Fun With Dave

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If you’ve been dying to ask Dave Sim a question about Gender Issues, today’s your last chance, as for one day only, he takes on questions at Sequential Tart. Enjoy! There is an intrinsic nobility for a man in working hard to provide for himself and for his family, to improve their lot and give […]

Late artists crackdown at DC?

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Rich Johnston, the only journalist in comics, dished up a very tasty rumor which has all the tang of fact: Sources close to freelancers inform me that DC Comics has a new in house policy for pencillers. Aside from very specific contracted creators (such as Jim Lee), any penciller contracted to work on a monthly […]

Videos to Watch

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Dan Clowes on Mythbusters. (People sensitive to the sound of chalk on a board are advised to view with caution.) Jules Feiffer on The Naked Brothers Band. [Thanks to Randall Kirby!] Technorati Tags: Daniel Clowes, Jules Feiffer

HeavyInk: Learning, sharing, shopping

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HeavyInk is a new comics e-tailer that offers social networking functionality with its 20% discount. We’ll let you parse the press release: After a period of public beta, comics retail and social networking site HeavyInk (http://www.heavyink.com) has announced its official launch, effective today. Bringing together comics and community in a way that revolutionizes online comics […]

When they came for Keith Champagne I said nothing

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Frank Santoro in the comments section of the Comics Comics Cage Match on Paul Pope’s Heavy Liquid: Oh, and I do want to mention that I’m getting a few emails from friends (and professionals in the, um, industry) who are too pussy to post a comment here but all more or less say “PP rules, […]

Kevin Huizenga as you’ve never seen him before

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Introducing Amazing Facts…and Beyond! Click for larger version. [Via Tim Hodler]

Marvel: Profits more than double, Publishing up 6% in Q4

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Marvel had its quarterly earnings call today, and the picture was rosy, led by a rise in net income from $11.7 million in Q4 2006 to $27.6 million in Q4 2007. The rise was due to higher profits from outsourcing toy production. While licensing was up 129%, Publishing also showed a rise: Marvel’s Publishing Segment […]