At this year's Comic-Con, a real life hero got a standing ovation. When Congressman John Lewis was introduced to a packed hall room at a panel dedicated to his upcoming autobiographical graphic novel March, every single person in the room stood and applauded. And after a lengthy ovation, Congressman Lewis -- a Civil Rights icon, the last surviving member of the group who spoke at the March on Washington and one of the most significant figures in America -- spoke to the crowd about Congress, Civil Rights, preaching to chickens, and of course, comic books.
Congressman John Lewis is a living legend. A more than 25 year veteran of the United States Congress, Lewis was one of the original Freedom Riders. He's also the sole living member of the Big Six -- leaders of six of the significant civil rights organizations active during the height of the civil rights movement -- whose members included Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lewis' st
Local and national comics talent galore showed up in full force this past weekend at Stumptown Comics Fest 2012 in Portland, Ore. with fans arriving with equal fervor to scope out the latest graphic novels, indie titles, art prints a
Creators:Swallow Me Whole and Any Empire creator Nate Powell joined a host of young adult fiction authors for an appearance at the United Nations last week to help raise funds for young refugees from war-torn Darfur.
A couple of weeks ago we showed you a portion of Fantastic Four #9 redrawn by King City creator Brandon Graham. What we didn't realize at the time was that the commissioned piece was just one part of a larger a
Coming in July from Top Shelf Productions is Any Empire, the new graphic novel by Nate Powell, author of Swallow Me Whole, winner of the 2009 Eisner Award for Best Graphic Novel. In Any Empire, Powell deals explicitly with the themes of war and violence as they'r
For those of you keeping up with Vertigo's must-read Sweet Tooth only in the modestly priced collected editions, you may be delighted to learn that writer-artist Jeff Lemire has completed more than 20 issues of the dystopian saga. The author of Essex County is prolific in
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