Minorities in cartoons: Jason (“Love and Capes”)

Jason and Charlotte, Love and Capes

This week’s minorities in cartoons entry is Jason, a supporting character in the comic series “Love and Capes” by Thom Zahler. Jason’s first appearance is in “Love and Capes” (first series) #8 in 2008. Jason is an employee at the bookstore owned by Abby; he was hired to replace the then-departed Charlotte, Abby’s sister and … Read more

Comics I’ve been reading lately (June 2013)

I thought I’d post an update (from the February entry) on noteworthy comics I’ve been reading lately. While I’m still reading the same books from February, here’s a few others to add… DC digital comics While I bailed on the “New 52” a long time ago, I do still read DC’s non-canonical comics, including their … Read more

C2E2 2013 summary

I’ve finished attending yet another C2E2 comic-con in Chicago. Here’s a summary of my experiences at this year’s show: The line this year to get in was long as usual. For some reason, I didn’t see a ton of costumes while in line, though two guys near me were dressed as (in their words) “Batman … Read more

Anthony wins “Love and Capes” Twitter contest

As those of you who’ve followed me on Twitter might recall, I’ve won a Twitter contest held by “Love and Capes” cartoonist Thom Zahler. The prize? A free T-shirt featuring the comic’s stars, plus a drawing of one of the characters (Mark as the Crusader)! Thanks, Mr. Zahler… Here’s a shot of each: Despite having … Read more

The best and worst of 2012 in comics

Since it’s time for “end of 2012” lists aplenty, I thought I’d get in as well. And since everything seems to be couched in “best of”/”worst of” lists, I’ll go that route as well. So let’s start off with a look back at the best and the worst of comics over the past year. Best … Read more

Anthony’s miscellaneous comics picks for March 2013

Here’s what’s of interest from various comics companies for March 2013. IDW Full solicitations available here. Popeye #11, $4 Popeye TPB, vol. 2, $N/A Love and Capes: What to Expect TPB, $N/A Boom Studios Full solicitations available here. Garfield #11, $4 Garfield vol. 2 TPB, $14 Peanuts #7, $4 Comic strips None. Comments “Love and … Read more