Nice Art: What Does the Fox Say? is now a kid’s book

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Nice Art: What Does the Fox Say? is now a kid’s bookhttp://ift.tt/19OjtVX Tweet It’s the snappiest tune of the year, a stunning example of daffy Scandinavian humor, and something that kids won’t stop humming. So now What Does the Fox Say? is a picture books for ages 4-8. It’s written by Ylvis, the comedy duo who made […]

Long Beach Comic & Horror Con kicks off today

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Long Beach Comic & Horror Con kicks off todayhttp://ift.tt/1bckbCE Tweet While for some thoughts are turning to Thought Bubble in Leeds or the Miami Book Fair, ou on the west coast, it’s the fifht anniversary edition of the Long Beach Horror & Comic Con. It’s set in the scenic environs of the Long Beach Convention […]

Facebook Demographics: Different Publishers, Different Fans

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Facebook Demographics: Different Publishers, Different Fanshttp://ift.tt/I8VlHU Tweet Photo from The Hollywood Reporter For all of these posts I’ve tried to instill the idea that there isn’t a simple comic fan. While it might mostly be men, comic fandom is a diverse crowd whose specific interests varies by gender, race, age and more. No two character […]

Garen Ewing Wins Young People’s Comic Award 2013

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Garen Ewing Wins Young People’s Comic Award 2013http://ift.tt/1e8bSWm Tweet Awarded not minutes ago, Garen Ewing has won this year’s Young People Comic Award for his book The Rainbow Orchid. Awarded as part of the British Comic Awards, the book was published by Egmont UK and both written and drawn by Ewing. Starring lead character Julius […]

Fantagraphics Spring/Summer2014 from The Amateur to Witzend

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Fantagraphics Spring/Summer2014 from The Amateur to Witzendhttp://ift.tt/1aCEgA3 Tweet Over on the Flog Blog as part of their Kickstarter effort, Fantagraphics has been spotlighting a bunch of books from their Spring-Summer 2014 line-up. To say it’s awesome is an understatement. Lots of stretch goals have been added including prints, soap and beer. Something for everyone. Here’s […]

Shuster Estate Loses Appeal

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Shuster Estate Loses Appealhttp://ift.tt/eA8V8J Tweet The Siegel and Shuster lawsuits are over – again. My thoughts on the latest decision after the jump. Today’s Ninth Circuit ruling is the latest in a series of predictable setbacks for the Siegel and Shuster heirs. In an unpublished opinion, the appellate panel agreed with the district court that […]

Marvel Announce Moon Knight #1 from Warren Ellis, Declan Shalvey, and Jordie Bellaire

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Marvel Announce Moon Knight #1 from Warren Ellis, Declan Shalvey, and Jordie Bellairehttp://ift.tt/I4ndvY Tweet Announced by the LA Times today – just in time for Thought Bubble, bless ‘em – is the news that Marvel will be launching a new Moon Knight series next year with writer Warren Ellis, artist Declan Shalvey, and colourist Jordie […]

Spotlight Cartoonist: Connie Sun — ‘Things to do During a Blackout”

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Spotlight Cartoonist: Connie Sun — ‘Things to do During a Blackout”http://ift.tt/1jsaqPX Tweet Original If you liked this cartoon, please consider a donation to the artist. #call_to_action h4{padding:0px 5px;}

Affleck and Damon Producing Brubaker and Phillips’ Sleeper

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Affleck and Damon Producing Brubaker and Phillips’ Sleeperhttp://ift.tt/17yORee Tweet SLEEPER, tone of several series by the dynamic duo of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips is in production again, this time with Matt Damon and Ben Affleck producing. Shawn Ryan, of The Shield and David Wiener of The Killing are set to write the screenplay. Set […]

Boom! debuts Boom! Box imprint, “a gleeful space.”

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Boom! debuts Boom! Box imprint, “a gleeful space.”http://ift.tt/1e7JdRu Tweet It’s no secret that the making of the film 2 Guns t some money in the Boom! Studios coffers, which they seem to have been investing wisely with new imprints and acquisitions (Archaia). Boom! Box, a new imprint designed to be fun and fancy free, was […]

50th Anniveraries: Doctor Who and the Kennedy Assasination

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50th Anniveraries: Doctor Who and the Kennedy Assasinationhttp://ift.tt/17yOQHg Tweet Fifty years ago today a SF show called Doctor Who debuted in England. Festivities and surprises are planned to celebrate this anniversary. In more unhappy news that day, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. I’ve never actually got to the bottom of either of these things. […]

How other really see us, via The Huffington Post

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How other really see us, via The Huffington Posthttp://ift.tt/I4bhKS Tweet Man, you think the comics world is hot shit, and then you see this headline at HuffPo:70-Year-Old Woman Auctions Off $1 Million Worth Of Comics. Which means Maggie Thompson is selling her comics. Thompson, 70, has been collecting comic books since she was a girl […]

Nice Art: What Does the Fox Say? is now a kid’s book

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It’s the snappiest tune of the year, a stunning example of daffy Scandinavian humor, and something that kids won’t stop humming. So now What Does the Fox Say? is a picture books for ages 4-8. It’s written by Ylvis, the comedy duo who made “Wa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pow!” a household word, with illos by prize winning Norwegian artist Svein Nyhus, so it looks […]

Long Beach Comic & Horror Con kicks off today

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While for some thoughts are turning to Thought Bubble in Leeds or the Miami Book Fair, ou on the west coast, it’s the fifht anniversary edition of the Long Beach Horror & Comic Con. It’s set in the scenic environs of the Long Beach Convention Center, which is one of my favorite con spots on […]

Facebook Demographics: Different Publishers, Different Fans

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For all of these posts I’ve tried to instill the idea that there isn’t a simple comic fan. While it might mostly be men, comic fandom is a diverse crowd whose specific interests varies by gender, race, age and more. No two character fandoms are the same. No two publisher fandoms are the same. Marketing […]

Garen Ewing Wins Young People’s Comic Award 2013

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Awarded not minutes ago, Garen Ewing has won this year’s Young People Comic Award for his book The Rainbow Orchid. Awarded as part of the British Comic Awards, the book was published by Egmont UK and both written and drawn by Ewing.