Comic Art – Connect with Artists & Superheroes

Want to learn everything there is to know about creating comic art? You’ve come to the right place. Here, you’ll find news on all the latest comic happenings, updates on some of your favorite comic book artists like Bryan Hitch and how to draw superheroes step-by-step. And if you’re looking for information about Comic Con, GenCon and other events happening, we’ll make sure you’re in the know!

DC Celebrating 25 Years of Harley Quinn

Harley Quinn has long been a big character for DC. This year DC is celebrating 25 years of the quirky character. Harley has gone through many different versions over the years between the many comic books, the video games and the live-action version in Suicide Squad. I’ve always loved the Harley Quinn from Batman:...

How to Create Character Details, Inspired by Wonder Woman

Creating character details is really important when developing your own character. Specific details will inform your readers about that character with just a glance and make them recognizable. Costume elements can play into the story you write as well.  With the new Wonder Woman movie out, I’ve been diving deep into her history and...

A Clash of Kings Comic Coming This June

George R.R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire series is immensely popular. Best-selling books and a highly rated HBO show have led to wide recognition. The next natural step is comics! The first book in his series, A Game of Thrones, has already been adapted into a comic. The second book in the series,...

Free Giveaway for Free Comic Book Day 2017!

It’s officially Free Comic Book Day 2017! We at IMPACT would love to celebrate the holiday by giving you, our wonderful readers, a free download. Inside this PDF you’ll find demonstrations from Mastering Manga 3 by Mark Crilley. We hope you’re enjoying Free Comic Book Day 2017! Spend the evening curled up with those new...

Ms. Marvel Short Film Makes Us Want a Full Movie

Ms. Marvel is a great character. The first iteration of Ms. Marvel featured Carol Danvers, who is now Captain Marvel. This version of Ms. Marvel is Kamala Khan and she is the first Muslim superhero to get her own series. Her character and series has gained a lot of attention and we’re hoping that after Brie Larson...

Free Comic Book Day is Here!

Today’s the day! Free Comic Book Day is here at last. This year is the 15th anniversary of Free Comic Book Day and what a great 15 years it’s been. This holiday is a great time to introduce new people to comics, grab your favorites and try a new story out yourself! ¬†¬† Not...

Daredevil Season 2 Premieres Today!

Anyone else curled up at home right now having a marathon of the new Daredevil season 2 episodes? The show’s second season officially hit Netflix today.¬†Daredevil season 2 brings us the Punisher and Elektra, some classic characters from the comics. I have some high hopes for their characters. They can’t be worse than what...

Comic Artist’s Essential Photo Reference: People and Poses

Photo reference is a very handy tool for every artist. Whether you’re trying to get just the right pose or the right expression, having a photo reference can help you to understand how to illustrate it correctly. With the new updated Comic Artist’s Essential Photo Reference: People and Poses by Buddy Scalera, you’ll get over...

Impressive Body Painting Turns People Into Comic Book Characters

Lianne Moseley uses makeup and body painting to truly bring comic book characters to life. They look like they jumped right out of the pages! The shading effect and linework she uses in her body painting reminds me of the art style in the video game Borderlands and it fits these comic book characters...

Today is Free Comic Book Day!

It happens once a year and the day is finally here! Today is Free Comic Book Day! Make sure to get out to your favorite comic book shops to support their business and snag the free comic books and other exciting swag they’ll have. It’s of course also the perfect time to buy new...