A scrawny little crocodile wants the opportunity to bite off more than he can chew. He’s tired of bananas; today he’d like to eat a child. But he’s smaller than he thinks, and the little girl he chooses for his first meal puts him in his place—she picks him up and tickles his tummy! The little crocodile is going to have to eat a lot of bananas and grow a lot bigger before he can add children to his menu! Simple yet hilarious artwork brings this droll story to life.
The Metal Men are going to the big screen according to The Hollywood Reporter. Created in 1962 by by writer Robert Kanigher, pencilled by Ross Andru and inked by Mike Esposito, this motley of elemental robotic heroes should be a fun fare if written the right way.
Mining for new projects, Warner Bros. Pictures is hoping to strike gold with the robotic superhero team “Metal Men,” setting up the project with producer Lauren Shuler Donner. Eric Champnella has been brought on board to write.
A very unscientific poll recently revealed that 99.9% of all people who attended middle school hated it. Fortunately, some of those people have grown up to be clever and talented comic artists, with an important message to share: Everyone can survive middle school!
Edited by underground comics icon Ariel Schrag, this anthology of illustrated tales about the agonies and triumphs of seventh and eight grade features some of America?s leading graphic novelists, including Daniel Clowes, Joe Matt, Lauren Weinstein, and Ariel herself. With a sense of humor as refreshing as it is bitingly honest, seventeen artists share their stories of first love, bullying, zits, and all the things that make middle school the worst years of our lives.
Set in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Paris, this savvy graphic novel about the friendship and adventures of Georges Braque, Pablo Picasso, Gertrude and Leo Stein, Alice B. Toklas, Guillaume Apollinaire, and Paul Gauguin gives a fascinating glimpse into the minds and hearts of the modernists. When someone starts tearing the heads off avant-garde painters around Paris, the Steins realize they may be next on the killers list. Enlisting the help of their closest friends and colleagues, they set out to put a stop to the ghastly murders. Filled with danger, art history, and daring escapes, this is a wildly ingenious murder-mystery ride through the origins of modern art.