To say I love comics is probably an understatement. It’s hard to believe I’ve only been reading them for the last nine years. Even in my short time as a comic fan, I’ve noticed that there has been a noticeable, and mostly positive change in the industry when it comes to the diversity of titles. To be clear, when I’m talking about diversity, I’m not talking about diversity among characters and those creating the comics (writers, artists, etc). While there has been some strides in that particular arena, there is certainly room for further improvement, and that’s a topic that deserves its own post. No, what I’m talking about is the fact that there are comics available to fit nearly any possible taste–nearly every genre is represented. We may not be in a comic book renaissance, but this is still a pretty awesome time to be a fan. Therefore, here are some of the best books I have found within various genres. Continue reading
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I love superhero comics, but they are not the only comics I read. There are some really great comics that have nothing to do with capes and tights. I’ve compiled a list of some of those I feel are most worthwhile. Continue reading
In which Andrew talks with Kelly Bender and Micah Myers, the writer and letterer of SNARL, and brand new independent comic out from Alterna Comics. The guys talk about the writing process, what it really takes to letter a comics and why it’s so important, and what it’s like working in comics outside of the Big Two. Kelly shares some great insights about the comic industry in Asia as well as his thoughts about the future of artist alley at conventions.
In which, Mike Kennedy from Magnetic Press tells us all about what it takes to start a small press comic business, digs deep into the digital vs. physical comics debate, and tells us what comics a comic publisher reads. We learn a lot about the comics industry in Europe and what goes into the translation of comic scripts from French to English.