MoCCA: Royal Flush magazine

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TweetROyal Flush Promo Video!!Add to My Profile | More Videos Okay one more cool thing to check out at MoCCA this weekend: Royal Flush magazine, a new cool object magazine put together by some of today’s top art directors and including comical contributions by people like Tara McPherson, Danny Hellman, Shannon Wheeler and sometime comics […]

As you are now, so once was I…

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Tweet Harrison Ford on the set of Indy IV, photographed by Steven Spielberg. To complete the trip to the past, check out details of the upcoming Beyond the Valley of the Replicants Deuper Deluxe edition of BLADE RUNNER at Film Ick. The trailer (Which was shown during AFI’s top 100 films special) includes NEW FOOTAGE. […]

If a blogger posts in the woods…

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TweetDick Hates Your Blog is a bit of an enigma. The title promises snark, but it delivers mostly thoughtful commentary. Talk about the bait and switch. Yesterday Dick Hyacinth talked about the recent phenomenon of people scouring the solicitations to find covers to be offended by. This is kind of an interesting phenomenon in and […]

MoCCA Party Poop

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Tweet It’s another exhausting run of events for the next few days. Make sure the Metro card is filled up! The following list is indebted to Bill Kartalopoulous, who gave us permission to adapt his own email listings. The whole list is in the jump. Saturday is particularly rough, but we know we’ll be hitting […]

MoCCA Who’s Where

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TweetA few more who’s doing what’s t this weekend’s MoCCA Art Festival: The Sundays anthology debuts at MoCCA — put together by six CS grads, it’s sure to be one of the buzz books of the show. Lauren Weinstein This weekend at the MOCCA FESTIVAL I will be presenting my work in an hour long […]

CCS offers MFA

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TweetPress Release (Found at the TCJ board) The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) is proud to announce its approval from the State of Vermont Department of Education Board to award Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Degrees. Based on recommendations from the Vermont Higher Education Council during their June meeting, the State Board approved CCS for […]

New Rucka Project

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Tweet At his blog, Greg Rucka teases a new project with artist Michael Southworth. More tasty art and hints in the link.

Meth to IDW

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TweetOver at the IDW site, it has just been announced that Clifford Meth has joined the company as Executive VP of Strategies/Editorial. Meth is best known recently for putting together The Uncanny Dave Cockrum tribute book, as well as helping Cockrum get a royalty settlement in his waning years. He’s also known as a fiction […]

MoCCA: Cavallaro Debut and news

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TweetMichael Cavallero writes to tell us of his MoCCA debut and also his move from the web to Print at Image Comics: This coming September Image Comics’ Shadowline unveils the first in a two-part miniseries with ACT-I-VATE studio cartoonist Michael Cavallaro, PARADE (WITH FIREWORKS). In the tradition of historical epics such as Eric Shanower’s AGE […]

Art: “Into the Pixel”

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Tweet Into the Pixel is a display of concept art for video games. The other day we were railing against work for hire, but as many people pointed out, there is a time and place for it, such as paying very talented people decent sums of money to sit down and imagine. The result is […]

Canadian comics history

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TweetCanadians! They walk among us unnoticed but what are they really planning? And do they really have a Comics “heritage”? According to this Literary Review of Canada review of Invaders from the North: How Canada Conquered the Comic Book Universe, yes. Like many rowdy teenagers of the era, comics met with adult resistance and restrictions: […]

Forest of terror

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Tweet If you were counting down the days, it’s here! The mysterious meeting in the woods thrown by Rick Olney for his special friends. In honor of the occasion we took a dip into the Legendary Olney thread and people are still coming out of the woodwork (no pun intended) with stories of how Olney […]

Area man thinks comics have too many crossovers

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TweetNeil Polzinn of Litchfield, MN has noted a troubling development in comics of late: Like I’ve said in my last blog, I am an avid comic book reader, and I am beginning to notice a disturbing trend in the “big two”(DC Comics and Marvel Comics), and that is an overload of crossover events. Simply put, […]

It’s all so transient, isn’t it?

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TweetApparently there’s a new version of this, which even mentions graphic novels. Source