Diamond announces the first round of titles coming to comic shops May 2.
Diamond Comics Distributors has announced the 12 Gold Sponsor comics that will be making their way into comic shops on May 2 for Free Comic Book Day 2020.
The selections, which were chosen by a committee of more than 20 comics retailers, include some fun choices, promoting new projects by Tom Scioli, Jeffrey Brown, Robert Kirkman and Chris Samnee, Neil Gaiman and more. Oh, and Vin Diesel!
“The quality of titles from publisher applicants made for some tough
choices this year,” said Ashton Greenwood, Free Comic Book Day
spokesperson. “It’s a solid indicator that Free Comic Book Day truly is
the ideal event to showcase the best titles you can find in comic book
shops. We can’t wait to once again share the FCBD experience with fans
and everyone who loves comic books.”
Here’s the rundown of what to expect, and you cna look for the Silver Sponsor titles later this week.
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The cartoonist and educator discusses the Kickstarter campaign for his latest project, ‘From Truth with Truth: Kinda a Graphic Memoir.’
Lawrence Lindell is the cartoonist, educator and artist behind comics like Couldn’t Afford Therapy, So I Made This and From Black Boy with Love. In these and other projects, Lindell has found ways to make deeply personal work that manages to be both informative for other people, but also therapeutic for himself. Reading a lot of his comics shows that Lindell has an inventive visual style and has repeatedly found many really striking ways to capture so many mental and emotional states, and convey these feelings to readers.
Right now he’s kickstarting From Truth with Truth: Kinda a Graphic Memoir. Lindell was kind enough to answer a few questions about graduate school, his interest in teaching and his new book, which is being crowdfunded until the end of the month
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