Mariko Tamaki Archives

Texas Asks if V For Vendetta & Y The Last Man are in School Libraries
But he has demanded answers by the 12th of November, noting that a number of Texas school districts of late "have removed books from libraries and/or classrooms after receiving objections from students, parents, and taxpayers." These include (and why this story is running on Bleeding Cool) graphic novels such as V for Vendetta by Alan Moore[...]
Mariko Tamaki's Surely Books Adds New Titles For 2022 and 2023
Two years ago, Abrams ComicArts announced Surely Books as an LGBTQ+ focused imprint of graphic novels, curated by Batman writer Mariko Tamaki. The pandemic slowed things down a touch, but its first book, Lifetime Passes by writer Terry Blas and artist Claudia Aguirre, the story of a bunch of teenagers who hatch a scheme feigning to help[...]
DC Comics December 2021 Solicitations Frankensteined
Following Fear State in the Batbooks from January, is a new 12-week event, Shadows Of The Bat, showrun by Mariko Tamaki alongside artists Ivan Reis, Danny Miki, Max Rayno, Amancay Nahuelpan, and Jordie Bellaire. Each of the twelve issues across a number of Batbooks will also include feature back-up stories by Matthew Rosenberg and Fernando Blanco ,[...]
Marvel Announce Marvel's Voices: Pride #1
For more information, visit Marvel.com. MARVEL'S VOICES: PRIDE #1 Written by KIERON GILLEN, ALLAN HEINBERG, ANTHONY OLIVEIRA, STEVE ORLANDO, TINI HOWARD, LEAH WILLIAMS, MARIKO TAMAKI, TERRY BLAS, CRYSTAL FRASIER, VITA AYALA, J.J KIRBY, LUCIANO VECCHIO & MORE! Art by JAVIER GARRÓN, JIM CHEUNG, KRIS ANKA, JEN HICKMAN, PAULINA GANUCHEAU, JETHRO MORALES, BRITNEY WILLIAMS, J.J[...]
The cover to Crush and Lobo #1 by Kris Anka
Mariko Tamaki will write the series with art by Amancay Nahuelpan and colors by Tamra Bonvillain The series will run from June to January and will kick off Pride Month with a June 1st release date for the first issue. The cover to Crush and Lobo #1 by Kris Anka From a press release on DC Comics'[...]
I Am Not Starfire
The upcoming DC Comics YA graphic novel I Am Not Starfire by Mariko Tamaki and Yoshi Yoshitani got a lot of attention last year, a lot of it negative from people who would never have bought it But it has been consistently been putting on the preorders And now we get a look inside the[...]
Thoughts On Overwatch: Tracer-London Calling 1 of 5
I used to play quite a bit of Overwatch when it first came out and was excited to see the team of Mariko Tamaki and Babs Tarr on an Overwatch comic Therefore, I figured it'd be worth taking a look at what the team came up with. Overwatch: Tracer-London Calling 1 of 5 cover Credit: Image Forgive[...]
Mariko Tamaki and Gurihiru Create Thor & Loki: Double Trouble
Last year, novelist and comic book writer Mariko Tamaki teamed up with the Harvey Award-winning art team Gurihiru to produce Spider-Man & Venom: Double Trouble Since then, Mariko won Best Writer at the Eisner Awards for Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass, with I, Am Not Starfire on the way And now they are working together on[...]
Mariko Tamaki and Dan Mora on Detective Comics #1034 From March 2021
Mariko Tamaki and Dan Mora will be the creators on Detective Comics from #1034 in March, after their two-issue stint on Future State: The Dark Detective in January and February They both also created a story for Detective Comics #2017 featuring Detective Nakano, who looks to be a foil for Batman both in Future State[...]
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Written by Mariko Tamaki and drawn by Yoshi Yoshitani, we now have a date, a description and a cover August 10th 2021… and a better idea of who this person who is not Starfire might be…Mandy,  Starfire's daughter, who appears to be a bit of a goth rebel. From New York Times bestselling author Mariko Tamaki[...]
Shadow Service #2 Review:
Credit: BOOM! Studios Everything that made the first three issues of Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow great continues here, with this slice-of-life style script from Mariko Tamaki Even as it begins to ramp up with a bit of supernatural action, in the end, there is a quiet, purposeful, intellectual approach to it all that is befitting to Willow[...]
DC Previews Mariko Tamaki and Mikel Janin's Wonder Woman #759
Mariko Tamaki was due to take over Wonder Woman as the new ongoing writer in June… that's now July, because of the shutdown, with Mikel Janin on Wonder Woman #759 Now it's heading to FOC this weekend, DC Comics want to let you have a look at a few of the pages alongside covers by[...]
Mariko Tamaki and Mikel Janín Join Wonder Woman Ongoing, Bring Back Maxwell Lord
Mariko Tamaki, best known for her graphic novels Skim, Emiko Superstar, Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me, the Eisner-Award winning This One Summer, and for several prose works such as  Cover Me, She has also written comics with other people's characters including Hulk, Supergirl: Being Super, Lumberjanes and Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass. And she is adding[...]