For Monkeybrain Comics, Thanksgiving is more than just the fourth Thursday of November and an excuse to eat some turkey and watch the Macy's parade. The digital comics imprint - Home to such titles as Bandette, Edison Rex and The October Girl - is taking the entire month of November to give thanks to comics creators who have paved the way before them by donating its profits for the month to the Hero Initiative.Monkeybrain co-founder Chris Roberson explained the decision
Looking for a good read on the cheap to kick off your weekend? Then direct your eyes to Comixology, where the digital platform is celebrating the impending milestone of one hundred million comics downloaded through their service (and bumping up that number just a little bit in the process) by offering up Chris Roberson and Dennis Culver's Edison Rex #1 for free today!If you missed it the first time around when it was a launch title for MonkeyBrain Comics, the new digital initiative that Roberson and Allison Baker kicked off back in January, it's well worth your time to snag it today. In a story that may seem a little familiar to l
The comics medium attempts to answer a lot of big questions: If you could change anything in history, what would it be? What would it be like to live among gods? Is he strong? (Listen, bud, he's got radioactive blood
As regular ComicsAlliance readers know all too well by now, I have an all-consuming obsession with Tom Batiuk's Funky Winkerbean, a newspaper comic strip that is usually devoted to chronicling the various miseries of its characters. In last month's strips, a joke about the announcement of DC's relaunch raised the question of whether
Comic-Con 2012 has featured a few big announcements from several publishers. Not to be outdone, Image dropped a few of their own. At their panel on Saturday, Editor-in-Chief EricStephenson was joined on stage by Matt Fraction, Joe Casey, Darick Robertson, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Howard Chaykin, Chris Roberson, James Robinson and Greg Rucka, each of whom will be doing new projects for the publisher in the coming year.
Stephenson opened the panel by himself and announced a f
In one of the first major announcements to come out of this year's San Diego Comic-Con, Dynamite Entertainment has confirmed Masks, a new mini-series that not only sees the first team-up of classic pulp heroes like the Shadow, the Spider and the Green Hornet, but also sees Alex Ross' first full interior work on a comic in years. The book is written by Chris Roberson (MonkeyBrain Comics, iZombie).Although he's contributed pages to other
Most likely - unless you've skipped the rest of the Internet for the last few days as well as the most recent War Rocket Ajax - you already know about the existence of Monkeybrain Comics, the new digital publisher founded by Chris Roberson and Allison Baker. But maybe you don't know what's awaiting you in the five launch titles ju
This week on ComicsAlliance's War Rocket Ajax podcast, longtime friends of the show Chris Roberson and Allison Baker join us to talk about their brand new project, Monkeybrain Comics! They've been teasing it for weeks, but in our interview, we talk about exactly what led to the decision to get into publishing comics, the lineup of creators they've approached to be a part of it, and how they plan to approach creator-owned comics in the digital age -- and you can listen to the whole show right here at ComicsAlliance!War Rocket Ajax #119: That's Not a Monkey with Chris Roberson and Allison Baker
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After walking away from DC and Marvel Comics, Chris Roberson's comic work has been confined to the pages of his creator-owned Memorial series from IDW. It appears that's about to change, if a new series of teaser images for MonkeyBrain Comics is anything to go by.For the last week, Roberson
Chris Roberson, you're not alone. During a recent interview, Roger Langridge announced that, like the Memorial, iZombie and former Superman writer, he will no longer work for Marvel or DC Comics due to concerns over creator rights at the Big Two.Langridge, whose projects for Marvel have included the critically-acclaimed (and Eisner Award-nominated) Thor The Mighty Aveng