Since the first issue hit stands earlier this year, Joe Keatinge and Leila del Duca's Shutter has established itself as one of Image's most popular new titles. The tale of Kate Kristopher, a world-famous ex-explorer who gets embroiled in all manner of mystery and adventure, it's been winning over readers with its idiosyncratic blend of science fiction, urban fantasy, and good old-fashioned derring do.
With the first paperback collection released this week, ComicsAlliance sat down with the series' creators to talk about developing the world's characters, the story so far, and pushing the limits of their self-created reality.
When it comes to the holiday gift-giving season, comic book readers are notoriously difficult to shop for. I mean, most of us are down at the shop buying our favorite stuff every single week, so when the time comes for people who like us to get us something we want, well, a lot of times we already have it. That’s why we’re stepping in with a public service, bringing you comics-related items sure to make the season brighter, whether you’re browsing for a gift or just looking for something to drop hints about so that you don’t get stuck with a random assortment of back issues again.
If you've got a fan of interesting and funny arrangements of data on your list, then why not pick up what I am very confident in declaring the best book of comic book related graphs that you can possibly buy? Because really, who doesn't love to mix superheroes... and math?
The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund booth is always a necessary stop at Comic-Con. Their table is covered with great comics signed by great creators, and purchases go to a very important cause. They also always boast an impressive list of exclusives and other items, and this year is no different. If you swing by the CBLDF table, you can pick up an exclusive Adventure Time cover by regular AT contributor Chrystin Garland, a print of a graphic from Super Graphic author Tim Leong detailing why certain comic books are banned in libraries, and a "Bill Gaines Was Right" t-shirt, depicting the legendary EC editor who famously defended First Amendment rights in his testimony before the Senate Subcommittee on Juvenile Delinquency in 1954. You can check out all three below.
Comics are a medium that combine words and pictures. Tim Leong, Author/editor/designer of the new book Super Graphic, out today, is taking the medium of books about comics in a whole new direction by presenting information in not necessarily a similar way, but one that preserves the spirit of combining words and pictures in such a way that tells a story. ComicsAlliance sat down with him for a while to talk about fitting the details into colorful charts, his love of infographics, and how a chart can have a tone.
2012 has arrived, and ComicsAlliance finishes its year-end wrapup of the now-departed year with the complete series of infographics about comics in 2011 by Wired Art Director (and former Comic Foundry Editor-in-Chief)Tim Leong, who previously graced ComicsAlliance with his charts summing up Comic-Con 2011. Click through for a larger and more detailed version, and check out Leong's previous year-end infographics here.
As the final days of the year wind inexorably down, ComicsAlliance continues its year-end wrapup with a series of infographics about comics in 2011 by Wired Art Director (and former Comic Foundry Editor-in-Chief)Tim Leong, who previously graced ComicsAlliance with his charts summing up Comic-Con 2011. Leong returns today with an infographic breaking down the market share of comic book publishers by comi
As the final days of the year wind inexorably down, ComicsAlliance continues its year-end wrapup with a series of infographics about comics in 2011 by Wired Art Director (and former Comic Foundry Editor-in-Chief)Tim Leong, who previously graced ComicsAlliance with his charts summing up Comic-Con 2011. Leong returns today with an infographic breaking down the most successful Kickstarter comics of t
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