As relaxing as turning the pages of a comic book can be, it’s increasingly common for people to do the vast majority of their reading on the glowing electronic screens we carry with us at all times. And if they’re already online, a person might soon find themselves drawn elsewhere — deeper into the digital rabbit hole of the internet that’s just a few taps away.
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Comic-Con may dazzle with swanky merchandise and big movie and TV trailers, but it’s still home to the biggest awards event in comics: The Eisners, a celebration of the best and brightest creative teams around. This year is no exception, and here’s the complete list of winners of this week's prestigious awards.
Even though playing games is typically how Rick and Morty end up putting the multiverse in jeopardy, the dimension-hopping duo are about to embark upon the journey of their lives with the help of a tabletop classic. This August, IDW and Oni Press are partnering to publish a four-issue limited series from writers Patrick Rothfuss and Jim Zub, with illustrations from Troy Little, where Rick and Morty will get sucked into the world of Dungeons & Dragons.
The Vindicators - featured in an episode of Rick and Morty this season - are kind of like if all the Guardians of the Galaxy were emotionally-stunted, alcoholic sex fiends who became a superhero team because they had nothing better to do with their time. While there's a very good chance they will be coming back to the show eventually, the squad's about to get its own comic book courtesy of Oni Press.
Today, May 6, is basically comic book fan Christmas -- because it's Free Comic Book Day, the annual celebration across comic stores the world over for revelling in the comics we love (and get free ones, too). As ever, there are a ton of comics on offer for FCBD this year, so here's our picks for the ones you should look out for.
Lots of comic books are about sex, but they usually only frame desire and fulfilment as subtext. That will change soon, because publisher Oni Press just announced a new line of books all about getting it on. First out the gate will be collection of Erika Moen and Matt Nolan's Oh Joy Sex Toy webcomic.
Scott Pilgrim was first introduced to the world 11 years ago, in a series of graphic novels that had the slacker bassist fighting off his girlfriend's evil exes. Then came a beloved cult movie and retro-styled video game. Now, with a new colour version of the final Scott Pilgrim book out in the world, it looks like the last time the character's creator will touch Scott Pilgrim again. To commemorate the occasion, we spoke to the books' creator, Bryan Lee O'Malley.