Gene Luen Yang -- the award-winning creator of American Born Chinese, The Eternal Smile and writer of Dark Horse's Avatar: The Last Airbender comics -- has announced his latest project: Boxers & Saints, an epic pair of graphic novels about the lives of two peasants during the Boxer Rebellion that took place in China during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.Talking to Wired, Yang - who's been working on the project since 2006 - said that the books reflect his interest in and ambivalence about the historical event:
When I looked into the lives of the Chinese saints,
After the success of Habibi and Blankets, where next for cartoonist Craig Thompson? Turns out, the sky isn't even the limit as his new project, an all-ages graphic novel for Scholastic, heads into space to follow a young girl trying to save her father from the belly of an intergalactic whale.
Publishers Weekly reports that Thompson has signed a deal with Scholastic to produce Space Dumplins, his first full-color gra
The creative team of writer Brian Azzarello and artist Eduardo Risso shouldn't just be well-known by now, it should be feared and respected. After first meeting on Vertigo's Jonny Double miniseries back in 1998, the pair have been regularly collaborating ever since. In 1999
Over the past few years, it's become a sort of guessing game among comics fans whether a new comics miniseries or original graphic novel was really a stealth screenplay its creators were hoping would catch Hollywood's attention.
What do Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, Ronald Reagan's '80s, city life, and black culture have in common? As it turns out, kind of a lot, and Ronald Wimberly's graphic novel Prince of Cats is a particularly beautiful illustration of that fact. Wimberly focuses on Tybalt, the titul
Money. Money, money, money, buzzing around in the news, whirling past your eyes and into your gas tank at light speed while the pump excitedly displays your negative winnings like a slot machine from the Bizarro Universe. Unless you
Good crime comics used to be so hard to find. After the Comics Code Authority spelled doom for the genre after their heyday in the '40s and '50s, they virtually disappeared from the medium for decades. Than
It's been a little while since we've gotten an update on No Reservations/The Layover host Anthony Bourdain's Get Jiro!, the foodie icon's 160-page original graphic novel co-written with Joel Rose, with art by Langdon Foss (Heavy Metal), but it looks Vertigo will finally reveal wh
Brian Michael Bendis, Kelly Sue DeConnick and Lan Medina's Castle: Richard Castle's Deadly Storm will get some serious TV love on tonight's superhero-themed episode of the ABC's Castle series, titled "Heroes & Villain
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