SD roundup III

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• The Anthology SECRET IDENTITIES will have a big signing lineup, with special guest Kelly Hu. (Click above for larger image.) • Todd Schorr, Mark Ryden, Joe Ledbetter, James Jean, The Pizz, Scott Musgrove, Ron English, and Travis Louie will all be signing at the Last Gasp booth (#1616) at Comic-Con this year. More information […]

SD09: Comicraft — #2106

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ELEPHANTMEN creators — Richard Starkings, Moritat and John JG Roshell will be at Comicraft’s usual spot in the Independent Publisher’s Pavilion — booth 2106, just across from DC Comics. Comicraft will be premiering the new Image Comics trade paperback DAMAGED GOODS collecting Marian Churchland’s SOLD OUT issues of ELEPHANTMEN as well as copies of the […]

SD09: Nerd Prom

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#NerdProm2099 TIX! available now GET YERS TODAY! = http://bit.ly/18cghv Nerd Prom 2099 is going to be a 4 hour dance party in a bar close to SDCC. People are encouraged to dress up any way they like. You may attend with a date, or come stag–maybe that guy in the tattered tux is the one […]

SD09: Viz — #2813

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ULTIMO’s Stan Lee and Hiroyuki Takei, and IKKI editor Hideki Egami topline manga giant Viz’s presence. VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced an exciting lineup of personal appearances, events and activities for 2009 Comic-Con International taking place July 22-26 at […]

SD09: PRISM Comics — #2146

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Via PR: Prism Comics, which supports LGBT comics, creators, issues and readers is excited to announce its biggest slate of programming ever at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International (July 22-26, 2009), featuring four panels, a mixer and silent auction, creator signings, portfolio review, “Young Heroes” party, and the debut of the new Prism Guide! […]

SD09: Abrams ComicArts — #1216

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Book publisher Abrams ComicArts highlights Denis Kitchen, Craig Yoe, Lela Lee, Brom, and others.   This year ABRAMS will have a strong presence once again at San Diego Comic-Con, just one year after launching the new Abrams ComicArts imprint. Critically acclaimed books such as Denis Kitchen and Paul Buhle’s The Art of Harvey Kurtzman, Craig […]

SD09: Cartoon Art Museum Sketch-a-Thon — #1930

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Via PR: Please join the Cartoon Art Museum at booth #1930 for its Third Annual Sketch-A-Thon at the San Diego Comic-Con this summer.  Artists will be drawing for the museum all weekend to raise funds to support the Cartoon Art Museum as it gears up for its 25th anniversary celebration this December.  Special guests include […]

RIP Walter Cronkite

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The obituaries of famed newsman (and early Beat hero) Walter Cronkite are also the history of news in the 20th century, from his days as a cub reporter through newspaper, radio, and TV. There could be no more “trusted source” than Cronkite, a mantle which has now passed to institutions (CNN, Fox) but is slipping […]

Rich talks LOVE, Killing, and Criterions

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To engage in a rare-bit of self-promotion, I finally posted an interview I did for the new Oni Press book YOU HAVE KILLED ME by Jamie S. Rich and Joelle Jones. We did the interview last summer, but the book was delayed and the next issue of ODESSA STEPS was delayed. And here we are. […]

SD09:0 Rly???

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PR from Mattel: Comic-Con attendees can put their mental powers to the ultimate test during the Mindflex™ “Babes vs. Brains” challenge, as they learn to levitate a foam ball using the power of their mind before navigating through a customizable obstacle course – a truly must-see experience. Participants (the “Brains”) will have the opportunity to […]