Monday, February 23, 2015

Comic Round-Up: February 23, 2015

"Learn how this digital painting was accomplished
in this month's ImagineFX Magazine!"

Interview: Iranian cartoonist Maya Neyestani was jailed over a cartoon which some in his native country took offense to. He talks to The Comics Journal about this and his new book on the subject

Interview: Lars Martinson, Author and Artist of Graphic Novel "Tonoharu"

Interview: Katie Skelly discuses her digital-only comic Tonya, about figure skater Tonya Harding, who became infamous after the attack on rival Nancy Kerrigan.

News: Hugh Jackman Wants to Play Wolverine Until He Dies

News: Often jailed Malaysian cartoonist Zunar will speak before a UN human rights conference in Geneva conference and plans to vilify the current regime

News: Six graphic novels are finalists for the eighth annual Children’s Choice Book Awards: The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza, Happy Birthday Babymouse, Sisters, The Dumbest Idea Ever, The Return of Zita the Spacegirl and El Deafo. This is the largest number of graphic novels to make the cut; the previous high was three.

12 must-read graphic novels adapted from classic literature

Are Massive Events Like "Secret Wars" and "Convergence" Killing Comic Books?

Comic books experience on Scribd

Comics writer Dan Slott has been tweeting some about the skin color of superhero characters in the books and in the movies.

Crashed Saucers and Contactees: UFOs and the Secret Origin of the Green Lantern

Dave Sim draws a Ditko homage as a crowd-funding premium.

How Guardians of the Galaxy could lead to a Cosmic Marvel Universe

"The Long Way Home" EW dives deep into the Buffy sequel comics

This may be a surprise to some, but not everyone wants to see Scarlett Johansson strip naked and sprout cybernetic tentacles while firing a Seburo

The Outhouse looks at the ever increasing cost of comics books with many solicited titles for May going for $4.99

Tim Regan profiles Matt Dembicki and the cartoonists of DC Conspiracy, who publish their work twice a year in a newspaper format supported by ads.

When water got into the stock room of Blockbuster Comics in Brandon, Florida, it destroyed a number of valuable comics, including a 1956-vintage Superman comic and a copy of Crisis on Infinite Earths signed by the late Dick Giordano. Rather than just toss them, however, owner William Insignares is using them to redecorate his store, starting by decoupaging some of them to his front door.

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