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Food or Comics? | Wonton soup or Womanthology

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  • Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 at 1:00 PM EST

Welcome to Food or Comics?, where every week we talk about what comics we’d buy at our local comic shop based on certain spending limits — $15 and $30 — as well as what we’d get if we had extra money or a gift card to spend on a splurge item. Check out Diamond’s release list or ComicList, […]

Womanthology organizer Renae De Liz hospitalized

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  • Sunday, June 10th, 2012 at 9:57 AM EST

Renae De Liz, the artist who spearheaded the Womanthology project and drew IDW’s recent The Last Unicorn comic, is recovering in a critical care unit due to an infection in her blood and kidneys, as well as other health issues. “She has an infection that has spread into her blood and kidneys, as well as […]

Talking Comics with Tim | Laura Morley on Womanthology

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  • Monday, August 22nd, 2011 at 5:00 PM EST

Pretty much since the Womanthology initiative began, Robot 6 has done its best to cover it. A few weeks back, some questions came about how the money raised for the Womanthology project was to be spent and further questions resulted based on the response to the concerns. Rather than stand on the sidelines as the […]

Womanthology reaches funding goal in less than 19 hours

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  • Monday, July 11th, 2011 at 12:00 PM EST

Womanthology, the charity anthology of comics by female creators that’s using Kickstarter to raise money for publishing expenses, crossed the finish line just 18-and-a-half hours into their fundraising efforts. The crew behind the anthology raised $25,000 in less than a day, and as of this morning they’re raised more than double that — currently their […]

Female comic creators unite for a cause in Womanthology

There’s anthologies. Then there’s Womanthology. Designed to showcase the works of female comic creators “of every age and experience level,” the short stories in Womanthology center around the theme “Heroic.” In addition to comics, the book will also have interviews and “how-to” tutorials by female creators to encourage the next generation of talent. All proceeds […]

BCC | ‘Saga,’ ‘Adventure Time’ among Harvey winners

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  • Saturday, September 7th, 2013 at 9:29 PM EST

Saga, Adventure Time, Jaime Hernandez and Parker: The Score were among the winners of the 2013 Harvey Awards, which were presented tonight in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con. Saga was the night’s big winner with six awards, as Fiona Staples took home awards for best artist and best colorist, and Brian K. Vaughan took home […]

‘Hawkeye’ and ‘Saga’ lead Harvey Award nominations

Hawkeye and Saga lead the ballot for the 2013 Harvey Awards, tying with nominations in seven categories, including best new series, best continuing series, best writer (for both Matt Fraction and Brian K. Vaughan) and best artist (for both David Aja and Fiona Staples). ROBOT 6 was nominated for best biographic, historical or journalistic presentation, […]

This week it’s a choice between navy beans and Nova

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  • Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 11:00 AM EST

Welcome to Food or Comics?, where every week we talk about what comics we’d buy at our local comic shop based on certain spending limits — $15 and $30 — as well as what we’d get if we had extra money or a gift card to spend on a splurge item. Check out Diamond’s release list or ComicList, […]

Talking Comics with Tim | Bryan Q. Miller on Earthward

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  • Monday, January 14th, 2013 at 3:00 PM EST

Writer Bryan Q. Miller (Smallville, Batgirl) is using Kickstarter to fund Earthward, an all-ages graphic novel that celebrates adventure, exploration and family — in space, no less. It’s the story of six kids (Ben and his sister, Alyssa; Smack, the hustler; twins Cody and Trin; and Daniella, who was orphaned by a space pirate assault) in search of their […]

Food or Comics? | Steak or Star Wars

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  • Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 at 12:00 PM EST

Welcome to Food or Comics?, where every week we talk about what comics we’d buy at our local comic shop based on certain spending limits — $15 and $30 — as well as what we’d get if we had extra money or a gift card to spend on a splurge item. Check out Diamond’s release list or ComicList, […]

Kickstart My Art | Peter Pan graphic novel by Renae De Liz

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  • Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 at 10:00 AM EST

As they teased back in September, Renae De Liz (The Last Unicorn, Womanthology) and her husband Ray Dillon (Servant of the Bones, The Last Unicorn) have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a graphic-novel adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan. “The original story is one of the most beautiful, inspired things I have ever read, […]

Renae De Liz is making a Peter Pan comic

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  • Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 at 11:00 AM EST

I debated waiting until the Kickstarter launch to post about this, but it’s never too early to start getting excited about something this cool. Renae De Liz (The Last Unicorn, Womanthology) and her husband Ray Dillon (Servant of the Bones, The Last Unicorn) are adapting J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan for comics. Judging from the teases on […]

Comics A.M. | Todd McFarlane cover sells for record $657,250

Auctions | Todd McFarlane’s original cover art for The Amazing Spider-Man #328 sold at auction Thursday for $657,250, shattering the record for a single piece of American comics art set last year by a splash page from The Dark Knight Returns #3 ($448,125). However, the price falls well short of the $1.6 million shell out […]

Kickstart My Art | IDW Publishing’s Wild Blue Yonder

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  • Wednesday, July 18th, 2012 at 11:00 AM EST

Fresh off its announcement at Comic-Con International, the creator-owned series Wild Blue Yonder scheduled to be released by IDW Publishing is looking for $12,000 to make that happen. Created by Zach Howard, Mike Raicht and Austin Harrison, the five-issue miniseries falls into the post-apocalyptic genre but is set in a new place — the skies. […]

Previews: What Looks Good for September

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  • Thursday, July 5th, 2012 at 1:00 PM EST

It’s time once again for our monthly trip through Previews looking for cool, new comics. Michael and Graeme have each picked the five new comics we’re most anticipating in order to create a Top 10 of the best new comics coming out two months from now. As usual, please feel free to play along in the comments. Tell us what we missed […]


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