Chester Brown

All The Creator Spotlight Panels To Check Out At SDCC
We've already rounded up the best events for Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and we've highlighted some of the best exclusive art prints to pick up, but there's so much more at SDCC. As the biggest convention of the year, it's a great way to interact with creators and this year's event has an amazing line-up of spotlight panels on some of the best writers and artists in the business.
Praying For It: Chester Brown Explores Jesus And Prostitution
They say that any joke you have to explain isn't a very good one. Chester Brown's latest work, the powerful and challenging Mary Wept Over the Feet of Jesus, is no joke, but he certainly feels the need to explain it. At great length. First, there's the sub-title, which emphasizes subject matter that isn't terribly obvious in the comic itself --- Prostitution and Religious Obedience in the Bible --- and then there are the copious notes. The comics portion of the book is just 170 pages long, with two-to-four panels per page; the afterword, acknowledgments and notes are 100 more pages.
Weekender: Stela, Webcomics, Vampires and NSFW Bible Stories
The weekend is here! Put down your paperwork, throw your stationery out of the window, and do a victory spin in your office chair, because it’s time to catch up on that greatest of all media: comics! What’s been going on this week? There’s so much comics that there’s no way anybody can keep up with all of it — so Weekender is here to catch you up on some of the stories you may have missed, and some of the best writing about comics from the past few days.
‘Fantastic Four’ #9 Recreated Page by Page with Indie Cartoonists [Art]
A couple of weeks ago we showed you a portion of Fantastic Four #9 redrawn by King City creator Brandon Graham. What we didn't realize at the time was that the commissioned piece was just one part of a larger and more ambitious work: The Fantastic Four #9 project, where every page of the classic 1961 issue will be redrawn by a different contemporary artist...