets even slower. So I find myself looking around at time for stories and that’s when …

Battling Paul Pope

Joseph Glass writes; This year’s NYCC saw the launch of Battling Boy for comics legend Paul Pope. I had the chance to have a quick chat with Paul about his new book, and why he wanted to make an all …

Inquiring To Young Heroes And Heroines

Alex Rose writes for Bleeding Cool from NYCC; Past majority of the crowd where few cosplayers go, me and my pal waited on line for the Young Heroes and Heroines panel. We were the first on line and played hang …

“The World We Live In Now In Comics Is The World We Were Hoping For” – Jeff Smith, Paul Pope, Faith Erin Hicks on Sci-Fi at The Brooklyn Book Festival

The Brooklyn Book Festival brings out all kinds of litterati, but comics have been taking their place at signings and panels there for several years with increasing attendance and clamor. This year, at the “The Future: Big New Books in …