Marvel’s David Gabriel: we haven’t sold comics in bookstores for months and no one noticed

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Tweet Remember what I was just saying about how if Marvel made any money selling periodicals in bookstores, they would never have stopped the program? David Gabriel, sr vp of sales at Marvel spoke to Calvin Reid at PW, and gives the entire overview: Gabriel confirmed that Marvel’s single-issue comics program to bookstores has been […]

Nice Art: Mister X poster gallery by Jaime Hernandez and Paul Rivoche

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Tweet There was never ever nor will there ever be a better promotional campaign than this one for Voxtex Comics Mister X series, which was mostly written by Gilbert Hernandez with Jaime and Mario, and drawn by Jaime Hernandez and designed by Dean Motter and Paul Rivoche. Alas it turned out that Voxtex was another […]

Let’s Talk Comic Book Podcasts with Jim Viscardi [Interview]

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TweetPodcasts continue to rise as a form of entertainment, and comics – being one of those mediums most in-touch with the internet – have risen up and provided a wealth of quality comic book podcasts. Let’s Talk Comics, hosted by Jim Viscardi, is one of the more recent additions to this fast-growing world of comic […]

Marvel no longer selling single issues in chain bookstores

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Tweet Marvel is no longer selling periodical comics to Barnes and Noble and Books-a-Million, the two largest chain book stores. Good-Ereader confirmed this with employes at both stores. Barnes and Noble has a flagship store in Union Square, in New York City. This is the location where they tend to have unveiling events for the […]

A page of Declan Shalvey’s art from the new Warren Ellis Moon Knight book

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TweetSpeaking of Marvel periodicals: Axel Alonso just tweeted another preview page from the upcoming MOON KNIGHT book by Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey. Looking forward to seeing this colored AND reading it. Moon Knight comes out in March.

Cover for Darren Aronofsky’s NOAH graphic novel revealed

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Tweet Director Darren Aronofsky is a big comics nerd, and although he’s never gone all the way with several attempted comics-based films (including Watchmen and Wolverine), he’s done the reverse commute with a graphic novel based on his weird movie The Fountain (adapted by Kent Williams) and soon, NOAH, an adaptation of his screenplay by […]

Gal Wonder: Gadot talks Wonder Woman, breasts and shekels

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Tweet Poor Gal Gadot, One minute she was just a talented, beautiful young actress minding her own business. Now she carries the hopes and dreams of an entire nation after having been cast as Wonder Woman in Superman Vs Batman. And as is the way with the internet, she was also minutely examined for her […]

Please keep Stan Sakai and his family in your thoughts

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Tweet Usagi Yojimbo creator and legendary nice guy Stan Sakai has had a difficult year as his wife Sharon has been undergoing many medical troubles. However, another tragedy struck the Sakai family, as Stan’s 20 month old grandson Leo has passed away after being found unconscious and not breathing. This is an unimaginable tragedy for […]

ZEN PENCILS collection coming from Andrews McMeel in 2014

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Tweet Over the objections of Abhay Khosla, ZEN PENCILS, the webcomic that turns famous essays and quotes into comics, is being turned into a book, artist Gavin Aung Than has announced: Many of you have wanted this and I can now finally reveal that I’VE SIGNED A BOOK DEAL!!! Yes, I’m very excited to say […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 12/30/13: At first you thought these were just links. But a closer look left you speechless.

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Tweet§ Matt Fraction talks about being in recovery and offers some words of advice for those seeking help with an addiction: And I heard something so true that once again a meeting made me cry and I stood up and said my name and took my first chip and began the process of adding real […]