Thursday, November 26, 2015

Comic Round-Up: November 26, 2015

Captain America by Dave Seguin

"Captain America" by Dave Seguin

Event: The Salt Lake City’s FanX spring event (March 24-26) just announced its first nerdlebrity guests

Interview: At a panel at North Carolina Comicon, Afua Richardson talked about her love of hip hop and the controversy that followed Marvel’s hip hop variant covers.

Interview: Gail Simone Guides 'Blockbuster Update' of Red Sonja

Interview: John Little talks about his graphic novel The Salesman, the story of a man bent on punishing excess consumption.

Interview: Malaysian cartoonist Zunar says he uses creativity to fight corruption, and that’s why his cartoons strike a nerve — and get him into trouble with the law.

Reviews: Greg McElhatton on Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #1.  Matt Little on Silk #1.

Apparently the Huffington Post is now running comics? Brady Dale looks at The Huffington Post’s partnership with the Korean webtoon publisher Spottoon.

Bill Pollock, founder of No Starch Press, talks about the popularity of their manga guides to various subjects.

Brady Dale recently wrote a four-part look at the evolving webcomics business for the Observer and noted that very few people are doing it the way they did a while ago.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Easter Eggs, References & Things You Missed

The Good Comics for Kids bloggers chose their top 10 children’s and teens’ graphic novels of the year just in time for the Christmas shopping season.

Here’s a behind the scenes chat with Off the Wall, a company that specializes in wrapping buildings for marketing purposes, including those buildings at Comic-Con.

Josh Usmani looks forward to this weekend’s Ghengis Con, which takes place in Cleveland. Says organizer John G., "Genghis Con originally came out of the need for a small, close-knit, comic convention in Cleveland, focused on and celebrating the independent voices in the region between Detroit, Pittsburgh and Columbus."

Rob Salkowitz examines the growing popularity of the all-you-can-eat subscription model, with specific attention to Marvel Unlimited, Scribd and Comic Blitz.

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