When it comes to San Diego Comic-Con, every publisher approaches the show a little bit differently. Whether they house cosplay contests, interactive displays, photo ops with talent, creator signings and/or a whole lot of purchasable product, SDCC booths are an opportunity for the publishers that can attend to make a big impression on one of the most attended pop culture gatherings of the year. You can get a sampling of what publishers like Marvel, DC, Archie, Boom!, IDW, 2000 AD, Dark Horse, Image, Fantagraphics, Oni and others were up to on the show floor of this year's SDCC after the cut.
This week saw the release of Top Cow's new Cyber Force #2, an issue that's entirely free thanks to a very successful crowd funding initiative by which fans of the series raised so much money that anyone can pick up the first five issues of the new series at comics stores for precisely zero dollars. Because it's such a remarkable demonstration of fan evangelism and because the publisher is so proud of the work, Top Cow has provided Comics
This week saw the release of Top Cow's new Cyber Force #1, an issue that's entirely free thanks to a very successful crowd funding initiative by which fans of the series raised so much money that anyone can pick up the first five issues of the new series at comics stores for precisely zero dollars. Top Cow has provided ComicsAlliance with a digital version of Cyber Force #1 for you to check out right now.Series creator Marc Silvestri ann
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Crowdfunding: Top Cow's Cyber Force Kickstarter has successfully raised its goal of $75,000 for the creation and distribution of free issu
All C's Collectibles is the only comic book store in Aurora, Colorado, where 12 people were killed and dozens more were injured when a masked gunman opened fire during a midnight screening of the new Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises. As has been noted here and elsewhere, the tragedy has affected the comic book and related geek communities directly, as the victims were hardcore midnight movie goers and Batman fans in particular. Some of them, or their friends a
Here's a new twist on the crowdfunding future of comics: Producing a comic and then using Kickstarter to ensure that every issue of said comic will be available for free, both in print and digitally, for everyone who wants it. Sound like a cr
Image Comics celebrated its 20th birthday today, truly a milestone year in the life of an independent comics publisher. The company was founded on February 1, 1992 by Erik Larsen, Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, Todd McFarlane, Whilce Portacio, Mark Silvestri and Jim Valentino as a means for those popular creators to produce and publish their own original work while retaining full ownership of their intellectual property.The original Image line included such memorable hits as Spawn, Youngblood and WildC.A.T.S., and the 20 years
It's hard to believe it's already been four years since the release of the original The Darkness game, based on the long-running comic book series from Top Cow Productions about a mafia hitman in possession of an ancient, primal and astonishingly violent force. ComicsAlliance had a chance to get some h
In 1966, Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton founded the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense to combat the astonishingly ruthless police brutality that affected their community in Oakland. The group took to the streets with a clear message: "If you are not going to protect us, we are going to protect ourselves." And