• Short Answers on The Long Con

    Short Answers on The Long Con0

    Oni Press’ The Long Con, written by Dylan Meconis and Ben Coleman, drawn by EA Denich, colored by Victoria Robado, and lettered by Aditya Bidikar, follows reporter Victor Lai as he returns to the site of the disaster he barely escaped five years ago. A cataclysmic event destroyed everything within a fifty mile radius of the

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  • Vita Ayala and Lisa Sterle Sink into the Abyss with Submerged Volume 1

    Vita Ayala and Lisa Sterle Sink into the Abyss with Submerged Volume 12

    One might say that writer Vita Ayala and artist Lisa Sterle were drawn together by Fate. The result is a beautiful, poetic, and soulful journey of Submerged, where the main character, Elysia (Ellie) Puente, plunges into the unknown to save her estranged brother following his desperate call for help. Taking shape from the ominous eve

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  • By the Letters: Blambot’s Nate Piekos

    By the Letters: Blambot’s Nate Piekos0

    An incredible amount of work and attention to detail goes into lettering a comic that the average reader is likely not aware of, despite the fact that it is the lettering of a comic that can help guide the reading experience from panel to panel. Nate Piekos has been working in comics lettering, typography, and

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  • Comics Academe: The Evolution of Comics in Education Educators

    Comics Academe: The Evolution of Comics in Education Educators2

    To quote Jill Gerber, “In an increasingly image-driven culture, it is important that we purposefully incorporate visual literacy into our curriculum and equip our students, not only to be better consumers of information, but also for them to effectively communicate to a global community.” Gerber is an award-winning, published author and longtime educator. In this

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  • Camilla Zhang Continues Leveling Up Comics Outreach at Kickstarter

    Camilla Zhang Continues Leveling Up Comics Outreach at Kickstarter0

    Camilla Zhang’s resume and portfolio exhibits an eclectic array of interests. From editorial and published works with several major publishing companies, to mix CD cover collages and costuming, Zhang’s passion and creativity is evident in everything she touches. On her website, she describes herself as the “go-to-gal for talking narrative structure and tone, graphic novels,

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  • By the Letters: An Interview with Troy Peteri

    By the Letters: An Interview with Troy Peteri0

    Letterers are some of the many unsung heroes that help shape the comics we love. Word and thought balloons, sound effects (SFX), and narrative boxes appear throughout the pages of each book, but readers tend to take those storytelling devices for granted, without realizing just how much of our reading experience those seemingly simple letters

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