Via The Comics Reporter, Fantagraphics has announced three notable collections coming in 2014: The Complete Eightball, collecting Daniel Clowes' celebrated series, a new baseball themed Peanuts book, and the latest volume of Peter Bagge's Buddy Bradley comics.
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Kudos to Lauren LoPrente for connecting the pronounced themes of failure, unrequited love, and existential dread that defines so much of Charles Schulz's legendary comic strip Peanuts with the similarly dour words of the great Smiths lyricist Morrissey. Named after The Smith's "This Charming Man," LoPrente's This Charming Charlie blog draws from Morrissey's limitless supply of loathing and depression and applies those lyrics to some of Schulz's most iconic layouts and poses. Its a good laugh, and you can see some of our favorites along with their musical sources below.
This July 18-21 at San Diego Comic-Con International, Boom! studios will be selling a sweet 16 exclusive comics at its booth. On top of variant covers transporting characters into the San Diego Convention Center and its Gaslamp'ed surrounding, Boom! will also offer original content created just for the show. Robocop, Six-Gun Gorilla, Suicide Risk and Day Men will be represented in the exclusive rollout, with all-ages titles like Adventure Time, Fionna & Cake, Regular Show, Herobear and the Kid, Peanuts and Bravest Warriors on hand as well.You can get your fist look at all of Boom's SDCC-ery after the jump.
While the advent of ComiXology has made several classic comics available to read digitally, the migration of comic strips to the digital world has been comparatively slow. That's now changed, as Universal Uclick's GoComics has launched a free app that enables you to read many classic comic strips on your tablet and phone for free, including Peanuts, Doonesbury, Garfield, The Boondocks and more. But the most notable inclusion may be Calvin and Ho
Louie, the FX show created and produced by comedian Louis C.K., ranks right up there with Dan Harmon's Community as one of the most innovative comedies on TV today. As such, when I initially saw this brilliant video mash-up of Louie and the Peanuts gang, with Louie as Charlie Brown, my first thought was that it could easily be a clip from the show itself. Anyone familiar with the series knows that Louie is
We are not the mainstream.
That's a truth understood by anyone who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered or in any other way queer. We are not the audience. We are not the market. We are not the
We've showcased our share of Francesco Francavilla's awesome art here at CA. From his work for Marvel (Black Panther, Captain America & Bucky), Archie (Archie Meets Kiss) and other major publishers to his regular contributions to Comic Twart, Francavilla has covered a lot of comic book character ground with his bold style. His series of Hellboy-meets-
TV: A new preview of this week's episode of Harry's Law sees former Smallville star Erica Durance beating up a dude while dressed in Adrianne Palicki's costume from David E. Kelley's failed Wonder Woman pilot.
Anime: Brigid Alverson digs into the recent fall of Bandai Entertainment in North America.