Monday, August 31, 2015

Comic Round-Up: August 31, 2015

Daredevil 3.0 by Terry Huddleston

Interview: Creator-entrepreneurs Russell Geyushev and David Kieve explain the reasoning behind Your Comic Story, a comic that teaches young children how to be entrepreneurs.

Interview: Dennis Liu talks about his superhero story Raising Dion, which is told from the point of view of the mother of a child with superpowers.

Interview: Warren Ellis talks writing Karnak: "How can you not take a crack at that?"

Interview: Writer Jonathan Hennessey, artist Aaron McConnell and brewer Mike Smith discuss their new book, The Comic Book History of Beer.

Interview: You should listen to Alison Bechdel's interview with NPR because all of Bechdel's interviews are good, but also because as Teresa Jusino at The Mary Sue has pointed out, she's made a request

News: Dark Horse has acquired the license to Fate/Zero, a manga series about seven historical figures engaged in a battle royal.

News: A number of libraries recently have announced they are introducing the digital comics service Hoopla

Reviews: Todd Klein on Green Lantern #43.

Archie Comics Co-CEO Nancy Silberkleit is bringing her collection of Archie memorabilia to the Buttonwoods Museum in Haverhill, Massachusetts, which some claim to be the home of the original people on whom Bob Montana based his iconic characters.

Cary W. Coatney went to the opening of the Comic Book Apocalypse: The Graphic World of Jack Kirby art exhibit at Cal State Northridge, and posted a few photos.

Comics culture is growing in the Middle East, Al Jazeera reports. Not only are there more Arab characters in US comic books—Ms Marvel and Simon Baz being examples—but the indigenous comics scene is growing as well.  For instance, Deema Mohammed’s Qahera is a veiled crusader who not only battles sexism in Egypt, where an estimated 99 percent of women have faced sexual harassment, but also rails against Islamophobia.

Four Superhero Movies That Surpassed the Comics

Neil Gaiman talks about free speech, including graphic novels.

Ten Great DC You Books You Should Be Reading

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