Wonder Woman update: Pilot probably won't fly after all

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Both Variety and Deadline are reporting that a pick-up for NBC’s WONDER WOMAN pilot looks unlikely, contravening some rumors that went out this morning. WW show runner David E. Kelley might not get blanked, however — his show HARRY’S LAW, starring Kathy Bates, is likely to be renewed.

Nice Art: AJ Frena

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We just got back from SVA’s portfolio day, in which seniors in the illustration and comics departments display their wares for visiting editors and art directors. We’ll have some more comments on this tomorrow, but we’ll leave you with some images from AJ Frena who delivers some powerful animal-based imagery. Her paintings are executed on heavy plywood and look even better in person.

It's Geoff Johns Day on CNN

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In honor of the debut of FLASHPOINT, CNN had a story on Geoff Johns which made it all the way to the front page. The story speaks with various sources who discuss the fact that Johns is The Man of Comics 2011:

Nice art: Omar Angulo's HURRICANE WILMA at Act-i-vate

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Webcomics anthology Act-i-vate presents a one-shot today,HURRICANE WILMA by Miami-based artist Omar Angulo.

Pilot season update: Wonder Woman lives, Locke & Key and the Human Target don't

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Networks are announcing their fall pick-ups and spring cancellations, and comics properties are very much in play.

Fox has canceled Human Target, now in its second season. It was never much more than a ratings outlier and doesn’t fit in with Fox’s newly announced focus on female-audience-friendly shows.

Jim Woodring homage enlightens the children on Adventure Time

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James Kochalka alertly spotted a tribute/homage/rip-off of Jim Woodring’s peculiar iconography on the cartoon ADVENTURE TIME, which generally features lots of art-comix references and tributes. The essential education of America’s youth proceeds apace.

My Little Pony/Watchmen mash-up surprisingly watchable

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YouTube user BronyVids has been sharpening his/her Final Cut skills on My Little Pony Mash-ups, and it is WATCHMEN’s turn. We had no idea My Little Pony looked so good and we totally want to watch it now.

RIP: Bill Gallo

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When you think of sports cartoons — if you ever do — you probably think of something by Bill Gallo — he was the best known — and probably one of the last — practitioners of the art. The legendary NY Daily News sports cartoonist passed away yesterday in White Plains at the age of 88 after a 70 year career at the Newss.