'Special thanks': how comic book writers and artists are forgotten during the superhero film boom

If the directors of superhero movies are considered auteurs, why aren’t the writers and artists who created the comics they’re based on? Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2023-02-20 19:01:51 UTC ]
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'Special thanks': how comic book writers and artists are forgotten during the superhero film boom

If the directors of superhero movies are considered auteurs, why aren’t the writers and artists who created the comics they’re based on? Continue reading at The Conversation

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Comic Book Writers and Artists Follow Other Creators to Substack

A group of creators will publish new comic book stories, essays and how-to guides on the platform as a way to connect directly with fans. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Don Perlin, Comic Book Artist Who Found Success Late, Dies at 94

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The 12 Best Comic Book Holiday Specials

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Rachel Pollack, trans activist and comic book writer, dies aged 77

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NI comic book artist's Marvel-lous dream job

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Lily Renée Phillips, Pioneering Comic Book Artist, Dies at 101

A refugee from Nazi-annexed Austria, she started a new life in New York drawing powerful, glamorous heroines and broke barriers in a male-dominated field. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Sid Jacobson, Comic Book Writer With Range, Dies at 92

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Dredd zone: the anarchic world of comic-book artist Steve Dillon

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Tim Sale, Comic Book Artist Who Reimagined Batman, Dies at 66

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This Sports Brand Turned a Pioneering African Olympian into a Comic Book Superhero

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5 Black comic book creators with 5 ways of seeing this inclusive superhero moment

Black superheroes are popular onscreen thanks to the work of Black creators of comic book characters and stories that anticipated this racial reckoning moment. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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

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Making a living as a comic book artist

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Beano launches special comic for World Book Day

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Ernie Colón, Comic Book Artist Who Drew 9/11, Dies at 88

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The stars of ‘Shazam!’ on bringing the ‘Big’-meets-Superman comic book film to life

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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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'Captain Marvel': Will Brie Larson's superhero go higher, further, faster than comic book storyline?

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Stan Lee, the arch superhero of comic books, is dead at 95

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