Comic books take their inspiration wherever they can find it, even works of great literature. ‘Course, that doesn’t mean the resulting comics are going to be themselves great… Welcome to Ten Things!
This week, Papercutz brings Tales from the Crypt to comic shops and speciality stores as part of the company’s Super Genius imprint.
Press Release IDW Limited announced today the release of a signed, limited-edition version of FELDSTEIN: The MAD Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein, signed by artist Al Feldstein and author Grant Geissman. Al Feldstein is best known for his work as an artist/writer/ editor in the 1950s at the legendary EC Comics group, and for his nearly three decades of work as the editor of MAD magazine. Feldstein was inducted to the Will Eisner Hall of Fame in 2003, and was awarded the Bram Stoker Lifetime Achievement award in 2011. Limited to 500 signed and numbered copies, this deluxe
Press Release As announced during the Diamond Retailer Lunch at Comic-Con 2013, the publishing maverick Dark Horse Comics, known for the best in both new and original material as well as archiving comics’ most important works, announced one of its biggest undertakings yet!
Press Release IDW Publishing is proud to announce an Artist’s Edition like no other—The Best of EC COMICS Artist’s Edition, Volume One. This massive book will measure 15″ x 22″, the same size as both the Wally Wood and MAD Artist’s Editions, and will contain stellar works by Al Williamson, Harvey Kurtzman, Bernie Krigstein, Johnny Craig, and others. Additionally, there will be an art gallery of classic covers—including the peerless Weird Science-Fantasy #29 by Frank Frazetta.
Press Release Fantagraphics Books President and Co-Publisher Gary Groth announced today at Comic-Con International that it has entered into a publishing agreement with William M. Gaines Agent, Inc. to publish the EC Comics Library, beginning in Summer 2012. The announcement teams two of the most storied comics publishers in history and aims to reintroduce the timeless work of EC to contemporary readers.
During MSP#44, Dr. Peter Coogan mentioned a re-enactment of EC Comics publisher and co-editor Bill Gaines testimony before the Senate Subcommittee on Juvenile Delinquency in 1954.Â The video isn’t that great, and the audio spots in places, but you’ll get the idea of how crazy Fredric Wertham’s Seduction of the Innocent made people during the time. Here’s Part 1 Parts 2 and 3 after the jump.