This year’s Free Comic Book Day is hitting comic book stores internationally on Saturday, May 7, 2005. Participating comic book shops will have a variety of comic book titles available for free, and many will have creator signings or other in-store events. This year’s offerings include The Batman Strikes (DC), Marvel Adventures: Spider-Man and the […]
The Eisner Awards have announced a new Bill Finger Award for Excellence in Comic Book Writing. Named for writer Bill Finger, who was pivotal in creating the first Batman comic book stories, the award will recognize any comics writer, living or dead, who has produced a significant body of creative comics writing. The first Finger […]
Nausicaa.net is reporting a Studio Ghibli film festival running from June 2 to June 30 at the University of California at Berkeley Art Museum. Nearly every Studio Ghibli film will be screened, including Howl’s Moving Castle. Details and scheduling information is available at the film festival web site.
DC Comics has announced that Batman, Nightwing, Robin, The Flash, JLA, and Wonder Woman will increase in cover price in June from $2.25 to $2.50, leaving the only $2.25 comics in their Johnny DC line. In addition, the Vertigo books 100 Bullets, The Books of Magick, and Lucifer will all become $2.75 in June as […]
In the early 1990s, a shift occurred in the comic book publishing world. Increased desire for creative freedom and financial reward led to a small boom of small press and self-publishers offering alternatives to the mostly homogenous output of Marvel and DC Comics. One of the most successful creators to break into the business was […]