Black Mask Creators Unite to Discuss All Things Comics

Black Mask Creators Unite to Discuss All Things Comics

With San Diego Comic-Con just days away, the monstrous metroplex between Los Angeles and San Diego has begun to fill up with the best, brightest, and most legendary comic book creators in the world. Last night, independent publisher Black Mask Studios and The Nerdist assembled a panel of Black Mask’s most notable creators past and present, along with newly minted Black Mask contributor and comic book industry legend Grant Morrison. The panelists included Black Mask…

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“Moonstruck” Creators Respond to Controversy Around Chaykin’s “Divided States of Hysteria”

“Moonstruck” Creators Respond to Controversy Around Chaykin’s “Divided States of Hysteria”

As the controversy around Howard Chaykin‘s “The Divided States of Hysteria” continues to reverberate throughout the comics’ industry, the creators of another Image Comics book, “Moonstruck,” have released a statement on their reaction to the series, the firestorm, and their feelings about working with Image. The statement from Grace Ellis, Shae Beagle and Laurenn McCubbin offers more than rebuke, with several proactive suggestions on how Image and comics can be more considerate in the future. Howard Chaykin…

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ADVANCE REVIEW: Quantum Teens Are Go #1 – Young Punk Mad Scientists in Love

ADVANCE REVIEW: Quantum Teens Are Go #1 – Young Punk Mad Scientists in Love

Quantum Teens Are Go #1 is packed with energy from cover to cover. From its opening scene featuring a young punk skater named Natalie braining a robot with bolt cutters while her boyfriend Sumesh tries to get his ray gun to work, the issue never lets up. The result is a full-blooded and contemporary melding of outsider-teen romance and pulp sci-fi high-jinks. If that doesn’t sound appealing to you, then you’re just not getting enough…

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ADVANCE REVIEW: Kim & Kim #2, True-To-Life Friendship and a Spaceship

ADVANCE REVIEW: Kim & Kim #2, True-To-Life Friendship and a Spaceship

I really enjoyed Kim & Kim #2. I somehow managed to drag out the reading of this snappy book to two days, and I enjoyed every page written by Magdalene Visaggio. What can’t be said about Kim and Kim? A duo of adventurous gals are out to help a slightly mysterious squid-boy, Tom. I say slightly mysterious because in this issue, little is said about his quest home beyond it’s importance to immediate tasks at…

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