Zora Gilbert cares a whole lot about words, kids, and comics. Find them at @zhgilbert on twitter, and find the comics they edit at datesanthology.com.
Crowded #1 Christopher Sebela (writer), Ro Stein (penciler), Ted Brandt (inker), Tríona Farrell (colorist), Cardinal Rae (letterer) Image Comics August 15, 2018 In the first four pages of Crowded #1, Charlie Ellison rents out her apartment, drives around some strangers, loans someone her car, feeds pigeons, picks up a guy, steals a dog, and hiresREAD MORE
With SDCC recently wrapped and Flame Con (whose Kickstarter we covered back in 2014) and SPX on the horizon, we’re deep into the throes of convention season. But conventions aren’t the only place to get amazing, small press books. Read on to see August’s wonderful crop of crowdfunded goodness. From short stories and fledgling magazinesREAD MORE
Marvel Rising is a new “multi-platform franchise” from Marvel, featuring two of their biggest young adult darlings: Ms. Marvel and Squirrel Girl. Part of the project is a 5-issue team-up miniseries, following the two young heroes as they dash across college campuses and do an endearingly bad job of keeping their identities secret from eachREAD MORE
Back in April, or March, or some time long past, Marvel announced a new series. Marvel Rising is a new “multi-platform franchise,” aimed at young girls, a long-neglected audience, especially in the wake of DC’s smash success with DC Superhero Girls. The project includes a comic series that is focused on two of Marvel’s biggestREAD MORE