Month: November 2018

Amilcar Pinna's cover for The Forgotten Queen #1, Valiant, Februaty 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Details from Howard & Pinna’s Forgotten Queen (2019)

On November the fifth Tini Howard, fresh off Captain America and her Black Crown collaboration with Gilbert Hernandez, announced another collab: with Amilcar Pinna drawing, she’ll be writing a forthcoming Valiant miniseries spotlighting established villain War-Monger. War-Monger has been around in the Valiant U since May 2015—she debuted in Unity #18, calling a bunch of…

Vote or Else! political cartoon by Niccolo Pizarro for The Nib, November 1, 2018

Analyzing The Nib’s “Vote or Else!”

Last week, The Nib ran a comic entitled Vote or Else!, which is the work of Filipino-American cartoonist and illustrator, Niccolo Pizarro. The comic, presented initially without context, paints voter registration efforts and their proponents as insensitive to the plights of marginalized peoples and ultimately as centrists who value civility over disruption. While it’s likely…