Coming-of-age drama Essex County, adapted from Jeff Lemire’s series of short stories set in his hometown of Detroit-adjacent Essex County, Ontario, Canada, will be developed for Canada’s CBC network.
Peter Bagge has one of the most unpredictable careers in comics, from his 1990s cult comic book Hate to his recent bestselling graphic novel about sex-education pioneer Margaret Sanger. In between, he’s drawn dark comedy series like Sweatshop and Apocalypse Nerd, political comics for Reason magazine, and some of…
It hasn’t even been a year since we had to say goodbye to Legend of Korra and we’re already nostalgic for it. But the good news is that we know what Korra co-creator Bryan Konietzko is doing next: a graphic novel called Threadworlds that sounds pretty great.
Want a first look at the graphic novel that everybody’s going to be raving about soon? Here are a bunch of exclusive preview pages from The Divine, a new magical realist comic from the guys who brought you Waltz With Bashir, The Realist, and some gorgeous New Yorker covers.
A student enrolled at Crafton Hills College has protested the inclusion of a number of graphic novels in the curriculum for her English 250 course. Tara Shultz, along with her parents and friends have called for the “eradic[ation] [of the books] from the system,” and have complained to the College’s administrators…
Graphic novel I Kill Giants, about a young woman fighting real and imaginary monsters,is making its way to the big screen. Joe Kelly will adapt his own graphic novel into a screenplay. And Anders Walter, of Oscar-winning short Helium, will direct. [Deadline]
Boardwalk Empire star Jack Huston, who also made for a convincing Jack Kerouac in Kill Your Darlings, has been cast as Eric Draven in the upcoming adaptation/remake of The Crow. This is not exactly new news, but the percolating rumor has now been confirmed.
Scott Westerfeld has written some pretty harsh dystopian futures in the past, including the Uglies series. But now, he's written a graphic novel that takes place after an apocalypse. The Spill Zone features art by Alex Puvilland, and we're happy to bring you the announcement and the exclusive first look!
This sign was put up in the Carnegie-Stout Public Library in Dubuque Iowa. When they say "near Batman," that's not a reference to being near other Batman works. It's a reference to a giant looming Batman balloon they put up in the new home of its illustrated novels.
Curators at the British Library have compiled a list of the manuscripts in their collection which they believe are among the best examples of Ye Olde Comick Bookes, rife with superheroes, supervillains, origin stories, drama and, of course, blood and gore.
Check out an exclusive first look at the thrilling book trailer for the Return of Zita the Spacegirl, the triumphant conclusion to the graphic novel trilogy about Zita and her space-faring adventures. So much killer action. And below, writer/artist Ben Hatke explains what he's learned from doing this series.
As if war dogs and night vision contact lenses weren't enough, the killing of Osama bin Laden is going to be stylized in a wannabe Frank Miller-style art. It'll focus on SEAL Team 6 and take some liberties with fiction.
From the people that brought you the Mark Zuckerberg comic book comes the boringly named (yet still enticing!) Steve Jobs: The Co-Founder of Apple, a pulp biography in pictures. A few of which PC World has gotten an early look at.
Graphic.ly is a comic book reader app (already available on iOS) that has just made its way over to the Android Market. Along with offering 2,000 comic books from 150 different publishers, Graphic.ly is bringing Marvel comics—Spiderman, X-Men, Hulk etc—to Android for the first time. Reading is made easy with the…
Now that Darren Aronofsky's dipping his toe into superhero cinema with The Wolverine, he's also returning to his abandoned idea for a Batman film. It'll be a comic, but Aronofsky hints it could still turn into a movie eventually.
One of Gizmodo's favorite actors now has his very own app. Proving what a nerdlinger he is, Simon Pegg's graphic novel is available for iPhone, iPad and Android simultaneously in 68 eye-popping pages.
In 1933, a judge ruled that James Joyce's Ulysses wasn't obscene. In 2010, Apple has demanded editorial changes to a Ulysses graphic novel. And another based on The Importance of Being Earnest. Here are their—slightly NSFW—reasons. (UPDATED):
Octavia Butler's amazing time-travel novel Kindred will be a graphic novel from Beacon Press - and you can help.
One of our favorite artists, Joe Alterio, has given us two reasons to rejoice. First, he just released this piece of "concept art" for a graphic novel based on his amazing series of "Robots And Monsters" images. And secondly, he explained how you can get your very own robot/monster artwork — based on topics of your…