Project Rooftop: Supergirl

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TweetProject Rooftop and GirlWonder.org are teaming for a week of Supergirl costume revamps, which a celebrity panel then judges: Starting today, Project: Rooftop is teaming up with Super. Girl., a Girl-Wonder.org project, to bring you a week-long Supergirl appreciation event! Here at P:R, we’re going to be reviewing our top picks from last month’s Draw […]

Anti-Semetic comic withdrawn in South Korea

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TweetRhie Won-bok’s controversial manhwa has been withdrawn after complaints: A South Korean publisher agreed Thursday to withdraw a best-selling children’s book from stores after meeting with a prominent anti-Semitism watchdog group that accused the author of spreading messages echoing Nazi propaganda. The series of comic books, titled “Meon Nara, Yiwoot Nara,” or “Far Countries, Near […]

Fun Home and Blankets reshelved in Marshall?

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TweetThe comics blogosphere and press has been closely following the situation in Marshall, MO, where complaints over content led to FUN HOME and BLANKETS being removed from library shelves. The library began a long, thoughtful process of public hearings to decide on a new policy, one of which was held on Tuesday. Now, a comment […]

TO DO Tonite: Shanower talks Troy

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TweetWhile everyone is abuzz about the hard fighting Spartans, Eric Shanower is still digging in to the Trojan War in his epic and gorgeous (and meticulously researched) AGE OF BRONZE. This afternoon he even talks about it. Award-winning cartoonist Eric Shanower will discuss Age of Bronze, his graphic novel retelling of the Trojan War, in […]

WWLA: Top Cow

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TweetMarc Silvestri, Eric Basaldua, Tyler Kirkham and many more — and more of those exlcusives, lead the charge at the Top Cow booth: Top Cow will offer three exclusive variants at the Wizard World Los Angeles convention. A brand new cover image by Wizard World Los Angeles guest Tyler Kirkham for Witchblade Takeru Manga #2 […]

WWLA: PUNKS the Comic

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TweetOne more press release on PUNKS THE COMICS, a “sitcomic” nu Joshua Hale Fialkov and Kody Chamberlain — it does have a nice cover: PUNKS THE COMIC makes it’s world debut at this weekend’s Wizard World Los Angeles! The long-in-development/soon-to-be-released DaDa-inspired Sitcomic will make a debut with an exclusive Wizard World Los Angeles Ashcan Preview. […]

Wizard World LA: IDW

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TweetIDW has exclusives, Peter David, Gene Simmons AND son Nick, David Tischman, and many more! Complete list in the jump. Everything you needed to know about IDW’s WWLA plans March 16-19, 2007. Wizard World Los Angeles Con Exclusive Limited to 1,000 copies, IDW will be offering a special show-exclusive variant sketch cover version of TRANSFORMERS: […]

WWLA: Platinum Studios

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TweetWhat’s Platinum Studios Comics got cookin’ for WWLA? Why KISS 4K the WORLD’S LARGEST COMIC BOOK! They are also featuring HERO BY NIGHT (pictures) and sponsoring the DrunkDuck Pavillion in Artist Alley. Sounds like our kind of place. More info in the JUMP.

WWLA: Golden Apple Booth Signing Schedule

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TweetThe Golden Apple booth (#707) has KISS, Eric Wight, Steve Niles, Bernie Wrightson, Javier Grillo-Marxuach, DJ Coffman, and many more. The entire signing schedule in the jump: GUEST SCHEDULE OF SIGNINGS FRIDAY 1:00 – 2:00 DJ Coffman (Hero by Night) 1:00 – 3:00pm Eric Wight (My Dead Girlfriend) Shannon Denton (Zapt!) 2:30pm KISS 4K Destroyer […]

To do this weekend: WW LA

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TweetWizard World LA kicks off this weekend and the buzz is pretty subdued, but we’re sure folks will have a fun time anyway. The guest list is pretty extensive, there will be lots of nerdlebrities signing — including Virgil! — and we expect a lot of spy reports on attendance. We also have a few […]

Surrogates land at Disney

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TweetIt’s interesting to see just how many comics from smaller companies (many of them creator owned) are landing fairly sunstantial movie deals these days. This time it’s Robert Venditti and Brett Weldele’s THE SURROGATES, which was published by Top Shelf, which is now slated to be a movie put together by the team that made […]

Old man bar found!

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TweetWhile the old man bar/comics jam site crisis continues, we are happy to state that we have spotted unequivocal evidence of an Old Man Bar still in existence in Gramercy Park. We were walking by Rolf’s on 3rd Avenue about 4:30 yesterday when we spotted an old man sitting in the window. Not only was […]

Gyllenhaal = Billy Batson

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Tweet Didn’t see that one coming: According to a story in the New York Daily News, Jake is being courted to play Captain Marvel in the upcoming adaptation of the lame comic Shazam!. The film is currently in the early scripting stages with John August newly hired to start writing it, so it may seem […]