Comic book artist turned wrestler Michel Mulipola takes workshops at Te Oro

 A comic-artist-by-day come super-villain-wrestler-by-night has been helping inspire the youth of Auckland. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2016-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Artists Turned Apple's App Store Guidelines Into A Lovely Comic Book

Five artists illustrated the App Store review guidelines.One of the more unusual things to come out of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference this year is a lovely comic interpretation of Apple's app review guidelines.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2016-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic Book Artist Turns Breaking Bad</em> Episodes Into Killer Posters

If you're not already in a state of advanced excitement over the Breaking Bad finale, Francesco Francavilla's episodic images will put you over the edge.     Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2013-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kyle Books to publish artist's illustrated take on 'difficult year'

Kyle Books has acquired Together, a "gently philosophical and very relatable look at how we have dealt with a difficult year", by artist Luke Adam Hawker.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-14 07:58:34 UTC ]
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How One Afro-Latina Comic Book Artist Is Changing The Marvel Universe

Natacha Bustos didn't see Black or brown characters in the comic books she read growing up. Now, she's the one creating powerful superheroes like "Moon Girl" in hopes of inspiring young girls of color. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-09-28 12:49:38 UTC ]
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Making a living as a comic book artist

I draw, write, speak about, teach, facilitate and organise events about comics. After graduating with a degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Sussex, I attended art college and worked as a freelance illustrator. In 2008, I began to incorporate comics into my practice. I also... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2020-03-11 13:11:13 UTC ]
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A Comic Book Vigilante Turned Zen Buddhist Is the Missing Link Between Watchmen’s Rorschach and Looking Glass

A right-wing hero called the Question inspired Watchmen’s faceless vigilante. But later stories took the character in a very different direction. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-11-22 19:45:46 UTC ]
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Netflix is turning the classic comic book 'Bone' into a series

One of the comic book world's best-known series is finally coming to screens. Netflix has secured the rights to Jeff Smith's classic Bone, and intends to create an animated kids' series that covers the Bone cousins' trek through the desert. Smith t... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-10-17 00:10:00 UTC ]
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Ernie Colón, Comic Book Artist Who Drew 9/11, Dies at 88

His art captured the whimsy of Richie Rich, the fantasy realms of Amethyst and the horror of the terrorist attacks. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-16 17:59:07 UTC ]
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Marvel is turning some of its best-known comic books into audiobooks

Marvel's interest in digital audio isn't limited to podcasts. The media giant and Dreamscape Media have reached a deal to turn dozens of better-known comic books into audiobooks, including Ultimate Spider-Man, Ultimate X-Men and Daredevil: The Man W... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-06-03 00:25:00 UTC ]
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Making their Mark: Triple celebration in store as Hamilton comic book shop turns 30

There's a lot of work - and a lot of fun - involved in the business of selling comics, Chris Lander tells Mike Mather. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Artist Bringing Native American Representation to Comic Books

“I’m doing the same thing that my ancestors did. I’m just telling the stories that I care about, that I love and that are relevant to me,” Jeffrey Veregge says. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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100 Women: The artist redrawing 'sexist' comic book covers

An artist in India is challenging sexist drawings of women in comic books, by reimaging male heroes. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spider-Man Comic Book Artist Steve Ditko Has Died at 90

Comic book artist Steve Ditko has died at the age of 90, the New York Times reports. Ditko was best known for his work creating Spider-Man, who debuted in the Marvel comic book series Amazing Fantasy in 1962. Although Spider-Man was initially conceived by artist Jack Kirby, Kirby’s version was... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2018-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Australian Wonder Woman comic book artist tells Avatar director to calm down

Australian comic book artist Nicola Scott is hitting back at director James Cameron's recent criticism of the Wonder Woman movie, telling him he needs to "calm down". Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Suspects leap from the board as classic game Cluedo turned into a comic book

When Paul Allor began writing Clue, a new comic book miniseries based on the popular board game from Hasbro, he had many versions of the game to look to for inspiration. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marvel fires artist Ardian Syaf over religious references in X-Men comic book

Marvel sacks X-Men artist Ardian Syaf after he hid religious references in a current issue of the comic. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How A Quiet, Failed Comic Book Artist Conquered Hollywood's Nightlife Scene

Franki Chan was once unemployed and broke. Today, his IHEARTCOMIX empire works with the likes of The Rolling Stones and Skrillex.Franki Chan is an unlikely nightlife king. Now in his late 30s and softspoken, his big professional ambition earlier in life was to work as a comic book artist. But... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Ales Kot, the writer taking comic books to mindbending new dimensions

He has only been in graphic storytelling for three years, but already the Czech-born writer has produced several influential series for the biggest publishers – and his latest is set to reinvent crime noirAt 28 years old, Ales Kot is at the forefront of a new generation of writers injecting... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Year, New You: Health and Wellness Books Take a Spiritual Turn

Set for a healthier 2015? Religion publishers offer new titles and reissues of bestsellers to encourage both physical health and spiritual fitness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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