Erin Finnegan, over at her tumblr, has posted a simplified graphic taking a very broad view of the history of American and Japanese comics, focusing on the genres that each are dominated by. Interesting to me is the idea that at a certain point in both American and Japanese comics there were a huge proliferation […]

Comics Ought to Be More Mainstream: Why I Chose to Self-Publish With Amazon and How it’s Gone for Me I have to admit, I don’t always enjoy telling people that I make comic books. Not because I’m embarrassed, but because there seems to be a general lack of public awareness as to what a comic […]

If you’ve ever wondered about the responsibilities of an editor at Marvel, well wonder no more. Over at Marvel they’ve posted an interview with Tom Brevoort, Lauren Sankovitch and Alejandro Arbona. Here’s an excerpt: How would you describe the workflow on a day to day basis in your office?   Tom Brevoort: Every day is […]

While I normally don’t post as many press releases this amazing piece of animation was in my inbox from Marvel that I had to pass along.  Based on the Loki miniseries by Robert Rodi and Esad Ribic, the animation looks like it has been lifted straight from the comic book and brought to life.  Not […]

Todd Klien is easily one of the top of his field.  Lettering is a subtle and overlooked artform that greatly contributes to the experience of reading a comic.  On his blog Todd has taken time to look at the evolution of “Strange Adventures”, a DC book of yesteryear. At the end of the 1940s super-hero […]