Two larger new editions of Craig Thompson's autobiographical graphic novel Blankets came out yesterday from Top Shelf, reprinting the Eisner Award-winning book about Thompson's first love as a young man from a deeply religious family. Thompson newest work, the much-anticipated Islamic-lore-inspired Habibi, hits stores in a few week from Pan
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This week, Top Shelf released the latest volume of Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill's League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. In Century: 1969, Moore and O'Neill continue their tour of 20th century literature, and to say that it's something I was looking forward to is a bi
One of the hottest names at the MoCCA comics festival last month was Brecht Evens, and if you're an indie comics fan who hasn't encountered the gorgeous, magnetic watercolors of the Belgian cartoonist, you will. Right now, actually, because we're about to show them to you. We've got an exclusive five-p
Kathryn and Stuart Immonen are the power couple of fun comics, with their separate work on Marvel books like "Nextwave" and the recent "Patsy Walker: Hellcat" miniseries exhaling breaths of anarchic and whimsical fresh air into the often overserious superhero world. It's a little surprising, then, that t
Top Shelf's release of "Ax" can be seen as an assault on two common myths. The first myth is that anthology books don't work. The second myth is that manga is all spiky hair, flowery romances, and ninjas
This morning, Top Shelf announced the long-awaited next installment of Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill's League of Extraordinary Gentlemen saga, shocking fans and retailers alike with the news that not only would O'Neill not be drawing it, but that after last year's "Century: 1910," Moore's scripts were jumping ahead almost 80 years for "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: America 1988!"
Written by Moore with art by newcomer Rusty Shackles (filling in for O'Neill due to the latter's crippling addiction to "Pokemon SoulSilver"), "LOEG88" takes place in an era where the icons of popular fiction had moved out of dime novels and into movies and television, and today, ComicsAlliance has an exclusive look at the team and the solicitation for the first issue!
League of Extraordinary Gentlemen - America: 1988
When war-hero-turned-handyman Kesuke Miyagi is found drained of blood, it becomes clear that the occult gang known as the Lost Boys are targeting the only individuals that can stop them from complete domination of America. It's the perfect case for the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen--except that their government con