This month, First Second is releasing Nursery Rhyme Comics, a hardcover featuring 50 classic nursery rhymes illustrated by 50 amazing artists. It's a great collection for kids, but as fans of indie comics, we here at ComicsAlliance were pretty excited to see some of our favorite creators involved in what turned out to be some pretty fun illustrations.
The final chapter of the Harry Potter movies opens in theaters tonight, and while there's a timeless element to the orphan-boy-discovers-magical-destiny story, artist Lucy Knisley -- who also drew the fantastic posters retelling the entire series -- decided to imagine how the story might have looked in a different time. Specifi
The eighth and final Harry Potter movie, The Deathly Hallows Part 2, hits theaters in a little over a week, and to celebrate this final cinematic chapter in the life of everyone's favorite adolescent wizard, French Milk creator Lucy Knisley has illustrated an amazing set of eight
Webcomics: Lucy Knisley's "It Gets Better" tells the story of how the creator learned the cliché told to teens, "These are the best years of your life," is pretty much only said by people who are doing it wrong. She's absolutely right, although I do wish I had more time to play videogames these days.
Pokémon can evolve into scary realistic things when put into the hands of the right artists, and a cabal of creators including Meredith Gran of "Octopus Pie" and Aaron Diaz of "Dresden Codak" has unleashed a Tumblr account full of original creature entries imagining themselves as Water, Poison and Dark types with cartoonist-appropriate abilities.
The Pokémon self-portraits outline their evolutionary stages in th
Lois Lowry's 1993 novel "The Giver" has earned more critical praise and banning attempts than most of its shelf-mates, but in addition to being part of an exclusive group of books that have won the Newberry Medal, it now belong on an even smaller list - stories that have been drawn by "French Milk" and "Radiator Days" creator Lucy Knisley.
We learned a great deal about the My Little Pony modding community back when we shouted out the 21 Best Little Pony Superhero Mods, but we never expected that some of our favorite local artists and comics pros in Portland, Ore. would someday be part of it. But thanks to a gallery showing called "OMG PWN!IES!" at the Portland Sequential Art Gal
25-year-old cartoonist Lucy Knisley was recently asked what she wants to be when she grows up by a stranger at a train station, only to be informed by the gentleman -- whose son does merchandise design for Marvel -- that cartooning is a man's game, and that she should aspire to other vocations. Yes, for realsies. Knisley
It was Hourly Comics Day earlier this week, an event launched by "Pictures for Sad Children" creator John Campbell that asks artists to draw a comic every hour they're awake during February 1st that details what happened in the last 60 minutes.
The new "Twilight" movie, "New Moon," hit many theaters at midnight last night, no doubt to the delighted squeals of tens of thousands of Twihards. Maybe you're not one of them. Maybe you're tired of the whole sparkly Mormon vampire fetish, or you're
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