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TweetMatt Brady has the sad news and a touching remembrance: Daniel Robert Epstein, one of Newsarama’s writers (as well as a writer for many other sites) died this morning. Details about his death are still coming together, but Dan was found late last night by his wife Andrea. He was 31, soon to be 32. [...]
Tweet SHE was a beautiful showgirl in the Ziegfield Follies. HE was a dashing young cartoonist/illustrator. It was the ’20s, things were roaring, and whatever went on between them they took to their graves. But the art that Wesley Morse gave to Avonne Taylor she kept for 70 years, only to have it found by [...]
Tweet A reader comment here on The Beat has led us to resurrect the trail of Rick Olney, convention promoter extraordinaire. How extraordinaire? Well, he just seems to keep cancelling convention after convention after convention. He’s also led to an epic 30,000+ post thread at Gail Simone’s CBR forum which includes all sorts of reports [...]
Tweet• ICv2 interviews Viz Media’s Seiji Horibuchi on the subject of Viz’s growing slate of movie releases beyond the DVD market: With the growing interest in Japanese pop culture do you think that some of these films may get exposure on cable or satellite TV here in North America? Yes. We’re currently in discussion with [...]
Tweet What editor Ted Rall calls “the first Asian-themed strip” for newspapers, will launch in July: United Media will be launching a new feature on July 16 called Secret Asian Man by Tak Toyoshima. The feature centers around Osamu “SAM” Takahashi, a struggling comic strip artist, who is a second generation Japanese American growing up [...]
TweetHere you go! Bare bones! No time for snappy patter! We’ve got things to DO. HORNSCHEMEIER EAST COAST/MIDWEST TOUR DATES: WHEN: June 15 – June 17 WHERE: Heroes Con 2007 Charlotte Convention Center 501 S. College St. (& Stonewall Ave.) Charlotte, NC 704-339-6000 http://www.heroesonline.com/con-update.htm WHEN: Tuesday, June 19, 3:00PM – 6:00PM WHERE: Velocity Comics 904 [...]
TweetLong ago, we linked to Herk Harvey’s Shake hands with danger!, an unforgetable ’70s safety film, that taught us about drive shafts and reading the service manual at all times. Well, just in case you couldn’t get enough of the proper way to grease an axle, Boing Boing links to a complete version and then [...]