People are coming from as far as Los Angeles, Seattle and France for this weekend’s Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo, but for some local comics professionals the gathering never ends.
A Boston Comic Roundtable anthology on the wonders of science has far exceeded its crowdfunding goal – overshooting the $8,000 the editors asked by nearly $6,500 with about a week to go in the campaign.
Along with Gillian Anderson of “The X Files” and Stan Lee and other comics creators who travel the country from one comics and entertainment convention to the next, the eighth Boston Comic Con will have a taste of the hometown.
Perhaps you think you know Archie, but even if you’re a passionate fan of the comic-book kid, you might not know the true roots of the fictional town of Riverdale and its high school. Cambridge film scholar Gerald Peary found it not far away.
Contributors about subcultures ranging from academia to cosplayers, punks and ravers will read and talk about their work at this free event.
A refreshed “Howard the Duck” comic book debuts March 4 with Somerville artist Joe Quinones as co-creator. He answered some questions about what readers can expect.
Somerville’s Liz Prince put up with a lot as a girl who didn’t want to be girly. Hear about what went into her graphic novel “Tomboy” Thursday evening.
Somerville’s Raúl Gonzalez will be in Porter Square to introduce “Lowriders,” an introduction to science and a subculture with Oregon’s Cathy Camper.
Harvard has the Hasty Pudding awards and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology hosts ROFLCon. Lesley University has clearly tapped into the zeitgeist in its own way with its annual Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo.
Tonight at 7 is the release party for an anthology of local comics put out by Harvard Book Store; Friday brings at MIT comic book fair; and Saturday is the Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo in Porter Square.