5 Must-Read Sherlock Holmes Graphic Novels

There is a plethora of Sherlock Holmes adaptations and spin-offs to read, but is there a best Sherlock Holmes graphic novel? The fictional super-detective, Sherlock Holmes and real-life serial killer, Jack the Ripper, have often met in fiction, like Lindsay Faye‘s novel Dust and Shadow: An Account of the Ripper Killings by Dr. John H. … Read more

Should All Comic Book Creators Be Knowledgable About Superheroes?

If anyone asks you, “What do you do for a living,” and you tell them you’re a comic book creator, they expect you to be knowledgeable about superheroes. All comic books do not consist of superheroes, and comic books (like The Adventures of Obadiah Oldbuck in 1837 and The Funnies in 1929) pre-date superheroes. In … Read more

7 Manga Recommendations

Now, I recognize that Manga isn’t for everyone. It can be rather niche, but let’s explore the genre a little bit. The questions that are asked fairly often are: Where does Manga come from? Is it literature? What’s the difference between a comic book, a graphic novel, and a Manga? All very valid questions and … Read more