Michael Dean reports on the recent legal efforts of individuals, heirs and estates to pursue copyright terminations for Marvel superhero characters, and share in the mammoth profits generated by the properties those creators made possible.
Comics maker, academic and convention curator Lina Ghaibeh speaks with TCJ about how political upheaval, COVID-19 and the ongoing impact of the devastating Port of Beirut explosion in 2020 has failed to stop the Arab Comics Initiative upcoming festival, which opens in Beirut this week.
These robots are sad about the crypto economy. But you will be happy when you see all the news! I mean, it’s not happy news, really… but you’ll be happy it’s there.
RJ Casey sits down with Lunar Distribution co-owner Christina Merkler and the principals of three small-press comic book publishers that have recently inked distribution deals with Lunar, for the purposes of surveying the new retail landscape of 2021.
That’s right: there’s news this week about Spawn! There’s also a lot of comics news that isn’t about Spawn, sure. But how could we neglect updating you about Spawn related developments? Come on inside and get you some for yourself!
You walk through the streets, confident–but do they know something you don’t? Their faces seem writ with knowledge, their eyes, round with whimsy. Oh no: you haven’t read your weekly Clark yet! How will you keep up in this Golden Age of Sequential Art, without his trusty hand to guide you towards the last week that comics saw? Never fear, friend. His hand is reaching out. Won’t you take it?
Artist and educator Anya Davidson visits a new exhibition of Chicago cartoonists at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, spanning over half a century of history. Features dozens of pictures, an interview with co-curator Dan Nadel, and a visit to an alternative exhibition at the DIY space Gridsport.
Today, Abhay Khosla is speaking with Jhayne Faust Holmes, Janelle Asselin, and an anonymous third party about the So Many Of Us activist and support network, a brief contemporary history of the comic book community’s complete disinterest in dealing with its offenders, and what a future could and should look like.
Twenty-five years ago, DC Comics signed with Diamond Distributors. Eric Reynolds reported on a leaked memo.