Elsewhere… Jan Berenstain, of The Berenstain Bears, passed away. The Forbidden Planet blog pays tribute to Brett Ewins. And two from Comics Alliance: Douglas Wolk on the great Gilbert Hernandez book, Birdland and a round-up of last weekend’s announcements from Image Comics, which is becoming a go-to place for well-done and creative (and creator-owned) genre material. I don’t think many people would have predicted Black Kiss 2 back in 1994. Huh.
The Great Comic Book Heroes Intro & Afterword by Jules Feiffer
In this expanded intro and afterword to Jules Feiffer’s The Great Comic Book Heroes, he explains how the art and business of comic books has evolved since its origin. Continue reading →