Finally, the long national nightmare is over as future Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn has apologized on Facebook for his unwise, unfunny and offensive comments that he wrote on his blog two years ago:
Tomorrow is the day human history changes direction and sets sail for the future, as SUPERF***CKERS, the cartoon based on the James Kochalka superhero epic, debuts on the Cartoon Hangover video channel.
Tweet Yesterday morning, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund announced that longtime supporter and board member Neil Gaiman contributed $60,000 to the non-profit’s growing education program. Gaiman, who has been a member of the CBLDF for more than a decade, retired from the Board of Directors earlier this year, and his generous contribution proves to [...]
Artist Tom Fowler has a new tumblr blog called D&D&D. That is all.
Tweet Will the saga of Spider-Man The Musical ever end—or at least break even?? A piece on how a proposed King Kong musical is eyeing Spider-Man’s theater reveals some of the numbers behind Spidey’s fabled, tangled past. Lawsuits have been settled and injuries abated—the show even set a record for the biggest one-week take ever [...]
James Jean created a mural for BLITZ at Lane Crawford in Hong Kong.
You can see the rest of it in the link and it’s spectacular.
Yesterday there was a new source of gender battle outrage on the internets, as spelled out by The Mary Sue. It seems that director James Gunn, who has made the film Super and is slated to write and direct Guardians of the Galaxy has a very active website and online presence and nearly two years ago he ran a piece called 50 Superhero you want to have sex with that included all kinds of jokes about having sex and rape and gays.
After yesterday’s bucket of cold water dumped over our heads by Jim Zub, we were toying with the idea of making a “resource page” with links to facts and figures on the industry but former Flash Gordon artist and current MCAD teacher Jim Keefe has done it for us! Keefe collects various pages and post on contracts, horror stories, rates and other things everyone should know. We recommend that young creators (and maybe some old ones as well) check out all the links.
Tweet Snikt, bub—although Hugh Jackman’s popular portrayal of Wolverine made only a (hilarious) cameo in X-MEN FIRST CLASS, he’s in negotiations to appear in the next X-Men films. Jackman, who will appear next summer in THE WOLVERINE, a stand-alone Wolverine outing, was a fixture for X-Men: DOFP director Bryan Singer, so a reunion would be [...]
The other day we were polishing our buggy whip collection, cleaning the heads on our VCR player, and updating our RSS reader, getting rid of the dead feeds and nuking categories like “Lost blogs” and “Harry Potter.” There were, unsurprisingly, scores and scores of things that have gone away in the 7 or 8 years we’ve had a google feed, including many that were dear to us.