The Daily Dot : comics
26  mars     13h59
Who is Marvel’s forgotten supersoldier, Isaiah Bradley?
Gavia Baker-Whitelaw    This post includes spoilers for episode 2 of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. In between some fast-paced fight scenes and Sam Bucky banter, this week’s Falcon and the Winter Soldier introduced an important new element to the Captain America mythos: Isaiah Bradley. Played by 69-year-old actor...
25  mars     20h09
Marvel Comics is getting a new distributor
Michelle Jaworski    For decades, Marvel, like many comics publishers, has relied on a single company to distribute comics. But, as DC Comics did last year, Marvel is now turning to another publisher to get its comics out to comic book stores. Marvel announced Thursday that it signed a multi-year, exclusive deal with...
23  mars     12h52
Keanu Reeves’ controversial Kickstarter comic will become a Netflix movie
Gavia Baker-Whitelaw    Crowdfunding really can make dreams come true This week, a little-known actor named Keanu Reeves got a Netflix deal for his Kickstarter-funded comic. A Hollywood miracle How else would he have attracted Netflix’s attention? Anyway, congrats to Reeves and the co-creators of BRZRKR, an action...
09  mars     18h06
Luke Cage is being rebooted as a cop and no one is here for it
Gavia Baker-Whitelaw    An upcoming Marvel comic is facing criticism this week, thanks to a tone-deaf choice to reboot the Black superhero Luke Cage as a cop. Created in the 1970s, Luke Cage originally took inspiration from the blaxploitation genre. And while earlier iterations sometimes included dubious elements by white...
04  février     15h09
Marvel called out for anti-Semitic imagery in Immortal Hulk’ comic
Gavia Baker-Whitelaw    The latest issue of Marvel’s Immortal Hulk garnered negative attention on Wednesday after readers noticed anti-Semitic imagery in one of the panels. It looked like a classic dog whistle: something subtle enough to fly under the radar among non-Jewish readers, while feeling obvious to anyone...
02  février     19h39
Artist says filmmakers of award-winning short directly plagiarized his comic
Audra Schroeder    Artist and illustrator Adam Ellis accused filmmakers of festival short Keratin of plagiarizing his comic. On Monday, Ellis posted a thread about the allegations, laying out several shots from Andrew Butler and James Wilson’s new short film next to nearly identical panels from his comic, which...
17  novembre     18h03
Smut Peddler’s Sordid Past’ Kickstarter promises raunchy historical comics
Ana Valens    Iron Circus Comics’ popular adult comics series Smut Peddler is back with its sixth anthology, and this one is all about raunchy historically accurate fiction. From now until Dec. 4, fans can back Smut Peddler Presents: Sordid Past on Kickstarter and receive their copy in time for the summer. ...
03  novembre     14h19
DC Comics is introducing a nonbinary version of the Flash
Gavia Baker-Whitelaw    DC and Marvel have been pretty slow when it comes to trans and nonbinary representation, but DC’s upcoming Future State crossover event will introduce an exciting new character: Kid Quick, a nonbinary addition to the Flash franchise. Future State will launch a bunch of new comics for iconic DC...
19  octobre     16h05
Is Marvel planning a live-action Spider-Verse’?
Gavia Baker-Whitelaw    Rumors are swirling about Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire appearing in the sequel to Spider-Man: Far From Home, with Sony releasing an ambiguous response: Those rumored castings are not confirmed. As Coming Soon points out, this phrasing isn’t an outright denial. It suggests that the actors may...
18  septembre     16h58
DC Universe rebrands itself solely as a comic book service
Michelle Jaworski    Two years after the launch of DC Universe, DC Comics’ niche streaming platform is getting a makeover. DC Comics announced Friday its plans to transform DC Universe which offered original shows, films, and access to DC’s comics archive into DC Universe Infinite. It described DC Universe Infinite...