Another wrestling/comics connection

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TweetEven though THE BEAT and her helper monkey have been talking about Chris Benoit’s brain, that’s not the wrestling talk we have for you today. As everyone knows, there are a multitude of similarities between the two popular culture whipping boys: brightly-colored outfits, supersized muscles, and so on. Today, we shine a line on one […]

Lark Pien at Cartoon Art Museum

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Tweet PR: The Cartoon Art Museum is proud to present I Am Ten, the first in a series of spotlight exhibitions featuring the best and the brightest in the San Francisco Bay Area’s cartooning scene. I Am Ten examines the comics of Lark Pien, whose works range from intimately scaled handmade books to standalone stories […]

A little bit more on DC/RH

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TweetA couple of people drew our attention to the following quote from Paul Levitz’s interview with Newsarama on DC going with Random House for their book distribution. “There’s a combination of things that we think are important about this – one, it’s the first time that any of the major US book publishers will be […]

Brevoort’s Favorite Kirby covers

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Tweet – Mit Commentary! This fine feature runs on the MARVEL website. Damn their getting into the content business!

A different blog

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TweetDorian starts a link blog for gay topics: Comic Gays. Go get ‘em, tiger!

To Do LA Sept. 8- BLAB! at Copro Nason

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TweetIt’s not often we wish we were in LA, but this looks like a helluva show: Saturday, September 8, 8:00-11:30 pm :THE BLAB! SHOW gallery 1, DEVILISH GREETINGS gallery 2 . 2 great shows, 1 night. Third Group Art Exhibition featuring original paintings and illustrations from the new issue of BLAB! the leading anthology of […]

Breaking news: Girls read comics?

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TweetWall Street Journal reports on comics shocker!: Industry heavyweights including DC Comics and Marvel Entertainment Inc. are betting that girls represent a big growth opportunity for the traditionally male-dominated medium. It’s part of a renewed push in recent years to court a new audience with products aimed squarely at teenage girls. The new titles are […]

Scream 2007 gives kudos to gore, comics

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TweetWhile any award that recognizes “most memorable mutilation” and includes Michael Bay as best director must be viewed with caution, at least SCREAM 2007 will present a televised kudocast (aka “awards show”) that includes comics. You can see the complete list of nominees, including horror and fantasy films, at the above link, but here are […]