American Anime Awards debut at NY Comic-Con

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TweetThe New York Comic-Con just got their own awards, and they are brand new AND they spotlight ANIME. PR details: The New York Comic Con today announced that it will host the first-ever American Anime Awards. The awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, February 24th at the New Yorker Hotel in midtown Manhattan. The […]

AK Comics waits for the trade

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TweetICv2 has a terse report that AK Comics, the Egypt-based comics publishing company is suspending its monthly publication of comics to concentrate on graphic novels. All material in the graphic novels will be new. The first two releases will feature the characters Rakan, The Lone Warrior and Aya, The Princess of Darknes with art by […]

On the scene: GNs at the Y

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TweetWil Moss sent us this report on the graphic novel talk last Sunday at the 92nd Street Y. On Sunday night a variety of voices gathered at the New York City 92nd Street YMCA to discuss graphic novels. In attendance were Jessica Abel (La Perdida). Mark Siegel (editorial director of First Second Books), Andrew Helfer […]

Joann Sfar tour info

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TweetThe First Second blog has deets on the remainder of Joann Sfar’s US Tour. Sfar has been known to bust out his banjo at signings, so you can add the element of the unexpected to the events. You can see pictures from earlier stops also. *** CHICAGO *** Friday, November 10th BOOK SIGNING 6:00 pm […]

WonderCon updates guest list

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TweetWonderCon has announced a bunch of guests, including Nick Cardy Gene Colan Sergio Aragonés Mark Evanier Al Feldstein Tony Harris Pia Guerra Phil Jimenez Jeph Loeb Patrick McDonnell Linda Medley Michael Turner Brian K. Vaughan Judd Winick More at the official site.

Sign o’ the times

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Tweet Lost Girls: Ask for it by name!

Alan Moore to appear on the Simpsons

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TweetCan Alan Moore get any more cuddly? Warren Ellis posted along this link from a Northhampton newspaper, and it’s too late for April Fools: Alan Moore will guest on THE SIMPSONS: Moore, aged 53, recorded his lines at The Lodge studios in Abington Square last month for an episode which will be called Husbands and […]

Win your very own George Pérez

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TweetSpeaking of WizWorld Tex, it will kick off a cool promotion for the HERO Alliance (formerly ACTOR) with Talesofwonder.com– a contest to bring George Pérez to your door. George is known as a nice guy…but is he a good house guest? Some lucky fan will soon find out. You win, we fly George to your […]

Baby Boom

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Tweet Congrats to Brian Wood and wife Meredith on the arrival of Audrey Frances Wood. Congrats also to DC’s David Hyde who also recently become a dad. The world needs more fine Scorpio babies!

Morning briefing: THEM/SIX

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TweetAn obscure Image B&W one-shot entitled SIX by Michael Avon Oeming, Daniel Berman and Ethen Beavers will be turned into a TV pilot, now called THEM. Terminator 3′s Jonathan Mostow, Battlestar Galactica’s David Eick and Profit’s John McNarama: Eick and McNamara are writing the script for the TV take, exec producing with Mostow. Mostow is […]

Wizard World Texas This Weekend

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TweetHere’s the pr: The much anticipated Wizard World Texas, the annual, family-friendly pop culture extravaganza, is returning for its fourth event at the Arlington Convention Center this weekend. Over 25,000 attendees are expected over the three-day event that will explore the worlds of comics, cards, toys, anime, manga, gaming, and more, and will offer attendees […]

Superhero doctor protects your dermis

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Tweet Believe it or not, we’ve been doing this sort of link blogging thing for four years, and when we started out, it seemed few weeks there would be a story about some wackadoo who dressed up as a superhero for some kooky reason. Nowadays we don’t get as many stories like that — maybe […]

More on Gerard’s abs

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Tweet Our 300 post yesterday drew plaudits from the Gerard Butler Gals forum, and we have to admit, we haven’t been up as much as we should have been on DDGB news, because we managed to miss this. Our respect for Zack Snyder soars by the minute, as he is not just a fine director, […]

Sign o’ the times

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Tweet Lost Girls: Ask for it by name!