How many West African fantasy epics get published in the US? Hell, how many get published period and as comics? TKO Studios released the first one I’ve ever read, Djeliya by Juni Ba.
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The final issue of The Many Deaths Of Laila Starr arrived recently, and like with the first issue, I came away impressed. Here's why:
After dropping out of this year’s Thought Bubble to protest the inclusion of Frank Miller as a guest, Zainab Akhtar announced the 2021 iteration of her own comics festival, Short Box Comics Fest.
On August 4th, American publisher Fantagraphics announced they would publish a physical collection of CRISIS ZONE, a webcomic by Simon Hanselmann.
Chicago hosts not one but two comics exhibitions in the city. The first is at the Museum Of Contemporary Art, but the second one is on display at the Chicago Cultural Center. Running June 19th, 2021 through October 3rd, 2021, the exhibition called CHICAGO: Where Comics Came to Life (1880-1960) was curated by Chris Ware (Building Stories) and Chicago Cultural Historian Emeritus Tim Samuelson.
Dark Horse Comics sent over a .pdf of Cyberpunk 2077: Your Voice, and I closed the 80-ish page book impressed. Here’s my guesses why:
In news that no longer surprises anyone, Image Comics announced another partnership with Panel Syndicate, in this case the comic Friday by Ed Brubaker, Marcos Martin and Muntsa Vicente.
Z2 announced a tie-in OGN to Nowhere Generation, the ninth album from Chicago-area punk band Rise Against.
The Good Asian #1 is a new twist on an old standard. If you like detective stories, you’ll like what Pichetshote & Co. serves up with The Good Asian.
Like 2020’s Blue In Green before The Many Deaths Of Laila Starr #1, Ram V knows what to write to get the best out of his collaborators. Filipe Andrade’s
Conflict Of Interest Siren: Hannibal Tabu, a Bleeding Cool writer, co-wrote MPLS Sound. I interacted with him a couple of times on Slack. To the best of
I don’t know whether it’s bravery or lunacy to run a science fiction retelling of The Count Of Monte Cristo when the iconic anime Gankutsuou (itself a
Looks like Z2 Comics has a big slate for their new sales hire Devin Funches. Z2 Comics announced what they describe as a headliner to their Fall 2021 offerings, an OGN called Limbo Beach from Vince Staples, Bryan Edward Hill, Chris Robinson, and Buster Moody. Limbo Beach is described as a combination of Lord Of The Flies and The Warriors.
In Vampire The Masquerade: Winter's Teeth #6, vampire enforcer Cecily Bain has a tough job. She’s supposed to enforce the rules for a society that values
In this issue of Luna, the cracks appear in The Family Of The Sun. If everything looked good after a night of decadent, blissed-out fun, Luna #2 is the