Last 10 seconds of every ST:TNG episode

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Tweet Comfortable or predictable? Or is there a difference? [Via Kottke.]

Oh crap! Marvel U. changing AGAIN!!!???

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TweetEverything has been leading up to one revelation that will rock the Marvel Universe at its very core. There are no coincidences. There are no heroes who won’t be affected. There is no escape. When you’ve finished reading New Avengers #31, you’ll realize why this is the one issue you just can’t miss. The superstar […]

But the little girls understand

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TweetAs suspected no time today to build up that head of steam needed to continue my essay. So I will leave you with an image gallery. But note: the point is NOT CHEESECAKE. That is never the point. The point is, to be crass, licensing, marketing and making money. UPDATE: Luckily Lisa Fortuner (aka Ragnell) […]

Now it can be told: Kevin Colden and the Xeric

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Tweet A few weeks ago we posted the latest Xeric Grant winners, with the rather odd note that Kevin Colden has turned down the Xeric in order to publish on the web. Now Colden is a very talented cartoonist, as well as being part of yet another cartooning power couple as the husband of Miss […]

Telling it like it is: Hibbs, Butcher

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TweetBrian Hibbs looks at the End of History as two of the latest late books ever are released and explains what it means for retailers: Ultimates, the “Ultimate Universe” version of The Avengers by Mark Millar and Bryan Hitch, started in 2002. Over the intervening five years, they’ve managed to release all of 26 issues […]

Law cracks down on Japanese manga pirates!

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TweetIn a story that will send an icy finger of dread down the spines of the majority of today’s comics readers, three geeks were arrested in Japan for file-sharing manga. They included one boy and two males, making for a nice yaoi combo. According to Japan’s Association of Copyright for Computer Software, the Kyoto Prefectural […]

Rall on his surveillance

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TweetTed Rall comments on the revelation that his blog was watched by the NYPD prior to the 2004 Republican convention: The Times story also contains a link to the NYPD dossier on yours truly, the Dreaded “Activist”: “Ted Rall is a Columbia University graduate who earns a living as a cartoonist/radio host and has been […]

WEHT…Alan David Doane?

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TweetAs the mastermind behind Comic Book Galaxy, Alan David Doane was one of the protean forces behind both the comics blogosphere and online reviewing. But he’s been mostly silent for the last while, and CBG has lapsed into silence what happened? Well, life, as usual, but also a sense of…accomplishment. * The sense of urgency […]

PW on S&S rights “grab”

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TweetSome consternation this morning about budding GN publisher Simon & Schuster and their new rights policy which would seem to indicate ownership in perpetua. PW’s Jim Milliot has more: In a prepared statement sent out by S&S yesterday afternoon, S&S spokesperson Adam Rothberg said the company was surprised by the guild’s “overreaction,” and he gave […]

More animated PERSEPOLIS

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Jackson cast in the SPIRIT?

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Tweet Samuel L. Jackson is apparently in talks to play the Octopus, the villian in Frank Miller’s SPIRIT movie. Samuel L. Jackson is in negotiations to star as a mysterious supervillain in the Frank Miller-helmed comic book adaptation “The Spirit” for Lionsgate and Odd Lot Entertainment, reports the Hollywood Reporter. The story centers on Denny […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 5/18

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Tweet§ Cartoonist now designs mobile obelisks. § Hergé feted for 100th birthday. § A little perspective on Franco-Iranians: Last but not least, it is most probably a comic book which has shaped the thoughts and outlook of French people on Iranians. Persepolis is an illustrated series by Marjan Satrapi which first got noticed after winning […]

Fascinating: Spock studies large ladies

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TweetJust read this: Leonard Nimoy’s “Full Body Project” features nude obese women.“People ask me all the time,” Mr. Nimoy said, carrying saucers of coffee and tea into his art-filled living room off Central Park West. He placed them next to galleys of his forthcoming photography book, which sat near a copy of “Carnal Knowing: Female […]

RIP Lloyd Alexander

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Tweet Lloyd Alexander, 83, a critically acclaimed fantasy and adventure writer whose coming-of-age novels use vivid action and elements of mythology to depict contemporary struggles between good and evil, died May 17 at his home in Drexel Hill, Pa. He had cancer. Mr. Alexander wrote more than 40 books and is regarded as one of […]