Taschen’s Creed Poulsen forwarded this account of the recent book party in Los Angeles for 75 Years of 75 Years of DC Comics: The Art of Modern Mythmaking, Paul Levitz’s amazing history of DC Comics. The pictures make it.
We’re scraping the very end of comics-related events before the holidays but here’s one the locals shouldn’t miss: The CBLDF’s Holiday Party with special guests John Layman and Cliff Chiang. Come by to “chew” the fat! Har, har, har. The party is FREE for CBLDF members and a $5 and up suggested donation for non-members. […]
As teased at San Diego and mentioned in passing here and there, Marvel is bringing back some CrossGen titles this march: Mark Waid’s RUSE, the screwball steampunk detective series, and SIGIL, the mainline title of the entire “CrossGen universe.” Waid returns on RUSE with artist Mirco Pierfederici; Mike Carey and Leonard Kirk are the team […]
A Comic Shop down in Orlando is starting, a girls-only comics club — PR below:
The new issue of Revolver magazine salutes the rock greats who died this year, and has a special painted cover by JG Jones, artists of such things as WANTED and FINAL CRISIS. The cover depicts Ronnie James Dio, Slipknot’s Paul Gray, Avenged Sevenfold’s the Rev, Type O Negative’s Peter Steele, Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell, Metallica’s Cliff Burton, Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, Ozzy Osbourne’s Randy Rhoads, Queen’s Freddie Mercury, and Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley and it is available as a free poster in the issue. rocking together in heaven. The cover painting also appears as a free poster
Who doesn’t like some Bendis, Bendis, Oeming? iFanboy has a preview of Takio, the new all-ages Icon book:
As you may have read, a gunman down in Panama City, Florida walked into a school board meeting, sprayed a V for Vendetta symbol on the wall, walked around with a gun, making a lot of statements, started shooting and eventually was shot by a deputy, then killed himself. (Reports differ on this, but the most credible reports are that he used his gun on himself.)
This video is pretty unbelievable, especially the part where a woman sneaks behind him and whacks him with her purse. And gets worse from there.