Interesting article. Not convinced comic buyers buy for the writer though, no matter who they are. I'd still argue it's the art that sells the comic, as well as, in the case of big comic publishers, the characters featured.
Gordon Bell's distinctive style will be familiar to the millions of children who read his comic strips over the last few decades. He began working for The Beano in 1958 on a strip called Pom-Pom, but his most fondly remembered ...
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Spoofer McGraw is one of my favourite humours strips of all time.
A New Documentary Takes Aim at the Men&Only Culture Of Comics Co.Create But comic book culture, as defined by certain nerd norms, also has some less pleasant aspects. Specifically, its treatment of women.
Children Are Welcome at the Angoulême Comics Festival Publishers Weekly When comics fans invaded the town of Angoulême, France, two weeks ago for the Angoulême International Comics Festival, children were well represented.
"Left-wing cartoons and comics offer unique view of mid-20th century" Workers' Liberty Jesse Cohen, the artist who called himself “Carlo” was, along with Laura Gray, the leading artist for the “Third Camp” section of Trotskyists, succeeded at the...
Comic artist who broke racial barriers dies at 90 Stockton Record STOCKTON - The historic legacy of Morris "Morrie" Turner, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s as the country's first black syndicated comic-strip artist, lives on.
The Life Of A Comics Artist: Divided and Conquered The Escapist Comics artists, and writers too, are overworked and frequently underpaid. Is it finally time to unionize? So you want to create comics. Great, you're in good company.
Inkstuds Spotlight: Spike Trotman And Money In Comics [Podcast] ComicsAlliance Comics as we know it is wide and fractured. There's Direct Market comics, bookstore comics, webcomics, indie comics, manga, Eurocomics, and several more subcultures.
2000AD‘s Alan Grant and Scott and Liz Davidson will be at Stockbridge Library, Edinburgh on Wednesday 2nd April 2014 to talk about Scott vs Zombies – a comic based on the real life experiences of a young man, Scott, who has autism, released last...
If you've been paying attention over the past few months, you've undoubtedly noticed that we here at ComicsAlliance are pretty passionate about Batman's uncredited co-creator, Bill Finger, and we're far from the only ones.
After a huge amount of deliberation, grinding of teeth, frustrated wails, and budget-nudging the Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced that not one but two artists will be joining its first 24 Hour Comics Marathon – Joe Decie and...
Jennifer Cruté: Using Comics, Life Story To Fight Stereotypes News One “My comics came to me randomly and I actually didn't take them seriously until I had a pile of pages…and [then] I had a dream where Shirley Chisholm grabbed me and shook me...
This year mark's the 50th anniversary of the MAD fold-in, created by legendary cartoonist Al Jaffee. For the last half century nearly every issue of MAD has featured the fold-in, with every single one created by Jaffee.
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