Exclusive: Preview the Latest Issue of Shade, the Changing Girl From DC’s Young Animal

Reading Cecil Castellucci’s Shade, the Changing Girl from DC’s Young Animal imprint will kind of make you feel like you’re on something even if you’re totally sober. I mean that in the best possible way. If you haven’t been keeping up with Castellucci’s book (with art by Marley Zarcone), Shade, the Changing Girl takes place after Steve Ditko’s original Shade, the Changing Man title. Castellucci’s version stars a female Metan named Loma who admires [Read Entire Story]

Graphic Breakdown: Reviewing The Latest by Millar, Capullo, Kindt, Bendis, Maleev, Vaughan & Staples

Welcome back to Graphic Breakdown the Friday edition! Let’s talk Comics! Reborn #4 Written by Mark Millar Illustrated by Greg Capullo Published by Image Comics Another knockout from Millar and Capullo. The great thing about Mark Millar is that he knows how to really write to his artist’s strengths. In this case, Capullo is doing the best work of his career. It’s truly excellent top notch work. Bonnie and Tom are chained and dragged to Black Wish Mountain, where they are [Read Entire Story]

JoT #2376: Doomsday Clock!

He's changing the world! SOURCE: The Joy of Tech - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

The Marvel video game resurgence just got Assembled

Square Enix, the publisher of gaming franchises like Hitman and Tomb Raider announced a new partnership with Marvel that will see multiple games based on the characters from the house of ideas. In a brief teaser released today, it was revealed that the first studios to work on these properties would be Crystal Dynamics (Tomb […] SOURCE: The Beat - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #96

It’s that time of the week once more for our quick-hit round up of news and links and bits and pieces spotted over the last few days: The much-respected publisher Humanoids, well known for bringing us translations of some top European works, has revealed a new logo for it’s Metal imprint, the brand created back in 1974 along with the iconic Metal Hurlant journal, founded by Moebius, Druillet and Dionnet. “Since the 70s, METAL has been part of worldwide pop culture. It has [Read Entire Story]

Batman and The Shadow Team-Up in New Comic Mini-Series!

A new mystery begins this April as DC Entertainment, Condé Nast and Dynamite Entertainment unite Batman and The Shadow for an epic crossover. This team-up of history’s most well known vigilantes will send Batman on a quest to unlock the enigma surrounding the obscure Shadow. Writers Scott Snyder (BATMAN, ALL-STAR BATMAN) and Steve Orlando (MIDNIGHTER AND APOLLO, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA) along with artist Riley Rossmo (BATMAN, CONSTANTINE: THE HELLBLAZER) introduce a new miniseries full of [Read Entire Story]

Reviews: The Facts of Life

The Facts of Life, Paula Knight, Myriad Editions Polly (essentially an avatar for author Paula herself) and April are bestest friends, two little girls growing up in the Britain of the 1970s, a very different time in many respects from today. As the play innocently and chat we see not just the simple delights of children happily doing what kids do, but we also start to see how, even at this early stage of development, certain ideas and norms start to impose themselves into their young lives. [Read Entire Story]

JoT #2372: The Greatest Shitshow on Earth!

I'm afraid of clowns! SOURCE: The Joy of Tech - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

JoT #2374: Alternate facts?

Truth is not always logical anymore! SOURCE: The Joy of Tech - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Graphic Breakdown: ‘Time Share’, ‘The Dregs’, ‘When Life Hands You Lemons, Check For Lymes’ & ‘Johnny Appleseed’

Welcome back to Graphic Breakdown the Friday Edition! Here are some great titles to get you going for your weekend! Time Share Written by Patrick Keller Illustrated by Dan McDaid Published by Oni Press Well, this was a delight. A nice, clean read from start to finish, this book is wonderful.; a good book that may slip under some people’s radar. After a time bending adventure, Ollie Finch was set to go home in his uncle’s rocket car time machine when everything went sideways. He’s at the [Read Entire Story]

Reviews: 4 Kids Walk into a Bank

4 Kids Walk into a Bank #1, Matthew Rosenberg, Tyler Boss, Black Mask Studios I’ll admit that I picked the first issue of this new series up from this week’s new releases partly because I liked the cool, simple but really effective graphics of Boss’s cover (I know, don’t judge by covers and all that, but they are important in catching readers’ eyes, especially with a new series and in a visual medium, after all), and because I read scribe Matthew Rosenberg’s [Read Entire Story]

JoT #2371: Heavenly tech

Paradise is staying on the couch! SOURCE: The Joy of Tech - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

JoT #2373: Apple’s boring?

