• Previously on Comics: Eisner What You Did This Summer

    Previously on Comics: Eisner What You Did This Summer0

    Hello! Kate here to catch you up on all the news from the previous week (hence the name of this column). This past weekend was Comic Con International’s “ComicCon@Home” virtual event, so the first half of this week’s column is a round-up of our coverage.

  • And the Eisner Award Goes To…These 2020 Winners

    And the Eisner Award Goes To…These 2020 Winners0

    It was a one-hour, pre-recorded party on Friday night, with voice actor Phil LaMarr (Justice League, Static Shock) doing his best and no speeches from Eisner winners. There were a few speeches from or about this year’s hall of fame inductees (Nell Brinkley, E. Simms Campbell were the judges’ picks, and the voters inducted Alison

  • So About That Eisner Award

    So About That Eisner Award4

    A moment after closing Graeme McMillan’s article in The Hollywood Reporter detailing the shadow cast by irregularities in this year’s Eisner Awards voting process, I received a notification that a new email had arrived. “Hi Wendy and gang,” it began, and proceeded to inform me of plans for tonight’s virtual Eisner Awards ceremony, culminating in

  • IDW Pubwatch August 2019

    IDW Pubwatch August 20191

    Welcome to the August IDW Pubwatch! I’m thrilled to present you with this month’s findings. It’s been a busy month at IDW, and I’ve got all the interesting news coming out of the publishing house, as well as tons of IDW comic book reviews. George Takei’s eagerly anticipated They Called Us Enemy is a particular

  • BOOM! Pubwatch: May 2019

    BOOM! Pubwatch: May 20190

    Happy almost summer everyone! I, for one, can’t wait until the weather gets a little bit nicer and I can sit outside for hours with my stack of books and comics. This past month, while I’ve still be stuck inside I’ve been trying to catch up on a few new to me BOOM! series like

  • Comics Journalism Deserves More Precise Awards than the Eisners

    Comics Journalism Deserves More Precise Awards than the Eisners0

    Thursday afternoon, Comic-Con International released the official slate of nominees for the 2018 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards. And while Twitter was immediately abuzz with grousing about the entire list, I was personally taken aback by the five nominees for Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism: Alter Ego, edited by Roy Thomas (TwoMorrows) The Comics Journal, edited by Dan Nadel, Timothy Hodler,