R. Stevens on United Media

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TweetWizard – yes, I said WIZARD — has an interview with R. Stevens on his move to United Media, a deal precipitated by Ted Rall who joined United in June to acquire hip, young cartoonists. It seems he is carrying out his mandate. WIZARD: Tell us how the deal with you and United Media came […]

Helping the Hernandez family

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TweetUPDATE: Shaenon Garrity is selling NARBONIC art to raise money for the Hernandezes In more pressing news, Lea Hernandez, the cofounder and former editor of Girlamatic as well as a groundbreaking cartoonist and a major presence in the comics world, has just been through a terrible house fire. She’s been posting updates on her LiveJournal […]

Send good thoughts to Lea Hernandez — UPDATE

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Tweet Lea Hernandez suffered a serious house fire last night. Her family is okay, but four cats and two dogs died from the smoke. It’s unknown how much of her art she lost. Obviously, she’s going to need us. UPDATE: We’ve already heard of a few folks wanting to organize benefit efforts for Lea and […]

Alan Moore talks Glycon with Stewart Lee

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Tweet It’s a bit saddening to see that P**** H*****’s fame is so vast that it has extended even to Alan Moore’s brain pan. Otherwise it’s a delightful video.

Geppi’s Museum profiled in NY Times

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TweetThe long awaited Geppi’s Entertainment Museum opens this Friday, and George Gustines has a report: If Steve Geppi has his way, his new Entertainment Museum will be a cultural institution that children must be dragged out of rather than into. And his idea of children does not mean 12 years old and under. A grid […]

Charles Vess blogs

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TweetIt’s true! He kicks off with a set report from the STARDUST movie: None of the designs look quite like my original drawings but are never the less very satisfying in their own right. Much as if they were from an alternative world of Stardust just slightly over to the left from my own. After […]

Oddbooksonline

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TweetPlug time: Cartoonist, animation writer, Beat pal and all around cool lady Anne Bernstein has a site called oddbooksonline where she sells many mysterious tomes, including rare children’s books, cookbooks and biographies of folks like Oscar Levant. It’s a cool site just for browsing around.

Linkage

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TweetFormer Vertigo assistant editor Mariah Huehner on what an editor does at the new SEQENTIAL TART: Many people don’t seem to realize that what editors are really for (besides making sure the entire system works, no one’s ego gets bruised, and oh, yeah, that the books ship on time) … is to help the creator […]

End Times: T-shirts for stalkers

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TweetThis came across our MySpace linkage, a site called Comic Stalkers which sells t-shirts for the REAL fans. Quote: In here, you will find shirts proclaiming your love for David Mack, Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Avon Oeming, Alex Maleev and many others! There are also t-shirts for Buffy fans, Fruits Basket fans, and female comics […]

To Do, NYC: Jim Hanley’s Universe

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TweetSeptember’s signing line-up at Jim Hanley’s is busy as all get out and it starts TODAY with Sean Chen and Bernard Chang. Here’s the calendar of events: On Wednesday, September 6th, JHU welcomes SEAN CHEN (Wolverine, X-Men: The End) and BERNARD CHANG (Black Belt Club) as they sign the new Boom! Studios release, THE BLVD […]

There’s one born every 24 frames

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TweetOpinion: Anyone who believes for one nano second that this is real is now enjoying their prime Florida swampland that connects directly to the Brooklyn Bridge.

Janus Films

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TweetWhen we were growing up, we watched a lot of Channel 13, aka WNET(Boomers may recall that proto-Boomer Billy Joel immortalized the Channel 13 generation in his song “Pressure”). WNET would often air the Janus Films Library, a collection of the essential art house films of Fellini, Kurosawa, Bergman, Renoir, Cocteau, Truffault and more. You […]