Available for free right now is Pressure/Sensitivity, the very cleverly titled inaugural anthology project produced by Wacom. The book is a natural step for Wacom to make, as makers of the tablet technology used by an increasing number of comic book artists to create their work. Because Pressure/Sensitivity: An Awesome Comics Anthology is edited by former ComicsAlliance editor Caleb Goellner (currently Wacom's Social Marketing Specialist), it comes as no surprise that the book is populated by contributors well known to CA readers for their distinctive styles and technical prowess: Ben Sears, Giannis Milonogiannis, Ming Doyle, Meredith Gran & Mike Holmes, and Ulises Farinas & Ryan Hill.
This week, Chris and Matt talk about how Robin Rises Omega #1 by Peter Tomasi and Andy Kubert should be great, but falls short, possibly because it's a victim of its own marketing. Then, we talk about how Life With Archie #36 by Paul Kupperberg and Pat & Tim Kennedy is really enjoyable despite some weird tics. Then, we discuss the cool new sci-fi anthology, 2299, edited by Dylan Todd.
The nominees for the 2013 Eisner Awards have been announced, so this week on War Rocket Ajax, it's a roundtable discussion of who got a nomination, who got snubbed, and what it all means for comics. To that end, we welcome ComicsAlliance contributors Dylan Todd and David Wolkin to the show, and you can listen right here
Superhero names can be so confusing, can't they? If it begins with a Super, it's a DC, right? But what if it begins with a Wonder? Also a DC? So what about Wonder Man? Wonder Man is a Marvel! Like Power Man! So is Power Girl a Marvel? No! She's a DC!
So if you're ever having trouble remembering which combination of superlative and person belongs to which publisher, ComicsAlliance is here to help. Just print and cut
Movies: G.I. Joe: Retaliation won't be coming out on June 29 as originally planned. Paramount is moving its opening to March 29, 2013. You know, for the 3D that the kids like. Sing it with me, "G.I. N