Wizard World reinterprets the “comic con” and brings it to the masses, but Twin Cities retailers aren’t going down without a superhero-sized fight
Comic book story is entertaining, nuanced, and stays close to its origins
One of the things that has made Charles Schultz's Peanuts comic strips and characters so popular over the past 60 years is that we all have a bit of Charlie Brown in us, and Lucy, and Snoopy, and Linus, and Sally, and Schroeder (and Pig Pen for that matter).This universal quality is on display in ... More >>
It's a comic-book holiday featuring a rocket-powered sled
The comic-crazed month of May has plenty in store.
Come check out underground and nationally known comic artwork by Minnesotans at their opening party this Saturday nig ... More >>
The sailor you never really knew is back on shore leave. Oh the humanicky!
Beginning Sunday, September 18, the New York Times Magazine will launch a section called "The Funny Pages," which will include a six-month-long serial comic by the extremely talented graphic novelist Chris Ware, as well as a humor column and serial piece of fiction. In a press release, NYTMag editor ... More >>
Artist Skip Williamson, one of the beloved granddaddies of the nihilistic underground comics movement, finally has his own website. Trippier than a sheet of windowpane acid, and often more political than compatriots like R. Crumb, Williamson also invented the "Playboy Funnies" section of America's f ... More >>
While still recovering from the news of James "Scotty" Doohan's timely death, it was recently reported that James N. Aparo, a DC Comics illustrator for over 30 years, has passed away at age 72. Starting in the late 1960's, Aparo drew Batman, Green Arrow, Aquaman, Spectre, and other titles until his ... More >>
Along with old TV series, comic book characters remain the hottest commodity in Hollywood, with Batman Begins already garnering raves (it opens on the 15th), and there are upcoming big-screen projects featuring Superman, The Fantastic Four, X-Men, and The Hulk. One superhero team that remains unfilm ... More >>
with Ari Hoptman; New Year's Eve Special
Two hundred drawings. Twenty-four hours. A dozen artists. One international cartoonist conspiracy.
The art-comics scene of the moment looks a lot like...the 1930s
Peanuts and the monstrous, infantile reductions of neurosis