Posts Tagged ‘science fiction’

Meet a Local Comics Writer: A Chat With Damian Wampler

Damian Wampler is a fledgling comic-book writer temporarily based in Arlington. While in the area, he is trying to crowdfund his graphic novel, Sevara, which he hopes will be available in shops and on Amazon in the spring of 2015. In advance of Wampler's appearance at Vienna's Game On! Comics and Games Wednesday evening, Washington [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Jack Dorsey

Newcomer cartoonist Jack Dorsey got his minicomic 2080: Rad City into Big Planet Comics' Vienna store, which is where I found it. He describes the plot of the manga-influenced comic as "In the distant future, three awesome teenagers will band together to save the known universe. The year is 2080. The place is [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat With Carla Speed McNeil

Carla Speed McNeil has been writing and drawing Finder, a science-fiction story, since 1996. McNeil began self-publishing the title as a comic book via her Lightspeed Press, then collected it as graphic novels, then started doing it as a webcomic, and most recently produced a new graphic novel and separate chapters for Dark Horse Comics. [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Tom Arvis

Tom Arvis was a guest at the February Capicons comic book show, and had a selection of his self-published comics for sale. While chatting with him, he revealed that his comic book Wayout West once had a title that's now becoming familiar as a comic-book-based movie – Cowboys & Aliens. In this interview, along [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat With Steve Conley

As Steve Conley notes, he's done it all. He started with a science fiction Web comic (before they were called that), moved it into a comic book, switched to doing an online political comic strip, drew a few licensed comic books including an excellent Star Trek series, and now he's relaunching Bloop, a little green [...]

Now That We’ve All Had 16 Months to Collect Our Thoughts About the New Star Trek…

We could peg this to the publication last weekend of Pat Jordan's fine New York Times profile of William Shatner, or to the fact that today is the day after Labor Day — the first day of classes when I was coming up through Fairfax County, Va.'s exemplary public school system back in nineteenninetyneveryoumind. [...]