And one more: Tonight — Josh Neufeld at Bergen Street Comics

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Events- Bergen Street Comics:

Tonight to do: Ken Dahl and MONSTERS at Desert Island

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More info here.

Yaoi Press publisher indicted

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Yamila Abraham, the publisher of Yaoi Press and a frequently quoted manga industry observer, has been indicted on seven counts of mail fraud, one count of misbranding a drug, one count of introducing goods into domestic commerce by means of false statement and criminal forfeiture for selling “Snurf.” The drug was billed as an “herbal […]

Carl Jung liked words AND pictures

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This long article in the NY Times Magazine talks about Carl Jung’s mysterious Red Book, a journal he worked on for years which contained his most profound ideas but which has never been published — until now. This is a story about a nearly 100-year-old book, bound in red leather, which has spent the last […]

Tonight to do: Bobs Sikoryak and Blechman

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Two great cartoonists, two great books: R.O. Blechman and R. Sikoryak are two multifaceted artists who have achieved international acclaim in the fields of animation, illustration and cartooning. Their literary comics have been featured in The New Yorker, RAW and Humbug, among others. Talking Lines collects a decade’s worth of Blechman’s comics, including The Juggler of Our Lady(1953), which was the […]

Wild and crazy sports comics

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We received an email from Denis Vural of Adidas Global Sports Marketing in Amsterdam alerting us to three new promotional comics featuring some of soccer/football’s greatest stars portrayed by three ace cartoonists. Here’s the links: Adebayor by Jae Lee Stevie Gerrard by JG Jones Kaka by Ryan Benjamin We’ve attached some screenshots below, and these […]

Drawn and Quarterly big giant SALE

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D&Q is having an impressive sale. How often does this happen?  We’re cleaning our warehouses and we have put virtually all of our titles on sale, serious sale, like 30-50% off on sale.  This is an online sale only.  Online prices are not good at the D+Q Librairie in Montreal (though D+Q titles are on […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits, 9/24/09

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§ Robert Venditti, creator of THE SURROGATES, has a blog! Here, he shares some concept art for his next project, THE HOMELAND DIRECTIVE, with art by Mike Huddleston. § Scott McCloud has a little bit more on the influence of the silent GI JOE issue, with some interesting comments that cast more light on the […]

Tonight: NYAF kickoff party

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As the New York Anime Fest starts on Friday, tonight Del Rey and the NYAF sponsor a kickoff party. Free! The New York Anime Festival (NYAF) and Del Rey Manga today announced a party taking place from 5:30 to 7:30 PM on Thursday, September 24, 2009 at Dave and Buster’s (234 West 42nd Street) in […]

We would totally wear this: Jaime Hernandez/Stussy t-shirts

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Via Hypebeast, a new line of on beyond tasty Jaime Hernandez T-shirts. Want, want, want.

Does your child look like a Peanuts character?

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Well, then you can enter this contest! Kicking off a year-long series of events celebrating Peanuts’ 60th Anniversary in 2010, Peanuts announces the launch of its first-ever PEANUTS 60th Anniversary Photo Look-A-Like Contest (www.peanutsphotocontest.com), which will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America (www.bgca.org). Moms and dads across the country are invited to submit photos […]

Disney doings

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Recent SEC filings reveal more of how the Disney-Marvel deal went down. You can read the whole thing here, but if it gives you a headache, Ben Fritz explains in layman’s terms. In June, Iger made his intentions clear and the two companies embarked on a nearly three-month-long series of negotiations that involved four in-person […]

Studio coffee run: Ghost Rider rides again; Barbie on board; Platinum

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§ Are they really gearing up for a second GHOST RIDER film? Looks like it. Star Nicolas Cage and writer David S. Goyer are expected to jump on the flaming motorcycle again. The move is part of a flurry of activity regarding Marvel characters at rival studios, now that Disney has bought the Marvel library: […]