DC Month-to-Month Sales: March 2008

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by Marc-Oliver Frisch For DC Comics, March was another slack month in the periodical business. More than ten ongoing titles were slated for cancellation across the publisher’s various lines, and numerous finite projects were in their final stages, with new ones waiting around the corner to replace them over the next several months. There were […]

Loneliness + Alienation + Fear + Despair…etc.

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Dan Didio’s office chart. (Click for larger version.) Via Newsarama. I think this speaks for all of us.

Very quick links

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¶ Boom is looking for interns: Summer Interships Available at BOOM! Unpaid, for college credit (must have letter from school). Email resume, cover letter, references, and availability to: interns@boom-studios.com. Photoshop and html skills a plus. Diverse candidates encouraged. ¶ Jeff Trexler points to a an European ad for HP Laserjets using some Lollicon imagery that […]

Local paper slams Gordon Lee case

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The Rome News of Georgia delvers a dyspeptic analysis of the Grodon Lee spectacle and the behavior of DA Leigh Patterson: NOT TO SHOCK Ms. Patterson, or give her another cause for action, we saw the same thing in the flesh (though not Picasso) in an HBO prime time feature recently and suspect quite a […]

Pepper Potts’ super-shoes

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One last IRON MAN item. It seems the ridiculous stilettos worn by Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts are spawning their OWN fashion movement: Looks like movie stars really do influence the buying habits of the many minions. Selfridges, the London department store, has seen a nearly 35% increase in sales of hyper-high heels since Gwyneth […]

IRON MAN: come for Marvel Studios, stay for the credits

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Warning: You must sit through all of the credits in IRON MAN to see a cameo by Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury. This has kind of been floating around, but though we stayed to the “shot on Arriflex” credit for IRON MAN, most of the Marvel screening audience had already left the theatre, so […]

LOST: Ugh, a Jack episode.

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Sadly, this week centered around everyone’s least-favorite castaway. Let’s see if we can find some stuff to talk about anyway.