Riffing with RICHARD LINKLATER: Our illustrated interview about the director’s brilliant new ‘Boyhood’

ARTIST’S NOTE: With his feature films “Waking Life” and “A Scanner Darkly,” director Richard Linklater helped popularize digital-effects technology (known as “interpolated rotoscoping”) to animate live-action footage. In visual tribute to those movies, this story about Linklater — believed to be The Post’s first-ever fully illustrated interview — loosely mimics that rotoscoped aesthetic. –M.C.   […]

COMIC-CON EISNER AWARDS: What the winners say in the afterglow of the honor [UPDATED]

THIS YEAR’S Eisner Awards, which were presented over the weekend at Comic-Con International in San Diego, lived up to being especially applause-worthy for the diversity of the recognition — as the honorees included richly rendered graphic novels, strongly voiced digital comics and gorgeously archived comic strips. And this year, in that spirit, Comic Riffs asked […]

COMIC-CON EISNER AWARDS: ‘The Oatmeal’s’ Matthew Inman honored after creative shift: ‘Writing these comics was risky for me’

MATTHEW INMAN‘s “The Oatmeal” first became hugely popular as a satiric online feature, but the creator Infrequently did more autobiographical, narrative comics. More recently, the cartoonist set out to change that. “The past two years have been very transformative for me,” Inman tells The Post’s Comic Riffs. “At the end of 2012, I decided I […]

COMIC-CON 2014: Here are your Eisner Award winners…

Here are the 2014 Eisner Award winners from this weekend at Comic-Con International in San Diego: BEST SHORT STORY: Untitled, by Gilbert Hernandez, in Love and Rockets: New Stories #6 (Fantagraphics) BEST SINGLE ISSUE (OR ONE-SHOT): Hawkeye #11: Pizza Is My Business, by Matt Fraction and David Aja (Marvel) BEST CONTINUING SERIES: Saga, by Brian […]

COMIC-CON 2014: 3 Takeaways from Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman reveal for ‘Batman vs. Superman’

  WARNER BROS. wasted little time giving fans what they had been waiting for Saturday during the studio’s presentation before San Diego Comic-Con’s Hall H throng of 6,500-strong. Although there was no official confirmation of any big developments in Zack Snyder’s “Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice,” the panel started with a short but intense […]

COMIC-CON 2014: 5 Takeaways from today’s Ben Affleck/Batman sneak-peek

  Holy Bat-stubble. It’s the most talked about chin at the first full day of Comic-Con. Warner Bros. on Thursday released an up-close and in-color profile image of Ben Affleck’s Caped Crusader from the forthcoming film “Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice” — in one of the early reveals at the four-and-a-half-day event that is […]