Where some conventions skew more toward pop culture than comic books, this past weekend's Emerald City Comicon 2013 stocked Seattle with hundreds of prominent creators from every corner of the medium. ComicsAlliance
In January comic book and graphic novel publisher Oni Press will relaunch its website as a new webcomics hub, featuring free comics every week day. The material will include at least two brand new serials a week and a mixture of previously published comics. After the serials conclude they will be released in print as graphic novels. This long-in-the-works initiative was made official at Friday's Oni Press panel at New York Comic Con, where Editor-in-Chief James Lucas Jones spoke more about the publisher's new projects from creators including Cullen Bunn, Joëlle Jones, Joe Harris, Brian Churilla... and Chris Sims.
Periscope Studios cartoonist Natalie Nourigat offers a welcome respite from the ceaseless, furious, friendship-shattering debate that rages over Ridley Scott and Damon Lindelof's Prometheus with some fan art and microcomics that express her enthusiasm for the science fiction epic. As someone whose mind has been poked and prodded like a caged animal with one Prometheus analysis after another, it's great to step into Nourigat's head and just enjoy the plainly awesome things about the film. You can check out her spoil
The Portland-based creator collective Periscope Studios added some zest to their ranks recently with artist Natalie Nourigat. Her artwork contains the kind of smiley manga-infused figures Takeshi Miyazawa and David Hahn used to draw in Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane, and her Wonder Woman and Black Canar