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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]

Sequart logoSequart Turns 17

Today, Sequart celebrates its 17th birthday. Thank you to everyone who has made this possible — from our contributors to our readers, from the comics professionals who have embraced our projects to the fans who… [more]

Shot in the Face: A Savage Journey to the Heart of TRANSMETROPOLITANSequart Releases Shot in the Face: A Savage Journey to the Heart of Transmetropolitan

Sequart Research & Literacy Organization is proud to announce the release of Shot in the Face: A Savage Journey to the Heart of Transmetropolitan, edited by Chad Nevett.

San Diego Comic-Con logoSequart’s 2013 San Diego Comic-Con Panel

Sequart is proud to announce its 2013 San Diego Comic-Con panel, Sequart: Advancing Comics as Art.

Animal Man Vol. 1 #1The Complete Story of Animal Man

As the Continuity Pages continue to grow, the pages for Animal Man have been completed, comprising a guided tour of all 125 Animal Man-centric issues that DC has ever published, along with every collected edition.… [more]

Photo by Seth KushnerSequart’s Next Documentary Film Subject is Neil Gaiman!

Sequart Research & Literacy Organization, in conjunction with Respect! Films, is honored and proud to announce that author Neil Gaiman will be the next subject in its expanding line of comics-centric documentaries.

Sequart logoThe Continuity Pages Return

The Continuity Pages is a massive project that seeks to organize comics according to continuity, rather than simply by title and number. This especially has advantages in the current era, with its plethora of mini-series,… [more]

Man of SteelIt’s Superman Week at Sequart!

With Man of Steel debuting later this week, Sequart is proud to announce Superman Week, debuting tomorrow — Monday, 10 June. Superman Week is our third themed week, following on the success of last month’s Star… [more]

The Devil is in the Details: Examining Matt Murdock and DaredevilTwo Reviews of The Devil is in the Details

Two reviews of Sequart’s The Devil is in the Details: Examining Matt Murdock and Daredevil describe the volume’s strengths and weaknesses. A review by Gereg Jones Muller calls the book “fascinating” and contains this passage:… [more]

The Weirdest Sci-Fi Comic Ever Made: Understanding Jack Kirby's 2001: A Space OdysseyOn The Weirdest Sci-Fi Comic Ever Made, the Book on Jack Kirby’s 2001: A Space Odyssey

It’s been a pleasure to write about Jack Kirby’s 2001: A Space Odyssey here at Sequart, especially as part of its Sci-Fi Week event. It’s also my pleasure to announce that all of this material is… [more]

Star Trek Into DarknessIt’s Star Trek Week and Sci-Fi Week at Sequart!

With Star Trek into Darkness debuting later this week, Sequart is proud to feature two back-to-back weeks of themed content: Star Trek Week and Sci-Fi Week. Beginning tomorrow (Monday, 13 May), we’ll begin a week… [more]

The Devil is in the DetailsTwo Sequart Books in Previews

The Devil is in the Details and Curing the Postmodern Blues are now available to order through your local comic-book shop. Both books are in the current, May 2013 Previews catalog, for distribution to comic-book… [more]

Julian DariusTwo New Interviews with Julian Darius, on Sequart and the Comics Medium

Sequart founder Dr. Julian Darius has done two recent interviews about Sequart and the medium of comics. In an interview with JC Thomas, Julian Darius discusses the medium of comics, whether it can be considered… [more]

Grant Morrison: The Early YearsOn Sequart’s Grant Morrison Library (Video)

In which I discuss Sequart’s three books on Grant Morrison’s work: Timothy Callahan’s Grant Morrison: The Early Years, Patrick Meaney’s Our Sentence is Up: Seeing Grant Morrison’s The Invisibles, and Tom Shapira’s just-released Curing the… [more]

The Devil is in the Details: Examining Matt Murdock and DaredevilOn Sequart’s New Daredevil Book (Video)

In which I discuss Sequart’s most recent publication, The Devil is in the Details: Examining Matt Murdock and Daredevil, edited by Ryan K. Lindsay, and my own essay in the volume (which is titled “What… [more]

The Image Revolution title cardThe Image Revolution: The Full Trailer for the Documentary Film

Sequart has released a full trailer for its upcoming feature-length documentary, The Image Revolution.