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Newlevant Tells the True Story of Gladys Bentley in “If This Be Sin”
Cartoonist Hazel Newlevant discusses her first book out this fall, "If This Be Sin," which features the true story of drag king Gladys Bentley.
Plourde & Michaels Explain “How i Made the World”
Liz Plourde and Randy Michaels discuss their semi-autobiographical comic, and what receiving one of the final Xeric Grants means.
Advance Review: How i Made the World #1
by Liz Plourde & Randy Michaels www.howimadetheworld.com It’s easy for me to get into a rut with superhero comics. Superheroes are, after all, what turned me onto comic books—growing …
McGowan’s “Hawaii” & “Voyager” Show the Beauty of Science, Exploration
Xeric Award winner Jed McGowan discusses his wordless comics, releasing his work online and finding unlikely narratives in science fact.
Linda Medley is back at work on ‘Castle Waiting’ … and more!
Fans of Linda Medley’s Castle Waiting have had to be very patient, as there was a four-year gap between the release of the first volume in 2006 and the second …
Comics A.M. | A changing landscape for women in comics?
Comics | A Los Angeles Times article about women in comics concludes that “women in comics” really isn’t a topic for discussion any more; the number of women creators and …
Xeric Foundation announces final grant winners
The Xeric Foundation, the nonprofit organization founded in 1992 by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Peter Laird, has announced its final grant recipients: • Laurianne Uy, Polterguys • Max Badger, …
Xeric Winner Jason Brubaker Brings “reMIND” to Print
Xeric Grant winner Jason Brubaker brings his acclaimed independent web series to print and discusses the OGN, his extremely successful Kickstarter drive and and gives tips on self-publishing.
Troy Little Talks “Angora Napkin”
Cartoonist Troy Little ("Chiaroscuro") talks to CBR News about his newest comics and animation project, "Angora Napkin," which he describes as "Nightmare on Elm Street" meets "Hello Kitty."
Bi-Polar Graphic Novel Review: Astonishing X-Men Vol. 2 and Chronicles of Some Made
See, because they’re from two different poles of the comics industry! Astonishing X-Men Vol. 2 Hardcover- I really liked the parts where they weren’t on the stupid alien planet. Between …