Will SDCC attendance sell out before hotel rooms?

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Looks like the answer is YES! As of 2:30 this afternoon, this was what the San Diego Comic-Con site was showing for four-day passes: Only a few hours before, the bar was YELLOW. So if you’re planning to go…better haul ass over there to buy a pass! Pro Reg opens on Sunday. Hotel registration is […]

Tonight! Katchor/Goldman/Landowne at Brooklyn Library

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Tonight, I will be moderating what sounds like a dandy event at the Brooklyn Public Library as Ben Katchor, Dan Goldman, and Youme Landowne discuss their work: Where: Central Library, Dweck CenterWhen: Thursday, Mar 12 7 PMAudience: For Adults The works of graphic novelists Ben Katchor, Dan Goldman, and Youme Landowne, all explore New York […]

Thanks, Marvel, thanks a LOT

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Marvel’s new Iron Man Armored Popper game is supposed to be for kids, but we like it JUST fine, especially while we’re gabbing on the phone. Iron Man Armored Popper is a challenging, fun, puzzle type game that uses Iron Man’s repulsor beams to knock down his enemies and clear each stage in this wildly […]

Congrats to Eleanor and Drew!

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Cartooning power couple Eleanor “Stinky” Davis and Drew “Pup” Weing have announced their intentions to wed. And produced a print together to celebrate. So let’s celebrate!

After Watchmen site debuts

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…and it’s pretty nice, with books offered in various categories. If WATCHMEN-friendly civilians can be converted to our side, this could be a very useful tool. Love the yellow Futura lettering!

Casting daily: Johansson, Rourke sign up for IRON MAN 2

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Just what the title says.. ScarJo replaces Emily Blunt as the Black Widow and Mickey Rourke will play a still unknown Russian villain. This marks Scarlett Johansson’s THIRD comic book movie turn, following GHOST WORLD and THE SPIRIT. She’s a tiny bit better than Blunt for Natasha–although her turn in THE SPIRIT did not inspire […]

Jon Hamm as Lex Luthor

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The evil tycoon asks for a “bailout.” We know you already saw this but, you know, we are thinking of the archives. JON HAMM FOR DR. STRANGE! [Via Funny or Die.]

Robinson’s SANTA

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Alex Robinson posts page 1 of his A KIDNAPPED SANTA CLAUS: Page one of A Kidnapped Santa Claus, depicting Santa’s headquaters. I probably commented on this before but one thing I find interesting about the original Baum story is that it features different elements from what we think of as the Santa Claus “canon.” For […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits — 3/12/09

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§ Retailer Brian Hibbs is done with Heroes, the NBC super-show which was recently renewed for a fourth season. But the reason is not what you were expecting: Oddly, it wasn’t the inanity of the plots: between this week’s scenes of the “bad ass” fed trying to turn super-powered people into suicide bombers (Ut? why […]