Just because a comics publisher isn’t a household name doesn’t mean that the stories they tell won’t change your life. From small houses with big dreams, these are the comics that help shape the future of the medium.
A few months back, Mike Deodato Jr announced that he was leaving Marvel after multiple decades, to work on independent comics. He left Marvel on a high note—his work on his last series, Savage Avengers, was beautiful. And now we know what the indie project is. Deodato is joining J Michael Straczynski to start a […]
While Marvel and DC both had a pretty good decade, the real winners were the indie comics, who delivered some of the best stories we’ve ever seen in this medium. It seems like “New York Times Bestseller” is now on more trade covers than isn’t. Tired of Marvel or DC? Just look at the next […]
David Dastmalchian, whom you might know through his work in films like the Ant-Man series, has made his debut as a comic book author. The first issue of his Count Crowley comic, about the adventures of a “reluctant monster hunter,” is now available. Here’s everything you should know. Who is David Dastmalchian? An alumnus of […]
Director Robert Rodriguez and actor Diego Boneta are adapting the El Gato Negro comic into a series for Apple TV+, according to The Hollywood Reporter. If you haven’t heard of the independent comic series, then here’s what you need to know before you watch. The World of the El Gato Negro Comic First, you should […]
I can’t necessarily say that I envisioned what it’d be like if Huey from The Boondocks went to Hogwarts. Nor did I ever consider John Henry, the black fairy tale powerhouse, running around fighting the KKK with his famous railway hammer like Thor. Luckily, both of those things are awesome and now I can’t stop […]
Immortal Era is a new Kickstarter comic book launches it’s first issue, and it’s an amazing concept that flips a recognizable genre trope.
Marco Lopez may have just won an Eisner for Puerto Rico Strong, but now he’s moving from an intimate exploration of his home to Strange Encounters—an anthology filled with magic and fantasy, from his imprint King Skull Comics. Being a good friend to us here at Comic Years, we talked again about comics, anthologies, and […]
Amazon Prime’s The Boys takes a dark, unsympathetic look at superheroes and how unpowered folk can smack them around a little. They’re starting filming on The Boys Season 2, and the picture shared by series creator Eric Kripke promises plenty of messes ahead. One of the most revolutionary things about The Boys is not so […]
The artist Ernie Colón has passed away at the age of 88. He leaves behind a staggering body of work that stretched across several genres. In case you’re not familiar with his art, here is a look back at his career. Started Out in Comics Born in Puerto Rico, Colón was raised in New York, […]
It’s National Book Lovers Day, so, to celebrate, we’re taking a look at ten original graphic memoirs that either already have a lasting impact on graphic novel literature or will have one. The popularity of these memoirs has increased a lot over the past few years, but they have a long history. As a graphic […]