May 12, 2017 • Comics
Hey guess what? It’s the penultimate day of Mini-Comics Week here at Quirk Books. If you’re not caught up, take a quick gander at yesterday’s post, where we discussed the basics of creating your own mini-comic. Go ahead and review it, we’ll wait here. Hmm hmmm hmmm… *tuneless whistle* Dum de dum…hot in the office today. But it’s cool outside. Good day to wear one of those shirts with the zip-off sleeves…hey, let’s look at a mini-comic while we’re waiting…
May 11, 2017 • Comics
Welcome back to Mini-Comics Week on Quirkbooks.com! We've been yakkin' about mini-comics for a couple of days now. But here's someone else's eloquent summary of why they're so great:
I've been reading comics since I was a wee'yin, drawing comics since high school and writing about comics since college. In all of this time, I have narrowed down the thing I love most of all in the entirety of the medium: comics written and drawn by amateurs, doing whatever they want and talking about the things which matter most to them.
May 8, 2017 • Comics, Geek
Superheroics are more than just jumping around rooftops and punching spandex baddies right in the mush – sometimes it requires education! Here’s a short list of just some of the superheroes who’ve made crimefighting a sideline to their teaching careers, or made their teaching career essential to their crimefighting!
Created by:Jack Ryan
Debuted in: Bang-Up Comics vol.1 #1 (Progressive, 1941)
April 17, 2017 • Comics
It’s Bat Appreciation Day today, and what better time to celebrate America’s favorite bat-like costumed crimefighter, Batman! What makes Batman so appealing? What is it that keeps him forever in the justice-seeking hearts of millions of fans world-wide? Well, your individual bat-mileage may vary, but here are just a few things that keep Batman at the top of the belfry…