Yet more on Vampi

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Okay, we’ve heard from a few reliable sources that the Vampi to Fangoria deal is a done one, and Harris will have its own announcement soon. Fangoria Comics editor Scott Licina posted the following at the ComicMonsters board: Yes, the original Bad Girl Bloodsucker has a new crypt to call her own- and I think […]

R.I.P Robert Anton Wilson

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Robert Anton Wilson Defies Medical Experts and leaves his body @4:50 AM on binary date 01/11. All Hail Eris! On behalf of his children and those who cared for him, deepest love and gratitude for the tremendous support and lovingness bestowed upon us. (that’s it from Bob’s bedside at his fnord by the sea) RAW […]

Vampi to Fangoria — UPDATE

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Newsarama reports that Vampirella, the scantily-clad but long-running horror fixture, has been acquired by Fangoria’s fledgling comics line. At the Fangoria Weekend of Horrors convention held this past weekend in San Jose, CA, Fangoria Comics Editor-in-Chief Scott Licina announced that the fledgling comic company had acquired the character of Vampirella, which had previously been at […]

A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge

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Josh Neufeld’s A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge has just debuted at Smith Magazine. Neufeld wrote about the strip and his research recently at his LiveJournal A.D. is about Hurricane Katrina and its effects on the lives of five real New Orleans residents. I’ll also be dealing with the effect of the storm on other […]

Today’s AMS update

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PW reports on today’s book distribution maneuvers. Perseus Book Group, another big book distributer, has announced a plan to buy PGW client Avalon, and my be working with PGW to assume distribution for more of their clients. “We’re trying to come up with a solution that will satisfy everyone’s interest,” Steinberger said about the PGW […]

Stan Lee 26th Most Influential Living American

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Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment sent out a press release detailing an Atlantic Monthly article that has named THE MAN as the 26th most Influential Living American. Stan i s tied with Bill Cosby and more influential than Henry Kissinger, Chuck Berry, Bill Clinton, Martha Stewart, Clint Eastwood, Tiger Woods and Hugh Hefner. We’re not sure […]

Comics around the world today

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Let’s take a spin around the globe via cartoons, shall we? Cartoons are bringing the world together and don’t you believe a word otherwise. §An Iranian cartoonist has won a Chinese humor contest! What the– Mohammad Ali Khalaji succeeded in winning the prize among 360 world participants from over 30 countries. With concentration on the […]

DEAD WEST movie update

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So often we here at SBM and elsewhere annouce the optioning of some comics property and then it is never heard of again. Well here’s a wee update on the status of DEAD WEST, a film based on the Rick Spears//Rob G Zombie Western. Director Adam (HATCHET) Green is still planning to make the pic. […]

Cameron is back; rejects manga

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Elusive director James Cameron has finally announced his next movie project — it’s called AVATAR, and it means he WON’T be makes Battle Angel Alita for a while, anyway. In EW he explains they were working on both scripts but… The way I pitched it to Fox was, ”We’re doing both these films.” The order […]

R.I.P Harry Horse

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A very sad story today from Scotland: Cartoonist/illustrator Richard Horne, akak Harry Horse was found dead in his home along with his wife, Mandy. The deaths are believed to be a suicide pact–Horse’s wife had been ill with multiple sclerosis for some time. Yesterday, three days after Mr Horne’s final work appeared in a national […]

Nightcrawler weds cartooner

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Actor Alan Cumming–who donned the blue paint to play Nightcrawler in X-Men 2–has wed his boyfriend of two years, Grant Shaffer, whom news reports dub an illustrator. If you check Shaffer’s website, you’ll see a whole comics section, and he’s contributed to the anthology BLURRED VISION, and has a graphic novel, entitled 30 Kinds of […]

RIP Yvonne De Carlo

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