GRAPHIC CONNECTION

GRAPHIC CONNECTION

By DCE Editorial Friday, September 17th, 2010
Lot’s of great comics and lots of great press coverage this week! Let’s kick it off with CUBA: MY REVOLUTION. Features and positive reviews ran in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, LATINA MAGAZINE, AM NEW YORK, EL NUEVO HERALD,WIRED, CBR, IGN, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY and LARGE HEARTED BOY. Author Inverna Lockpez and, in case you missed him earlier this week at Midtown Comics, artist Dean Haspiel will be appearing together in NYC next month (details below). Saturday, October 2 4:00-7:00pm at the Kentler International Drawing Space 353 Van Brunt Street, (RED HOOK) Brooklyn, New York There will be an opening reception and talk moderated by Calvin Reid Cuba drawings by Inverna Lockpez and drawings from the book by Dean Haspiel will be on display through December 12th. Wednesday, October 6 7:00 pm BookCourt 163 Court Street Brooklyn, NY Reading with art, Q&A, and book signing THE UNWRITTEN Volume 2 and the amazing Many Lives of Lizzie Hexam issue #17 have received fantastic reviews from AOL’s COMICS ALLIANCE, TIME OUT CHICAGO, and IGN while issue #17 is io9 and IFANBOY’s Pick of the Week! In fact, Blair Butler raved that Volume 2 is "Brilliant. . . . All leads to a final gorgeously illustrated chapter that takes a tragic look at children's literature. . . it's a showstopper. . . . May be the smartest thing on store shelves right now," on G4 TV ATTACK OF THE SHOW's FRESH INK segment. AIN’T IT COOL NEWS featured an interview with AMERICAN VAMPIRE series creator and writer Scott Snyder in which he discusses both his Vertigo project and his upcoming run on the DCU’s DETECTIVE COMICS. And JOE THE BARBARIAN #7 made TIME/TECHLAND’s Pull List and io9’s Pick of the Week! Happy reading and have a wonderful weekend!