motion comics


Absolute Carnage: Breakout - Norman Osborn Stars in New Marvel Motion Comic

Absolute Carnage: Breakout – Norman Osborn Stars in New Marvel Motion Comic

It took half a century or so, but Marvel Comics has finally managed to figure out how to improve on the motion comic technology that debuted in the 1960s on The Electric Company. And the latest “Ultimate” Comic from Marvel stars Norman Osborn in an Absolute Carnage tie-in called Absolute Carnage: Breakout. From a press […]

While No One Was Paying Attention, Marvel Finally Figured Out Motion Comics

While No One Was Paying Attention, Marvel Finally Figured Out Motion Comics

The story of motion comics has generally been one of missed opportunities. Despite all of the advancements in technology over the decades, until very recently, nobody had really figured out how to advance the medium beyond the Spider-Man motion comics that appeared on episodes of The Electric Company in the 1970s. In fact, one could […]


New iOS App “Expanded Comics” Brings 3D Animation To Motion Comics

Motion comics technology hasn’t evolved much since its origins in the 1970s on episodes of The Electric Company, and some would say that the profound lack of Morgan Freeman as narrator means that they’ve actually regressed since then. A new project, Expanded Comics, from Argentinian illustrator Diego Escalada, aims to change that. Released as an […]

Marvel Trying to Make Motion Comics Happen Again With “Video” Comics

Spider-Man, where are you coming from? Spider-Man, nobody knows who you aaaaaaarrrrrrrrreeeeee! Motion comic technology has been around for decades. Some might even say it peaked in the 1970s with Spidey Super Stories on The Electric Company: That’s Morgan Freeman narrating, by the way, long before Morgan Freeman narrating stuff became a thing. In all fairness, though, those […]




Hellboy, Conan, Usagi And Umbrella Academy Motion Comics To Join Geek And Sundry

Today at WonderCon, Dark Horse announced that every Wednesday from April, Hellboy, Conan The Barbarian, Usagi Yojimbo and Umbrella Academy motion comics will be joining the Geek & Sundry YouTube channel from Felicia Day and friends. The first of the Dark Horse Motion Comics will be The Secret, a forty minute horro motion comic by […]

Dexter, The Motion Comic

It’s still too far away from the next series of Dexter from Showtime, showing in the UK on FX. So until then, here’s a look back at the motion comic/limited animation/thing that Showtime created two series of, written by Lauren Gussis featuring big name comics artists of a certain type, including Kyle Baker, Bill Sienkiewicz, […]

Teaser For Ben Templesmith’s Black Sky

This is the first teaser for the upcoming “illustrated film” from Halo-8, Black Sky by Ben Templesmith, and directed by Matt Pizzolo. [vimeo width=”600″ height=”450″]http://vimeo.com/17352385[/vimeo] Designed by Templesmith to be both a posh name for a motion comic illustrated film and a comic book series from the start, Pizzolo’s previous experience in this field was […]