From writer and artist Ed Piskor comes a three-part comic book miniseries that retells the story of the X-Men so far. Similar to what he did in Hip-Hop Family Tree, Piskor summed up over 50 years of X-Men stories in a retro and verbose style. More here and here.
Todd McFarlane reinvented Spider-Man, created Spawn, and helped revolutionize the comics industry by co-founding Image Comics. Now he has a toy empire. He sat down with Complex to share tons of practical tips for success based on his passion and experience.
Vox looks at the history and evolution of comic book lettering. The most well known style – all caps, italicized, and with consistent thickness – was developed to make text easier to read on cheap paper. But there are dozens of comic book fonts and lettering styles.