Comic-Con International has announced the nominees for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards -- popularly known as the Oscars of comics -- to be given out this year during the mighty San Diego convention. Categories range from Best Single Issue to Best Inker to Best Publication Design, and coming in
Why are more and more creators turning to the web for creator-owned comics? Perhaps because the financial realities involved in launching a new print comic are heavily stacked against new projects that don't come from the bigger publishers, something that Mark Waid laid out with some brutal honesty in a recent blog post.Waid, who recently announced plan
Marvel's big Avengers vs. X-Men crossover is providing a lot of opportunities for readers to see new stuff, but to be honest, I'm way less interested in an epic throwdown between Gambit and Hawkeye than I am in seeing how Marvel's latest foray into digital shakes out. It's called Infinite Com
At last weekend's WonderCon in Anaheim, Mark Waid announced his plans to launch a line of creator-owned digital comics. As the first step, Waid released an all-new 33-page comic called "Luther," telling the story of a group of survivors trying to clean up in the aftermath of a zombie apocalypse, as a free download from his website. Conside
Following the character's return to comics last year in the anthology miniseries The Rocketeer Adventures, Cliff Secord will be flying into his first full-length adventure in almost two decades by Mark Waid and Chris Samnee announced by IDW Publishing today at Wondercon.The new four-issue series will be the first big adventure for the Rocketeer since the
At the SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, Texas today, Marvel Comics unveiled its new "ReEvolution" initiative, with a new digital device app called Marvel Augmented Reality, and new digital-only imprint, Infinite Comics, which will offer digital comics that tie in with existing print titles. Infinite Comics will launch on April 4th with an Avenge
For me, DC's direct-to-video animated movies have been pretty hit or miss. As much as I've liked parts of stuff like Crisis on Two Earths and All Star Superman, it's often felt like they've had a little difficulty translating great stories to the screen. As a result, I wasn't really sure what to expect out of the latest offering.
Justice League: Doom isn't exactly what I was expect