PanelxPanel #60 - Archie Comics Special
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 month the features are all about Archie Comics. We interview the creative team behind Big Ethel Energy, as well as speak to Archie Comics president Mike Perrelito, and editors who have worked on the digest line about the continued success of the iconic character and world.
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 Big Ethel Energy's creative team
- Examining the continued success of the classic Archie Digest line
- Essays on Archie horror, some of our favorite characters, lettering, Archie newspaper strips, and more.
- A short comic by Hansel Moreno, Marek Jarocki & Micah Myers.
- An interview with Adam P. Knave, Valentine Barker and Frank Cvetkovic on their new comic, The Airless Year.
- Examining the way trauma and pain is coloured in comics.
- Final Thoughts on the ending of Fearscape.