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Jen Bartel wins best cover artist Eisner award

July 21, 2019

Jen Bartel, the artist behind Image’s Blackbird as well as the cover artist for numerous books from DC, Image, Marvel and Vault including Marvel’s Tales series, has won the 2019 Eisner award for Best Cover Artist at this year’s San Diego Comic Con ceremony for her work on Blackbird and Submerged. 

Comic Book Movie Old Guard Starring Charlize Theron Lands At Netflix

February 21, 2019

Skydance films is producing The Old Guard, with Gina Prince-Bythewood (Cloak & Dagger) on board to direct, and Rucka himself is signed on to write the screenplay adaptation based on his own original material. his item about? What makes it interesting? 

Blackbird Panel X Interview

January 23, 2019

This issue features an interview with the Blackbird team on their work, as well as a series of in-depth articles about the comics, including a look at the process of putting a page of Blackbird together. There's an exclusive Strip Panel Naked piece on storytelling approach, alongside other features on theme and story.

The Major Is On The Hunt In This Gripping Look Inside The Ghost In The Shell Comic Anthology

October 02, 2018

Ghost in the Shell is one of manga’s most revered and beloved series. Later this month, similar to its previous Attack on Titan anthology, Kodansha is releasing a new collection of stories by Western creators in the Ghost in the Shell universe—and we’ve got an exclusive look inside.

Interview: Jen Bartel Discusses the Magical Artwork of 'Blackbird'

September 11, 2018 contributor Chase Magnett interviewed Bartel about the upcoming series, how it was developed, what makes it stand out, and how she is makes a big impression in Blackbird #1.

SDCC: ComiXology Originals Immediately Debuts Four News Series

July 18, 2018

The creator-owned ranks of Amazon subsidiary comiXology have swelled since the announcement of comiXology Originals last year.

Comics Industry Asks ‘NYT’ to Restore Graphic Bestseller Lists

February 07, 2018

A little more than a year since the New York Times eliminated a number of bestseller lists—including the graphic novel and manga lists—literary agent Charlie Olsen has collected more than 900 signatures on a letter appealing to the paper to restore the comics lists.

Slaves For Gods Volume 1 Review

September 30, 2017

Overall, what started out feeling like a Black Sabbath song, is even more profound than its backspace description had defined it.

Amazon Commissions Three New Sci-Fi Shows: Lazarus, Snow Crash, and Ringworld

September 29, 2017

Lazarus' Greg Rucka tells Ars he can't wait to show more world than what fits on the page.

Six Comics With Vinyl to Read and Listen To Simultaneously

September 22, 2017

These six graphic novels were meant to be experienced with their soundtracks.

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