Sad news today Polish/Jewish born Jacob Kubert who emagrated to Brooklyn NY at age two months, known for his comics and the graphic novel Yossel. Kubert wrote, “I got my first paying job as a cartoonist for comic books when I was eleven-and-a-half or twelve years old. Five dollars a page. In 1938, that was a lot of money”. Kubert was inducted into the Harvey Awards’ Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1997, and Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1998. Joe Kubert died on August 12, 2012, three weeks short of his 86th birthday. He will be missed.
Six years in the making, even sample copies stamped with real blood, The Art of War: A Graphic Novel, illustrated by Michael DeWeese and written by Kelly Roman is available starting today. Through my site via amazon for $14.54 USD. An exhibition of The Art of War‘s original artwork kicks off this week at White Box in New York City. Check out the animated trailer below.
The third Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival is a special free event suitable for all ages featuring independent comics and graphic art from over 75 artists and publishers displaying and selling their publications. There will be open lectures and panel discussions on comics and graphic novels. The event takes place December 3, 2011 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church 275 North 8th Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn and Union Pool 484 Union Avenue # A New York, NY and with other independent events all over the Brooklyn area in arts and culture institutions.
It’s been over twenty years since the immensely popular anime “Akira” captivated the world, creating a strong cult following to this day. CONTINUE READING →→→
Moresay’s favorite Gothic kawaii artist Junko Mizuno will be signing her graphic novel, Little Fluffy Gigolo PELU Vol. 1, at NEW PEOPLE Saturday, August 22 at 2pm. If you’re in SF check her out! CONTINUE READING →→→
Marvel Studios and Paramount Pictures has announced Natalie Portman has been cast to star as Jane Foster in the highly anticipated comic made into film Thor! Portman will star opposite Chris Hemsworth who will play Thor and Tom Hiddleston who will play the villain Loki. CONTINUE READING →→→
The Singapore Toy Game Comic Convention invites animators, designers, gamers and digital journalist to come be inspired, in a one of a kind event. The STGCC Conference Sessions starts August 14, 2009. CONTINUE READING →→→