Whenever music cognoscenti talk about sixties art-rockers The Velvet Underground, there's a saying they like to throw around: "The Velvet Underground didn't sell that many records, but everyone who bought a record started their own band
Happy Chanukah, everybody! Even though we've just crossed the halfway point of the Jewish festival of lights, it's not too late to buy some gifts for some of your chosen friends. Luckily, the world of comics has provided us with a whole range of books with Judaic appeal
The way that Sarah Glidden tells it, her graphic novel How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less started as an argument with her mother. They were debating the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, a topic that hits close to home for American Jews.
"Maybe before you make up your mind, you should actually go there and see it. Why don't you go on that Birthright trip. You're running out of time, you know."
It was this su
Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed series breaks out of the video game medium and into the world of comic books with the forthcoming Assassin's Creed: The Fall, and co-creators Cameron Stewart and Karl Kerschl want you to learn everything there is to know about the assassin's code -- and they've made it easy on fans itching for more information, releasing a developer's diary video that details the creation process on the video game adaptation.The video, just over five minutes in length, begins with the comic's origin: the original mission statement
Doug Hills can count himself among an all too small number of convention-circuit artists who can actually sketch The Thing for you and have him look like he has some personality. He can do a lot more, too, going by the Punisher, Green Arrow and Astro Boy pieces he has floating around out there. Hills has
For a guy who seemed reluctant to climb aboard a Battlestar Galactica series when it first launched, Edward James Olmos is committed body and soul now.
At a Friday early afternoon press conference at Comic-Con International, Olmos hosted a BSG: Caprica - The Plan event to show preview footage of the new Caprica show and to discuss The Plan movie he directed to continue Syfy's top original franchise. The DVD release for that fil
As Blog@ was quick to notice, the School Library Journal has posted a summer reading list of good comics for kids that celebrate America's cultural diversity.
Choosing from a variety of publishers and genres, the list captures t
As Archie Andrews pushes 70 years of publication, many younger fans of Riverdale's resident horn-dog with a heart of gold may not have had the chance to read up on his secret past.
Thanks to a partnership with IDW Publishing, Archie Comics will soon release reprints of the character's earlier tales in collected editions, including the first works by creators John Goldwater and Bob Montana.