Shamus invades New England!

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TweetGareb Shamus has purchased another convention, the New England Con in Boston. According to the PR, it’s a 35-year-old show run by Larry Harrison, owner of Harrison’s Comics & Collectibles, and Jimmy Tournas and dates will be announced. Given Shamus’s recent track record of aggressive competition with existing shows, it would seem the move to […]

FLIGHT Volume One — where are they now

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Tweet Speaking of Kazu Kibuishi, he has a nice post up examining what the contributors to the anthology FLIGHT #1 have done in the five years since it came out. At the time, the fresh new cartoonists within were hailed as a new force in the industry — and they have mostly gone on to […]

Random universe, random links — 11-20-09

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Tweet § Tucker Stone is at it again. § Is someone making a book of Stan Lee’s tweets? They should. The reason I always say “good night” is I don’t want you staying up for hours denying yourself sleep, desperately waiting for my next tweet § Jog examines the ORIGINAL Astro Boy. § Cartoonist Berkeley […]

Studio coffee run: UNTHINKABLE; NIGHTFALL; Global Frequency; THOR casts Elba

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Tweet• Option watch: Mandalay Pictures has picked up UNTHINKABLE by author Mark Sable and artist Julian Totino Tedesco. The book is published by BOOM!. Ross Richie and Andrew Cosby will produce, along with Mandalay’s Peter Gruber and Cathy Schulman. Created and written by Mark Sable, “Unthinkable” centers on a brilliant man who was recruited just […]

What’s sauce for the goose…

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TweetAt Fourth Letter, Esther Inglis-Arkell becomes enraged by female comics characters who stand around and explain why they wear skimpy costumes. And I heard the justification about how Canary’s outfit was in tribute to her mother, even when that means she’s in panties and a jacket in the First Wave books. And I’ve heard the […]

The scientific precognizance of Hergé

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Tweet Via Josh Neufeld.