To do: Moore/Doran spooky signing

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TweetOne more hype filled post, as Collen Doran and Stuart Moore will be signing THE NIGHTMARE FACTORY tonight at the McNally bookstore in Soho as part of their “Literary Halloween party.” Come down dressed as your favorite literary character, meaning cosplay IS allowed. 6:00 – 7:30 Party Join us for McNally Robinson’s first-ever Halloween party! […]

Zuda is up

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Tweet11 webcomics are up at Zuda. We’ll have more on this tomorrow but for now go and read!

More scares

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Tweet Ben Samuels’ Classic Golden Age Comic Book Cover Gallery is an excellent resource for old comic book covers, with informative commentary. Browsing the horror gallery sounds like a fine way to kill time until the trick or treaters show up tonight. BTW the moral of the story shown above? “Don’t eat radium!” A point […]

What's scaring us now

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Justin Green Sketchbook stolen

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TweetHave you seen this?: I just received this email from Carol Tyler: . “Please spread the word: Justin had a sketchbook stolen – it was about half full, containing rough sketches and writings. He was giving a demonstration at the college where I teach [in Cincinnati] and someone walked off with it. It went missing […]

Gordon Lee trial begins November 5

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TweetThey’re trying ONE MORE TIME to get the Gordon Lee case to trial. You may recall this was supposed to go to trial last summer, but was delayed due to a broken air conditioner, then postponed because of a sick judge. Will the Curse of the Trial strike again???? On November 5, after three years […]

Because of the incredible speed of your rocket, your trip is short.

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Tweet Was there ever a greater record than CHILLING THRILLING SOUNDS OF THE HAUNTED HOUSE? If you are like The Beat, every Halloween was an excuse to listen to this record over and over again, and use its liner sleeve with “Party Hints” as either an evocation of the ideal Halloween party, or the blueprint […]

Wacky Wonder Woman Wednesday

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Tweet The Arflovers Blog has a regular Wacky Wonder Woman Wednesday feature, and this is a special Halloween Edition. It’s very Wonder Woman, very Wacky, and very very Wednesday.

Boo!

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Fall 2007 Xeric winners

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TweetWinners of the fall cartooning grants have been announced: The creators receiving grants are as follows: Colleen Frakes – Tragic Relief Geoff Grogan – Look Out! Monsters Corinne Mucha – My Alaskan Summer Lars Martinson – Tonoharu: Part One Jaime Portillo – Gabriel The Xeric Foundation has announced its most recent grant recipients. A total […]

To do tonight: The Comic Book Club Nightmare Factory special

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TweetYes this is hype, but Justin, Pete and Alex put on a very entertaining show with great guests from both COMIC worlds, and Booth Boy is always there to save the day. Remember to get $5 off with coupon. COMIC BOOK CLUB NIGHTMARE FACTORY SPECIAL Hosted by Justin Tyler, Pete LePage, and Alex Zalben Tuesday, […]

Scorchy Smith!

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Tweet Tom unearths the wonderful news that a Scorchy Smith collection is underway as announced by Dean Mullaney on a mailing list: On the subject of future projects, since we’ve already sent the solicitation info to our book distributor, I can announce that in June 2008, I will release an oversized, 11″ x 11″ hardcover: […]

Panter wins American Book Award

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Tweet Flog notes that Gary Panter’s JIMBO’S INFERNO has won an American Book Award, presented each year by the Before Columbus Foundation for books of merit. The American Book Awards were created to provide recognition for outstanding literary achievement from the entire spectrum of America’s diverse literary community. The purpose of the awards is to […]

Broken Frontier goes it alone

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TweetBroken Frontier began life as a volunteer collective of writers about comics that for a while was an excellent collection of columnists. A while ago, it was purchased by Platinum Studios, about a year ago, seemingly part of Platinum’s expansion into the webcomic game with Drunk Duck, etc. But now, EIC Frederik Hautain announces that […]

Claudia Dávila joins Transmission-X

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Tweet A little girl and peak oil are the subjects of a new webcomic by Claudia Dávila, which joins the webcomics collective Transmission-X every Monday. Given the topic, it sounds very very scary, but given the art, it looks very very cute, and yet with charts and graphs. Dávila has previously illustrated several children’s books. […]

Wonder Woman update

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TweetProducer Joel Silver confirms what we all know: the Wonder Woman is on hold. Joel Silver, who was producing the now-stalled Wonder Woman movie, told reporters that the project has been placed on the back burner in light of another impending superhero film. “They’re going to make the Justice League movie, and we’re kind of […]