scott mccloud

Orbital In Conversation With Nick Roche And Scott McCloud

By Chris Thompson [audio:] After last week's chat with Descender's Dustin Nguyen, followed by Beast Wagon's Owen Johnson & John Pearson (which you can still listen to here), this time I'm back with Nick Roche (Transformers, Monster Motors, New Warriors) to launch the Irish Invasion exhibition in the Orbital Gallery. Nick & I discuss the […]

Things to Do In SoCal In February If You Like Comics

By Michele Brittany, West Coast Bleeding Cool Correspondent Who says there's nothing free to do in Southern California? Have a look at the array of events that you have to choose from in the month of February! February 10th Understanding Comics author Scott McCloud will be at the Mark Taper Auditorium in Los Angeles, talking […]

Advance Review: The Sculptor Brings McCloud's Wildest Imaginations To Life

By Cameron Hatheway Imagine, if you will, a scenario where you're approached by Death and given the opportunity to mold and transform any material to your whim with your bare hands, being able to create whatever wildest ideas flow from your mind. The only catch is you have 200 days to do so before you […]

Sculpting An Exclusive Interview With Scott McCloud About His New Graphic Novel

By Cameron Hatheway February 3rd marks the release of Scott McCloud's long-awaited graphic novel The Sculptor from First Second Books. Best known for his epic creator-owned series Zot! and his contributions to understanding, appreciating, and reinventing the comics medium, McCloud is without a doubt a giant in the industry and has been due for another […]

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 it's a really posh comic book version of Nerd Block. Consider this the unboxing video… […]

Gene Luen Yang Talks The Shadow Hero, And God, With Scott McCloud

Peter S. Svensson drinks Gatorade while writing for Bleeding Cool. Gene Luen Yang is a fantastically talented graphic novelist. His "Boxers and Saints" duo of interlocking graphic novels were among the most critically acclaimed books last year. Here was his spotlight solo panel, with guest star Scott "Understanding Comics" McCloud asking questions and steering the […]

Thursday Runaround – The Lenny Henry Spider-Man

MILLARWHIRLED Mark Millar and Duncan Fegredo are launching their new Image comic, MPH, at Forbidden Planet in London on Saturday 24th May from 1 till 2pm. That's right, it's rather a speedy signing as well. SCULPTED Scott McCloud returns to comic book fiction. The New York Times reports, The cartoonist Scott McCloud, who wrote about […]

A Modest Proposal For… The Reader-Owned Comic

Ales Kot made the case for giving colourists and letterers percentage points on the multimedia rights of a comic book. It generated quite a bit of discussion. But it got me thinking. Why stop there? Much has been made of Image Comics' contracts that don't give them ownership of any comic, but is that fair? […]

Wednesday Runaround – Scott McCloud's Future Of Comics Steps Closer

GrooWatch: The pumpkin you should never call a mendicant… BastardWatch: David Baillie plugs Bastards. TVWatch: Dexter motion comics with Bill Siekiewicz, David Mack, Kyle Baker and Ty Templeton… but not for non-Americans. StripWatch: The LA Times changes cartoon strips. Gets letters… This is The Bleeding Cool ComicChron Robot speaking. I come for your women. But […]