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Fri, 21 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400The search for top 100 best Marvel villains of all time can be compared to an epic journey. The initial idea was to come up with a top 10 list. A top 10 list was quickly thrown away because limiting this list to 10 would be an injustice. The top 10 transitioned to a top 25, then to a top 50, then it was clear a top 100 was needed due to the sheer number of villains to choose from.
Tue, 02 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500Psychologically complex and realistic characters are not exactly what one would consider as "old traditions" in the comic book industry. Indeed, during the earliest decades, the concept of a "flawed hero" was discarded in favor of the "Superman" ideal. However, as readers became more discerning and Stan Lee's Marvel Comics began to create more realistic heroes, things had to change. Superheroes had to progress from the simplistic motivations and personalities of the old days, adopting increasingly realistic and complex identities. Quite arguably, the most psychologically complex casts of characters to have ever been created is the so-called "Bat family" of DC Comics.
Tue, 02 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500In a world where there isn't exactly enough time for all the things people have to do, almost everybody still finds themselves hooked to a certain hobby. Collecting baseball cards or stamps, buttons even, knitting, wood crafting, landscaping, what have you. And in this long list, comic book collection seems to place itself amongst the top.
Tue, 02 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500Like most comic publishers I spend quite a bit of time thinking about the state of the industry and how to make it better - well, truthfully, how to make my little corner of it better. After spending a lot of time thinking it over and discussing what everyone perceives to be the main elements leading to the downfall of comics (the distributor monopoly, for example), I realized what the biggest problem and killer really is: the industry.
Sat, 28 Nov 2009 00:00:00 -0500Humor is a very important part of life. It makes our life a pleasant experience. Cartoon is an art form that relies heavily on humor to express various emotions and views. It describes a funny aspect of a situation using drawing.
Thu, 19 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400Sonic comics are based on the fast-paced action adventure comic like no other. With a massive cast featuring characters from the famous video game from Sega. They include the infamous spiked haired, blue blur character, cartoons, friends, and foes. Plenty of action, mystery and romance become part of the plot as Sonic and the freedom fighters battle the forces of evil.
Tue, 25 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500The army of Japanese comics (known better as manga) fans grows daily among both men and women. Unlike American comics mostly targeting men, manga has a lot of sub-genres with some addressing exclusively women of various ages. A manga is usually created by one (often with assistants) drawing a comics and writing texts. However there's also group activity like the Clamp band, still a normal team is 3-4 people at most. Professional manga is next to amateur manga - doujinshi (dojinshi). The following is mostly about professional manga.
Tue, 27 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400There's no denying that anime characters are incredibly cute, beautiful, and handsome. Disproportional their facial features and body builds may be, they're still magnificently good looking. In fact, it's probably these imperfections that turn them into such good looking things.
Thu, 18 Oct 2007 00:00:00 -0400For people there are many different forms of reading material. These reading materials can be thought of as non-fictional and fictional forms of reading matter. In the fictional form comic books like Batman comics are a firm staple for people of different ages.
Thu, 13 Sep 2007 00:00:00 -0400Hints and tips on the mechanics of cartooning. With particular emphasis on the use and care of artists brushes. It's never too early to start developing your own style. Individuality is always something well worth cultivating, even for the new student. By studying established cartoonists/artists, and noting their particular peculiarities. Even by repeatedly copying their works, you will get a feel for what makes the work "theirs", and you will eventually evolve a personal style of your own.
Fri, 31 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0400Drawn animation - Drawn animation, also termed as traditional animation and classical animation, is the oldest and historically the most prevalent form of animation. In a traditionally-animated cartoon, each frame is drawn by hand. This encloses any form, where one drawing is put back by another in a progression. Each drawing is somewhat unusual from the one which is placed before.
Thu, 30 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0400If the same amount of system were applied to the teaching of various forms of drawing that is devoted to the teaching of writing, You wouldn't so often hear people say, "Oh no, I could never learn to draw! They tried to teach me at school, but I was no good, I had to give it up as a bad job."
Tue, 28 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0400Cartooning is great fun, and having aquired the skill, is a wonderful way of making a good living. However, everyone needs to start at the beginning, and here are a few pointers to bear in mind as you set off. Always use good quality materials, this should be pretty obvious, but it's surprising how many people try to cut corners by skimping.
Sun, 26 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0400Most ideas used in cartoons are old jokes rehashed. For instance you may hear a good joke at the theatre, or when mixing with friends, on the street even, and then go home and write it up with any additional ridiculous detail you can imagine and add.
Tue, 21 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0400Naruto is one of the most popular manga and anime series around. At that time, this nasty fox was captured and its spirit was sealed in the body of a baby boy (our Naruto). What may have escaped some western Naruto fans is the interesting story of the fox. Fox myths abound in Japanese culture, dating back as far as the fifth century B.C.
Wed, 04 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400The first annual New York Comic-con brought out Milla Jovovich and was so successful, organizers almost had to shut it down. The second annual New York Comic-con was organized much better, even bringing out Steven King and Stan Lee to meet fans. Below are some more insider tips for contacting your favorite comic book artists and writers at various comic book conventions around the country...
Sun, 25 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400There are many another types of comic books that we can buy, trade and even look through when we go to a comical book shop. From these places you will get together comic books in diverse conditions. Some fun books will be in mint condition and others will look well thumbed through even though they are recently printed comical books.
Thu, 08 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500Six months after his first appearance, Iron Man, along with Thor, Ant Man, The Wasp, and The Hulk, became a corner stone member of The Avengers, Marvel's answer to DC's Justice League of America. On top of the usual adventuring and criminal bashing, he served that group as its first important source of funding.
Thu, 08 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500You can search for a iron man movie and grab your own iron man comics from the near by library stores. Also if you are really interested in the latest iron man costumes, check them out in the internet. Also have a look at the iron man movie trailer and have a real good time!
Thu, 08 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500Are you interested in knowing some of the basics of what is the Ghost Rider movie is all about - well, the question is - what all would you do for your love? That is what the movie is all about! Mark Steven Johnson of Ghost Rider asks you - What can you sell for your love- your soul? Can you go through hell?
Thu, 18 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500Funny cartoons the easiest way to cope with stress and there is nothing easier to obtain, whether browsing a newspaper or magazine, or surfing the net visiting web sites providing graphic entertainment. Here is a guide for how to relieve stress with funny cartoons.
Mon, 04 Dec 2006 00:00:00 -0500Who is the most brilliant scientist the world has ever seen? Why it's Dexter, of course! Find out more about the "Dexter's Laboratory" cartoon series... It all began with a pilot episode on Cartoon Network and later developed into a highly successful cartoon series. The adventures of our little boy genius captured the imagination of children and adults all around the world.
Mon, 21 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400Since the formulation of the comic book format in the 1930s, young and old alike have enjoyed comics. However, the comic industry lost some of its popularity when it came down with a crash in the mid 1990s.
Sat, 27 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400What are the primary differences between Japanese Manga (Comics) and American Comics? There is a big difference in art styles between Manga, which is more stylized (exaggerated) and American comics, which tend to be more "realistic". There are also quite a few serious differences between the two types of comics. Some of the differences, just to mention a few of them are the cost, creation, diverse audience and genres, presentation and even size.
Tue, 16 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400Comic Books are very good collectors' items because they are very influential in popular culture. To increase their value, they must be in crisp condition. Comics demand special care. Read about how to start your collection and the proper care for comic books here.