New Yorker Anniversary edition showcases cartoon jam!

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This week’s New Yorker is the 85th anniversary edition, and as is custom, the iconic Eustace Tilley character appears on the cover. However, this time out the issue sports four separate covers, as a jam between Chris Ware, Adrian Tomine, Dan Clowes, and Ivan Brunetti. Each issue includes two of the covers s a foldout, […]

Diamond power out, no phones

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The big snowstorm which smacked much of the Northeast has claimed Diamond Distribution’s phone and power lines, as John Jackson Miller writes: The first Monday of the month is normally when the Top 300 lists to be released — but against the great snowstorm, not even comics sales charts can stand. Power is out at […]

I am a SECRET Avenger!

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Ooohhhhh. Secret! They freshened it up with a silhouette — looks like some kind of frog monster, right?

Shamus announces Cleveland Comic-Con

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And now Cleveland has fallen beneath the heel of the Wizard horde’s relentless march! The Cleveland Comic Con Wizard World Convention has been announced for an unknown date, annexing the previous North Coast Comicon, which, based on the website, was last held in 2008. This brings to 11 the number of pop culture shows being […]

Veitch statement on Comicon.com

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Following reports last week about Jen Contino leaving the Pulse, Rick Veitch, co-owner of Comicon.com along with Steve Conley, made a statement on the Comicon message board:

UP tops Annie Awards

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UP, the much loved Pixar animated film about an old man and a boy scout who pull a house suspended by balloons over a mysterious South American wilderness, has won the Best Film award at the Annies, honoring the best in animation. CORALINE had the most individual awards with three, and FANTASTIC MR. FOX won […]

Studio coffee run: DAREDEVIL, Goyer, COWBOYS, Cap, etc.

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We might as well just set up a direct link to Deadline Hollywood, since they’re breaking all the news these days…. § Although generally a lackluster film which spawned a totally lame spin-off, DAREDEVIL is getting a reboot at Fox, with David Scarpa, writer of the little-liked remake of THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL […]

Photo/event parade

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§ Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan at Rocketship!. § Hope Larson’s back piece! § Craig Yoe and “Faux Stan Lee” and “Faux Ditko”at MoCCA.

Kibbles-n-Bits, 2-8-10

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§ Karen Green walks you through an exhibit of comics arts she curated at Columbia University’s Butler Library, including the above: How fabulous is that? A twelfth-century illumination from a manuscript known as the Hortus deliciarum (“the garden of delights”), depicting Hell with the Antichrist cradled on the lap of a chained, enthroned Satan in […]

“We Love xkcd” video will cheer you up

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If the Super Bowl’s ad parade of pathetic unempowered, dehydrated, skinned males, bitchy women, lonely bulls, people without pants and Danica Patrick left you feeling a little sad, surely this nerd-centric video by Elaine Doyle and Olga Nunez featuring Neil Gaiman, Wil Wheaton, Cory Doctorow, Lawrence Lessig, Bruce Schneier, Jason Kottke, Google Zurich, Hank Green, […]