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Here’s a round up of some of the best comics we’ve seen online recently. If we missed something, let us know in the comments below.
Emily Carroll’s new graphic novel won’t arrive until August, but you can tide yourself over with two new comics on the creator’s website.
The first, A Pretty Place, is likely one you won’t see in print, or if you do, it won’t be the same experience. It’s an interactive comic about someone “visiting their lady,” and you can click around a map of the house to see what happens. If you’re familiar with Carroll’s work, then you can guess this is less of a romance and more of a horror comic.
Speaking of which, Carroll has also posted a fan comic for the game Bloodborne by FromSoftware.
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His collaboration with Kagan McLeod, ‘Kaptara,’ will also return as a digital comic.
Chip Zdarsky is the latest creator to sign on as a premium content provider for Substack. In what has been an eventful week for the email newsletter platform, Zdarsky joins Skottie Young, James Tynion IV, Saladin Ahmed and others in posting comics through their newsletters for those willing to pay.
“So, last year I finished illustrating Sex Criminals. It was bittersweet. The bitter was that I loved creating it and was sad to see it go,” Zdarsky wrote. “The sweet was that my hand was a mashed mess of mincemeat from drawing and colouring 31 issues of a book and it was nice to kick back and relax and instead write 13 books for Marvel and DC. But then I had an idea. And now, like an absolute moron, I’m destroying my hand again.”
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Denton J. Tipton and Kagan McLeod will bring the YouTube Premium show to comics this fall.
You’ll be seeing more of Danny’s baby browns this fall, as IDW Publishing has announced a new miniseries featuring characters from The Karate Kid.
Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues will continue the story set up in the YouTube Premium program Cobra Kai, which is a continuation of the story set up in the original movies. Denton J. Tipton and Kagan McLeod are the creative team. Tipton is a group editor at IDW and has written their X-Files comics, while McLeod is an illustrator whose drawings have appeared in numerous publications; he also created the excellent graphic novel Infinite Kung fu.
“I saw The Karate Kid for the first time during a lock-in at the Y. The skeleton costumes captured my attention, while the Miyagi-isms pulled me into the story. And like everyone else at the time, I caught Karate Kid fever. Fast-forward 35 years, and being just a small part of the franchise has made me feel young and inspired all over again,” said Tipton.
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Featured artists include Ryan North, Kate Beaton, Johnnie Christmas, Michael Cho, Jeff Lemire, Chip Zdarsky and more.
If your walls crave some comic art love, The Pushpin has your hookup. The new site is selling giclée prints featuring artwork by Kate Beaton, Johnnie Christmas, Michael Cho, Jeff Lemire, Sarah Lazarovic, Christian Northeast and many more. In addition, they’re selling Pushpin Originals, which are exclusive prints by Kagan McLeod, Ryan North and Chip Zdarsky — including Zdarsky’s humorous “Solar System” print.
“Science is more important than ever. And even more important than science, is letting people know how much you love science,” Zdarsky said about his Pushpin Original. ”So I wanted to create a poster that could convey to your houseguests that you’d be perfectly at home retweeting Neil deGrasse Tyson, or that you read National Geographic magazines as a kid. My highly informative information graphic on THE SOLAR SYSTEM™ does just that.”
Science teachers may have some issues with it:
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