May 22nd marks the public release of the first issue of a wild and fascinating comic collaboration. Occupy Comics #1 will be on shelves and we at Forbidden Planet recommend everyone get it. This is not only a comic that features the likes of Alan Moore, Art Spiegelman, David Lloyd, Charlie Adlard, Marc Andreyko, Kevin [...]
Sometimes weird stuff happens in your life. Like, for example, you decide you want to write comics for a living and then someone hires you to do that. That is a really weird and wonderful and stressful and anxiety producing thing. Also, weirdly, that exact thing happened to me. I got hired to write a [...]
San Diego Comic Con is THIS WEEK! While all of the top talents booze, schmooze and chanteuse their way through the biggest pop culture festival in America, the publishing industry that started it all will still be turning out great titles. Join us this week, here in the hallowed halls of The Forbidden Planet, for [...]
With the New York Comic Con behind us, what do we have to fill the thermos of our fickle attention spans? How about some choice graphic novels from this weeks new comics! DUCK TALES: RIGHTFUL OWNERS, Warren Spector (W), BOOM! Studios. Comics is too big a field to make statements like “Comics fans fall into [...]
Aspen comics have managed to publish a comic book WITHOUT a half-naked lady on the cover! This is an impressive feat for them, one sure to turn over some long standing bets with bookies keeping tabs on such things.
Our buddy Michael Furth, who was just featured as an inker in the pages of How to Break Into Comics the Marvel Way, is developing a new site to preserve and document the comics making process called The Comic Archive. The techniques and technologies behind making comics are at best ill-documented and at worst never [...]