Mark Waid, Antarctic Press, and the current state of comics

Longtime comic book writer Mark Waid reportedly didn’t like the fact that Antarctic Press, a small independent comic publisher, was publishing Jawbreakers: Lost Souls. It’s a comic book written by Richard C. Meyer with art by Jon Malin and Brett Smith. The project has had a very successful run on Indiegogo, a crowdfunding website. That’s a bit of an understatement. The … Continue reading “Mark Waid, Antarctic Press, and the current state of comics”

Diversity & Comics ringtone: ‘Are you a racist?’

In Diversity & Comics episode, C.B. Cebulski Needs To Clean House At Marvel Comics…Starting With Max Bemis’ Mouth, there was a funny bit about a New York City hot dog vendor ensuring that his customers weren’t racist or transphobic before he would sell them a hot dog. Having personally purchased hot dogs on the street in New … Continue reading “Diversity & Comics ringtone: ‘Are you a racist?’”

Marvel Comics fires Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso

It finally looks like there is a light at the end of the tunnel, and for once it’s not a freight train hauling a load of weapons-grade Ebola. Marvel Comics fired Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso, the man responsible for every stupid move at Marvel Comics. Turning Iron Man into a 15-year-old black girl with big hair, that was Alonso. … Continue reading “Marvel Comics fires Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso”