Ed Piskor

Why Tomorrow's X-Men Grand Design: X-Tinction by Ed Piskor is Impossible to Review

This is when I started reading American comic books. I'd read reprints of stories in the Marvel UK editions, of course, usually black-and-white, often reprinting runs from the 60s, but I found X-Men #201 distributed on the UK newsstand in a newsagent in Pontefract, West Yorkshire opposite the bus station called The Kiosk. I wonder… […]

Ed Piskor's X-Men: Grand Design Returns for X-Tinction in May

We're nearing the end of Ed Piskor's amazing condensing of the entire history of the X-Men into a few short comic books. May sees the release of X-Men: Grand Design – X-Tinction #1, the first of two issues comprising the final installment of X-Men Grand Design. X-Tinction will tackle the mid-to-late eighties and early nineties, […]

SDCC '15: Significance of Historical Comics and Graphic Novels – The Pros Talk Shop

By Michele Brittany, West Coast Correspondent Douglas Wolk (Reading Comics) hosted the Historical Comics and Graphic Novels panel Thursday afternoon at San Diego Comic Con International. He was joined by writers and artists publishing historical oriented stories and biographies, which include Lora Innes (The Dreamer), Sara Ryan (Escape From Alcatraz), Matt Phelan (The Storm in […]

Ed Piskor's Hip-Hop Family Tree To Go Monthly From Fantagraphics

The Hip-Hop Family Tree books from Ed Kiskor, telling a history of hip hop music through the imagery of comic books of the time has been a successful and critically acclaimed series of graphic novels. But now Fantagraphics are "uncollecting" the books into a monthly comic book series featuring new material, with thirteen issues already […]

Image Watch: The Big Joe Casey Sex Interview Part 2

By David Dissanayake  Joe Casey gives a damn good interview.  Last week I talked to him about his book Sex from Image Comics.  A masterful post-superhero story about repression, intimacy and personal redefinition, Sex follows Simon Cooke – a Batman/Iron Man/rich man superhero archetype – as he hangs up his cape and cowl in an attempt to leave […]

Things To Do In New York And Philadelphia This Week If You Like Comics(UPDATE)

Monday, August 11th The ninety-fourth meeting of the NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium will be held on Monday, August 11, 2014 at 7 pm at Columbia University's Butler Library, room 523. The event is free and open to the public. Presentations will be by Nicole Antebi and Miki Golod, moderated by Karen Green. Nicole Antebi will […]