Legal update: Superboy, Superman

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TweetJeff Trexler does the heavy lifting of updating court motions on the Superboy copyright case. Among items of note: director Bryan Singer is to be deposed, and Jim Steranko and Mark Evanier have filed declarations in favor of the Siegel family. There is a separate Superman case ongoing (in which the Siegel family claims to […]

SWORD OF THE ATOM analyzed

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TweetBeat pal Pepo has one of the finest Spanish-language comics blogs out there, CON C DE ARTE, and today he has a long analysis of the 1983 mini-series SWORD OF THE ATOM by Jan Strnad and Gil Kane, entitled, more or less, “Husbands and Women.” Fire up your Spanish or Google’s to read the rest: […]

Clickwheel update

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TweetClickwheel has been around for a bit as the first company to attempt to take advantage of comics on the iPod. While it hasn’t been maing many headlines lately, it does have some recent updates in regards to the new generation of iPods: In the wake of Apple’s new iPod line, Clickwheel, the site for […]

Clean Cartoonists’ Dirty Drawings

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Tweet Craig Yoe announces a new website to promote his upcoming book Clean Cartoonists’ Dirty Drawings: By day their cartoon creations included Mickey Mouse, Superman, Beetle Bailey, Betty and Veronica, Wonder Woman, Batman, Nancy, Betty Boop, Krazy Kat, and Blondie. But when night fell, they abandoned their pursuit of heroic deeds and good clean fun […]

Tom Hart presents THE MONEY WARRIOR

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Tweet Tom Hart has a new comic strip up at The Panelist, called The Money Warrior. A new strip by Tom Hart is always a cause to celebrate. I’ve teamed up with the terrific folks at The Panelist.com, a website about investing ethically, to start a new weekly strip, The Money Warrior! The Money Warrior’s […]

To Do NYC: Heroes video game event

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Tweet There’s a whoopie-do tonight at the Nokia store for the new Heroes game — which ends in time for the season premiere tonight.

New York Anime fest announces web guests

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TweetPR: The New York Anime Festival (NYAF) today announced prominent online artists and performers Chris Hazelton, GeekNights, Juno Blair B, Lindsey Henninger, and Uncle Yo will be featured at its inaugural event, December 7-9, 2007 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. The New York Anime Festival, organized by the creators of the […]

Demo rights revert

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TweetAre you a publisher who would like to acquire an acclaimed book by two of the contemporary comics scene’s brightest stars? Well then, Brain Wood and Becky Cloonan have got an idea for you: Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan announce the immediate and full reversion of publishing and other media rights for their critically-acclaimed comics […]

Mighty Marvel Marching Society Remastered

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TweetWe could just listen to this all day: Doug Pratt writes to say that he has remastered what seems to be the only extant internet version of the Mighty Marvel Marching society record from the 60s. Having scoured the Web and YouTube, it seems that my MP3 files from five years ago of the two […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits

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Tweet § James Thurber’s home profiled It was in that attic in the 1970s that a former owner discovered several of Thurber’s drawings on the wall — hidden under a layer of wallpaper hung by Thurber’s wife, Althea, who stayed in the home after the couple divorced. The drawings included scenes of band members and […]

Cartoon mash-up round-up

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Tweet The story behind The Skeletor Show: So Geduld combined his creative talents with his abundance of free time. He took footage from the 1980s “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe” cartoons, re-edited it and redubbed it to make the evil Skeletor and his cronies into a bumbling gang of losers. Geduld added incongruously […]