Author: Catie Coleman

Incredible Indie Tuesday: The Most Badass Woman in Comics Gets Award

Jailed Iranian Artistto Receive 2015 Courage in Cartooning Award Aetna Farghadani will be receiving the Cartoonist Rights Network International’s annual award for Courage in Cartooning, but will be unable to receive the award after receiving a 12-year prison sentence for publishing a cartoon protesting the Iranian government’s limits on birth control and women’s rights. Even…

Incredible Indie Tuesday: Battling Boy Gets Director for Animated Adaptation

Transformers Creators Talk In-Depth About New Female Characters, Sci-Fi Politics IDW has just wrapped up a big Transformers event that introduced a bunch of new female characters as well as all the bombastic action that an event comic demands. This interview with writer Mairghread Scott and artist Corin Howell about their work on Transformers: Windblade and all the heavy politicking…

Incredible Indie Tuesday: Harvey Pekar Gets A Park (In Cleveland!)

Harvey Pekar’s Cleveland Hometown Honors Cartoonist with Park Dedication, Celebration Known for changing culture’s perception of graphic novels and auto-bio comics, Harvey Pekar was sometimes called “Cleveland’s poet laureate” as his works frequently revolved around the city and his day-to-day life there.  Now his hometown has honored the late cartoonist, who passed away in 2010,…

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