With tradition publishers and retailers taking less risks in an unstable economy, many creators are forgoing the standard route of getting their books to readers and taking to newer platforms like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo to get the funding they need to make their project a reality. With several books looking to gain you
Since 1978 fans around the globe have been blasting away at the pixelated aliens of Taito's Space Invaders and its numerous sequels and re-makes. Like most classic arcade games, the title is more about fundamental gameplay and strategy than story, meaning few (if any) took a breath from blasting their falling foes to ponder their motivations. Artist Ehud Lavski break
After the tense clicking of cameras, the victory hugs and Bobak Ferdowsi's awesome mohawk, I came away from Sunday night's Curiosity rover landing with a lingering rush of excitement. We're back on Mars! We're looking for the building blocks of life on another planet! Humanity just accomplished a truly amazing feat of engineering! Go humans!
The webcomics world was primed to celebrate as well. Already pr
Infographics: MoneySuperMarket has put together a massive infographic examining how much they think it'd cost to be Iron Man in the Avengers movieverse.
Awesome: Kid President chats with Adventure Time creator Pen Ward and cheers up the entire human race in the process.
Toys: Touma is working on new vinyl toys for Banda
Movies: Sony has unveiled a four-minute preview of The Amazing Spider-Man movie, which might make you avoid bridges for awhile.
Sales: ICv2 reports that graphic novel sales in comic book stores are better than expected over the past few months. Could things be looking up for the industry?
ShiftyLook, the force behind reviving dormant Namco Bandai videogame properties like Bravoman, Sky Kid, Xevious, Scar and more as webcomics will turn its attention to throwing a birthday bash. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Dig Dug this summer, ShiftyLook will launch a collaborative webcomics
Clearly, the world domination plans of Malachai and Ethan Nicolle are proceeding apace, with the news that their webcomic Axe Cop is to be adapted into a television series anchoring Fox's upcoming late night Saturday night animation block starting next year.According to Nick Weidenfeld, the former Adult Swim executive who's in charge of Fox's new Animation Domination HD bl
Each year when the Eisner Award nominations are announced, I rush to my computer to see who was nominated for the Best Digital Comic category. Just like fans of print comics, I have my favorites: creators who really rocked this year; workhorses who have turned out solid comics every week for years; innovators who are doing exciting new things with the format.