DC’s Collected Editions — May/June ’08

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PR: DC Comics kicks off its look ahead to new collected editions and other titles for Summer 2008 with titles scheduled for release in May and June. These include collected editions from the DC Universe, Vertigo and WildStorm, as well as new manga from CMX and original works from Minx. Titles from the DC Universe […]

To do 2night: BOOM! Holiday Party!

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Join the fun at Meltdown starting at 7 pm.

Tintin Pantoja update

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Tintin Pantoja may not have gotten that Wonder Woman gig, but her mangafied version of Hamlet is coming out next year from Wiley. Here’s a preview from Active Anime

RIP: Wayne Howard and Al Scaduto

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A couple of comic book passings recently that we were remiss in not noting: Mark Evanier notes the death of Wayne Howard who contributed much work to the Charlton line. Comic book artist Wayne Howard has died. One of the few African-American comic book artists at the time he broke into the field, Howard learned […]

Kristin Bell does Slave Leia

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Answer: What is pandering? (NB: this is a still from the movie FANBOYS, in which some Star Wars nerds travel to Skywalker Ranch to get a copy of PHANTOM MENACE for their dying friend. Death by Jar Jar?)

Sparkly holiday icons from Mitch O’Connell

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Famed illustrator Mitch O”Connell writes to let us know that “glitter graphics artisan, Colleen Truscott, recently surprised me by giving dozens and dozens of my graphics the glitter treatment.” Truscutt has given permission for the icons to be given away on O”Connell’s website, so go spice up your MySpace or whatever.

Wonder Woman reëxamined

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What with an actual WOMAN writing Wonder Woman, the media is all up in Diana’s grill. Over at The New York Sun, Grady Hendrix has a comprehensive look, including a clear-eyed analysis of just what it was that creator William Moulton Marston was getting at. Wonder Woman has had her bottom spanked by glassy-eyed adult […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits epic edition

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So much to talk about, so many links in email. § The Walrus, a news and arts magazine based up in Toronto, has a new 4-page Julie Doucet strip, which is available for free as a PDF on their website. There’s also an interview with Doucet. TW: Is it frustrating to still be considered a […]

Here comes IDW’s SPEED RACER

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Speaking of Speed, IDW has announced a new Speed Racer comic, written by Arie Kaplan and drawn by Robby Musso. Fans of the iconic Speed Racer know that the title character can drive-and fast (his car, after all, is named the Mach-5), but fast enough to travel through time? Perhaps Speed can’t, but his legend […]

Del Rey to publish Gabaldon original GN

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Yet another NYT #1 bestselling author is scratching that graphic novel itch; this time it’s Diana Gabaldon, author of the OUTLANDER series, which has some 15 million copies in print. She’ll pen a new yarn for Del Rey. Del Rey, an imprint of Ballantine Books at the Random House Publishing Group, announced today that it […]

Go out, Jerboa!

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It’s the real-life inspiration for Pikachu and almost as cute! The very rare and mysterious long-eared jerboa of the Gobi desert has been caught on film for the first time!: The long-eared jerboa, a tiny nocturnal mammal that is dwarfed by its enormous ears, can be found in deserts in Mongolia and China. Zoological Society […]

Speaking of DDGB…

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Long, long ago it was announced that DDGB (aka Gerard Butler) would be starring in an adaptation of the manga PRIEST. At NYAF we heard that this is not happening, although you probably could have figured that out.

2008 WB Movie Spectacular

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Warner Bros. released many stills from upcoming 2008, and in case you have missed them, here they are. Click thumbs for bigger pix! THE DARK KNIGHT

Time killer/’90s nostalgia

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Tyrian for Mac! In related news, we are old and busted and need some time in the shop. It’s the quiet time of year anyway, and everyone has better things to do than sit in front of the computer, anyway, unless it’s to buy holiday presents. Which is the only reason we sit in front […]