Comics

DC Comics made news earlier this week with the announcement of The Sandman Universe, a line of four comics inspired by the seminal Neil Gaiman-written Sandman series. That was one of the topics of discussion on Saturday at Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle, with the “Vertigo – At the Center of Modern Storytelling” panel,…
March 03, 2018
As part of its slew of announcements from Emerald City Comic Con, Dynamite Entertainment revealed plans to bring beloved crime-solver Nancy Drew to comics in a new series from the all-female creative team of writer Kelly Thompson (Jem and the Holograms, Hawkeye), artist Jenn St-Onge (Bingo Love, The Misfits), colorist Triona Farrell (Mighty Morphin’ Power…
March 03, 2018
DC Comics is now offering five free digital comics from Brian Michael Bendis‘ Jinxworld line. As part of the writer’s exclusivity deal with the publisher, Bendis’ line of creator-owned comics are now available on DC’s digital platform. To celebrate, the first issue of each series is being offered for free as digital releases. DC is likely also hoping that…
March 02, 2018
This year’s Emerald City Comic Con has arrived, and DC Comics is set to kick off its ECCC programming slate with a DC Universe panel — spanning its wide array of superhero offerings — happening Thursday afternoon at the Washington State Convention Center. In attendance: creators Justin Jordan, Marguerite Bennett, Julie Benson, Shawna Benson, Mitch…
March 01, 2018
Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and artist Leinil Yu will relaunch Captain America on July 4 as part of Marvel Comics’ “Fresh Start” initiative. Alex Ross will provide covers. Coates, the acclaimed journalist and author who relaunched Black Panther in 2016, made the announcement this morning in his column for The Atlantic. He’ll continue to write Black…
February 28, 2018
For the annual New York Toy Fair, Hasbro went all-out once again with a presentation covering each of its collector-oriented properties. We got to see brand new offerings from Marvel and Star Wars up on screen, before heading downstairs to see them with our own eyes (and cameras). Hasbro also spoke about the recent deal…
February 26, 2018
A GoFundMe account has been set up to aid Marvel Comics colorist Justin Ponsor with his cancer treatment. The account was set up by one of Ponsor’s friends, Alex Car, stating that Ponsor’s cancer has “taken a dangerous turn and he will likely be dealing with some very expensive medical costs.” The fundraising is $50,000 and…
February 25, 2018