Anyone know about reading comic books on Kindle, Nook, iPad, etc? [more inside]
I'm suddenly very interested in stories, novels, films, music, poems, and comics/graphic narratives that take insanity, altered states of consciousness, and/or terminal illness as a primary theme. My general preference is for science fiction and speculative fiction, but suggestions from other genres would be very good as well. [more inside]
I loved "Batman: Year One." What do I read next? [more inside]
I read a volume of a comic/manga when I was younger. Please help me find it. [more inside]
I haven't historically had much exposure to comic books or graphic novels, but I just whipped through the entire Walking Dead series and found it highly engrossing and enjoyable. What other stuff in a similar vein have I been missing out on that I might I like?
Find me books and other media about girl gamers, please! Any type of gamer can apply. I've already got 'I Kill Giants', 'Halting State' and 'This Is Not A Game'. Are there any other media that portrays gamers of the female variety?
I like comic books. I was recently given an iPad as a gift. I understand that the iPad is a great appliance for reading comic books. How do I get started? [more inside]
Need A Name filter: For a blog that discusses online sales of Marvel Comics items. Hoping for something that is reminiscent or referencing something from Marvel Comics. [more inside]
Long shot: This one (amateur?) Finnish cartoonist had a personal web site in the late nineties. The comics were long, and I remember a part in which doctors operated on a man to figure out what was wrong with him, and they pulled out a Saab and Jimmy Hendrix. [more inside]
Who is being parodied in Guys, the eleventh volume of Dave Sim's Cerebus? [more inside]
Books or graphic novels with very sarcastic characters that might be suitable for YA readers? [more inside]
What blogs are geared to beginning drawing/dry media artists? Specifically, I enjoy artists dissecting their sketches for gesture, construction, perspective, lighting, etc. There are a million boring tutorial sites, but who is giving out nuggets of drawing wisdom in a more abbreviated, blog format? [more inside]
Comixology got me into comics (Fables, which I was already reading, excepted). I'm currently following Sandman and Y: The Last Man, and I'd appreciate suggestions on what else I should try reading. Comixology's current roster of comics. Criteria and a few thoughts of my own below the fold. [more inside]
Criminal Justice & Spider-man filter: According to the New York Times, the judge responsible for the invention of home-arrest monitoring bracelets was inspired by a Spider-man comic. Help me find that comic! [more inside]
I have two boxes of (mostly Silver and Broze-era) comic books. One just sold at an estate sale for $4200. How do I figure out how much the other one is actually worth? [more inside]
Not quite book-filter: I'm looking for graphic novels (or comics wrapped up as TPBs) with astounding artwork. I've long since given up following comics as they come out, so I'm interested in any artists doing great things with the medium. [more inside]
What is this humorous webcomic about a woman who uses a time machine to try and fix her teenage mistakes? [more inside]
Never been to a scifi/comic convention: help me change this! Especially if I can only attend 1 in the next few years, what would you recommend as the most fun convention for me (1) in Eastern Canada? or (2) in North America? [more inside]
I'm re-learning how to draw, and particularly interested in illustration/cartooning. Looking for resources that will aid me in my quest. [more inside]
Where can I find a list of Cathy comic strips involving her, Irving and the dishwasher? [more inside]
Tips for creating a comic book? [more inside]
Other graphic novels like Scott Pilgrim. Can you recommend them to me? [more inside]
I want to get educated on a number of DC Comics characters by reading easily available graphic novels and trade paperbacks. What should I read? (Characters and caveats inside). [more inside]
Looking for specific recommendations for fun, erotic comic books for a hetero woman. [more inside]
How do we sell comics easily, without knowing much about them? [more inside]
A two parter: My brother is visiting LA (and Orange County) in a few weeks. Where are the cool comic book stores? And, considering that he doesn't favor super hero comics, what comics should he check out? [more inside]
What long-running superhero comic book monthlies are currently putting out really good story arcs, art, or otherwise have a creative team that sets them apart? Like is Green Lantern having a great year? Uncanny X-men? [more inside]
My girlfriend is turning 32 on Saturday. The Girl Genius comic is almost the perfect present, but not quite. Please help me find an fun present. [more inside]
I would like to go to some portion of Comic Con 2010. How do I get in? [more inside]
I need a list of video games adapted from books (or graphic novels). [more inside]
Are there good online resources for examples of the early work of a modern illustrator or comic artist? [more inside]
What are your top five items for an adult graphic novel collection in a public library? Our system is looking at the possibility of creating a new section for adult graphic novels (right now we have the majority of them in YA, and the remainder interfiled through non-fic), and I was asked my opinion on new titles that we could buy to fill out the ranks. [more inside]
ComicsFilter: How can I find Cuba in comics or graphic novels? [more inside]
What are Personality Comics like?
How do you reread comics that are part of a large shared universe? [more inside]
Can anyone tell me what the deal is with 'red' Batman?
[RussianComicsFilter] What is this comic strip I used to read back in Russia? (NB: Probably did not originate in Russia) [more inside]
Help me figure out if my dream comics career is worth pursuing. No wait, that's too easy to answer. [more inside]
I am looking for sites where I can read classic comic books online. Any suggestions?
Where online can I find masterful montages for design reference and inspiration? [more inside]
How would you recommend I structure a comic + blog, where the comic is the "main attraction" but the blog, which follows the comic's main theme, updates more frequently? [more inside]
Help me become a better (comic book style) artist so I can illustrate my own scripts. I need to become better at sketching, primarily. The human figure mainly, but also backgrounds and layouts. I don't have $$ for an extensive course, so I'm looking primarily for books and online tutorials. (I also need to find artists to illustrate scripts I don't have time to do myself, if anyone's interested.) Thanks.
I'm looking for an old site (late 90's) called something like "homage or ripoff", where people posted examples of comic book artists copying artwork (side by side). The user could then vote if it was a ripoff or an homage. Any help? [more inside]
Name your favorite cowboy and western-themed comics. [more inside]
There seems to be a long-form project by several writers to break DC Comics' fourth wall in a fundamental, structural way. What are some of the things that make the DC universe fictional-within-itself, and is there a sort of goal in mind? [more inside]
Can you recommend some non-violent French-language comics that would appeal to someone who has never read comics before?
My aunt is a librarian for a bilingual French-English primary school, and has mentioned that she is resistant to buying comics/graphic novels for the library because she thinks they are non-literary. I really enjoy reading comics, and would like to suggest something she could read that would prove that comics can be just as satisfying as novels. They don't necessarily have to be child-suitable, in fact it would be ideal to find a literary adult (not 'adult') comic that she would enjoy. [more inside]
I'm looking for examples from literature, comic books, film, and other media, in which a character, for no clear reason (or unexpectedly), is a cowboy. [more inside]
Please help me find manga and/or anime that has a story that would appeal to a mature audience, but without "mature" content. [more inside]
I'm looking for graphic novels/comics with a narrator and a separate (non-narrator) main character. [more inside]