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 […]
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 […]
Hey kids! Have you heard about the Spotify app? Well, Archie Comics sure has, and by golly as soon as they did they knew they had to get their comics on there right away so they could capture that youthful audience!
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 […]
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 […]
Scratch the surface of Terminus Media, and you find a pretty awe-inspiring story about how hard work, vision, and gradual expansion has led to a variety of creative endeavors. Now publishing a line of creator-owned comics, one of which recently won a Glyph award for best comic cover, Terminus has also been influencing the way […]
Apparently quite separate and distinct from the still rather secretive Fury Road movie sequel, the Mad Max video game nonetheless has an involved and elaborate back story.
While we await casting news, or really any news at all, on the TV version of Peter Panzerfaust, Image have pressed ahead and added some talent to their motion comics version.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]