Port strike delays some IDW books for December


Due to last week’s port strike that closed the L.A.-Long Beach Port, a bunch of IDW titles that were to come out this next week will be delayed until January 2 or, in some cases, January 9, 2013. Additionally, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE FOOT CLAN #1, originally scheduled for release […]

Comic-Con International debuts new website, more guests


Oh while you’re checking out all the Eisner nominees over at the CCI page, you probably noticed that they have a brand new website. We’re told it will encompass more original material and is easier to navigate and will have many other bonuses and extras, including an official BLOG. Update your RSS! Speaking of CCI:SD, […]

2013 Eisner judges named: Cavna, Hatfield, Healy, Monnin, Santoro, and Smith


The six 2013 Eisner Award judges have been named, and as these things go, the panel may have a sliiiiightly indie slant, with Charles Hatfield and Frank Santoro.…but as usual administrator Jackie Estrada has assembled a strong lineup of knowledgeable folks. They’ll be meeting around April to make their selections, so begin your campaign….NOW! The […]

FIRST LOOK: Juan Doe’s Cover for The End Times of Bram and Ben #3


Lovely James Asmus has shared with us an exclusive first look at the cover for issue #3 of his upcoming Image miniseries The End Times of Bram and Ben, created by Juan Doe. It is LUSH.



December has been a big month for Dark Horse, with two much anticipated books finally hitting the shelves: Mike Mignola’s HELLBOY IN HELL #1 and Evan Dorkin’s HOUSE OF FUN. Coincidentally, both books signal the return of their respective creators to solo work; for Mignola, it’s been 7 years since he drew and scripted a […]

Go listen: Ian Boothby’s Superheroes sketches on The Irreverent show


Eisner nominated writer Ian Boothby is probably best known for his work on The Simpsons comics, but he also contributes to the Canadian humour radio programme, The Irrelevant Show. Now all his superhero themed sketched have been collected in one webisode.: As an appetizer for the coming season, we’ve put together some of our favourite […]



Boom continues to have success with its comics for younger readers with Adventure Time, Peanuts and Ice Age. Based on the ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT! film, a new volume in the 8″ x 8 format is coming out in March, ICE AGE: THE HIDDEN TREASURE by Caleb Monroe and Andy Hirsch. Here’s a peak at […]

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120 Marvel graphic novels added to the Kindle


More comics are available digitally today, as Marvel has just announced that 120 of its best selling GNs will be available on the Kindle Store. This gets around that availability/backstock issue very well! Offerings include a lot of good stuff, including Skottie Young’s Ozma of Oz, Grant Morrison X-Men, Thor, Venom and many more fine, […]

Go listen: BBC presents Modesty Blaise radio drama


When it comes to kickass heroines, Modesty Blaise stands with the best of them. Originally created as a Brit comic strip in 1963 by Peter O’Donnell and Jim Holdaway, espionage agent Modesty was the female James Bond, stylish, sexy and very Sixties. Since then she’s been adapted into novels and mostly forgettable movies (although Tarantino […]

Remembering Wilco and Spain


Last night a bunch of folks gathered together to remember editor and comics community member Marc Wilkofsky, who died last month. There was a dinner at a diner and then a bunch of folks at a quiet lounge telling stories and laughing. The dinner was a bunch that hadn’t been in the same place since […]