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YA Novels vs YA Comics

Column by Kelly Thompson June 22, 2012
A discussion of YA Comics and, why despite a glut of talent and smart books, they can't quite muster the sales and influence of their powerful cousins - YA Prose.

With Comics Based On Our Favorite TV Shows, We Never Have To Say Goodbye

Column by Meredith Borders June 21, 2012
Your favorite TV show characters can live forever on the page.

Don't Write Comics: How To Write Comics Part 1

Column by Kelly Thompson June 11, 2012
The 1st in a series about writing for comics & graphic novels. Part I details deciding if comics is right for you, an explanation of the formats available to you, and some helpful book recommendations
Dr. Seuss's World War II Cartoons

A Look At Dr. Seuss's World War II Cartoons

News by Dave Reuss June 6, 2012
The University of California, San Diego offers a look at Dr. Seuss's political cartoons.
Marvel's Northstar To Get Gay Married

Diversity Hits Comic Book World; Marvel's Northstar To Get Gay Married Next Month

News by Rob Hart May 24, 2012
Marvel Comics will feature the marriage of Northstar to his boyfriend Kyle Jinadu in 'Astonishing X-Men' this summer--meanwhile, DC is planning to out an established character.

Can Joss Whedon Save The Superheroine?

Column by Kelly Thompson May 8, 2012
With Joss Whedon's powerful portrayal of Black Widow in 'The Avengers,' is the creator of 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer' the director that can save the superheroine?

Assembling the Avengers: An Essential Reading List

Column by BH Shepherd May 4, 2012
The Avengers has always been about vastly different people finding common ground and working together. This just might be the superhero movie we need.

Down The Rabbit Hole: Following Comic Book Creators

Column by Kelly Thompson April 20, 2012
After being burned by comics far too many times, I've started to follow creators rather than characters, publishers, or properties, and it has brought me to some excellent books.

Super Story Theory with Grant Morrison

Column by BH Shepherd
Sometimes you read a book and it changes the way you read everything else. Your literary history is cleft in two: what you read before, and what you read after.
Brian Michael Bendis Book Deal

Bigshot Marvel Writer Secures Book Deal with Random House

News by John Jarzemsky April 4, 2012
Brian Michael Bendis, who has been a major influence on the trajectory of the Marvel universe for many years, has secured a deal with Random House.
 Free Digital Copies With Marvel Print Comics

Marvel To Include Free Digital Copies With Print Comics

News by Rob Hart March 15, 2012
Starting in June, Marvel Comics will include free download codes in all print comics costing $3.99--which doesn't address the issue they have with pricing.

Saga: Brian K. Vaughan's Return To Comics

Column by Kelly Thompson March 13, 2012
Brian K. Vaughan makes his triumphant return to monthly comics with Saga #1-- a 44-page, gorgeously illustrated space opera.
Legendary Illustrator Sheldon Moldoff Dies at 91

Legendary Illustrator Sheldon Moldoff Dies at 91

News by John Jarzemsky
Sheldon Moldoff, who first drew such iconic characters as the Flash, Green Lantern, and Batman, is dead at the age of 91.

Don't Judge A Comic Book By Its Movie

Column by BH Shepherd March 6, 2012
A few great comics to seek out, and why you should avoid their film adaptations.

10 Graphic Novels for the Literary Minded

Column by Kelly Thompson February 27, 2012
Comic books aren't just for geeks and kids anymore. We humbly present these 10 titles as evidence.

Comics 101: A Question of Canon

Column by BH Shepherd February 17, 2012
As comics continue to accrue cultural currency, their occurrence in canonical conversations can only increase. These graphic novels are typically regarded as unimpeachable pinnacles of the form.
Marvel Suing Creator Of Ghost Rider

Marvel Comics Suing Creator Of Ghost Rider For $17,000, Looks Bad Doing It

News by Rob Hart February 10, 2012
Marvel Comics is earning some scorn over its decision to sue the creator of Ghost Rider for fees he's been paid to attend conventions--they think it's copyright infringement, but is it really?

Does Marvel Need To Pull A DC Comics 52 Relaunch?

Column by Jason Van Horn January 27, 2012
After the success of the DC Comics relaunch, should Marvel consider doing something similar?
Self-Publishing Tools For Digital Comics

Graphicly Presents Self-Publishing Tools For Digital Comics

News by Rob Hart January 25, 2012
Digital comic book distribution company Graphicly has announced a set of self-publishing tools that will let writers and artists convert, distribute and promote their own comic books.
Interview: Jim Zubkavich - Skullkickers

Jim Zubkavich on Skullkickers and Creator-Owned Comics

Interview by Jason Van Horn January 19, 2012
An interview with 'Skullkickers' writer and creator Jim Zubkavich on his career and creator-owned comics.

Avengers vs X-Men: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Event Books

Column by Jason Van Horn January 9, 2012
An apprehensive look at the upcoming 'Avengers vs X-Men' event book from Marvel.

Four Questions With Bree Ogden, Instructor For 'Intro To Graphic Novel Writing'

Column by Bree Ogden
Literary agent, Bree Ogden answers some common questions about the process of creating graphic novels in anticipation of her upcoming LitReactor class.

Merits of Other Mediums: Going Beyond Books to Improve Your Craft

Column by Brandon Tietz December 27, 2011
Many authors will tell you that reading and writing is the key to improving your work and getting published. In this column we examine the merits of three mediums OTHER than books.

Top Ten Comics That Should Be A TV Series

Column by Jason Van Horn December 16, 2011
Ten comic books that should be turned into a television series, posthaste!

Ultimate Spider-Man: The Hero We Need (Though Might Not Want)

Column by Jason Van Horn December 9, 2011
Many reader's were upset by the idea of a black Spiderman, but they got one anyway. His name's not Peter Parker, but Miles Morales could end up being a better Spider-Man than Peter ever was.