IDW Publishing has released a 5-page preview of the first issue of Speed Racer: Chronicles of the Racer, a new mini-series based on the seminal anime series. The all-new stories will be written by Arie Kaplan with art by Robby Musso. Issue #1 should be in comic book shops this month.
Comicon.com’s PULSE News interviewed writer Grace Randolph about her upcoming issue of Justice League Unlimited. Randolph discusses how she got started in the industry, how her education at the NYU film school affected her comics hobby, and what kind of threat the Joker and Harley Quinn would pose to the heroes of the Justice League. […]
Newsarama has interviewed author Fredrick Schodt about his book The Astro Boy Essays, which examines the tremendous impact that Osamu Tezuka has had on the manga and anime industries and on Japanese culture as a whole. Schodt discusses how he became connected with Tezuka and Tezuka Productions, what it was like to work with Tezuka, […]
A report in Publishers Weekly states that Tor Books will be entering the U.S. manga market through a joint venture with manga publisher Seven Seas Ink. The imprint will be publishing new and licensed titles, with the Afro Samurai manga by Takashi Okazaki coming from the new imprint in August 2008. (via Comics Reporter)
Newsarama has interviewed writer Amy Wolfram about Teen Titans: Year One, a six-issue mini-series that will retell the earliest days of the original sidekick superteam of DC Comics. Wolfram was a staff writer and story editor for the Teen Titans cartoon series, and discusses how writing comics differs from writing for television, as well as […]
Comic Book Resources has spoken to writer Amy Wolfram and artist Karl Kerschl about Teen Titans: Year One, an upcoming six-issue mini-series from DC Comics that will “re-imagine” DC’s iconic teen superteam starting in January. Wolfram was a writer and story editor for the Teen Titans cartoon, and she addresses how she is dealing with […]
Comicon.com’s PULSE News has interviewed Mel Smith, chief of Wildcard Ink, about their new on-going Gumby comic book series. Smith discusses how the new series was started, how it connects to earlier Gumby comics and the original TV shorts, and the challenges that the comic has faced in getting to comic book shop stands.
Writer Russell Lissau has been interviewed at Comics in the Classroom about writing The Batman Strikes!, the tie-in comic book to the CW animated show The Batman. Lissau discusses how he broke into the comic book business, how he collaborates with the artists and editors on the comic book, what constraints he has to work […]
Comicon.com’s PULSE News has interviewed artist Karine Charlebois about her work drawing the new mini-series Gargoyles: Bad Guys, the first spin-off from the Gargoyles comic book series. Charlebois discusses how she moved from a fan of Disney’s Gargoyles cartoon to a professional comic book artist herself, what it’s like working with writer Greg Weisman, the […]
Writer Greg Weisman has been interviewed on the Gargoyles: Bad Guys comic book mini-series coming soon from Slave Labor Graphics and Disney. The series will take five villains from the Gargoyles TV series and follow-up comic books and turn them into a band of reluctant heroes based in Paris. Weisman discusses the influences on the […]