To do 6/20 NYC: Salon/Syncopated signing

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Wednesday, June 20th, from 6-8pm, Jim Hanley’s Universe will be hosting a signing for Nick Bertozzi’s new graphic novel, The Salon and our new anthology, Syncopated Vol.3. Many of you may not already know that Nick’s stellar cartoons adorn the new volume of Syncopated, along with a dozen or so other great creators. In addition […]

MoCCA Debuts!

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BREAKING: WORK FOR HIRE IS BAD!!!

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Yet another squawk over Platinum and its long languishing library over at Comixpedia where Mike Strang pens a cautionary tale he’d like to call Never sign a Work For Hire contract with Platinum Studios! Stay away from Platinum Studios and any Work for Hire contracts if you feel attached to your creations. I feel as […]

MoCCA: Buenaventura Press

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Various news and notes from Buenaventura Press We’re excited to announce Ted May’s Injury Comics #1, with Jason Robards and Jeff Wilson. In a post-apocalyptic dystopia, May’s misanthropic cyborg Manleau is attacked by the Fighting Cock, a member of the feared Barnyard Animals gang. Can Manleau resist striking a bionic blow against this vicious gang […]

MoCCA: Picturebox, Canada, Dan Nadel

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PictureBox has big plans this weekend. We’re releasing Matthew Thurber’s 1-800 MICE #2, Comics Comics #3 and The Ganzfeld 5: Japanada! Also, I’m curating an exhibition that’s opening Friday night… There are some other goodies, too. See the info below. See you soon. PictureBox Signing Schedule MoCCA Booths A14-16 Saturday 12-1: Lauren Weinstein and Matthew […]

MoCCA: D&Q

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Here’s who’s signing when at the Drawn & Quarterly table: Saturday, June 23rd 11:00 – 12:15 D+Q Cartoonists Showcase panel with Gabrielle Bell & Anders Nilsen 11:00 – 12:30 Miriam Katin signing 12:30 – 2:30 Gabrielle Bell & Anders Nilsen signing 2:30 – 4:30 Joe Matt signing 4:30 – 6:00 Charles Burns & Adrian Tomine […]

SPEED RACER toon zooms to TV

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We were at the Licensing Show yesterday but will have to present out picture parade tomorrow. Lots of Speed Racer news, however, including the word that Lionsgate is producing an all new Speed racer toon for Nicktoons. The toon will have some familiar character hut upgraded a bit — Speed now drives a Mach 6. […]

It’s on!

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In our inbox: The second annual Hero Initiative Marvel vs. DC softball game will take place Thursday, July 26 at San Diego. The teams will be vying for the coveted Stan Lee Cup, the (second) most famous trophy in sports! BTW, if you were wondering why we haven’t mentioned Stan teaming up with ***** ******, […]

THE BOYS sell out!

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For anyone who was wondering if the scabrous THE BOYS by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson would continue to do well when they moved to Dynamite the answer is, you bet your ass: DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT announced today that a second printing alternate cover of The Boys #7 will soon be on the way featuring a […]

IDW snares BEOWULF

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Adding to its library of licenses, IDW has announced they’ll be publishing a four-issue adaptation of the Robert Zemeckis BEOWULF film, which was in turn written by Neil Gaiman and Roger Avary. Beowulf, the ancient epic poem, has been studied in schools for decades and adapted and translated into numerous forms over the centuries. On […]

Miller, Owen team for TROUBLE

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So just what has Frank Miller been up to out in Hollywood? Signing up for the screenplays: An adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s TROUBLE IS MY BUSINESS with Clive Owen set to star. “Sin City” was Miller’s first collaboration with Owen. “Trouble Is My Business” was chosen partly because it provides the actor with a similar […]

Very important things you need to know about

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§ Neil Gaiman with an ultimate “Nobody knows anything” story § Listen to Bob Sikoryak talk about Tintin on NPR (Link via Peggy) § Tony Millionaire, Michael Kupperman, Coop, Bill Wray, Jenny Gonzalez etc. discussing the SOPRANOS finale. Comedy. § Warren Ellis reviews Paul Pope. PULPHOPE, a monograph by Paul Pope, is officially released on June […]

New Thursday activity

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With TUF off the air what ever will we do on Thursdays at 10? Well luckily for everyone, USA is premiering a show NEXT Thursday called BURN NOTICE starring Jeffrey Donovan as a Miami-based spook who has had his identity wrecked by the CIA, so he has to turn to being a private eye. Now […]