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Ba and Moon on the Making of ‘Two Brothers’, Part III: Drawing Manaus

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Set in the vibrant port city of Manaus, Brazil, Two Brothers by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá is an intense tale of blood ties, love, loss, and estrangement, adapted from the novel Dois irmãos by Milton Hatoum. In anticipation of the book’s release this week, the brothers have shared with us an exclusive three-part look at the making of Two Brothers. In part one, they explained what drew them to the book. In part two, they talked about adapting the novel into a comics script. In part three, they discuss bringing the city of Manaus to life on the page.

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Best Comic Books Ever (This Week): New Releases For October 28 2015

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The question most often asked of the ComicsAlliance staff is a variation of, "Which comic books should I be reading?" or, "I'm new to comics, what's a good place to start?" The Wednesday deluge of new comic books, graphic novels and collected editions can be daunting even for the longtime reader, much less for those totally unfamiliar with creators, characters and publishers, and the dark mysteries of comic book shopping like variants, pre-ordering, and formats.

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Ba and Moon on the Making of ‘Two Brothers’, Part II: The Story of a Script

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Set in the vibrant port city of Manaus, Brazil, Two Brothers by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá is an intense tale of blood ties, love, loss, and estrangement, adapted from the novel Dois irmãos by Milton Hatoum. In anticipation of the book’s release this week, the brothers have shared with us an exclusive three-part look at the making of Two Brothers. In part one, they explained what drew them to the book. In part two, they talk about adapting the novel into a comics script.

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Ba and Moon on the Making of ‘Two Brothers’, Part I: Introduction

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Set in the vibrant port city of Manaus, Brazil, Two Brothers by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá, is an adaptation of the novel Dois irmãos by Milton Hatoum, telling the story of brothers Yaqub and Omar on the occasion of one brother's return home, five years after being sent away because of a violent encounter with the other brother.

It's an intense tale of blood ties, love, loss, and estrangement, brought brilliantly to life by real life brothers and master artists Moon and Bá. In anticipation of the book's release this week, the brothers have shared with us an exclusive three-part look at the making of Two Brothers, starting with an examination of why they chose to adapt this work.

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10 ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’ Facts to Stake Out

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer staked out its own legend by dialogue alone, but did you know it was the first TV series to use “Google” as a verb? Or that Katie Holmes nearly donned the famous stake and stylish, yet affordable boots? Crawl out of your grave and find this 28th episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?,’ which heads to Sunnydale to stake out some frightful facts of Buffy The Vampire Slayer!

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Best Comic Books Ever (This Week): New Releases For October 21 2015

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The question most often asked of the ComicsAlliance staff is a variation of, "Which comic books should I be reading?" or, "I'm new to comics, what's a good place to start?" The Wednesday deluge of new comic books, graphic novels and collected editions can be daunting even for the longtime reader, much less for those totally unfamiliar with creators, characters and publishers, and the dark mysteries of comic book shopping like variants, pre-ordering, and formats.

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12 Facts You May Not Have Known About Hellboy

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Everyone loves comic book trivia, but with 75 years of superhero comics behind us right now, there’s always some new obscure fact to learn. That’s why ComicsAlliance is going deep into the minutiae of your favorite characters in our continuing video series. You think you know comics? Well, here’s a few things you might not know!

With Halloween rapidly approaching, we are continuing our exploration of comics' spookier side, and this week we're taking a look at the world's greatest paranormal investigator, Mike Mignola's Hellboy! Find out which real life human served as the inspiration for the big red monster-punching muppet, what other hero starred in the secret proto-Hellboy story, and how a simple one-off goof sketch grew into an internationally known franchise.

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Best Comic Books Ever (This Week): New Releases For October 14 2015

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The question most often asked of the ComicsAlliance staff is a variation of, "Which comic books should I be reading?" or, "I'm new to comics, what's a good place to start?" The Wednesday deluge of new comic books, graphic novels and collected editions can be daunting even for the longtime reader, much less for those totally unfamiliar with creators, characters and publishers, and the dark mysteries of comic book shopping like variants, pre-ordering, and formats.

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Wild Lands & Weird Creatures: Anne Szabla Brings ‘Bird Boy’ to Dark Horse [Interview]

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Dark Horse announced at NYCC this weekend that it's publishing the first print edition of Anne Szabla's webcomic Bird Boy, the beautifully illustrated tale of a young boy traversing a mythic land of gods and monsters in an attempt to prove himself to his tribe.

We sat down with Szabla to talk about the announcement, what it means for the future of her webcomic, and what readers new and old can look forward to in the print version.

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Tombs You Want? Tombs You Get: Mariko Tamaki Takes On Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ [Exclusive]

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Tomb Raider is a franchise with a lot of amalgamated input, and one that a lot of people have their own take on. Is Lara Croft a strong female character, or a 'Strong Female Character'? From franchise director to commentator and critic, everybody's got their own idea of who Ms Croft should be --- or be for.

Recently Lara's been written by a succession of brilliant women, including Gail Simone, Rhianna Pratchett, and Corinna Bechko. As revealed today at New York Comic-Con, Mariko Tamaki is the next woman to take up Lara's story in comics form over at Dark Horse. ComicsAlliance spoke exclusively to Tamaki ahead of the announcement to find out more.

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