You know that our civilisation is in need of a major overhaul when audiences are up for seeing slick politicians and greedy bankers getting a bullet to the head with the same level of emotional detachment as they might read the colourful exploits of square-jawed heroes battling Doctor Doom and General Zod.
Brian K. Vaughan’s latest series, The Private Eye, has been released, DRM-free at the bargain price of… well, whatever you think it’s worth.
Nathyn Masters of Chicago-based Epitah publisher Night Phoenix Press has created a Kickstarter project that hopes to level the playing field for the digital comic creator: smaller 8 x 11. 5 drawing boards designed with the standard-sized home scanner in mind.
Those sly folks at Volition/Deep Silver have evidently noticed that the world is lacking in fun superhero sandbox games, and steered the next iteration of the Saint’s Row franchise in a more “comic book” direction.
In case the graphic novel’s validity as a literary format ever does come into question, Jeremy Short and his co-authors at the University of Oklahoma have conducted a study which suggests that, when it comes to directly recalling read material, sequential art is often more effective than traditional prose textbooks.
Aegis Creative Enterprises has become Wayward Raven Media after expanding its mission by venturing into children’s books, novelty books and a webcomic.