2011 should be an exciting year for Gov’t Comics. Early this summer, we’ll be releasing Clockwork, a collection of short comic stories written by Paul Allor and drawn by various artists. We have some truly extraordinary artists on board, ranging from talented unknowns to established professionals.
Archive for January, 2011
Today, I’d like to recommend a book called “Animal Control: Special Creatures Unit,” written by Rob Anderson and with art by Leandro Panganiban (back-up story art by Eve Yap) and published by Panda Dog Press. this was a fantastic story, and a great read.
Paul Cornell has been tearing it up in Action Comics, pitting Lex Luthor against a menagerie of DC Villians and ne’er-do-wells. And in The Joker, Lex may have found his ultimate foil: emotional where Lex is cerebral, random where Lex is deliberate, and crazy where Lex is … okay, so maybe they aren’t TOTAL opposites.
A headline in today’s New York Times reads, “Pope Weighs In on Social Networks.” It’s a strange world we live in. But on the bright side, it reminded me to let you know you can follow me on Twitter, @PaulAllor. It’s a good way to keep in touch with what’s going on with Gov’t Comics on a day-to-day basis.
If I could give only one piece of advice to aspiring comic book creators, that advice would be, “get involved in Comics Experience.” Comics Experience offers a variety of courses, along with the workshop and book club. If you’re serious about making comics, you owe it to yourself to check out Comics Experience.
Hi. My name is Paul Allor. I’m a comic book writer, and the owner of Gov’t Comics, a self-publishing imprint founded way back in 2010. Comics writing is a lot of fun, but I’m very serious about the craft — and the art — of sequential storytelling. I’ll be using this blog space to talk about Gov’t Comics’ projects and comics writing in general.