Some things to do today: Pekar, Wrightson, Rushkoff

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NYC: Douglas Rushkoff signs at Barnes and Noble, Aster Place Feb 28: Barnes and Noble, Astor Place. 7pm Talking about Testament (volume 2) and Get Back in the Box (now in paperback). Columbus, OH: “A Conversation with Harvey Pekar” Wednesday, February 28, 2007 7:00 pm Mershon Auditorium Free! Booksigning immediately following the presentation Harvey Pekar […]

Rick Olney at it again

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While we don’t expect anyone to dive into the Legendary Rick Olney thread at CBR, Graeme has a mini round-up, but even BETTER, Olney himself has waded right into it, by YET AGAIN ANNOUNCING A CONVENTION (one of his most notorious maneuvers is cancelling cons at the last minute), and swearing he has a venue, […]

BONE game NOT to DS

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Well we had this link all set to go about how the Bone game is being ported to the DS, but Wired reportsIT IS NOT TRUE. UPDATE: Wired News followed up on this release with Telltale, who says that GamesIndustry has their facts mixed up, and Bone is not coming to DS. Xider will, however, […]

James Jean cleans up at Spectrum Awards

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The Spectrum Awards, which are presented for the best in fantastic art in several categories, including comics, advertising and book covers, were judged this weekend, and some familiar names are in the winners circle. James Jean won Gold Medals in both Advertising and Editorial, and the Silver in Comics. Pictureed: the judges. The jury for […]

Get well soon Arnold Drake!

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Ken Gale sends word that legendary comics writer Arnold Drake is in the hospital: Arnold Drake is in Cabrini Hospital in New York City with what his daughter called “a touch of pneumonia.” He was found collapsed, but conscious on the floor of his apartment by a neighbor (thank you, Mr. Hennessy). He is still […]

NYCC Picture parade Days 2 & 3

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Crowds, sunlight and stormtroopers. What more could you want to create that eaux-de-comic-con? More pictures in the jump.

William Shatner is a jerk, but he’s hilarious

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Fans of the inimitable Shatner will enjoy this clip of him doing a voiceover recording and then putting a clueless producer in his place, as Robin Quivers and Howard Stern guffaw in glee. As Robin and Howard point out, Shatner is being a total dick, and yet he’s kind of within his rights as well. […]