To Do: San Diego — Meet Laurell K. Hamilton

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TweetThe CBLDF will be sponsoring a small meet n greet with best selling book and comics author Laurell K. Hamilton: Meet Laurell K. Hamilton, the #1 New York Times bestselling author, at an intimate reception during Comic-Con International benefitting the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund! Ms. Hamilton will be appearing a gala benefit reception limited […]

RIP James Redington

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Tweet Tony Lee posts the sad news at the Engine that Brit comics writer James Reddington died suddenly of a heart attack last weekend: I just got told by Cher, who heard from his best friend. James Redington, writer of SBC’s The Panel, also of Portent Comics, the writer and creator of Rob & Ducky […]

Early ZUDA reactions

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TweetWhat a joy it was to wake up this morning, as the internet rose like a nice loaf of yeasty bread, swelling with reactions to DC’s ZUDACOMICS initiative. Dirk’s “Zunecomics” title was the shortest but funniest commentary. The reactions are all over the board, but thus far a deep deep suspicion over what rights DC […]

DC announces ZUDA webcomics site

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TweetWell, here’s a small story that may have somehow slipped by everyone today. DC is launching a reader-created webcomics site called Zudacomics.com, and is partnering with IBM to build the site. The New York Times kicks off the coverage: The imprint, called Zudacomics.com, will permit aspiring cartoonists to register at its Web site and submit […]

Official Zuda PR

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TweetVia Zudacomics.com Already established as the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world, DC Comics announced today the creation of Zudacomics.com, a new web comics imprint. The home to such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Sandman, DC Comics will soon publish new, never before seen online content featuring new characters […]

More on Mort Walker’s cartoon museum

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TweetRecently, we reported on a conversation we had with Mort Walker, regarding the difficulties he’s had over the years with his attempts to keep his Cartoon Museum open, and his statement that the art from the collection was in storage in Connecticut. Over at the Comicon.com boards, Rick Veitch reports that some of the art […]

More on manga’s girl appeal

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TweetLast week’s revelation that grown men didn’t read manga continues to reverberate. One commenter at Comics Worth Reading sees the light: I guess I know how you feel now. During the whole Mary Jane / Heros for Hire debate, I thought to myself: get a sense of humor, ladies. Well, no more of that. Sorry, […]

Complete San Diego Comic-con programming is up

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TweetTHURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY Highlights to come.

YAOI JAMBOREE!!

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TweetHave there ever been more thrilling words uttered in English? YAOI JAMBOREE! It’s not a joke! Yaoi Press, the leading publisher of manga influenced yaoi graphic novels, announces Yaoi Jamboree, a new fan convention to run June 20-22nd in Phoenix Arizona. “We were eager to see more bl themed conventions start up,” says Yaoi Press […]

Linkie Winkies

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Tweet§ Nick Bertozzi interview (Wizard) § Valerie D’Orazio on politics and DC comics § Warren Ellis undecided on stupidity of eyeball stabbing. § Presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich pleads with editorial cartoonists In return, he added, “you can start to draw cartoons about me. I know you’re required to draw a certain number of cartoons about […]

Murder at the Marriott?

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TweetThis is definitely “not comics” as they say, but the San Diego Marriott has apparently been the site of a double murder: Friday at around 7:45 p.m. Harbor Police received reports of multiple gun shots at the Marriott Hotel & Marina on 333 West Harbor Drive. Police said the shots came from the seventh floor […]