Tim Cook dares to disagree! SOURCE: The Joy of Tech - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Eye of the Beholder

The post Eye of the Beholder appeared first on Hyperallergic. SOURCE: Hyperallergic - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

An Artist Is Turning Donald Trump Quotes Into Classic Comic Book Covers

It’s both amazing and depressing at the same time.Read more... SOURCE: io9 - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

A year of free comics – Eugenie Shark by Nicole Marie Burton

Eugenie Shark is a comic book biography of scientist Eugenie Clark, a Japanese-American ichthyologist Eugenie Clark and a pioneer in marine life research. It’s a passion project of Nicole Marie Burton, cartoonist and publisher at Ad Astra Comix. I like these kinds of biographies. Those that integrate the biographer’s life to the story. It’s not […] SOURCE: The Beat - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #94

It’s that time of the week once more for our quick-hit roundup of news and links spotted over the last few days: The awards no-one really wants to win, the Golden Raspberry Awards, have a shortlist up and, oh dear, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice is dominating it so far, with nominations in every category except Worst Actress and Worst Supporting Actress. Compounding possible Razzies gloom for DC’s film ambitions, Suicide Squad has several noms as well. The final shortlist will [Read Entire Story]

SUV Makes Its Own Drive-Thru In Comic Book Store [Video]

This past Friday, a driver of a Honda CRV had a seizure and drove right through DeeP Comics & Games in Huntsville, Alabama. The video below is quite shocking, but there’s good news to report. No one was hurt in the incident and DeeP has good insurance so they will be covered financially. (via Laughing Squid) SOURCE: Nerd Approved – News For Nerds - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Spotlight: “Good Grief” by Janice Shapiro

“Good Grief” is a chapter out of my graphic memoir, Crushable—My Life In Crushes, which tells the story of my life through my many crushes from Ricky Nelson to Viggo Mortensen. *** Related Posts: Sound Takes: A Charlie Brown Christmas Spotlight: “Short, Illustrated Love Stories” by Daniel Brauer Spotlight: Jon Gant’s You & Me Spotlight: “Migraine Couch” by Allyson Hoffman Spotlight: Lorenzo Fonda’s “Yo Solve [Read Entire Story]

Fantagraphics makes what’s old, cool again with ALL TIME COMICS: BULLWHIP

For years Fantagraphics has been THE place for incredible cartoonists to flex storytelling muscle. Over the weekend, the publisher announced more details on their new initiative in the world of superhero comics. The new publishing venture, ALL TIME COMICS looks to ambitiously create a brand new shared universe inhabited by super powered heroes and their […] SOURCE: The Beat - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

A year of free comics: Nilah Magruder’s M.F.K

Dwayne McDuffie award winner Nilah Magruder’s M.F.K is a sprawling epic, filled with dynamic characters, ridiculously wonderful art. M.F.K is a completely unique take on the classic action adventure. In short it’s really really fantastic.    In a sand swept post-apocalyptic world we meet Abbie, recently bereaved she’s just trying to get her mothers ashes home, but […] SOURCE: The Beat - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

From our continental correspondent – Vincent Bal Lurks In The Shadows

The Belgian writer and director Vincent Bal is not only a celebrated film maker (amongst others of the quite magical Brabançonne and Minoes, which you should definitely check out), he also writes books and seems to be on a constant lookout for the surprising, unexpected side of things. On his Instagram feed, Bal regularly posts cartoons that originate from the “accidental” shadow of an everyday object. And the results are stunning. I mean, who would expect Mickey Mouse to pop out of [Read Entire Story]

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