Learn How to Draw Better in Just 2 Minutes
Sep05

Learn How to Draw Better in Just 2 Minutes

from Caitlin Cowie | Buz­zFeed Jr. Video Pro­duc­er Tips on how to draw bet­ter in 2 min­utes: Break com­plex crea­tures into their basic shapes and con­tours Use ref­er­ence images: Draw what you see, not what you know Rules of thumb for human pro­por­tion: Eyes and ears go in the cen­ter of the face An aver­age per­son is 7.5 heads tall Choose a com­pelling col­or palette before you paint Use the val­ue range: There should be...

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Top Selling Comics & Publisher Market Share: August 2014

by Mat ‘Infe­ri­orego’ Elfring See what the top books and com­pa­nies were for August The num­bers for August are in! Dia­mond Com­ic Dis­trib­u­tors has com­piled the data from August and placed into awe­some tables for math nerds, like us, to stare and enjoy. Let’s get right down to the num­bers. Mar­vel Comics is once again the top dog for the month of August. Includ­ed this month, from the folks at Dia­mond, is a cou­ple of pie...

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Get Your 2014 Overstreet Price Guide Today!
Jul25

Get Your 2014 Overstreet Price Guide Today!

Down­load the Com­plete 2014–15 44th Edi­tion Over­street Com­ic Book Price Guide! Since 1970, only one com­ic book price guide has been dubbed “the Bible” for casu­al and die-hard col­lec­tors alike. While oth­ers have come and gone, the Over­street Com­ic Book Price Guide has main­tained its stature as the pre­mier ref­er­ence source for the hob­by, cov­er­ing more than a cen­tu­ry of com­ic book his­to­ry. The Guide, an essen­tial...

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The New Captain America Is Black
Jul17

The New Captain America Is Black

from AOL Black Voic­es There’s a new Cap­tain Amer­i­ca com­ing to town. Sam Wil­son, Cap­tain America’s long­time part­ner The Fal­con, will be replac­ing Steve Rogers this fall in the com­ic book series, Mar­vel Chief Cre­ative Offi­cer Joe Que­sa­da revealed on Com­e­dy Central’s “The Col­bert Report” Wednes­day night. “Well if there is one bird asso­ci­at­ed with Amer­i­ca, it is the fal­con,” Col­bert remarked. Wil­son will...

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‘El Coqui Espectacular and the Bottle of Doom’ examines Latino identity
Jun05

El Coqui Espectacular and the Bottle of Doom’ examines Latino identity

The comic book play looks at the societal expectations of Latino cultural identity through superhero fantasy and lots of comedy. BY Moni­ka Fabi­an | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS For Lati­nos, cul­tur­al iden­ti­ty can be a mine­field. They can gain or lose jobs for being deemed “too Lati­no” or not Lati­no enough. The com­ic book play “El Coquí Espec­tac­u­lar and the Bot­tle of Doom” exam­ines these soci­etal expec­ta­tions and turns them on...

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