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Annie 2014 posterIt’s Newspaper Comics Week on Sequart!

Coinciding with this week’s release of a remake of Annie, based on Little Orphan Annie comic strip begun in 1924, Sequart will be celebrating newspaper comics all this week. The history of comics as a medium… [more]

She Makes Comics Logo MediumShe Makes Comics is Out!

Sequart Organization and Respect! Films are proud to announce the release of their latest documentary, She Makes Comics, a film spanning the history of women in comics as creators, fans, and everything in between. The… [more]

AmazonHelp Sequart by Shopping at Amazon.com

Do you shop at Amazon.com? If so, there’s a way for you to do your normal shopping at Amazon and support Sequart at the same time at no additional cost to you.

Sequart logoGiving Thanks

I’m not one for turkey, mashed potatoes, and stuffing. I’m more a vindaloo guy. But I like the ritual of giving thanks. And on this Thanksgiving, I’d like most of all to thank you, Sequart’s… [more]

She Makes Comics logoClips from the She Makes Comics World Premiere Event

On 15 November, 2014, Respect Films and Sequart hosted the world premiere of She Makes Comics at Brave New World Comics in Santa Clarita, CA. We screened the documentary for over one hundred attendees and held… [more]

2014-07-27 18.19.54One Year, One Hundred Articles

I first joined Sequart in November 2013, just under a year ago. In that time, I’ve written exactly 100 articles and contributed to two Sequart books (and several other books and papers unrelated to Sequart).… [more]

Interstellar posterIt’s Sci-Fi Week 2 on Sequart!

Sequart will be celebrating this week’s release of Chris Nolan’s Interstellar with a week of content focusing on sci-fi comics and popular culture. This is Sequart’s second annual Sci-Fi Week. Sequart ran its first Sci-Fi… [more]

New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek ComicsNew Life and New Civilizations is Available for Order by Comics Shops

New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics, edited by Joseph F. Berenato, is now available for order through Diamond Comics Distributors. New Life and New Civilizations is listed in the book section of… [more]

Sequart OrganizationSequart Turns 18

On 18 August, Sequart turned 18. And we were so busy that we didn’t notice! Thank you to all of our readers, writers, and friends. It’s been a wild ride, and it’s only just beginning!… [more]

The Anatomy of Zur-en-ArrhThe Anatomy of Zur-en-Arrh is Available for Order by Comics Shops

Cody Walker’s The Anatomy of Zur-en-Arrh: Understanding Grant Morrison’s Batman is now available for order through Diamond Comics Distributors. The Anatomy of Zur-en-Arrh is listed in the book section of the current Previews catalog. You… [more]

2001, A Space Odyssey #9On Jack Kirby’s Bizarre 2001: A Space Odyssey Adaptation and Continuation

In May 2013, Sequart began its second themed week with Sci-Fi Week. For it, Sequart’s founder, Julian Darius, planned something fairly ambitious: a 12,000-word analysis of Jack Kirby’s wonderfully bizarre adaptation and continuation of 2001:… [more]

New Life and New CivilizationsSequart Releases New Life and New Civilizations, on Star Trek Comics

Sequart Organization is proud to announce the release of New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics, edited by Joseph F. Berenato. On 8 September 1966, visionary futurist Gene Roddenberry introduced the world to… [more]

Jack KirbyIt’s Jack Kirby Week at Sequart!

In celebration of what would have been Jack Kirby’s 97th birthday on 28 August, Sequart will be publishing content related to Kirby all this week. Sequart uses themed weeks as a way of celebrating popular… [more]

Oddly Normal Issue 1 CoverSequart’s Image Documentary Inspires Creator to Pitch Comic to Image (and It was Accepted!)

This is an unorthodox post, but I feel that it’s totally worth sharing, for no other reason than it makes us at Sequart feel good. Below is an email I received from comics creator Otis… [more]

Sequart logoSequart Organization at San Diego Comic Con 2014

We’re excited to announce that Sequart will have quite a lot going on at this year’s San Diego Comic Con: We’ll be selling Sequart books and movies at our (very first!) SDCC small press table,… [more]

John SeverinIt’s Comics Artists Week at Sequart!

For no other reason than it needs to be done, all this week Sequart will be publishing content spotlighting comics artists.

Diagram for DelinquentsSequart Releases Diagram for Delinquents

Sequart Organization is proud to announce the release of Diagram for Delinquents, the documentary film about Fredric Wertham, directed by Robert A. Emmons, Jr. In 1950, America was in a state of panic. Juvenile delinquency… [more]

Transformers: Age of Extinction posterIt’s Transformers Week on Sequart!

In celebration of the release of Transformers: Age of Extinction, Sequart will be publishing content related to the Transformers all this week. From their initial “Generation 1″ cartoon, toys, and comic book in the 1980s,… [more]

PrometheaSequart Announces Meet the Magus: Magic in the Work of Alan Moore

Sequart is proud to announce that it will publish Meet the Magus: Magic in the Work of Alan Moore, authored by Dr. Hannah Means-Shannon. Meet the Magus: Magic in the Work of Alan Moore explores… [more]

The Anatomy of Zur-en-Arrh: Understanding Grant Morrison’s BatmanSequart Releases The Anatomy of Zur-en-Arrh: Understanding Grant Morrison’s Batman

Sequart Organization is proud to announce the publication of The Anatomy of Zur-en-Arrh: Understanding Grant Morrison’s Batman, by Cody Walker. Grant Morrison has made a career of redefining heroes, but his work with Batman has… [more]

When Manga Came to America: Super-Hero Revisionism in Mai, the Psychic GirlSequart Releases When Manga Came to America: Super-Hero Revisionism in Mai, the Psychic Girl

Sequart Organization is proud to announce the release of When Manga Came to America: Super-Hero Revisionism in Mai, the Psychic Girl, by Julian Darius. The first manga widely available in English, Mai, the Psychic Girl — written… [more]

Julian DariusJulian Darius Surpasses One Million Words on Sequart.org

In a first for our site, founder Julian Darius’s Sequart.org word count has surpassed one million words! Add to that the books he’s written for Sequart, the pieces he’s contributed to our essay anthologies, and any… [more]

Planet of the Apes (Marvel UK)Sequart Announces Book on Planet of the Apes Comics

Sequart is proud to announce that it will be publishing The Sacred Scrolls: Comics on the Planet of the Apes, edited by Rich Handley and Joe Berenato. Since the 1970s, the Planet of the Apes franchise… [more]

X-Men: Days of Future Past posterIt’s X-Men Week on Sequart!

In celebration of the release of X-Men: Days of Future Past, Sequart will be publishing content related to the X-Men all this week. X-Men Week is Sequart’s eighth themed week. Past themed weeks here at… [more]

Chris ClaremontSequart Officially Releases Chris Claremont X-Men Documentary

Sequart Organization and Respect Films are proud to announce that our Chris Claremont X-Men documentary is now officially released, including on Vimeo and DVD. Comics in Focus: Chris Claremont’s X-Men offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse at… [more]