Coming Attractions: February 2011

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February has only 28 days, but is jam-packed with lots of great graphic novels and related titles!

Warning… looking at what appears so far on BarnesAndNoble.com, the rest of 2011 is going to be just as amazing! Click this link to discover more! (Sweet Kirby Crackle! Corto Maltese, in English, from Rizzoli?!) Better start shopping for bookshelves now.

Art Spiegelman wins Grand Prix at Angoulême

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Art Spiegelman has won the Grand Prix at this year’s Angouleme comics festival, meaning he will be the “marshal” for next year’s festival, setting the pace for the whole show.

Henry Cavill cast as Superman

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Superman casting rumors were heating up this week and now it’s final: English actor Henry Cavill will play the Man of Steel in the Zack Snyder reboot. Cavill, 28, is not a big name here — he’s currently starring inThe Tudors — but he was previously considered for both Batman and James Bond, so obviously studios have had their eye on him for a while. According to Deadline: