Posts tagged with "graphic novels"

Scribd shows its comic side

Scribd shows its comic side
US subscription service Scribd has added more than 10,000 comics and graphic novels to its e-book collection, which can be accessed for a monthly fee of $8.99 (£5.85).  Read More →

Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK

Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK
Described by co-curator Paul Gravett as “a landmark for comics in the UK”, The British Library‘s current exhibition – Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK – is the largest and most ambitious undertaking of its kind ever to be held in this country. Thanks in part to an ongoing explosion of comic-book movie adaptations, along with the DIY possibilities opened up by the internet, the popularity of the comic as a medium... 

Talking comics, movies and more with Thomas Jane and Tim Bradstreet

Talking comics, movies and more with Thomas Jane and Tim Bradstreet
It’s not everyday two heavyweights from the world of film, comic books and beyond walk into a room for a roundtable interview MCM Buzz was present for. Thomas Jane – known for iconic roles such as The Punisher, and David Drayton in Frank Darabont’s adaptation of Stephen King’s The Mist – and Tim Bradstreet – known for his spectacular comics art, including working on covers for comics like The Punisher and Transmetropolitan –... 

IDW Limited to Launch Judge Dredd Deluxe Hardcover Program with The Complete Brian Bolland

IDW Limited to Launch Judge Dredd Deluxe Hardcover Program with The Complete Brian Bolland
As a huge Dredd fan, you can imagine how excited I am to find out that IDW Limited have announced plans to enter the field of law enforcement. Starting with Judge Dredd: The Complete Brian Bolland, IDW Limited will begin offering deluxe hardcover editions of the Judge Dredd reprint program. Featuring signatures from top Judge Dredd talent and the original creators, this will be the definitive line for fans of the smash 2000 A.D. series. This... 

Neil Gibson talks Twisted Dark and other projects

Neil Gibson talks Twisted Dark and other projects
Neil Gibson is the writer/creator of Twisted Dark, an incredible graphic novel of short, beautifully crafted stories. Way back in May last year, whilst attending my first Expo, I bought a copy to keep me occupied on my journey back to Portsmouth. One story in and I was hooked. Three volumes on and Gibson has become one of my favourite writers. So this year, whilst ready to pick up his newest collection Tabatha, I thought I’d pester him with a question... 

The Convergence of Games With Films and the Need to Rebrand

The Convergence of Games With Films and the Need to Rebrand
With the growth in power in gaming hardware, and increased graphical abilities of the last few generations, video game cut scenes and gameplay are coming closer and closer to the level of movies. In many ways, games have started taking tips from the movie industry and are becoming steadily more cinematic. The question is, are games becoming too much like movies? Would it be a bad thing for the mediums to converge? What does that do for storytelling... 

Comic World’s Top Names Sign Up For MCM Expo London Comic Con

Comic World’s Top Names Sign Up For MCM Expo London Comic Con
With the end of May now only a scant few weeks away, the team behind The MCM Expo have announced that the event will see over 100 of the world’s top comic book talent populate their ever expanding Comic Village part of the event. So whether you are fan of  Comics, graphic novels or Manga then with names like Warren Ellis (Transmetropolitan, The Authority, Fell), Jamie McKelvie (The Uncanny X-Men: Heroic Age, Phonogram, Iron Man), Tony Lee (Doctor... 
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