Online Tools for Making Comics

J.D. Biersdorfer provides plenty of resources for making your own comic strips—from online tools and downloadable applications to guides for putting pen or paint to paper. “Got a tale to tell but don’t want to bang it out as a traditional book? Try doing it as a digital comic—and ignore anyone who thinks visual narratives are a lesser art form or basic fodder for Hollywood …

LOOT Comic Book Store Turned Kids’ Drawings Into Action Figures

The Brooklyn retailer and workshop encourages young readers to create as much as they consume

Brooklyn‘s LOOT operates differently than most comic book stores: a $30 monthly subscription provides customers with unlimited access to the club and its comic collection, as well as the opportunity to take books out one at a time. For those who don’t frequent the brick and mortar store, comics are available for $5 online. LOOT founder Joseph Einhorn’s mission is simple: to give kids access …

Citizen’s Limited Edition Marvel 80th Anniversary + Spider-Man Timepieces

Sophisticated superhero-inspired wristwatches with Eco-Drive technology

Unveiled during New York Comic Con—at the same that their collaboration with fellow Disney property, Star Wars (on the extraordinary Triple Force Friday Eco-Drive watches), launched exclusively on Amazon—the Limited Edition Marvel 80th Anniversary timepiece and Limited Edition Spider-Man watch join Citizen’s Marvel watch collection. Both new additions succeed on many levels: from an overall design direction that wholly embraces the source material to minute details …