PanelxPanel is a new digital magazine celebrating the medium of comics. It’s edited by Strip Panel Naked host Hass Otsmane-Elhaou, and features a rotating set of writers ranging from critics to professionals, fans and comic stores.
Each issue has two halves across its 90+ ad-free pages. The first, a focus on a particular comic and featuring a series of essays, interviews, process pieces and an exclusive Strip Panel Naked column all focused around that comic. The 15th issue covers Marvel's Immortal Hulk series.
The second half features regular articles, interviews, craft essays, a comic, and a series of comic recommendations from a range of comic-related voices.
This is a true celebration of the medium with every issue, looking at all the elements that make comics an interesting art form and great place to tell visual stories. This is a magazine that cares about comics.
This issue features a series of interviews with the Immortal Hulk team on their work, from editors, writer, pencils, inks colors and letters, as well as a series of in-depth articles about the comics. There's an exclusive Strip Panel Naked piece on storytelling approach, alongside other features on theme and story.
For the regular features, The Wicked + The Divine's Kieron Gillen answers 5 Questions With... and ex-Marvel editor Heather Antos discusses the role of the editor in comics, along with Nadia Shammas and Marie Enger interviewing each other on their collaborative process. PanelxPanel regular Sean Dillon expands his writing on Mister Miracle to discuss issue endings in Final Thoughts.
Of course, the usual bunch of recommendations from writers, artists, fans, critics and shops as to what they've been enjoying this month.
Available September 19th.