So I need your help—a cage match of sorts. Vote for a winner and that’s the one I will read!Read More
As a teenager, Queenie Chan started drawing out of boredom, but what started as a pastime became a professional career after Chan submitted a portfolio to manga publisher TokyoPop. After a stint working on The Dreaming, Chan found her work in high demand. Among her many projects has been a series of graphic novels based [...]Read More
“I’ve outgrown picture books…” one reader commented, dismissing the graphic novel format outright on a blog I frequent.
How many people do that? And why? Are there some people for whom the comic book – or the graphic novel, to use the medium’s more sophisticated nomenclature – is simply a bridge too far? Why do [...]
Each week on 15 Minutes of Fiction…with Fictional Frontiers, Host Sohaib Awan will highlight the best in genre entertainment. Dedicated to a serious discussion on pop culture, industry leaders will provide their unique takes on science fiction and fantasy.
This week…enjoy our segment with the “Master of Ryalltime”, Chris Ryall, IDW Publishing’s Editor-in-Chief and Chief Creative Officer.Read More
There it was, standing on a book shelf. I was immediately drawn into its world. For me, it was not just a cover for a comic book. Instead it was a door to an epic adventure. I’m speaking about Kazu Kubuishi’s beautiful cover illustration for Volume One of a graphic novels series that should soon [...]Read More
While San Diego Comic Con has come and gone, we’re still rolling out some of the fantastic footage we gathered during that wild week. On tap today is my interview with graphic novelist Craig Thompson, author of Blankets and Good-bye, Chunky Rice. His newest book, Habibi, a story of cross-cultural conflict, apocalyptic romance and the [...]Read More
Dennis Ouyang’s immigrant parents raised him to become a gastroenterologist, and he’s devoted his life to his studies in an effort to win the approval of his emotionally distant father. His only outlet is playing video games – something his parents strongly disapprove of as a distraction from his “destiny”.
This just in!
Bantam Books, an imprint of the Random House Publishing Group, announced today Alex Ross and Mike S. Miller as the cover artists for the comic adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones series.
The series will be illustrated by Tommy Patterson and adapted and scripted by Daniel Abraham, the award-winning and bestselling author [...]
So when she asked me if I’d develop a new website I was thrilled. I enjoy web development as much as a painter enjoys brushing oils onto a canvas. I spend a great deal of time writing but it’s nice to break away and do something different like painting a computer screen.
And now I’ve finished. Take a look!Read More