Kathleen Kralowec is a name that you may not currently recognize, but she is certainly one that you should remember. Here at CCN we’ve met quite a number of creators over the years, Kathleen is a creator whose work stood out and were very happy to bring you an inside look into her creator-owned series… The Lion […]
Most would argue that every good hero is defined by his rouges gallery; but some would posit that it is the supporting cast…the everyman who populates the world that our myths inhabit that truly defines the heights to which our imagination will soar. After all, these figures are the ones that allow us an access […]
As a student working on her dissertation and finding little information regarding the contributions of African Americans in the field of comics and comics strips, Dr. Sheena Howard found the spark of inspiration for what would eventually serve as the basis for the book Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation (Bloomsbury Publishing). A poignant […]
As an artist, I have folks approaching me every day with a “great idea for a graphic novel” but have no money to pay. Here’s a tip, offering ownership is not going to help an artist pay their bills.
— Shawn Martinbrough
Writer/ artist Walter Simonson is a legend, having been in the comics industry for over five decades now. Making his name on DC’s Manhunter in the early Seventies, he has moved on to work on everything from Marvel’s Thor and Fantastic Four to Elric at DC. With Ragnarök, a creator-owned series he is writing and […]
“…the fact that Kirby got to be paid for his characters and kept the copyrights, and Heck and Ayers told me they had never made so much in royalties the whole time they were at Marvel…” — Jim Salicrup
We’re breaking with tradition here to interview the man responsible for creating a diverse and engaging show in the wild terrain of Long Island, NY. I present to you one man determined to educate and entertain you with artwork, cosplay, set designs, wrestlers and a regiment of Jedi, Mr. Frank Patz! Frank first came to […]