“Even if we don’t make money back on the books, it’s still nice advertising,” says the owner of Ssalefish Comics in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Well remembered as a "good girl" artist, Jay Scott Pike drew such comics as "Jann of the Jungle" and "Lorna the Jungle Girl," and created the DC Comics character Dolphin.
Named in honor of the brick-wielding mouse in "Krazy Kat," the Ignatz Awards recognize achievement in independent and small-press comics.
Jack Kirby's granddaughter Jillian has launched the fourth annual Kirby4Heroes campaign, with a goal of raising $20,000 for The Hero Initiative.
As expected, Tokyopop had big news at Anime Expo: plans for a resurgence, with new manga and anime acquisitions, and the launch of the PopComics app.
Japanese publisher Kadokawa has released a bilingual edition of "Sherlock: A Study in Pink," it manga adaptation of the hit BBC television series.
Comic-Con organizers seek a new sponsor for Artists' Alley following the withdrawal of DeviantArt.