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The Con Haul: Highlights From HeroesCon 2013
The Con Haul: Highlights From HeroesCon 2013
As much as I like digging through the quarter bins for a run of Punisher 2099, the real action at a convention always comes from browsing through Artist's Alley for the new books that you can't get anywhere else. As much as the focus at conventions falls on superheroes, there's a lot of great independent stuff out there that you can pick up directly from the people who made it -- and it's especially easy at a convention like Charlotte's HeroesCon, which gives a huge amount of floor space over to the indies.
The Charles Xavier Memorial Awards: ComicsAlliance's Best Comics of 2012, Part 2
The Charles Xavier Memorial Awards: ComicsAlliance's Best Comics of 2012, Part 2
We didn't realize when we set out to list our favorite comic books of 2012 that it had been such a fun year to be a fan of the medium that we all love so much. The last twelve months offered readers a wide variety of work ranging from the most crowd-pleasing superhero epics to the most idiosyncratic of indies; the return of much missed mangaka and the emergence of exciting new talent; a new crowd-
Benjamin Marra’s ‘American Psycho’ Comics Now Available As Broadsheet Newspaper [Preview]
Benjamin Marra’s ‘American Psycho’ Comics Now Available As Broadsheet Newspaper [Preview]
One of the standout releases of last year's Brooklyn Comics + Graphics Festival was a characteristically striking series of self-published zines from Benjamin Marra (The Incredibly Fantastic Adventures of Maureen Dowd) based on the filmed version of Bret Easton Ellis' infamous novel, American Psycho...
DC Fifty-Too: Cartoonists Create Their Own DC Comics Relaunch [Art]
DC Fifty-Too: Cartoonists Create Their Own DC Comics Relaunch [Art]
It's exactly two weeks until DC Comics releases Justice League #1, just the first of no fewer than 52 new series launching or relaunching in September as part of "The New 52," a bold and controversial initiative whereby the publisher is retooling, redesigning and in some cases wholly rebooting many of its classic titles and characters in an effort to aggressively engage new readers... Re
The 12 Days of Comic Book Christmas, Day 2: Benjamin Marra
The 12 Days of Comic Book Christmas, Day 2: Benjamin Marra
Because we're feeling the pull of the yuletide (whatever the heck that is), we decided to start a countdown to Christmas in the tradition of that old holiday standard, The 12 Days of Christmas. Except we shook it up, tossed it over to some of the craziest and most talented comics creators we know, and made our own version: The Twelve Days of Comic Book Christmas...
‘The Incredibly Fantastic Adventures of Maureen Dowd’ [Preview]
‘The Incredibly Fantastic Adventures of Maureen Dowd’ [Preview]
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