Friday, August 28, 2015

Comic Round-Up: August 28, 2015

Wonder Woman by Ceasar Muyuela

Interview: Hoopla’s Jeff Jankowski Talks About Bringing Image Comics Into the Fold

Interview: Imprisoned Iranian political cartoonist Atena Farghadani is grateful she received the Cartoonist Rights Network International Courage in Cartooning Award, her father said after a visit to her in Evin Prison. Farghadani was sentenced to 12 years and nine months in prison for drawing a cartoon showing the members of the Iranian parliament with animal heads.

Interview: Political satirist Mark Russell talks about his DC Comics series Prez

News: Dark Horse has acquired the license to Kentaro Miura’s Giganto Maxia, the Berserk creator’s first new manga in 20 years.

News: Hannibal Star to Play Villain in Marvel's Dr Strange.  Great.  Now I don't know who I'll be rooting for.

News: The organizers of Salt Lake Comic Con next month hope to break the Guinness World Record for largest gathering of people dressed as comic book characters. The current record of 1,530 was set April 2011 at the opening of World Joyland theme park in China.

Previews: Boing Boing now has the first issue of Jeff Lemire and Dustin Nguyen’s sci-fi tale Descender available for free.

Reviews: Rob Clough on the latest from Jonathan Baylis. Jim Dandeneau on a bunch of different comics. Sean Gaffney on Assassination Classroom Vol. 5. Nick Gazin on a bunch of different comics. Aditya Mani Jha on Fante Bukowski.

Reviews: Nextwave Is A Bloody Brilliant Comic Book That Everyone Should Read

3 DC Comics Movies That Should Use Viola Davis

6 Iconic Comic Book Characters That You Might Not Have Known Didn't Start In Comics

A claim that DC movies are killing DC comics sales (people watch the Watchmen and Dark Knight Returns movies instead of buying the comics).

Check Out Who’ll Be Fighting Whom in “Captain America: Civil War”

Jack Kirby, The King Of Comics, Would Have Been 98 Today

Ryan Seymore, owner of the Northland, Ohio, store Comic Town, talks about how the business has evolved over the years and why he added an “all ages” section.

To mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Alabama cartoonist J.D. Crowe shares some of his sketches, which amount to a graphic diary of the events.

Whatever Happened to DC Comics?

Which Marvel Comics Superhero Really is the Equal of Batman? I'm not entirely sure, but I'll say this. In about ten bullets, The Punisher could reduce Gotham's crime rate by about 80%.

With a Doctor Strange movie in development, Ben McCool introduces the uninitiated to Marvel’s Sorcerer Supreme.

Zombies refused to stay dead after 1950s ban in comics

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