Viz’s original graphic novel line open for subs

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Last week, Viz made a low key announcement that they were now accepting submissions for original comics. The OG program has long been in place, but slowed down when the editor who was spearheading the effort, Marc Weidenbaum, left the company. Now Senior Editor Eric Searleman is leading the charge, and Deb Aoki interviews him […]

The Peter Bagge Era begins with Fox Bradley pilot and more

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After having been ripped off countless times in the past 25 years, Peter Bagge’s BRADLEYS comics have been given a pilot deal at Fox. Flog reports that Bagge is writing the pilot for an animated series, which will deal with über-slacker Buddy Bradley’s teen-aged years with Butch, Babs, and the ‘rents. This is actually at […]

This weekend: Royal Flush Festival

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Jah Furry shares a preview of the new issue of Royal Flush Magazine, which contains much of comics-related interest: • Exclusive cover story / interview with Playboy’s Hugh Hefner, including a first-time-ever-printed 60-year-old autobiographical comic strip written and drawn by Hef. In homage, Royal Flush Book 6 features two foldout posters: centerfold by comics rock […]

21 Days of Halloween: John Totleben

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Up first, in our celebration of all things Halloween, a zombie by John Totleben, submitted by M.D.

To Do: October 12 – 18, 2009

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With both APE and Wizard’s Big Apple Comic Con on this weekend, it’s another big week for comics. Further inland, John Porcellino’s tour heats up, and there are THREE separate Darwyn Cooke events. Plus Pixar animators show up at the Shultz Museum, a Marc Bell exhibition opens in NY, James Jean and MORE! Monday, October […]