New York Comic Con
Today is the official start date of New York’s annual Comic Con, the sad stepbrother of San Diego’s way more famous nerd convention. Still, New York has its fair share of amazing graphic novel writers and artists (which was what Comic Con is all about, right?), and DC and Marvel have spent a good chunk of cash flying out some big name celebrities for panels as well.
More from Oliver Haydock at the New York Comic Con.
A panel composed of some of the most celebrated artists in Comic Book history, including Marvel Comics luminary Stan Lee and Captain America creator Joe Simon, gathered for a forum at New York Comic Con on Friday afternoon. The nine artists fielded questions from movie Read More
Ang Lee’s The Hulk , from a screenplay by John Turman, Michael France and James Schamus and a story by Mr. Schamus, is based on the Marvel comic-book character created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. But our not-so-jolly green giant has many other rambunctious ancestors, including Frankenstein, King Kong, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Read More
Comic Wars: How Two Tycoons Battled Over the Marvel Comics Empire-And Both Lost, by Dan Raviv. Broadway Books, 320 pages, $24.95.
Like all great American art forms, the comic book is the child of bastardy and dumb luck. Born out of the incidental discovery that a proof sheet of tabloid funnies could be folded in Read More
After we’re through,” Joe Quesada said, “you’re going to be Spider- sick ! We’re going to have people puking Spider-Man. ”
It’s a Tuesday in late December, and Mr. Quesada, the 40-year-old editor in chief of Marvel Comics, is regaling a visitor to his midtown office with his company’s elaborate marketing plans for Spider-Man Read More