Unburdened by any theoretical apparatus, his Comic Book
Nation is informative, humorous, and penetrating.
On the flipside, comic books
themselves have been foundering, attracting mainly the kind of hardcore, hero-worshipping collectors typified by The Simpsons' creepy Comic Book
Calgary-born comic book
artist and creator of the hugely popular Spawn, Todd McFarlane is larger than life.
For example: Timothy Parks, 42, is the owner of Comic Book
Heaven, a shop in Sarasota, Florida--the same town where Pee Wee Herman was busted for masturbation, in the same state that gave us 2 Live Crew's obscenity trial and Janet Reno's anti-satanism crusade.
Hayes points out that comic book
publishers, especially small independent companies, are also targeting their products to a mature audience.
NEW YORK -- On May 5th, over two thousand comic book
shops across North America and around the world will share the magic of comic books
with their communities when they give out over 3.
com)-- AutoBio Comics, the world's top customized comic book
creation company, is announcing a service for businesses to bring more creativity to their marketing campaigns, which introduces real life characters and storylines from the company and transforms them into fun and engaging experiences for customers.
What is less well known is that American Jewish writers and artists were also responsible for Mad Magazine, the graphic novel, the comic book
convention, the comic book
specialty store, and the underground comix movement of the 1960s and early 70s.
It seems like every comic book
gets made into a movie these days.
The social themes supposedly too serious for the usual comic book
have been welcomed into the increasingly sophisticated scenarios of the graphic novel.
Like Ethan Keene, the comic book
writer in Based on a Totally True Story, Aguirre-Sacasa is writing a horror film for Warner Bros.
He is man at his best, but he is also a tragic figure because he has focused on one thing to the exclusion of everything else," says Rick Christie of Batman, one of his favorite comic book