Tales from the anime show Animazement in Raleigh, NC.
Brian Sendelbach discusses PLANET OF BEER, a collection of his webcomic SMELL OF STEVE.
Scott Sava: King of the All Ages Comic Books By Zack Smith All-ages comics are enjoying a renaissance these last few years, with lines such as Marvel Adventures, Johnny DC, and Boom!’s Disney/Pixar books. But Scott Christian Sava might well be the hardest-working man in all-ages comics. Sava, best-known as the mastermind of the […]
Interview with the creators of Moonstone Comics’ new book ROTTEN, which has gotten rave reviews from the likes of Ed Brubaker and Mark Waid.
Despite a last-minute thunderstorm that threatened to cancel the production, Raleigh Little Theatre‘s outdoor production of Side by Side by Sondheim was a terrific evening of, pardon the pun, a little night music. The performance, which is repeated May 15 and 16 at 8 p.m., is a bare-bones recreation of almost 30 numbers by one […]
Eric Wight has become a fan-favorite for his comics and animation work, including the “Atomic County” art on The O.C., the unproduced Buffy the Vampire Slayer cartoon, The Escapist and My Dead Girlfriend. His latest project is the all-ages text-and-prose graphic novel Frankie Pickle and the Closet of Doom, the tale of an imaginative […]
Michael Malone first had the idea for his latest novel, The Four Corners of the Sky, in 1999, while on a college road trip with his daughter Maggie. At a stop at Annapolis, Maggie posed next to a jet plane and made a comment about wanting to fly one someday. “The image of what that […]
N.C. State teacher and author John Kessel discusses his second Nebula award John Kessel, director of the creative writing program at N.C. State University, now holds an unusual record. “I am now the person who has gone the longest between his first and second Nebula—26 years,” he says. “Pretty good, huh?” The Nebula is the […]
A look at the recent Triangle Game Conference in Raleigh
CRANK: HIGH VOLTAGE—Either the finest American film released this year or a racist, sexist mess, depending on who you ask, this sequel to the 2006 ultra-shoot-’em-up literally revives Jason Statham’s Chev Chelios as he’s forced to retrieve his stolen heart (yes, you read that correctly), while keeping his battery-powered replacement charged through electrocution and public […]