Tonight!

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Are you going? Report in! We want spy reports! We’d go to tonight’s Midtown extravaganza with Joe Q. but our sniffles will prevent our braving the weather.

DC: New line, new logo

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DC Comics announced plans today to license and distribute collectibles based on the world’s greatest pop culture characters and stories under a new brand name, DC Unlimited. The first series of DC Unlimited products will be unveiled at New York’s American International Toy Fair, and will be distributed to all retail outlets, including mass market […]

To do 2/6 – 2/11

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A diaper…? Oh dear. Here are your comic events for the week! Tuesday, February 6th New York, NY at 9:30 PM Joe Quesada at the People’s Improv Theater Joe Quesada will be one of the guests tonight at the Comic Book Club event. It will be taking place at The Peoples Improv Theater (154 West […]

Did you get a room?

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Well, the great San Diego Hotel Nightmare is over for many…and just beginning for others. The hotel reservation system went online today at 9 am pst. The Hyatt was sold out in 13 minutes. By 30 minutes almost every close hotel was gone. As we write this, all rooms have been gone for a couple […]

Gilbert Hernandez has a Chance in Hell

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Over at Newsarama, Gilbert Hernandez talks about CHANCE IN HELL the first in a new series of graphic novels covering Fritzi’s lurid movie career. He also reveals he’s working on a mini series for Dark Horse. The evolution of Chance in Hell came from the desire to show Fritz’s movies as stories in Love and […]

Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse #5 preview

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Ben Templesmith previews a few pages of the latest issue of WORMWOOD. More in link.

NYCC: Silent Devil

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Silent Devil is bringing a host of talent to New York! Stop by booth #751 to meet the crew: John Leekley (Amerikan Freak, Kompany X founder, Emmy Winner for Spawn) David Wohl (Executive Assistant, Witchblade) Christian Beranek (Dracula vs. King Arthur, Willow Creek, Se7en) Adam Beranek (Dracula vs. King Arthur, World of Me, Se7en) Greg […]

NYCC: Archie Comics

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Here’s what the Archie gang will be doing at New York Comic-Con: Come to the Archie Comics Booth to meet many of your favorite Archie Comics creators and staff then join us on Sunday February 25th at 2:00 PM in room 1E04 for 65 Years of Growing up with Archie Join the creative staff who […]

Nerve.com says comics are sexy!

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Nerve.com presents its Comics Issue with comics by Paul Pope, Chynna Clugston, JIm Mahfood and others, as well as an essay on just what Sandman means to goth girls of all ages. I always made sure to work Sundays, too, from noon to six, because that was the only time the workaholic manager took off. […]

FanFic: I’m not just a customer, I’m the president

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Reason magazine investigates the Fan Fiction Phenomena…in an article by a fanfic writer! By now many people outside the peculiar world of fandom know there exists something called fan fiction—that there are reams of reader-generated stories floating around the Internet based on characters from TV, movies, and books. Fanfic has been around for a long […]

When celebrities dress like superheroes — Part 2

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Remember Oksana Baiul? She beat Nancy Kerrigan in Ladies Figure Skating for the Gold at the 1994 Olympics. Here she appears as the new member of the Avengers, Visible Girdle Lass.

Under the weather again

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The sniffles have settled in here, believe it or not, so light posting.