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Tweet Bob Fingerman reports that he has new collection in the works: It’s been a while since I’ve had any publishing news to announce, but unless the contract stuff goes horribly awry (an unlikelihood), Fantagraphics Books will be publishing my oddball stream of consciousness (or in this case, unconsciousness) epic, Connective Tissue, sometime early spring [...]
Tweet Joey Weiser wrote to alert us to his new book. Tales of Unusual Circumstance is here! Tales collects comics work from my output over the past 4 years that has appeared in anthologies, mini-comics, and more! PLUS, as mentioned above, it features 48 pages of never-before-seen material! And, by that I mean new comics!! [...]
Tweet Gary Tyrell has been all over the Jess Fink/Hot Topic controversy. (It’s not really a controversy — it’s pretty clear what happened: they stole her soap.) It’s still unclear as to whether Hot Topic is actually dealing with the situation, Tyrell reports. In the meantime the blog Hurfadurf has started a “I Designed an [...]
TweetIt seems that Boom! Studios has joined the ranks of comics publishers getting a little VC pie: The Los Angeles company, officially known as Boom Entertainment, has just taken a $600,000 investment from DFJ Frontier and the Gideon Hixon Fund, following a particularly successful January. At the beginning of the month, it featured the first [...]
Tweet Webcomicker Rachel Nabors (Rachel the Great, Crow Princess) reports that she needs $25,000 worth of dental surgery and orthodontics. She’s a freelancer with no health insurance. But she does have a Paypal button. § Everyone is talking about Destination: Blog! § Author and comics scholar Dr. Kent Worcester gets the local paper treatment § [...]
TweetWell, between the company we do most of our work for going up on the auction block and our beloved Cafe La Fortuna shutting down, we’ve been reeling from shock after shock in the last few days. Now we find out that Stage6, DIVx’s video site is shutting down: I’m Tom (aka Spinner), a Stage6 [...]