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“There have been so many misconceptions about Inuit for a long, long time, ever since people started writing about us, that we just lie around and wait until we’re hungry again and go get another (seal),” said Kusugak. “A simple, hand-to-mouth existence. It’s not true. It’s never been true. I thought it was time we started producing things that tell you what it really feels like to be there.”
The original drawings of the last two pages of a 1930s Tintin comic book sold Saturday for €1.05 million ($1.2 million) at an auction in Paris.
TWO PAGES of Tintin net over a million dollars. I can’t even.
“It is my hope that this project inspires another generation of young people to learn the way of peace, the way of love, the way of nonviolence,” said Congressman John Lewis. Co-author Andrew Aydin added: “I’m honored and excited to see MARCH grow in this new way.” And Nate Powell, whose Book Two illustrations were recognized with an Eisner nomination, said: “A universal chord rings true at the heart of MARCH — young people working to shape the very fabric of our society, on their own terms.”
March is going to be an animated series, you guys!
The “Bone: Coda” graphic novel will come with a newly-illustrated and complete “Bone” companion written by Stephen Weiner. The OGN will also include behind-the-scenes photos as well as information from Smith about the making of the series and an afterword by the author.
New. Bone. This is not a drill.
We’ve re-explored some of our favorite sexy graphics novels and comics in search of well-crafted, complex scenes that feel sensual, titillating or curiously intimate upon re-reading with those rules in mind. Our research took us from DC superhero comics into fantasy, sci-fi, French language comics involving furries and across titles hailed by critics as serious, intellectual graphic fiction. Every example in this list, of a sexy scene lifted from a comic book, is about sex, as Benedict says, “but also something else.”
Inverse gets super steamy with 11 of the sexiest scenes in comic books.