Captain Ultra & Buzzboy vs. The Red Menace
Superhero satire? Thinly veiled commentary on the Patriot Act? Or straight-up retro Fifties wholesome entertainment? You decide…
Electrical Activity of the Heart
Electrical Activity of the Heart: New Year’s Resolution
Electrical Activity of the Heart: Rise and Shine
Electrical Activity of the Heart: The Vision Thing
Fantasy Over Control
For Better or For Worse: How Lynn Johnston Became One of the World’s Most Read Comic Strip Artists
Who could have imagined that drawing comics on the ceiling above an obstetrician’s examining tables would lead to the creation of one of the world’s most successful comic strips? Certainly not Lynn Johnston.
Insect Ash – Art Explains
Insect Ash – Spurgall
Insect Ash – X-mas Shadows
Insect Ash: Continuations of Being
Insect Ash: The Pale Criminal
Opening Books and Closing Doors
Pictures have power — and that power can be subverted and misused. However, it’s worth remembering that pictures are two-dimensional… the page — or a cheek — can be turned in order to get another side of the story.
These aren’t the funny pages.Not to say that there won’t be humor in our stories — but we won’t be providing the slap-to-the-forehead feet-in-the-air comics relief shtick. We’ll be using the mechanism of words-and-pictures to tell stories in a way that is thought provoking, insightful and — hopefully — resonates.
Sight for Sore Eyes
Sight Unseen, a new graphic novel by writer Robert Tinnell and artist Bo Hampton (Image Comics), combines all the elements of a good page-turner in one neat, slim volume.
So … I’m Dating a Comic
So … My Dad Got Drafted
So … Only Nixon Could’ve Gone to China
So … Racist?
So … She Moved in With Me Anyway
Words and Pictures: Graphic Novelists Robert Tinnell and Bo Hampton
I recently had the chance to interview author Robert Tinnell and artist Bo Hampton, whose collaborative graphic novel Sight Unseen was recently released by Image Comics.