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Jim Rugg offers early glimpses of two forthcoming projects

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  • Saturday, March 28th, 2009 at 7:15 AM EST

On his LiveJournal, Street Angel and Plain Janes artist Jim Rugg has posted some art related to two projects he’s working on. First, while some details, like a name or description or publisher, may be lacking, this post by Jim Rugg makes up for that in spades with a whole bunch of sketches and test […]

Hornschemeier, Pope, Rugg and more in Marvel anthology

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  • Wednesday, March 4th, 2009 at 2:15 PM EST

Because I was at WonderCon, I missed this past weekend’s MyCup ‘o Joe when it popped up on MySpace, but Paul Hornschemeier points out a question from a fan about Marvel’s upcoming “indie project,” for lack of a better name (and I’m sure there is one) that’ll feature stories by Hornschemeier, Jim Rugg, Stan Sakai, […]

Rugg provides artwork for Street Angel short film

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  • Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009 at 9:54 AM EST

Earlier this month Kevin posted about a Street Angel short film, based on Jim Rugg and Brian Maruca’s acclaimed mini-series from SLG. Now MTV’s Splash Page posts some new art by Rugg, created for an animated sequence in the film. The director, Lucas Testro, told MTV that the animated sequence will reveal the origin story […]

Store Tour | Up Up & Away! in Cincinnati, Ohio

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  • Sunday, February 7th, 2016 at 9:28 AM EST

Owner Kendall Swafford talks with STORE TOUR about Up Up & Away! in Cincinnati, and his spacious new location in the suburb of Blue Ash.

Comics A.M. | Akira Himekawa to release ‘Zelda’ manga ‘Twilight Princess’

Akira Himekawa, the two-woman team behind the “Legend of Zelda” manga, will return with “The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.”

Comics A.M. | ‘Valerian’ creator on (possibly) influencing ‘Star Wars’

Pierre Christin discusses the many parallels between his earlier space opera “Valerian and Laureline” and “Star Wars.”

‘Star Wars’ toys generated $700 million in sales last year

Fueled by Force Friday, “Star Wars” toys dominated the U.S. market, selling more than “Avengers,” “Jurassic World” and “Minions” combined.

Comics A.M. | Viz Media expands Walmart deal, makes Best Buy debut

The manga publisher and anime distributor has struck separate agreements with retailers Walmart and Best Buy.

Store Tour | Source Comics and Games in Roseville, Minnesota

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  • Sunday, January 17th, 2016 at 9:58 AM EST

ROBOT 6 heads north to Roseville, Minnesota, for a visit to the cavernous Source Comics and Games.

Angouleme Grand Prix’s male-only long list sparks call for boycott

Not a single female creator is among the 30 candidates for the Angouleme International Comics Festival’s 2016 lifetime achievement award.

Comics A.M. | Driver sentenced in 2014 ZombieWalk crash

The driver who seriously injured a woman when he plowed through the crowd last year at San Diego ZombieWalk, was sentenced to 60 days of house arrest.

Brace yourselves, ‘Human Centipede’ has inspired a manga

“Human Centipede 3″ may have been the “Final Sequence” on film, but now the infamous horror franchise has inspired a manga.

Store Tour | Asylum Books and Games in Aberdeen, Scotland

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  • Sunday, December 6th, 2015 at 9:58 AM EST

For this week’s “Store Tour,” we head to Aberdeen, Scotland’s Asylum Books and Games, the northernmost comic shop in the United Kingdom.

Batman guides a young Superman in ‘Man of Tomorrow’ fan film

The Dark Knight calls on a young, haunted Clark Kent to give mankind hope in the trailer for the fan film “Man of Tomorrow.”

Comics A.M. | Emily Carroll’s ‘Through the Woods’ wins British Fantasy Award

Emily Carroll’s celebrated horror collection won a 2015 British Fantasy Award, presented Sunday at FantasyCon in Nottingham, England.


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