2014 promises to bring a flood of amazing work from a raft of talented cover artists, writers, web cartoonists, interior artists and mangaka. ComicsAlliance has looked at the new projects on the horizon and made a pick of 14 comic creators who we think will make an impact in 2014. Our hope is that this is just the tip of the iceberg, that there are 140 amazing creators on the cusp of creating something great in 2014 -- but these are our picks of the creators to keep an eye on.
Comic book projects that might not otherwise be made through traditional channels are turning to Kickstarter or IndieGoGo in order to crowd-source the funding necessary to get their books to audiences. The Dungeon and Drago
TV: AMC renews "The Walking Dead" for a second season months before its first episode airs this Halloween.
Legal: The New York Times reveals the late Harvey Pekar's legacy is under dispute.
Music: Neil Tennant of the Pet Shop Boys
There's always been a bit of a divide between superhero and indie comics, but most of the comics readers I know are at least a little bit omnivorous, so I'm always surprised when I see something that reminds me how distinct the two worlds can be -- like the superhero fan I met who had never heard of Brian Michael Bendis's "Powers," or the passionate indie aficiodano who didn't know who Geoff Johns was
Day one of the sixth annual Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art festival (MoCCA) in NYC was great fun, with a significantly increased amount of exhibitor space than I recall from past years -- including a swank "skylight" room on the 7th floor of the Puck building