How Does Reading Comics Affect Coursework Writing Skills

When people think of comics, what comes to mind first is a middle school child having a great time being amazed at make-believe superheroes and warlocks. The general public rarely thinks about the great benefits comics can add to the education of that child, let alone a college student. However, comics have real value andContinue reading “How Does Reading Comics Affect Coursework Writing Skills”

The National Cartoonists Society Announces NCSFest, A Celebration of Comics & Cartoon Art

The National Cartoonists Society announces the inaugural NCSFest, a celebration of comics and cartoon art from all over the world. The festival will be held over the weekend of May 17-19, 2019 in Huntington Beach, California. Hundreds of the world’s most celebrated creators will attend the three-day event, participating in seminars, exhibitions, workshops, panel discussions,Continue reading “The National Cartoonists Society Announces NCSFest, A Celebration of Comics & Cartoon Art”

Marvel’s Star Wars 40th Anniversary Variant Covers

Star Wars turns 40 in 2017, and The House of Ideas is celebrating all year long. Throughout the coming year, Marvel will be releasing special variant covers depicting various scenes from Star Wars: A New Hope — the film that started it all in 1977 — in honor of its milestone anniversary. The covers, 48Continue reading “Marvel’s Star Wars 40th Anniversary Variant Covers”

MONDO Announces Mike Mitchell x Marvel x Mondo Gallery Show Opening On April 25, 2014

MONDO announces “Mike Mitchell x Marvel x Mondo” a comics-themed show featuring artist Mike Mitchell’s iconic portraits of Marvel’s huge stable of heroes and villains, running from April 25th through May 17th. The characters of The Avengers, X-Men and Spider-man will be represented along with many others from Marvel’s incredible library. The opening night event willContinue reading “MONDO Announces Mike Mitchell x Marvel x Mondo Gallery Show Opening On April 25, 2014”

Learn To Crawl This May In Amazing Spider-Man # 1.1

This May, following the debut of the highly anticipated return of Peter Parker in Amazing Spider-Man #1, experience his early days as Spider-Man like you’ve never seen before in Learning to Crawl, a new 5-issue series beginning in Amazing Spider-Man #1.1! New York Times Bestselling writer Dan Slott (Superior Spider-Man, Silver Surfer) and Eisner Award-WinningContinue reading “Learn To Crawl This May In Amazing Spider-Man # 1.1”

Peter David Announces Adaptation of Stephen King’s Dark Tower II: The Drawing of The Three

During his Emerald City Comicon Secret Origins panel, Peter David was asked by a member of the audience whether he enjoyed the collaboration with his co-creators on the “Dark Tower” comics. Rather than answer directly, he revealed the Marvel adaptations of Stephen King’s fantasy epic will resume with “Dark Tower II: The Drawing of theContinue reading “Peter David Announces Adaptation of Stephen King’s Dark Tower II: The Drawing of The Three”

Warner Bros. Entertainment & DC Entertainment Celebrate Batman’s 75th Anniversary

To mark the milestone 75th anniversary of DC Comics’ Batman, Warner Bros. Entertainment and DC Entertainment have revealed plans for a year-long celebration befitting the world’s most popular Super Hero.  Highlights of the anniversary program, which starts today, include a new commemorative 75th anniversary Batman logo and an exclusive “Cape/Cowl/Create” art exhibit, featuring 20 contemporaryContinue reading “Warner Bros. Entertainment & DC Entertainment Celebrate Batman’s 75th Anniversary”

Fox Debuts Gotham Series Overview & Logo

Fox’s DC Comics-based “Gotham” took another step closer to TV screens this week, with the debut of its logo and a series description. The description established that a central “Gotham” premise will be the “brave, honest and ready to prove himself” James Gordon (series lead Ben McKenzie) and “brash but shrewd police legend” Harvey BullockContinue reading “Fox Debuts Gotham Series Overview & Logo”

Mark Waid & Chris Samnee Re-Team for Daredevil #1 In March 2014

You just can’t keep the Man Without Fear down! Matt Murdock makes his All-New Marvel NOW! debut with an exciting new monthly series starting with Daredevil #1 this March! Beloved by critics and fans alike, Eisner-Award winning storytellers Mark Waid (Captain America, The Amazing Spider-Man) and Chris Samnee (Thor: The Mighty Avenger) re-team to takeContinue reading “Mark Waid & Chris Samnee Re-Team for Daredevil #1 In March 2014”

Free Comic Book Day Is Today, May 4, 2013

Free Comic Book Day is today, Saturday May 4, 2013. Participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE to anyone who comes into their stores. Here is a look at some of the free comics that will be given away: Please check with your local comicContinue reading “Free Comic Book Day Is Today, May 4, 2013”

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