A prolific comics convention grifter was run out of the proverbial town over the weekend thanks to the vigilant efforts of the comic book Internet community. Rob Granito has reportedly been banished from a number of high profile conventions for his unscrupulous practices of tracing or otherwise duplicating existing comic book artwork and selling it as his own; misrepresenting himself to convention organizers and other parties as a working professional; claiming to be the "ghost" creator of famous comic book works; and, most distastefully, attempting to strengthen his fabricated reputation by lying about a working relationship with the late Dwayne McDuffie.
Marvel Comics confirmed at Saturday's "Cup O' Joe" panel at C2E2 the relaunching of its Daredevil title with a new issue #1 from the new creative team of writer Mark Waid and artists Paolo Rivera and Marcos Martin. The series debuts in July of this year and will truly begin a new era for the Man Without Fe
This weekend, the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo kicks off its second year in the Windy City's McCormick Place. Sadly, none of the staffers here at ComicsAlliance are going to be in attendance this year, but in a bit of wishful thinking, we discovered that for a relatively new show, C2E2 has a lot going on.
So much, in fact, that it might be a little overwhelming, even for a seasoned con-goer.
Last week, renowned comic book writer and editor Mark Waidannounced that he was leaving his position as Chief Creative Officer at Boom! Studios to focus not only on his freelance work as a comic book writer, but particularly on digital comics and experiments within the space of digital distribution. Long an outspoken supporter of digital comics -- often to controversial effect -- Waid talked with ComicsAlliance edi
After three years as an executive, Mark Waid has stepped down from his staff position at BOOM! Studios to return to freelance writing. Waid joined the Los Angeles-based publisher as Editor-in-Chief in 2007 and transitioned to Chief Creative Officer in 2010. Accomplishments during Waid's te
Right now there are approximately two things that Superman or a Superman-analogue character can do to inspire vitriolic hatred. The first is to take a walking tour of major U.S. cities while using his powers to settle local problems. And
Marvel'sCup o' Joe panel at New York Comic Con 2010 consisted mostly of a question and answer session, but there were a few interesting revelations over the course of the presentation. Marvel's Arune Singh brought up the return of CrossGen by sayi
At today's BOOM! Studios' "Irredeemable"/"Incorruptible" panel, writer and Chief Creative Officer Mark Waid and Editor in Chief Matt Gagnon sat down with fans for a friendly and informal discussion about the company's signature superhero books. Waid spent the bulk of the panel engaging directly with fan
Marvel have announced two new series by popular creators during their Mondo Marvel panel at San Diego Comic-con. Superstar writer Mark Waid is writing "Captain America: Man Out of Time" with an unannounced artist and featuring a variant cover by fan-favorite Art Adams
Hey. We here at Comics Alliance...we're lovers, not fighters. Sure, we talk a big game. We make Worst Comics of the Decade lists and question the priorities of some "Twilight" fans, but when it comes down to it, we're all about the big L
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