Gene Luen Yang on BOXERS AND SAINTS

Award-Winning BOXERS AND SAINTS – Gene Luen Yang’s Two-Perspective Historical GN by Zack Smith, Newsarama Contributor Date: 29 January 2014 Time: 05:00 PM ET CREDIT: Gene Luen Yang View full size image Gene Luen Yang’s already earned widespread acclaim for everything for such works asAmerican Born Chinese and writing the Avatar: The Last Airbender graphic novels for Dark […]

Tom Scioli on TRANSFORMERS/G.I. JOE at IDW

Scioli’s Ultimate 80s Team-Up: TRANSFORMERS / G.I. JOE by Zack Smith, Newsarama Contributor Date: 09 January 2014 Time: 11:00 AM ET CREDIT: IDW View full size image We’ll be blunt: We love ‘80s cartoons. We love the insane Kirby-style riffs of writer/artist Tom Scioli (Gødland, American Barbarian). So when we found out Scioli was going […]

Antony Johnston on THE FUSE

COMICS Antony Johnston lights THE FUSE at Image Comics by Zack Smith, Newsarama Contributor Date: 03 January 2014 Time: 12:00 PM ET CREDIT: Image Comics View full size image Antony Johnston is no stranger to scifi worlds with his long-running post-apocalpytic series Wasteland at Oni. Now, the prolific creator is headed offworld with The Fuse, a new SF […]

Best Articles of 2013 Compilation

Here are the most best things I wrote this past year.  I think this averages out to one great piece per week.  I am pleased by this. COMIC BOOKS The Strange History of Marvel Comics’ ULTIMATE ADVENTURES with Hawk-Owl and Woody Peter Milligan and Brendan McCarthy, Pt.1 Milligan and McCarthy, Pt.2 Jeffrey Brown on VADER’S […]

ADVENTURE TIME: “Grocery Time” Pt.2 is Out!

    SELF PROMOTION! The conclusion to my ADVENTURE TIME story with artist Brad McGinty, “Grocery Time,” is out in stores this week in ADVENTURE TIME #22!   You can buy an e-copy on ComiXology here. To answer two possible questions: 1) Yes, Part One ran two months ago in issue #20.  No, I don’t […]

My REGULAR SHOW Comic, “Sombrero World,” is Out This Week! SCRIPT WITH COMMENTARY!

And now for a special presentation! This Wednesday, August 28, sees the release of REGULAR SHOW #3 from KaBOOM!.  It is the first comic I have written that has appeared in a hard-copy form that you can buy in comic book stores and have to pay money to get. STREET CRED, yo. Well, I only […]

Frank Cammuso on KNIGHTS OF THE LUNCH TABLE

Frank Cammuso first made a splash with his acclaimed series Max Hamm, Fairy Tale Detective. His work there got him noticed by Scholastic Books, which led to his new full-color graphic novel series Knights of the Lunch Table. The first volume, The Dodgeball Chronicles, introduces us to Artie King, newest student at Camelot Middle School. […]

Colleen Coover on X-MEN: FIRST CLASS and More

A Colleen Coover Catch Up – All Things Marvel and More By Zack Smith posted: 2008-06-11 16:52:00 ET It’s impossible not to smile when you see Colleen Coover’s art. The Portland-based artist, previously known for her adult-oriented series Small Favors and the more kid-friendly Banana Sunday from Oni, has gained a new and massive fan […]