Spider-Man Homecoming

Scene from the upcoming Marvel Movie, Spider-Man Homecoming.

Spidey's back!  Coming out 7.7.17, the webbed wall-crawler returns to the big screen after his team-effort in Captain America: Civil War. I loved their rebooted Vulture (dubbed "Flying Monster Guy" by Tony Stark), the homage to Miles Morales's buddy Ganke Lee, and the redesigned suit, which nods towards the comic's original webbed underarm wings.  Here's […]

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Justice League

Publicity image for the Justice League Movie.

I've been on a DC kick, following the New 52 and Rebirth sagas of Harley Quinn, along with rereading the entire run of Injustice on our Hoopla service (AKA find out how exactly Superman could become a tyrannical despot by trying keep everyone "safe"). Recent movie-wise, I wasn't the hugest fan of the rebooted Superman movie, Man of […]

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Iron Fist and The Defenders

Marvel's Defenders television show image.

Move over Avengers, the Defenders are here! View the San Diego Comic-Con teaser: Based in New York city after the wake of the "Incident" (as seen in Marvel's the Avengers!), we met Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage as they battled the crime, the Hand, and numerous super-villains.  This year, we were introduced to the final […]

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An Interview With Comic Arts Fest Author Kazu Kibuishi

Author Kazu Kibuishi. Source: Gordon Luk, Scholastic.

The Comic Arts Fest is wrapping up. Our final author visit will be on Saturday, February 25, 2:00 PM at the Foster City Library. The Library will be hosting author Kazu Kibuishi. Author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Amulet graphic novel series for children, the webcomic Copper, and the action-packed series Daisy Kutter. Kazu is also […]

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An Interview With Comic Arts Fest Bay Area Webcomic Artists

There is no stopping the Comic Arts Fest. Our next event will be on Saturday, February 18, starting at 10:00 AM at the Millbrae Library. The Millbrae Library will be hosting a Comics Workshop with Ellis Kim and a Bay Area Webcomic Artists panel with Ellis Kim, Spencer Bingham, and Maia Kobabe. Ellis Kim is an Alameda-based illustrator who […]

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An Interview With Comic Arts Fest Author-Artist T. Edward Bak

T. Edward Bak at SPX 2013. Source: Santiago Garcia, Flickr.

The Comic Arts Fest continues with the next event on Sunday, February 12, 3:00 PM at the South San Francisco Main Library. The Library will be hosting a presentation on T. Edward Bak's work. The presentation will feature discussion of the experiences, research methods, and process that inform author-artist T. Edward Bak's work. Island of Memory, his first volume […]

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An Interview With Comic Arts Fest Author-Artist Tyler Cohen

Photo of author-artist Tyler Cohen.

The Comic Arts Fest continues with the next event on Saturday, February 11, 5:30 PM at the Half Moon Bay Library. The Library will be hosting a panel of Bay Area Women in Comics. The panel will feature: Liz Mayorga a working class artist from Southeast Los Angeles whose DIY art was shaped by the Punk […]

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An Interview With Comic Arts Fest Artist Thien Pham

Comic artist Thien Pham.

The Comic Arts Fest is in full swing. Our next event will be on Saturday, February 11, 2:00 PM at the South San Francisco Library - Grand Avenue Branch. The Grand Avenue Branch Library will be hosting a Comics Workshop with Thien Pham. A comic book, visual artist, and high school teacher, based in the Bay Area. Pham illustrated […]

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National Novel Writing Month

Writer, motivator, and public speaker dream. Source: Quinn Dombrowski, Flickr.

It's that time again! November is National Novel Writing Month, where writers worldwide pick up their pens, pencils, styli, keyboards, tablets, quills, basically a writing implement of their choice, and crank out a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. Will you take the challenge and join us for a writing extravaganza? We've got lots of awesome activities […]

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Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival celebration. Source: Aurelien Guichard, Flickr.

This year's Mid-Autumn Festival will take place on September 15! Also known as the Day of Reunion or the Moon Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates the harvest moon at its brightest and fullest. It's a time for family and for celebrations and for delicious mooncakes. Growing up in Singapore, I loved the brightly colored animal-shaped lanterns […]

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