The NY Post is joining the nerd blog fray with Parallel Worlds

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Official launch seems to be tomorrow, but in case you missed the bold-faced names, the NY Post seems to be launching its very own nerd/comics/gaming blog, called Parallel Worlds. The logo features the senseless yet thrilling image of Alexander Hamilton in a spacesuit. And if that’s how they roll, I’m on board. Thus far so […]

Autoptic Festival: official poster, more guests announced

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We promised to keep you updated and so here we are with more details and updates from the new Minneapolis-based comics/art/music festival, Autoptic. Back in February,when the festival was initially announced, the only special guest known to be attending was Jamie Hernandez. Well, Autoptic have been steadily adding to that list, with Marc Bell, Genevieve Castree, […]

Zenith artist Steve Yeowell talks about contracts and Grant Morrison

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When news of a limited edition version of the long-long comic ZENITH broke last week, speculation centered on Grant Morrison, who, according to accumulated comic book lore, believes he owns the character. With ownership in doubt, Rebellion has declined to reprint the book for many years, making it one of the great “lost” comics. Rebellion […]

Skin care now a thing for superheroes

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Which superhero has the best grooming habits? You may never have considered this, but a couple of ad agencies for skincare have recently teamed up with superheroes to present the idea of male grooming as a manly, bench-pressing activity. And who’s to say it isn’t practical? After a long day in exercising in anything from […]

Reign of the CAFs: DCAF and KentCAF are coming

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First came TCAF…then MeCAF…and just a week ago VanCAF…and now DCAF and KentCaf. It is the age of the CAFs, or Comic Arts Festival. I have no idea if the TCAF founders and originators of the CAF label are glad that it’s practically become a brand name, but that ship has sailed and bought some silk-screened mini comics

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits, 6/4/2013: Rabagliati and more

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§ Craig Fischer looks at the work of Michel Rabagliati, a French-Canadian cartoonist who, for several years, has been turning out a series of beautiful graphic novels starring “Paul”, a thinly veiled version of himself. Rabagliati’s work is fairly straightforward, and Fischer has reevaluated its simplicity: Recently, after hearing that a new Paul book was […]

Titan offers the Suicide Girls a Death Sentence

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Titan Comics have really impressed with their creative and strange promotional tactics. From issuing military files which explained the details of their series ‘Chronos Commandos’ (complete with redactions and compromised photos) to the fake movie trailer for Dan Boultwood’s ‘It Came’, they’ve been trying some really fun and different things. Their latest bit of trickery […]