12 Women Who Have Helped Transform the Comic Book Industry
Mar31

12 Women Who Have Helped Transform the Comic Book Industry

By Paste | PasteMagazine.com As we reach the end of Women’s His­to­ry Month, Paste reflects on some of the female voic­es that have helped diver­si­fy the com­ic book and strip indus­try, by both cre­at­ing some of the most mem­o­rable works as well as paving paths that invit­ed in larg­er audi­ences. This is by no means an exhaus­tive list and, admit­ted­ly, focus­es more on mod­ern fig­ures than not (though we still have a deep...

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Emerald City Expands to Four Days in 2016
Mar27

Emerald City Expands to Four Days in 2016

Kiel Phe­g­ley | Com­ic Book Resources When­ev­er a well-known pop cul­ture enti­ty is pur­chased by a big­ger play­er, some change is expect­ed. This year’s edi­tion of Seattle’s respect­ed Emer­ald City Com­ic Con – its first since being acquired by major con com­pa­ny Reed­POP in Jan­u­ary – hasn’t shown too many signs of change (though there are some), but a big one is com­ing in 2016. Reed­POP today announced that...

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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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The Original Bitch Is Back!
May10

The Original Bitch Is Back!

In 1974 there came a hero like no oth­er! She came, kicked ass and then van­ished. Peo­ple asked of her where­abouts, and won­dered what became of her! Well… It’s Finally HERE!  CLICK HERE to vis­it the Offi­cial Super Bitch Page Join Our Mailing List Your Name (required) Your Email...

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Project Black Sky: Superheroes, The Dark Horse Way
Apr10

Project Black Sky: Superheroes, The Dark Horse Way

By Brigid Alver­son | Pub­lish­ers Week­ly The super­hero comics of DC and Mar­vel dom­i­nate the direct mar­ket retail chan­nel and these days the box office as well. In a mar­ket­place crowd­ed with works by The Big Two, is there room for anoth­er super­hero uni­verse, let alone anoth­er super­hero pub­lish­er? Dark Horse pub­lish­er Mike Richard­son thinks so. Dark Horse, a major inde­pen­dent comics pub­lish­er with a wide...

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