Mathew Sterling arrested at Phoenix Comicon for attempted murder

A 29-year-old man showed up at the Phoenix Comicon on Thursday armed with an array of weapons with the intent to kill police officers and one of the original Power Rangers. Phoenix police arrested Mathew Sterling on suspicion of attempted murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, wearing body armor during the commission of a … Continue reading “Mathew Sterling arrested at Phoenix Comicon for attempted murder”

Canadian comic artist stoped at border over plans to do commissions at C2E2

Canadian Comic book artist Gisele Lagace was stopped at the U.S. border and denied entry when she admitted she was entering the U.S. to do commission work at this weekend’s C2E2 in Chicago. From her Facebook post about the incident: Welp, no C2E2 for me. Was refused entry at the border. They kept pressing about the comics I … Continue reading “Canadian comic artist stoped at border over plans to do commissions at C2E2”

Peter David asks his fans to pay his taxes

Comic book and Star Trek novel writer Peter David is in trouble. He has a massive tax bill due and he doesn’t have the money to pay it. As of now, he owes $88,000 in back taxes, interest, and penalties. All this is from money he earned making a Canadian kid’s TV show called Space … Continue reading “Peter David asks his fans to pay his taxes”

Gail Simone’s new policy on writing comics

Comic book writer Gail Simone went to Twitter today to share her new policy about the comic books she will write in the future: I am not writing any more comics without LGBTQ and poc characters, period. It’s weird we have to even make that declaration. — GAIL SIMONE (@GailSimone) December 8, 2016 The abbreviation … Continue reading “Gail Simone’s new policy on writing comics”

There is a new Superman and he is Chinese

I haven’t been following what’s going on in the world of comic books these days, especially superhero comic books. Movies have taken the place of actual comic books when it comes to superhero storytelling. It would seem that I’ve been missing a lot. For instance, Superman is now Chinese. It appears from the cover art … Continue reading “There is a new Superman and he is Chinese”

Mark Waid sounds absolutely insane

Comic book writer Mark Waid wrote a long post on Facebook sharing is his feelings on the 2016 presidential election. Spoiler alert, he’s not too happy about how it turned out. Donald Trump won and Hillary lost. I’m not happy with Trump being our president either. I wouldn’t have been happy to have Clinton as … Continue reading “Mark Waid sounds absolutely insane”