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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]

The Amazing Spider-Man 2It’s Spider-Man Week on Sequart!

In celebration of the release of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Sequart will be publishing content related to Spider-Man all this week. Look for the first piece tomorrow morning. Spider-Man Week is Sequart’s seventh themed week.… [more]

Image Comics logoThe Image Revolution to Take a Trip to Seattle

Later this month, Sequart’s newest documentary, The Image Revolution, will be featured at a couple of fun Seattle events! On Thursday, March 27th, The Image Revolution will be screened in its entirety at the Grand Illusion Cinema… [more]

She Makes Comics logoSequart’s She Makes Comics Kickstarter Campaign Enters Final Hours

Firstly, Happy Women’s History Month! We here at Sequart would like to give a huge and heartfelt thank you to everyone who has helped us with our goal to tell the history of women in… [more]

Will Eisner Week 2014It’s Will Eisner Week!

This week is the sixth annual Will Eisner Week, in which the Will and Ann Eisner Family Foundation helps organize events promoting the late and legendary comics creator, as well as the comics medium and free… [more]

She Makes Comics logoSequart Announces She Makes Comics Documentary and Kickstarter Campaign

Sequart and Respect Films are proud to simultaneously announce the production of a brand new documentary about the history of women in comics and a Kickstarter campaign to help fund it. She Makes Comics busts… [more]

Image Comics logoThe Image Revolution to World Premiere at Amazing Arizona Comic Con, Followed by a Q&A with Liefeld, Silvestri, and Kirkman

Sequart and Respect Films are proud to announce that our documentary, The Image Revolution, will make its world premiere at the Amazing Arizona Comic Con. We’re equally excited to announce that Image founders Rob Liefeld… [more]

Sequart logoSequart Gets a New Logo

Today, Sequart gets a new logo. The new logo is very close to our previous logo, and retains the same large, light blue “S.” The text on top of it, however, is very different. The… [more]

Curing the Postmodern Blues: Reading Grant Morrison and Chris Weston's THE FILTH in the 21st CenturyThe Village Voice Names Sequart’s Curing the Postmodern Blues One of the Year’s Best Graphic Novels

Even though Curing the Postmodern Blues: Reading Grant Morrison and Chris Weston’s The Filth in the 21st Century isn’t a graphic novel, the legendary taste-making newspaper The Village Voice named it one of the best… [more]

Sans Funds, Lafargue Clinic Lives Newspaper ArticleDiagram for Deliquents Update #31: End Game

It’s been a long, at times difficult, but always enlightening journey, and I am happy to say that we are in the homestretch. We are in the final stages of editing, assembling b-roll, music, sound-mixing,… [more]

Image Comics logoLatino Review Praises The Image Revolution

The movie and pop-culture site Latino Review has just published a really favorable review of our new documentary, The Image Revolution. The review, written by El Mayimbe, had some very flattering things to say about… [more]

Oldboy (2013) posterIt’s Manga Week on Sequart!

In celebration of this week’s release of Spike Lee’s Oldboy, a remake of the 2003 South Korean film, in turn based on the Japanese manga, we’re running manga-related posts all this week on Sequart. Manga’s… [more]

Voyage in Noise: Warren Ellis and the Demise of Western CivilizationOn Voyage in Noise: Warren Ellis and the Demise of Western Civilization

I don’t remember which Warren Ellis comic was my first. I certainly read his Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight issue, but I doubt it put the name Warren Ellis into my still-young brain. I… [more]

Thor: The Dark World posterIt’s Thor Week on Sequart!

To celebrate this week’s release of Thor: The Dark World, we’ll be running Thor-related posts all week long. This is Sequart’s fourth themed week. Past themed weeks here at Sequart include: Superman Week (beginning Monday,… [more]

Sequart logoRyan McLelland’s Your Indy Weekly is Coming to Sequart

Ryan McLelland’s review column Your Indy Weekly is coming to Sequart, and it wants your indy books!

Chris ClaremontComics in Focus: Chris Claremont’s X-Men Documentary to Premiere (for Free) at Columbia University, with Chris Claremont Q&A to Follow

Sequart Research & Literacy Organization, in conjunction with Columbia University, is proud to announce the (completely free-of-charge) film premiere of Comics in Focus: Chris Claremont’s X-Men, including a Q&A with Chris Claremont.

Warren Ellis: The Captured Ghosts InterviewsSequart Releases Warren Ellis: The Captured Ghosts Interviews

Sequart Research & Literacy Organization is proud to publish Warren Ellis: The Captured Ghosts Interviews. In 2010 and 2011, legendary comic-book creator Warren Ellis sat down over several days to film career-spanning interviews for the… [more]

Voyage in Noise: Warren Ellis and the Demise of Western CivilizationSequart Releases Voyage in Noise: Warren Ellis and the Demise of Western Civilization

Sequart Research & Literacy Organization is proud to release Voyage in Noise: Warren Ellis and the Demise of Western Civilization, a book co-authored by Kevin Thurman and Julian Darius. Through works like Transmetropolitan, Planetary, and The Authority, Warren… [more]

Fatman on BatmanKevin Smith Discusses Sequart’s And the Universe So Big

On Kevin Smith’s new episode of his Fatman on Batman podcast, he opens by recapping the controversy over the previous episode’s discussion with Grant Morrison on Batman: The Killing Joke‘s ending. Smith also discusses Julian Darius’s… [more]

Curing the Postmodern Blues: Reading Grant Morrison and Chris Weston's THE FILTH in the 21st CenturyCuring the Postmodern Blues in Comics Stores Today

Curing the Postmodern Blues: Reading Grant Morrison and Chris Weston’s The Filth, by Tom Shapira, is available for sale in comics specialty stores today. Published in 2002-2003, Grant Morrison and Chris Weston’s The Filth is disgusting,… [more]