Hmm, speaking of the Harveys…

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Hey if anyone wants to join in a campaign to nominate Jason or Billy Hazelnuts, we’re all in!

Harvey Awards Nominations deadline approaches

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2007 Hugo Award nominees

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The Hugo and John W. Campbell Award finalists, 2007 are also up. You can see the complete list in the link, but we wanted to note the art category: Professional ArtistBob EggletonDonato GiancolaStephan MartiniereJohn Jude PalencarJohn Picacio

Eagle Award Nominations up!

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The Eagle Awards for the best in British comics are up. You’ll need to go there to vote, but we’ll record the nominees here: 1: Award for Favourite Comics Writer ALAN MOORE (Lost Girls) BRIAN K. VAUGHAN (Y: The Last Man, Runaways, Ex Machina, Pride of Baghdad) ED BRUBAKER (Criminal, Uncanny X-Men, Daredevil, Captain America) […]

FIGHT! Dirk and Heidi

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Dirk responds to my needling yesterday by admitting that for one brief shining moment, 300 sold more copies than Naruto. That said, I have to wonder at Heidi MacDonald’s just-linked post, where she attempts to beat me over the head with the fact that 300 landed at #18 on Publishers Weekly’s hardcover bestsellers list. And […]

The Force is strong at this express shipping outlet

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Now you can shove your rent check into an R2-D2 post office box and use your Darth Maul stamp to get it there! The US Post Office is releasing a series of 15 stamps to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Star Wars. The stamps will kick off the new 41¢ stamp price. Actually, the USPS […]

All in

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Okay, THE HILLS HAVE EYES: THE BEGINNING is signed off on and off to Harper Collins, and we’re a bit knackered. We’ll be posting more when we wake up from our snooze, but in the meantime, here’s two great tastes that go together. More “This is Sparta!” madness here (link NSFW, probably).

And before we forget

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HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS cover art. Click for larger.

TONIGHT! Crabapple at Meltdown

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Molly Crabapple hosts a night of burlesque and book signing more popularly known as DR. SKETCHY’S ANTI-ART SCHOOL! Indulge in the intelligent pleasures of cabaret life drawing with fetish goddess Zoetica Ebb. It matters not if you smudge charcoal, daub fingerpaint, ink flesh or transform sidewalks with three-dimensional chalk drawings – all are welcome at […]

IGN launches online digital comics shop

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Man the announcements are coming fat and furious, as IGN’s Direct2Drive announces they will start selling downloadable Top Cow Comics.: IGN Entertainment, a unit of Fox Interactive Media, today announced that its Direct2Drive (http://direct2drive.com) digital retail store has launched the Web’s first independent, download-to-own comic book store and will begin selling comic book titles from […]

Gizmodo gets comics

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Gizmodo is the vastly popular (according to Technorati it’s the #3 blog in the WHOLE WORLD) tech blog and it’s just started running GizComix: So here’s something a little different. This is strip number one of our new original Gizmodo comics, written by yours truly and drawn by the super-talented Pedro Camargo, a member of […]

Notable quotables

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§ Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report: “Should we go to war with Iran? We only need 300 troops.” § Joel Silver says Wonder Woman is war at Rotten Tomatoes: “For years now, Marvel’s just been kicking the DC Comics’ characters ass. They’ve been killing them. And look, I don’t know if that’s because the […]

Dark Horse bits and bytes

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§ Gilbert Hernandez has a new series coming out entitled SPEAK OF THE DEVIL at Dark Horse. What with Love and Rockets, and New Palomar, and his graphic novels, Gilbert seems pretty prolific these days. Val Castillo is a young gymnast with a strange hobby—looking through her neighbors’ windows. At first, no one knows the […]

300 on Bestseller list

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300 has landed at #12 on this week’s Hardcover Bestsellers list at Publishers Weekly. While it’s not the only listing for a graphic novel on a nationally recognized bestseller list (SANDMAN: ENDLESS NIGHTS charted a few years and ago and there have been others including, we believe, the ALIEN movie adaptation back in the day) […]

Billy Dogma in DEJA VOODOO

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Maybe we’re jsut punchy, but this parody of Dean Haspiel’s Billy Dogma by Simon Fraser, Mike Fiffe and Dan Goldman was one of the funnest things we saw this week. The rest is NOT work safe, if you consider being attacked by a giant penis to be not work safe.

Ben Roman’s MOTORFACE

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We are quite fond of the charming grotesqueries of of the work of Benjamin Roman (I Luv Halloween, Cryptics), so we were happy to see he’s launched a new webcomic, entitledMOTORFACE: We’re not sure the MySpace blog interface is all that handy, but you should be able to add it to you RSS feeds. [Spotted […]