Category Archives: Global Comics

Looking South for Inspiration: The Magical World of Exilia

Latin America is in the midst of a storyteller uprising. When you combine a relatively youthful population with the world’s fastest rate of new Internet and mobile connectivity over the last decade and the world’s highest rate of entrepreneurship per … Continue reading

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Plain Ink Uses Comics to Promote Literacy and Empowerment in India

Selene Biffi has always has a passion for reading. As a child, books allowed her to take flight to magical worlds and opened the door to new possibilities. Now Biffi is harnessing her passion to open the door for others … Continue reading

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New Global Voices: Obrigado Futebol

Note: This is the first in a series of interviews with  comic creators whose work I find interesting, unusual or exemplary of larger trends in the evolution of global graphic storytelling. Over the summer I received a mysterious note on the … Continue reading

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Digital Comics in Foreign Markets

Today iVerse Media announced an exclusive deal with Marvel Entertainment to distribute foreign-language digital comics and graphic novels. This is potentially a big deal at the corporate top-end of the industry, where Marvel’s superhero franchises command massive attention and dollars. … Continue reading

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Misc Stuff of Interest

Here are a few cool things that caught my eye in the last week: Interesting new digital comics project called Aces Weekly, featuring top-drawer talent like David Lloyd, Kyle Baker, Phil Hester and Mark Wheatley. I talked to Mark about … Continue reading

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