Monthly Archives: January 2012

Webreef Hosts Virtual Comic Convention

Webcomics creators, readers and fans are invited to an online meetup this weekend. WEBReeF stands for “WEBcomics, Readers and Fans” and aims to behave much like a “virtual comic convention.” The event offers 100% free registration and allows attendees the … Continue reading

Posted in news | Leave a comment

Stumptown Comic Arts Awards 2012 Open for Submissions

The Stumptown Comics Fest, the largest creator-focused comics convention in the Pacific Northwest, is now accepting submissions of comic work for consideration by our judges for the 2012 Stumptown Comic Arts Awards. Publishers and creators interested in submitting work should … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | 1 Comment

5 Sports Ready For Comic Adaptations

After reading Oni’s Play Ball, it got me thinking that there is a real dearth of sports-based comics in the US.  While Japan has a rich history of sports based comics (Prince of Tennis, Badminton Girl, and Slam Dunk just … Continue reading

Posted in Opinion | Leave a comment

Indie Comic Review: Dotter of Her Father’s Eyes

Dotter of Her Father’s Eyes explores the parallel lives of author Mary Talbot and the daughter of James Joyce, Lucia Joyce. Told in alternating scenes of flashbacks to both their lives, the book explores the complex relationship between father and … Continue reading

Posted in Review | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Celebrate Frank Reade and the Age of Invention!

Before Jules Verne’s flying machines and H. G. Wells’s spaceships, there was Frank Reade, globe-trotting inventor and original steampunk hero. Starting in the nineteenth century, Frank Reade magazines were the world’s first science fiction periodicals. Now Frank Reade and his … Continue reading

Posted in news | Leave a comment

Indie Comic review: Play Ball

My wife played softball from the time she was old enough to hold a bat, all the way through college.  After college she played on her company team for a while, but got sick of all the guys on the … Continue reading

Posted in Review | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Paul Tobin Prepares to Die

Paul Tobin, writer of the awesome Gingerbread Girl is taking the plunge in to the world of prose.  He has just completed his first novel, Prepare to Die, and it is slated for release later this year.  Here is the … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | Leave a comment