Business bytes: Gemstone, Viz, Soft Skull, Kodansha, etc.

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TweetThere’s lots of economic news floating around this week — most of it bad — but here’s the latest on what’s going around. § Cuts at Gemstone Publishing, which publishes Disney licenses, EC reprints and the Overstreet Price Guide. An email to Publisher Russ Cochran got the following response: We have unfortunately been forced by […]

Rall’s open letter on the Brian Duffy matter

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TweetEditorial cartoonist Brian Duffy was recently let go from his job at the Des Moines Register; after leaving, he discovered that his artwork, which had been left behind, was not going to be returned to him but was planned to be donated to the University of Iowa. Duffy said he was always under the impression […]

Studio coffee run: Jackson is Fury, SUICIDE is in

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Events around town

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TweetWe’d just like to point out again that tomorrow, as part of the Festival of New French Writing , Francoise Mouly will interview Chris Ware and Marjane Satrapi. And it’s FREE. The event takes place at the Skirball Center, 566 LaGuardia Place (at Washington Square South). In other non-comics events through the festival, starting tonight, […]

Lost: Which side is the right side?

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TweetI think, given the events of tonight’s show, I have finally found a way to encapsulate the Benjamin Linus vs. Charles Widmore struggle. More after the jump.