Top Updates


  • For this third week of Halloween: The Gathering, I will be suggesting some awesome horror comics that lean slightly towards the bizarre side of the genre. I think that both of my recommendations this week are excellent Halloween season reading as they both have plenty of blood and violence. If blood and violence don’t get you in the spirit of Halloween, then I guess you’ll just

  • For another week of this spooky season, I have some more horror comic book recommendations for you! I hope that last week’s suggestions helped get you into the Halloween spirit and I hope that this week’s do so even more. Last week’s comics were humorous, classic, fun, and easy to sit back and read. But this week, I’ve got two that are definitely more spooky and a

  • Well, it is that time of year again! The time of year that you can freely enjoy all media from the horror genre and your friends and family

  • Last weekend saw "Moon" and "Source Code" director Duncan Jones end weeks of speculation, tweeting a video teaser of his next project. As the camera drifts through the director’s workspace, he sits at his desk, dreaming of making a comic book movie. He mentions his love of British comic 2000AD and its wide cast of

  • Fantastic Four#1
    Story by: Stan Lee
    Art by: Jack Kirby
    Published by Marvel Comics
    Cover Date: November 1961

    Okay I have to admit that this review is going to come from a biased place. My hero growing up was Jack Kirby and that hero worship continues to this day. I’m not going to venture into the who did what debate between Lee and Kirby, but I’m very much on Jack’s side. The output of this man was incredible and I owe him a thanks because
  •  Mariko Tamaki is a Canadian writer primarily known for her graphic novel, This One Summer. The book was a breakout success, landing Tamaki numerous awards such as the 2015 Caldecott Honors award and even an Eisner. In 2016, Tamaki made her debut in mainstream comics with Hulk and Supergirl: Being Super. We were lucky enough to be able to pick her
  • CTG: What did comics mean to you as a child and what made you want to make them?


    Chaykin: I was four years old. I had two older cousins who gave me a refrigerator box filled with comics books, and in those days, if you read comics you read everything. You didn't read a genre. Comics in those days covered everything from funny

  • CTG: You had a young, aspiring artist come up to you earlier -


    Walsh: Yeah, I get that quite often at shows like this now. Young or aspiring artists asking for portfolio reviews, which I'm always happy to do because I did that when I was a young artist coming to shows like this. I was always very thankful or artists that would take the

  • CTG: What did comics mean to you when you were growing up, and what made you transition from loving them into wanting to make them?


    Henderson: They were almost like STAR WARS in that they were an escape from just everyday life. I was into comics real early, maybe at six or seven I got my hands on a Superman comic and I got everything I