Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Comic Round-Up: September 29, 2015

Ant-Man by Jung Sik-Ahn

"Ant-Man" by Jung Sik-Ahn

Event: Dan Gearino looks forward to the inaugural Cartoon Crossroads Columbus, which launches on Thursday with a heavy-hitting roster of indie comics creators as guests, thanks to the efforts of artistic director Jeff Smith (Bone).

Interview: ComicsPRO director Joe Field (the creator of Free Comic Book Day) reveals some more details about this year’s new promotion, Local Comic Shop Day.

Interview: Dana Simpson, the creator of the comic strip Phoebe and Her Unicorn, talks about the gender imbalance on the funny pages.

Interview: Political cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz spoke about his work to a Mexican-American studies class at the University of Arizona, talking about how presidential hopeful Donald Trump has given him plenty of material this summer.

News: The Japanese city of Kushiro has hit on a new idea for promoting tourism: It’s paying the production costs for a manga series set in the area, 9: Kimi Ga Iru Machi De Koi O Shita (9: I Fell in Love in the Town Where You Live).

Ben Affleck's Batman Solo Film: Things We Need to See!

Deadpool, Deadshot, Deathstroke, Deathlok—which is which?

Kris Saldana presents a short course on three indie publishers, Fantagraphics, Nobrow and Drawn and Quarterly.

Meet the Bakians in Marvel’s Infinity Gauntlet.

On the 10th anniversary of the publication of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, experts and journalists reflect on the controversy that followed.

The Popularization of Comic Books in the Digital Age

Stan Lee Picks His Side For Captain America: Civil War

Why The Mask comic books deserve another movie adaptation

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