Tag: Indie Tuesday

Incredible Indie Tuesday: Oni Announces New Imprint Limerence Press

Yesterday, Portland-based indie publisher Oni Press announced the launch of Limerence Press, an adult imprint that will publish erotica and sex education comics. This imprint will be “focused on positive, diverse, and approachable stories that reflect a wide variety of emotional and intimate experiences.” Oni Press Managing Editor Ari Yarwood, who will be heading Limerence, also stated that…

Incredible Indie Tuesday: Let’s Talk About Zines

I’ve been thinking a lot about zines lately. For centuries people have published and distributed their writings to tell stories, share ideas, and build relationships. And as far as independent comics go, these self-published booklets are about as indie as you can get. But one of the drawbacks of underground communities is that they can…

Incredible Indie Tuesday: Exciting News from Image Expo!

Last Wednesday in Seattle, Image Comics held the 6th Image Expo, an all-day event for creators to meet with press, retailers and fans. But it’s not your typical convention: there are no vendors and panels focus primarily on discussing upcoming releases with writers, artists and other team members. The convention began with publisher Eric Stephenson’s inspiring…

Incredible Indie Tuesday: Superhero Webcomics to Read Instead of Watching Batman V Superman

Last week, the latest installment in DC’s film universe hit cinema screens. And it was…not good. If you love superheroes but are looking for better ways to spend your time, try one of these webcomics instead. If you want more lighthearted superhero: The Adventures of Superhero Girl by Faith Erin Hicks This kid-friendly comic follows the crime-stopping endeavors…

Incredible Indie Tuesday: Vacation Reading

I spent last week visiting family in Florida, which meant I spent less time interacting with the comics community and more time actually reading books and comics. I thought I might share some thoughts on my vacation reading this week, and some unexpected things I learned in my time on Sanibel Island. Saga, Vol. 5…

Incredible Indie Tuesday: #VisibleWomen

On Sunday, the unofficial queen of comics, Kelly Sue DeConnick, put out a call for women artists under the hashtag #VisibleWomen… Women comic book artists who'd like a signal boost, tweet me yr portfolio links today/tomorrow & I'll RT. #VisibleWomen — Kelly Sue DeConnick (@kellysue) March 6, 2016 …and by Monday, hundreds of artists had responded…

Incredible Indie Tuesday: Jazz, Video Games, and WWII Spies All Coming to Auto-Bio Comics in 2016

Does anyone else feel like biographical comics are overlooked in the world of comics media?  Obviously, auto-bio comic memoirs are some of the major big-hitters that have become literary staples like Maus or Persepolis, but biographical works written by other people don’t carry the same clout.  I get the feeling that’s slowly changing, because there are a…

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