Fans found out about Monkeybrain's plans to partner with Image and IDW for print collections of its ComiXology offerings back in February, and now it seems Dark Horse will join the fray on November 6 with Bandette Vol. 1: Presto!
Where some conventions skew more toward pop culture than comic books, this past weekend's Emerald City Comicon 2013 stocked Seattle with hundreds of prominent creators from every corner of the medium. ComicsAlliance
We didn't realize when we set out to list our favorite comic books of 2012 that it had been such a fun year to be a fan of the medium that we all love so much. The last twelve months offered readers a wide variety of work ranging from the most crowd-pleasing superhero epics to the most idiosyncratic of indies; the return of much missed mangaka and the emergence of exciting new talent; a new crowd-sponsored visibility for self-publishing; and the ascension of the fan artist from bedroom dreamer to Tumblr tycoon. It was a busy a
It's not every day a sentient hot dog that looks like an actual dog turns... three? That's why Princess Bubblegum, Lumpy Space Princess and other esteemed royal ladies of the Land of Ooo have come together in "Happy Birthday Hot Dog Princess," a special backup story by Frank Gibson and Becky Dreistadt running in Adventure Time #8. HDP's b-day soiree won't
The comics medium attempts to answer a lot of big questions: Given great power, would you use it responsibly? What means are justified, when the ends are noble? If your life had a face, could I punch it? In that spirit, ComicsAlliance's Matt Wilson is asking comics creators, retailers and commentators some big questions of his own.
In this installment, Eric Powel
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
We are not the mainstream.
That's a truth understood by anyone who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered or in any other way queer. We are not the audience. We are not the market. We are not the
Generally speaking, variant covers can be a drag. At their worst, they can emphasize comic "collectibility" over their actual content. Every now and then, though, someone gets it right, and Boom! Studios' latest round of Adventure Time and Marceline and the Scream Queens variants is definitely a great example.
With the variant covers for Adventure Time #8 and Marceline and the Scream Queens
The Marvel Universe has always lent itself pretty well to team-up stories, but it turns out that one of the greatest meetings in comics history never actually made it to the page. It came in the form of a tryout page from the '90s, and involved Wolverine of the X-Men having an unexpected encounter with the legendary frontman of Queen, Freddie Mercury.
On its own, the page