Comic readers are often annoyed by the outdated assertion, “but comic books are for kids!” As those of us within this culture know, comics today are usually made for and marketed to adults, especially single issues and superhero comics. However, comics, as a medium, should and can serve a vast variety of demographics. Publishers simply need to be ready to create the books that readers will read.
Most comic readers can point to some great comics for kids, including Smile, Bone, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, and Adventure Time -- but for many parents and young readers, there is a huge void in the comics that exist today. There are very few high-quality, positive, superhero comics for kids.
This week on War Rocket Ajax, we're joined by Landry Walker! Best known to super-hero fans as the writer of Supergirl's Cosmic Adventures in the 8th Grade and Danger Club with artist Eric Jones, Walker talks to us about his inspiration for Danger Club and how he was building to the death of Supergirl (really!) -- and you can listen to the whole show right here at ComicsAlliance!War Rocket Ajax #123: T-Bane Microphone with Landry Walker
(WARNING: Contains NSFW language)
Image Comics hosted its traditional "Image Comics Show" presentation at New York Comic Con to highlight several new and upcoming series and give a large panel of creators and opportunity to promote their new books. Among those in attendance were Blair Butler, Josh
"ALL A LITTLE MAD" WOULD BE AN UNDERSTATEMENT: Joker's Asylum II Harley Quinn & Joker's Asylum II Mad Hatter
Sane people are dull. Sure, they're necessary. When you buy a coffee in the morning it's unsettling to have it served to you by someone whose left eye twitches, grins madly, cackles while using the coffee grinder and mumbles, "Oh yes, you'll pay," before turning to the rest of the line behind you and yelling "You'll all pay!" At tax time it's preferable to find an accountant who refrains from attempting to claim the invisible talking giant spider who he assures you lives in your house as an additional dependent. Indeed, most aspects of o
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