Thursday to do: Comics Press at MoCCA

beat-default

DON’T MISS This once in a lifetime opportunity to see The Beat Douglas Wolk Aaron McQuade & Evie Nagy In cage fighting action as you have never seen it before! In the ring at MoCCA – Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art Thursday, Oct. 1, 7 p.m. 2009The Comics Press: a panel discussionAdmission: $5 | […]

SPX huddles together for warmth + PHOTOS

beat-default

THE SPIRIT OF INDIE COMICS as an avid fan struggles to keep a copy of KRAMERS ERGOT upright for reading purposes ———————————- You can read my “official” report on SPX at PW Comics Week, but there were some more rambly thoughts I wanted to share. I think Brian Heater (one of my traveling companions and […]

We Urge You To Bookmark This Site

beat-default

Have you ever wanted to just ditch it all and go on tour for a few weeks? If adult responsibilities are preventing you fro doing just this, perhaps The Voyages of The Grimace, the tale of MK Reed, Liz Baillie and Ken Dahl in a car for a few weeks, will be a welcome (or […]

Random Universe, Random LInks, 9/30/09

beat-default

§ Vice Magazine does Where The Wild Things Are, and a modern legend is born. Above, Ben Jones. (Link Via STC.) § Rick Marshall gets Robert Kirkman to spill a bit on Frank Darabont’s planned WALKING DEAD TV series. : MTV: How much will you be involved in shaping the series on AMC? KIRKMAN: I’m […]

SPX attendance up 19%; Nerdlinger winners!

beat-default

According to SPX director Karon Flage, it wasn’t just your imagination: there WERE more people at SPX this year. She writes: Paid admissions were 1772 which is a nice increase of 19% over last year.  Add to that about 150 free admissions from flyers and coupons we handed out, 500 exhibitors and 150 in staff, […]

Crumb faces the press — UPDATED

beat-default

Is there a living cartoonist besides Robert Crumb who could hold a press conference just about a comic book? For two hours? And sit in front of a picture of God and look great doing it? Crumb recently faced questions in Paris about GENESIS, his towering interpretation of the first book of the Bible: The […]

Irwin Hasen: LOVERBOY

beat-default

It’s been an astonishing year in graphic novels, but…we’re not done yet. Comicmix has the goods on what may be the most amazing book of the year, LOVERBOY, by Dondi creator Irwin Hasen. Loverboy is the risqué, romantic escapade story of a short bachelor, who adores tall, women. The double-breasted suit wearing man-about-town seeks psychiatric […]

Catching up with Gerard and Clive!

beat-default

Hm, Let’s see, FMB is in Blighty for BICS*, so maybe it’s time to sneak a peak at some…old friends. Whatever happened to dear, dear Gerard Butler, we hear you asking? Well, aside from being linked to all kinds of Hollywood hotties, and scuffling with seniors at the dog park, he’s also starring in about […]