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Graphic Novel 'The Tragedy Series' Illustrates Life's Many Absurdities

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 03.19.2015 | Books

Imagine a pair of star-crossed lovers, kept apart only by one's darkest secret -- instead of hands, she has a huge, unwieldy pair of lobster claws. To...

Movie Review: Kingsman: The Secret Service -- Bloody Entertaining

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.12.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When James Bond rebooted with Daniel Craig in Casino Royale, the blend of old-school spy tale and modern-action sensibility seemed right -- if still a little restrained. Imagine now what would happen if James Bond were put in the hands of someone who was willing to not just rethink the secret-agent film but blow it up all together.

4 Things I Learned When I Wrote Macbeth

Ian Lendler | Posted 12.08.2014 | Books
Ian Lendler

For me, Macbeth is the play that I co-wrote with Shakespeare. Okay, technically I just adapted it into a graphic novel for kids, but by sticking my head under the hood and seeing how the play's engine worked, I learned some interesting things along the way.

Yoga Deepens Its Roots in the West

Ravé Mehta | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Ravé Mehta

What happens when over 3,000 yoga practitioners converge in the middle of the high desert to celebrate four days of yoga, kirtan, and music? Bhakti...

A Graphic Novella Tribute To Arcade Fire's 'Funeral'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.17.2014 | Arts

Arcade Fire's beloved 2004 album "Funeral" turns 10 years old this week. According to Wondering Sound senior editor Jayson Greene, it's a "seismic eve...

Graphic Novel Perfectly Captures Post-Grad Life

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 09.02.2014 | Books

The rise of the realist graphic novel is a logical shift for the genre; who says comics need to be funny or fantastic? With his debut book Shoplifter,...

These Stereotypes About OkCupid Are Totally True

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.15.2014 | Books

Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel, a new graphic novel that humorously catalogs the tribulations of post-divorce dating, has been lauded as "Girls" for grown...

This Graphic Novel Is The Abortion Story That Needs To Be Heard

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.19.2014 | Arts

It's a handbook for something hard, artist Leah Hayes writes on Kickstarter. It's a "very special illustrated book," she adds. It's a "graphic novel ...

STEM Contest Inspires Kids to Invent Our Future

Ravé Mehta | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
Ravé Mehta

If we can develop a better system to engage, empower and enable our children to innovate faster than our world systems decay, then our kids could not only save our world, they could reinvent our future!

J. J. Grandville and His Fantastic Creatures

Boria Sax | Posted 05.17.2014 | Arts
Boria Sax

They give new dimensions to what might otherwise be stereotypes. People are bestial while animals are human. Comic characters are sad, and tragic ones are funny. Nothing is ever what you expected.

Learning from Arthur: New Research on Anti-bullying Awareness

Julie Dobrow | Posted 04.26.2014 | Education
Julie Dobrow

As the platform of broadcast television continues to be melded with interactive platforms like graphic novels, it becomes ever more important to design research that will explore whether educational messages can be more powerfully reinforced.

Tesla Comic Inspires STEM Learning

Ravé Mehta | Posted 04.12.2014 | Education
Ravé Mehta

If we are to truly solve our energy crisis, then we must engage a lot more children today in learning about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). With our current education system, we are going in the opposite direction.

JFK and the Unspeakable as a 'Comic' Book -- A Good Thing?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 01.26.2014 | Books
Jerry Ashton

One man in particular feels that what has been missing to this point has been a rendering of a major book in graphic novel. That person is Seth Reuben Jacobson, co-author along with the illustrator, Oliver Hine.

Classic Children's Book Turned Into Graphic Novel

Hope Larson | Posted 11.21.2012 | Books
Hope Larson

All that time living inside Ms. L'Engle's story has changed my work, and changed me, in ways I don't fully understand. My universe is bigger now, more layered, deeper-and yet, the far places are not so far away.

PHOTOS: 'The Art Of War' Graphic Novel

Kelly Roman | Posted 10.10.2012 | Books
Kelly Roman

By 2007, I had spent a year writing full time for the first time in my life, struggling to identify the best approach to adapting Sun Tzu's The Art of War into a graphic novel.

Movies Ready for Reassessment

Mark Juddery | Posted 10.07.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

So Vertigo -- a 1957 flop that was greeted with bad reviews ("another Hitchcock-and-bull story") -- is now apparently the greatest film every made.

Matjames Metson's "Method Attic": The Lost and Forgotten Transformed

Lisa Derrick | Posted 09.28.2012 | Arts
Lisa Derrick


WATCH: Are Comic Books the Next Cool Medium for Journalism?

Bill Moyers | Posted 09.24.2012 | Media
Bill Moyers


PHOTOS: Anthony Bourdain Releases Ultra-Violent Graphic Novel

Posted 06.27.2012 | Home

Anthony Bourdain has been a writer for some time now, but normally his books are focused around one of two subjects: food or crime. So you can't be al...

NATO Schamto! Comics: Philosophy and Practice Conference is Big News

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 07.22.2012 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

NATO?! Whatever. The big news of the weekend was the three-day conference at the University of Chicago's new Logan Arts Center, "Comics: Philosophy and Practice," where some of the greatest comics artists and graphic novelists took the stage.

PHOTOS: Graphic Illustrations Of Animal Cruelty

Sue Coe | Posted 07.17.2012 | Books
Sue Coe

Hidden in dark sheds, force fed other species body parts and waste, animals exist and die for the propaganda of "meat," that it tastes good, and is good for us. Nothing is further from the truth.

Rosario Dawson’s Next Role is 'Graphic'

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 03.29.2012 | Latino Voices

Rosario Dawson is best known for her sexy role as the machine-gun wielding dominatrix Gail in Frank Miller’s graphic novel adaptation “Sin City”...


Lanie Zipoy | Posted 05.13.2012 | Home
Lanie Zipoy

How do you transform a moving graphic novel about loss into a theater piece? "This is maybe the hardest thing I've ever done in the theater," Director Kathleen Amshoff says.

The U.S. Constitution: What If You Could Explain the Crafting of This Document in Less Than an Hour?

Kate Kelly | Posted 04.28.2012 | Education
Kate Kelly

The United States Constitution is one of the most influential political documents of all time, and it is the cornerstone that supports our liberty. ...

Michael Hudson Is Pulp Fiction

Alexandra Holzer | Posted 04.02.2012 | Books
Alexandra Holzer

Last month we sat down with graphics novel head writer Martin Powell who writes for many publications including Pulp 2.0, Dark Horse Comics, and now O...