Comics/Graphic Novels

Off-Panel: Turning Legalese Into Art

Our daily round-up of news around the comics space, from the gutters and beyond.

Artist R. Sikoryak’s unabridged graphic adaptation of the iTunes Terms and Conditions has proven a big hit. The webcomic experiment sees a new page — each drawn in the style of the world’s greatest comics artists — added daily, adapting the full legal document to comic book form.

Let’s start a petition to turn all terms and conditions into graphic novels! Who’s with me?

Daniel Fleetwood, a terminally ill Star Wars fan suffering from a rare form of cancer, was granted a private screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens by director J.J. Abrams.

Come on, Daniel, you can’t even give us a little hint? I guess the rest of the world has to keep re-watching the new Japanese trailer for clues. (But seriously, this story makes me so happy–and brings warmth to my cold little heart.

Edited to add:

“The event was designed to celebrate women in comics and cartooning. Nothing like it had ever been organized and Liddy decided it was time for a change.”

This weekend was Book Riot Live, but it was also ComiqueCon!