Book Con!: Librarians Celebrate Geeky Fun in Chicago! [updated]

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TweetEvery summer, thousands of librarians congregate at the American Library Association’s annual conference.  All sorts of topics are discussed, presented, and taught, and, believe it or not, librarians love books with a geeky passion!  There is something for everyone, and as the geek diaspora filters into libraries, libraries are becoming more than just a place […]

Editorial: The DC Movie Universe is not as bleak as you think

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Tweet By Mark E. Johnson In the post-Clooney world of 2005 we were all more than happy to accept a grimmer, more ‘realistic’ Batman. It was already five years since the first X-Men film brought on-screen superheroes closer to Earth. And… you know, Batman’s Batman. The dark(ish) tone of Man of Steel, however, has proved […]

SDCC ’13: Thursday Program Schedule

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Tweet The official Comic-Con website posted the Thursday programing schedule.

May The Fourth Be With You!

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TweetPics from the Vader Project.. For some reason, the Brits do not celebrate the Fourth of July (or the Third of September), so our London office is on watchtower duty while we party hard here in the States (and recharge our batteries in preparation for San Diego).

On the Scene: Indie Publisher Confronts Amazon Exec at Litquake’s digi.lit Conference

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Tweetby Bob Calhoun The mood was tense in the fourth floor conference room of the SPUR Urban Center in San Francisco on Saturday—especially for a panel with the dry title of “The Future of Publishing,” but this was far from your usually dry panel. At one end of a folding table sat Charlie Winton, CEO […]

DC Thomson Confirm The Dandy is Ending; Deny The Dandy is Over

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TweetIn a message left on their Facebook page, The Dandy’s publishers DC Thomson have denied that the series is over for good – although confirm that the digital Dandy IS over for the time being. Stating problems with the technology used in the comics app, their press release states that they’re looking to get back […]

MUST-READ: Jamie Smart on Developing All-Ages Comics

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TweetHere’s a post written by cartoonist Jamie Smart, whose work is seen regularly in comics including The Beano, The Phoenix and the now-departed Dandy. Following the wake of the latter’s cancellation, Smart’s written a piece about the need for there to be accessible all-ages comics available for every generation. It’s considered, on-point, and definitely worth […]

Happy Fourth of July, everyone!

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Tweet Here are some comics to get you in the mood for hot dogs and fireworks. And some videos.

Five Weapons Has Been Bumped up into an Ongoing Series

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TweetThe last issue of Jimmie Robinson’s five-issue miniseries Five Weapons – which is fantastic – was published this week. And it came with the welcome news that the mini has been pushed up into an ongoing, restarting in January next year!