Posts Tagged ‘John Gallagher’

Free Comic Book Day, and How It Helps You

Free Comic Book Day is an industry-wide attempt to bring people through the doors of comic book stores by giving them something free. This year it's Saturday, May 1, and comics publishers have a nice range of offerings. For superhero fans, D.C. has War of the Supermen No. 0, kicking off a battle between [...]

In D.C. and Industrywide, Will the iPad Save Comics and Kill Print?

Screenshots of Marvel's Apple-device application.
For print media, the potential impact of the iPad has loomed for months—even if its implications are unclear. That's still true three days after its much-heralded landing. On Saturday, Apple reportedly sold 700,000 units of the new device.
For comics books, the iPad promises a new revenue stream and a challenge to [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Buzzboy‘s John Gallagher

With his character Buzzboy, John Gallagher has been a mainstay of the local independent comics scene for years now—for a decade it turns out. John's a regular exhibitor at Baltimore Comic Con's section for children's comics, and is a nominee for the 2010 Harvey Award, which will be given out at the convention. Although he's got a [...]