The recent trend of creator-owned digital anthology projects is well documented, and now another name can officially be added to the rapidly growing list. David Lloyd, co-creator and artist of V for Vendetta, is launching his own digital imprint, Aces Weekly.While i
After the tense clicking of cameras, the victory hugs and Bobak Ferdowsi's awesome mohawk, I came away from Sunday night's Curiosity rover landing with a lingering rush of excitement. We're back on Mars! We're looking for the building blocks of life on another planet! Humanity just accomplished a truly amazing feat of engineering! Go humans!
The webcomics world was primed to celebrate as well. Already pr
ShiftyLook, the webcomic subsidiary of Namco Bandai that revives defunct video game characters like Bravoman, Dig Dug and Wonder Momo, unveiled its future plans at San Diego Comic-Con, introducing the world to three new webcomics and two brand-new web cartoons.
The new webcomic projects will launch over the next three months, with this month seeing Chris Eliopoulous heading up a revival of '90s arcade shooter Golly! Ghost! that's described as ha
Last year, webcomic creators David Malki!, Ryan North and editor Matthew Bennardo released Machine of Death, a collection of short stories based on a premise by North, in which a machine was created that could predict the way you'd die with 100% accuracy. The book, self-published by the creators and featuring a roster of talent known f
After a weeks of being an Internet laughing stock, Charles Carreon, the lawyer who filed suit against The Oatmeal creator Matthew Inman, the crowdfunding site IndieGoGo, the American Cancer Society and the National Wildlife Federation decided that maybe he doesn't want to go through with that pesky lawsuit after all. Now that Carreon has withdrawn his lawsuit, however, he still has the broken pieces of his reputation to sweep up.Carreon filed a l
Writer and artist Mike Norton's webcomic Battlepug came from humble beginnings. Pressured to come up with an original idea for a t-shirt, Norton whipped up a gag image of a Conan-style warrior riding a giant pug. But the idea had legs. In Febr
Lost's most enduring contribution to pop culture might be instilling in audiences a deep mistrust of long-format mystery stories. Tropical polar bears and secret society training videos are glorious until it becomes clear that the promised dots simply won't connect. So the
Two tales, more than any others, left me really, really excited to be a reader of comics in the past month or so. One was Al Ewing and Brendan McCarthy's Zaucer of Zilk, a delightful day-glo plane crash into the deepest, glam-est jungles of optimism. The oth