Graphic Novels

Why It's OK to Ship Archie and Betty on Riverdale

<b>Riverdale</b> can get pretty dramatic, but nothing gets fans more riled up than their favourite couples. While last season was all about Archie and …

TV

The Cartoon Art Museum’s Reopening and the Celebration is Saturday

As you may recall, awhile back the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco lost its lease. (Note: this is an increasingly common thing in San Francisco.) …

Democrats Help Republicans Take Away Your Constitutional Rights

<i>Democratic lawmakers had an opportunity to amend the U.S. government’s surveillance powers and they squandered it; cyborgs may be more popular public</i> …

Liberal View

Crossed +100 Continues, and Uber Gets a Massive Slipcase in Avatar Press Solicits for April 2018

Bleeding Cool is owned by Avatar Press and always has been. Such a clear conflict of interest. Obviously, Avatar Press is going to use Bleeding Cool …

Comics

Top 100 Most-Ordered Comics and Graphic Novels in Comic Stores in December 2017

Here are the top 100 comic books and graphic novels ordered by comic book stores in North America through the direct market serviced by Diamond Comic …

Comics

Ninja-K vs. the Valiant Universe #1 Review: Cool Premise, Shaky Dialogue

During a report with a superior, Ninja-K is ambushed by the villainess Roku. She has taken the family of K’s handler and friend, Neville. Roku will …

Comics

Shadowman Seeks Redemption in Valiant's Next Big Comic

For Valiant Comics, 2017 was the year of X-O Manowar. A new creative team re-launched the character’s solo series with an accessible story and …

Comics

Diversity Is a Top Priority for a New Wave of Comics Publishers

In awkward stutter step, corporate comics have attempted to get woke in recent years. The Big Two publishers, Disney-owned Marvel and Time …

Entertainment

Saga Is Doing Perfectly Well as a Comic, ThankYouVeryMuch (but a Musical Would be Epic!)

Chances are, if you’re reading comics at all, you’re reading Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ <i>Saga</i>. And if you aren’t, chances are that people have …

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Please Write a SAGA Musical

Imagine this: you order tickets for a new musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda. You arrive to the theater and wait for the opening number. The story is a …

Comics

Showing by Doing: Marking Four Decades of NBM with Terry Nantier | The Comics Journal

It was forty-one years ago this year that NBM began publishing. From the start, Terry Nantier envisioned a company that would publish European and …

Classical Music

Saga Creators Would 'Absolutely' Be On Board For a Musical

Part of what makes Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ <i>Saga</i> so beloved is how thoroughly unadaptable it is, as Vaughan has discussed in the past. The …

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Saga Creators Vaughan and Staples: No Movie On the Way, but Maybe a Musical

In an entertainment ecosystem where a comic-book character’s popularity is judged largely by whether it’s made it to a movie or a TV show, the heroes …

Entertainment

In-house hero

Tuesday, 10:00am<br>9 January 2018<p>Chip Kidd: Book Two. Work: 2007-2017<p>By Chip Kidd<br>Design: Mark Melnick<br>Rizzoli $60, £45<p>The second act of all-American …

Graphic Design

Girl Genius for Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The Girl Genius comic for Wednesday, January 10, 2018 has been posted.

Genius

The Only Living Boy: Under the Light of the Broken Moon – Free Comic Book Day 2018

Papercutz has announced its Free Comic Book Day title for 2018 will be <i>The Only Living Boy: Under the Light of the Broken Moon.</i> A stand alone story in …

Comics

This is what you can expect from Sabrina's Riverdale spinoff, based on the comic book

Now that the untitled Sabrina Netflix series has finally cast Kiernan Shipka as Sabrina Spellman, it's time to get excited about the creepy spinoff that promises to be a supernatural take on the weird world of <i>Riverdale</i>. The source material for the show will be <i>The</i> <i>Chilling Adventures of Sabrina</i>, …

Comics

Valiant Entertainment & ThinkGeek’s Faith-Inspired Clothing Line Celebrates Plus-Size Bodies In Comics

Whether it's television, film, or fashion, representation matters. Now, two mediums are blending into one in order to bring a beloved fat-positive …

Comics

Everything You Need to Know About the New 'Sabrina the Teenage Witch' TV Show

Move over, Riverdale.<p>News that <i>Sabrina the Teenage Witch</i> was being rebooted by the creators of <i>Riverdale</i> made fans of the original series extremely excited. And as <i>Riverdale</i> has already been such a huge success, the reboot looked to be in safe hands.<p>Following the announcement that the new show has …

TV

Be The Envy of Riverdale With These Archie Gifts

The Archieverse has practically exploded in the last year with the TV series <i>Riverdale</i> wrapping season one to critical acclaim and now we are deep in …

Geek

Vin Diesel in Talks to Star in Live-Action Bloodshot Film

Picture courtesy of fastandfurious.com<p>Hollywood mega-star Vin Diesel is current in talks to star in Sony’s <i>Bloodshot</i> live-action film, according to …

Movies

Look at CHECK, PLEASE!, ON A SUNBEAM, and More of First Second’s Fall 2018 Covers (Exclusive)

First Second Books is one of the most exciting publishers in comics. Last year saw them release incredible titles like Tillie Walden’s …

Comics

Libby (Sabrina's nemesis) from "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" is now a totally funny babe

Remember Libby Chessler, Sabrina’s infuriating nemesis on <i>Sabrina, The Teenage Witch</i>? You know, Westbridge High’s ~popular~ head cheerleader? She just …

Comics

Kiernan Shipka (Perfectly) Cast as Netflix's 'Sabrina' in 'Riverdale' Spinoff

From Sally Draper to Sabrina Spellman!<p>"Mad Men" alum Kiernan Shipka, 18, has landed the lead role in Netflix's Sabrina the Teenage Witch series. There's no official title yet, but it's based on the Archie Comics graphic novel "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina."<p>According to Archie Comics, the …

TV

Itty Bitty HELLBOY Gets a Pancake Lovin’ Bust

Mike Mignola‘s Hellboy isn’t just the world’s greatest paranormal investigator, he’s also a well-known connoisseur of pancakes. Naturally, his …

Comics

Comics: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - Graphic Novel Adaptation (2017) - Reviewed

Star Wars collectors should be excited to get their hands on this IDW Publishing graphic novel adaptation of the 2016 hit film <i>Star Wars: Rogue One</i>. …

Star Wars

And the 2017 Comics Industry Person of the Year is: Emil Ferris

It’s time to announce the annual Comics Industry Person of the Year, as voted on by industry peers. This is the person who moved the needle, made a …

Comics

Titan and Hard Case Crime announce Babylon Berlin graphic novel

Coinciding with the premiere of <b>Babylon Berlin</b> on Netflix, Titan Comics and Hard Case Crime have announced a graphic novel adaptation of the book that …

Comics

The Beat’s Annual Creator Survey, 2018 Edition, Part Five: chock full of preview art

And let’s wrap things up! This may not have been the biggest survey ever, but it had perhaps the widest participation ever, and I’m very proud to …

Comics

2018 in comics: Wonder Woman, Poochytown and goodbye Alan Moore

For graphic novel fans, this year is full of treats: more Batman and Spider-Man, rumours of a Ta-Nehisi Coates take on Captain America, some fresh faces – and big farewells to some old ones<p>When everything is terrible, there are always comics — and some doozies are set to come out in 2018. Which may …

Comics