Things I Finally Did Right in the NYCC Artists Alley


Things I Finally Did Right in the NYCC Artists Alley


In our book “Make Comics Like the Pros,” my co-writer Fred Van Lente provides some spectacular advice about how to work a comic book convention. This year at the New York Comic Con, I took Fred’s advice seriously and did my Artists Alley table up right for the first time. And I had my best con ever! So here’s what I did:

1. I’d printed up the “Code Monkey Save World” banner last year. But for…

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Really great advice that I hope to be able to put to use some day.




Ezra Miller is not the first LGBTQ actor to be cast in a major superhero franchise. Alan Cumming and Anna Paquin are both bisexual and were in the XMen franchise as Nightcrawler and Rogue.

Update: AND Ian McKellen AND Ellen Page. So clearly the XMen…

I would say that he’s the first lead LGBTQ actor in a solo hero movie, right? Am I right?


Anonymous asked:

Does Marvel ever take the possibility that the enforced diversity is pissing off more white people than it's pleasing black people? I remember you making the comment that you got approached by African Americans, who were thanking you for a black Spider-Man, but it doesn't take a genius to realize that there are were more white fans of the Ultimate Peter Parker, than there will be black kids, who like Miles Morales. It's just so mind boggeling to me. You're losing money and fans for Obamas sake.

brevoortformspring answered:

I am posting this simply so that the world can see.

There is still a very long way to go.


I am white, and I am all for more diversity in comics. Comics have been dominated by mostly white male heroes for years. It is a shame to see that people like this idiot are still out there in 2014. 

"for Obamas sake"