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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.

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Women’s History Month Graphic Novel Spotlight: Monstress by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda

“Don’t kill Kippa.” If you know who I’m referring to and feel the same way, you are one of the many fans of Monstress, an Image series by writer Marjorie Liu and artist Sana Takeda. […]

March 30, 2020
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Eisner Hall of Fame Nominees Include Legends Like Simonson, Bechdel, Watterson and More

It’s hard to believe that we’re already voting for the 2020 Eisner Awards, the “Oscars of Comics.” Even though we don’t know who the nominees will be for the standard awards, we do have a […]

January 27, 2020
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Mike Deodato Jr and J Michael Straczynski Birth a Beautiful New Superhero Universe!

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, […]

January 6, 2020
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10 Best Indie Comics of the Decade

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 […]

December 4, 2019
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Actor David Dastmalchian Launches Count Crowley Comic

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 […]

October 28, 2019
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Robert Rodriguez, Diego Boneta Adapting El Gato Negro Comic for TV

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 […]

September 16, 2019
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The Black Mage Mixes Hogwarts Magic and Social Critique

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 […]

August 28, 2019
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‘Immortal Era’ Issue #1 Review: A Dystopian Future Without Death

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.

August 17, 2019
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Strange Encounters, the new Anthology by Editor Marco Lopez (Interview and Press Release!)

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 […]

August 15, 2019
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Starting Filming On The Boys Season 2: Another Fine Mess

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 […]

August 11, 2019