Thoughts On A Winter Morning was released fairly quietly this week from the Monkeybrain digital comics collective. Very thoughtfully written by Kurt Busiek (Astro City, Superman: Secret Identity) and exquisitely drawn by Steve Lieber (Whiteout, Underground), the eight-page story is an autobiographical tale that finds its narrator reflecting upon the neighborhood where he grew up in light of the birth of his first child. I was taken aback not just by the uncommon quality of this little 99-cent comic book and how
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What makes you want to read a comic? Usually people would just say "I like the writing and art" and leave it at that, but it's never that simple. We're always drawn to something specific even if we can't articulate it, like how so-and-so draws muscles or how what's-his-name tells jokes
We recently posted about a very interesting conversation between comics artist Steve Lieber and the 4chan message board, where the artist discovered scans of Underground, the spelunking indie comic he created with Jeff Parker. After Lieber initially showed up on the thread, the commenter who originally posted the scans offered to take them down, saying that he'd only wanted to give
Movies: Universal and Illumination Entertainment are teaming up with Tezuka Productions to produce a live action/CGI hybrid adaptation of Naoki Urasawa and Takashi Nagasaki's Pluto manga, which explores a world analogous to Osamu Tezuka's Astro Boy stories .
Industry: Will Marvel's number
Jeff Parker and Steve Lieber's 5-issue "Underground" series from Image Comics gets collected in trade paperback form this Wednesday and the creative team is going to great lengths to get the word out. Working from the idea that more publishers equals more sales, they're angling for nearly every com
If you missed Emerald City Comic-Con over the weekend in Seattle, no worries -- we've still got the highlights here on CA. And while we were making our rounds on the floor, we also snapped photos of the entertaining things and people we found, including Jeff Parker, Ben Templesmith, Steve Lieber, Kate Beaton, and the world's gayest He-Man animation cel. Check out the full gallery after the jump!
Jeff Parker plays wit
The use of photo reference is a pretty amorphous technique among illustrators. Painters like Alex Ross tend to use it to capture lighting details, Tony Harris uses it to capture realistic body language and Greg Land seems to use it to capture