Comic Arts Brooklyn Debuts Part Three: Nobrow, Retrofit, Yam Books, Amy Jean Porter and MUCH MORE

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And yet more amazing comics. Please stop by and check these out, and if you can’t go, surf on the links like I’m doing. A lot of great books and new cartoonists to discover.

Kickstarter Respond to Scam Allegation

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Yesterday I ran a piece about Encik Farham, an alleged Kickstarter scammer who pledged funding at the top tier of over a hundred projects, only to then seemingly run a credit dispute when each project was funded. Kickstarter have sent an official response to the news, acting immediately to curb the scammer.

Comic Art Brooklyn 2013: the Debuts Part Two – Microcosm, OIly Comics, AdHouse and MORE

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Yet more incredible debut books from tomorrow’s Comic Arts Brooklyn fest, being held at the Mt. Carmel Church in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and the Knitting Factory down the street.

More comics on TV: Mission in a Bottle on Nightly Business Report tonight

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Hype Alert: You may (or may not) see some of this year’s New York Comic Con panel on MISSION IN A BOTTLE, the Honest Tea graphic novel, on tonight’s Nightly Business Reporton PBS, but you will definitely see author Barry Nalebuff, who spoke on the panel about using graphic novels for educational purposes. The show […]

Comic Art Brooklyn 2013: the Debuts Part One – Blexbolex, Hangdai, PictureBox, Koyama, Wartella and more

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Here’s a listing of the books that will be debuting this Saturday at the first Comic Arts Brooklyn festival. Information has been supplied by the exhibitors and hopefully something here will pique your interest. If you don’t find something to pique your interest, you don’t really like comics.

FInally, the ULTIMATE ultimate SANDMAN edition

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There are, by our quick count, at least five versions of the Complete Sandman out there, but this Sandman Omnibus Silver Edition Autographed by Neil Gaiman is undoubtedly the most ultimate and absolute to date. For a mere $499 you get a special silver version of the Sandman Omnibus signed by Neil Gaiman. Only 500 have been made, and I expect they will sell quickly.

The Winners of the Irish Comic News Awards Are….

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The winners for the Irish Comic News Awards have been announced today, celebrating the booming creative scene in Ireland. And this year the big winners were Stephen Mooney for his series Half Past Danger, along with artist Will Sliney for Celtic Warrior. The full list of winners, voted for by readers, is below:

Diamond: DC, Marvel and Image all won something in October sales charts

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It was kinda a three-way tie in October’s sale charts, according to Diamond’s just released statistics. THE WALKING DEAD #115 was the best selling comic, but DC won the units battle, 31.02% to Marvel’s 30.47%, behind The Sandman: Overture #1 and Batman #24. Marvel won the DOLLARS chart, however, 33.63% to 33.15%, thanks to strong […]

MARCH soars to #12 on Amazon after Rachel Maddow appearance

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MARCH made it to Maddow last night, as Rep. John Lewis, co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell appeared on the Rachel Maddow show for a full 10 minute segment which you can watch here: Maddow, who is a regular graphic novel reader, showed love for Powell and the whole project and also mentioned Martin […]

RIP Joey Manley

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What is best in life? To crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentations of their pundits and bloggers. — Joey Manley (@joeymanley) October 17, 2013 Webcomics pioneer Joey Manley died last night of complications from pneumonia. According to reports, he was 48. He had been ill of late, and […]

Bennett and Lupacchino on Lois Lane One-Shot in February

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DC have announced that Marguerite Bennett and Emanuela Lupacchino will be the creative team for a Lois Lane one-shot in February, one of two one-shot issues to be written by Bennett that month. A 48-page issue, Comicvine’s Tony Guerrero has the details and an interview.

Rob Thomas working on iZombie Show for CW

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Deadline have announced that Rob Thomas, the creator of shows like Veronica Mars and Party Down, will next be moving onto a TV adaptation of Chris Roberson and Mike Allred’s iZombie. Written for Vertigo Comics, the series focused on Gwen, a zombie-woman who can pass for human so long as she eats a nice brain […]