To Do 2/1 – 2/6 2007

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It is the return of the Tiny Intern! Here are your comic events for the week: Thursday, February 1st Atlanta, GA Design at Play: The High Design and Low-Brow Humor of Cartoon Network The Museum of Design Atlanta opens its Cartoon Network exhibit today. It is a multi-media exhibit featuring advertising and marketing materials, storyboards, […]

Check it out quickly: Stardust

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Neil Gaiman has put up a not quite legit (although we’re bettinghe won’t get prosecuted) version of the STARDUST movie site up at his own site.

Del Rey launches original manga with pop star – UPDATED

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UPDATE via Manga Blog: This blogger says how to make manga mavan Christopher Hart is also doing an OEL/OGM/americmanga for Del Rey. Christopher Hart is drawing/writing The Reformed. http://www.artstudiollc.com/  here’s his site, wherein he hints at this project here http://www.artstudiollc.com/whatsnew/whatsnew.html At his website, Hart says: Not allowed to talk about the specifics yet, but I […]

WGA honors Feiffer

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The Writers Guild of America will present Jules Feiffer with its lifetime achievement award for Animation Writing Variety reports. Feiffer will be feted at the Writers Guild Awards on Feb. 11 at the Century Plaza in Los Angeles and simultaneously at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York. Feiffer’s film credits include “Little Murders” and […]

Modern Tales adds strips

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Just the PR from Shaenon Garrity: Modern Tales one of the Web’s premier webcomics sites, is proud to announce the addition of five new comics to its lineup. The new comics are: +Alma Mater, by Whitney June Robinson, a comic following five colorful sixth-graders at Blenheim School for Girls, a traditional all-girls’ prep school. +Bellen, […]

KISS is back…and Platinum’s got them! — updated

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UPDATE: YOu can see much Kis comickery and order a 12 page preview here at kisscomicsgroup.com. Via Variety, word that Kiss, the legendary rock band that was made for loving comics, is starting their own comics company through Platinum Studios. Platinum Studios and Kiss Catalog, the company run by Kiss leaders Gene Simmons and Paul […]

THE SECRET VOICE #2 is coming

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Zack Soto tells the TCJ board about the long-awaited second issue of THE SECRET VOICE due in April from AdHouse. Ignatz Award winner Zack Soto’s work straddles the line between superheroes and art comics like few cartoonists can. The Secret Voice is Soto’s solo showcase for both short and continuing stories, all set in the […]

John Ridley courts controversy

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Screenwriter/novelist turned comics scribe John Ridley has gotten a lot of positive reviews for THE AMERICAN WAY, his Wildstorm mini-series about superheroes, the Cold War and the Civil Rights movement. The collected edition comes out next week, but in the meantime, Ridley is getting a lot of controversy for his essays, such as the modestly […]

Avatar: do you want to work with Alan Moore?

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Having installed a marketing guy, Avatar is now sending out press releases, and the first one is announcing a talent hunt for artists! Want to work on an Alan Moore or Warren Ellis project? Avatar Press is looking for artists for a number of projects over the coming year, including Alan Moore and Warren Ellis […]

Virgin ups discount

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This may not seem like a big deal, but for comics retailers, Virgin allowing a more generous discount means retailers may feel more inclined to order more issues up-front. Virgin has done a lot of promotion for their line, and reorders have been good, but this is a step that retailers have been asking for […]

The last days of Harry Horse

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The Scotsman has a very long and sad account of the events leading up to the murder/suicide of cartoonist Harry Horse and his wife: THE phone call had been planned for months. The three sisters of Harry Horse, the political cartoonist and children’s author, hoped to achieve in unity what they had failed to do […]

Morning Studio Briefing: Holmes, 300

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§ All kinds of internet gossip rag scuttlebutt about Katie Holmes turning down a role in the next Batman movie: Katie Holmes has turned down a $2 million deal to star in the sequel to ‘Batman Begins’. The actress was expected to reprise her role as Rachel Dawes alongside caped crusader Christian Bale for ‘Batman: […]

AQUA TEEN HUNGER FORCE movie trailer

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The trailer for Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters is up and it looks a lot funnier than we thought, but then the entire trick is making this funny in more than a 15-minute portion. Speaking of Adult swim, they have announced their first two live action programmes, The Tim and Eric […]

Daniel Radcliffe: Not a Boy, Not Yet a Man

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Daniel Radcliffe is ditching his Harry Potter image — and his pants as several stills from his role in EQUUS show. The stage role famously requires a young star to run around starkers as he blithely blind horses. 17-year-old Radcliffe seems up for the task, and producers have been stunned at how easily he dropped […]