BEANWORLD is back!

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It’s the first new BEANWORLD story in over a decade! And it’s up on DARK HORSE PRESENTS at MySpace. You can even friend up the Beanworld here.

Andrew Pepoy’s tap dance opera

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We never expected to write that headline either. But it’s happening. It is real. And nothing can stop it. Artist Andrew Pepoy (THE ADVENTURES OF SIMONE & AJAX, LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE) writes to give us the astonishing details: Last year I co-wrote a superhero tapdance opera, “The Hourglass”, which ran at the Chicago Tap Theatre […]

A few links, just for fun

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§ Alex Toth car comics at Comics Comics. Can’t ALL comics just look like this? §Fewer cartoonists at GOP convention: There are several editorial cartoonists here, but fewer than previous years, according to Nick Anderson, the Houston Chronicle’s editorial cartoonist and president of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. Anderson said he figured about 10 […]

Studio coffee run

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Mucho news from the Hollywood side of things. § First off, a court date has been set for the WATCHMEN trial and it’s January 6, giving Warners plenty of time to release the movie should things go their way: With a March release date looming, U.S. District Court Judge Gary Allen Feess said Fox should […]

ELEPHANTMEN joins Clickwheel

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Just to show that several downlodable comics services are still going strong, we got this press release just the other day: Clickwheel LTD is proud to announce a new addition to its premium roster in ELEPHANTMEN. Written by industry mainstay, Richard Starkings with art by Moritat and Ladronn and published in print by Image comics, […]

Donnelly and Maslin’s cartoons collected

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Here’s something you may want to keep in mind for next Valentine’s Day: Liza Donnelly and Michael Maslin are two New Yorker cartoonists who are married to one another, and next year they have a book coming out called CARTOON MARRIAGE: Adventures in Love and Matrimony: From how they met (at a New Yorker party) […]

TwoMorrows also having sale!

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John Morrow writes to alert us that TwoMorrows is also having a back issue sale: TwoMorrows Publishing is offering their largest sale in the company’s 15-year history: $2 magazines and 50% off books, as part of a “Back-To-School Blowout” sale, now through September 30, 2008. The “Back-To-School Blowout” sale features all in-stock issues of Rough […]

Workin’ it

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Okay, so we haven’t quite awoken from vacation mode yet. Based on our email, neither has anyone else. What would Clive Owen do? What would Salma Hayek do? What would Herbie and the Flaming Carrot do?