Hope Larson, the award-winning cartoonist behind A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel, has teamed up with illustrator Rebecca Mock for Compass South, the first book in the planned middle-grade graphic novel series telling the story of a pair of young twins in 19th century New York who tumble into a world of piracy, adventure, and hidden treasure. ComicsAlliance has an exclusive first look at Rebecca Mock's wonderful cover, introducing the characters Cleopatra and Alexander.
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Graphic Novelist Hope Larson, who was recently nominated for an Eisner for her 2012 adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time, has made the leap to moving pictures. Her new eight-and-a-half-minute short film Bitter Orange, starring Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World's Brie Larson and The Venture Bros.' James Urbaniak, is now available to watch on Vimeo.
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
Readers of Bryan Lee O'Malley's Scott Pilgrim series may have had an inkling or two to visit the romantic, musical and video game violence-enhanced fictional Canada over the years, but that trip's really only possible via dimensional gateway or good ol' fashioned imagination
Despite the fact that Madeleine L'Engle's iconic fantasy novel "A Wrinkle in Time" sits atop many elementary school required reading lists, I suspect many in the comics crowd have digested its content fairly voluntarily over the years