PanelxPanel #57: New Masters
PanelxPanel is the Eisner Award-winning digital magazine celebrating the medium of comics. It’s edited by Tiffany Babb and Strip Panel Naked host Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou, and features a rotating set of critics, fans, and professionals.
This issue is features New Masters, by Shobo and Shof Coker, published by Image Comics. We interview the duo about creating the series, accompanied with a series of essays exploring facets of the comic.
A true celebration of the medium with every issue, looking at all the elements that make comics an interesting art form and a great place to tell visual stories. This is a magazine that cares about comics.
Some of this issue's contents:
- An interview with Shobo and Shof Coker on creating New Masters.
- Essays on defining afrofuturism, how the series uses language, the heroes tale story structure, and more.
- A short comic by Thomas Armstrong & John Biggs.
- Lucy Sullivan (Barking, Razorblades) & Alison Sampson (Department of Truth, Sleeping Beauties) interview each other about their process and making comics.
- Sara Century on I Never Promised You A Rose Garden.
- Matt Hanson's profile on Cem Özüduru.
- Fraser Campbell's Final Thoughts about Y: The Last Man.Available now.