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 fitness […]
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 anyone, […]
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 there […]
Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 12/30/13: At first you thought these were just links. But a closer look left you speechless.
Catching up on some of the news that broke Christmas week (!?!) and this is pretty huge. After a total server meltdown and general headaches over exhibitor registration for the 2013 show. the Small Press Expo is going to basically a lottery. “Legacy” exhibitors—those who have been at the show for five years or more—and invited guests (of course) will be given tables, and the remainder will be put up for a lotteryplain and simple. The show will not go curated, as nearly every other CAF has, because…well because of tradition. Here’s the new procedure::
The Toronto Comic Arts Festival has released its second psoter, this one by Isabelle Arsenault while also announcing a line-up of kids programming. Partticipating creators include Arsenault, Fanny Britt, Kazu Kibuishi, Jimmy Gownley, Ben Hatke, Darren Rawlings, Jason Caffoe, Raina Telgemeier, Dave Roman, and more to come. TCAF will present two full days of kids-oriented […]
Spanish artist David López offers his annual Christmas tale here.
I don’t know what’s going on at Stately Beat manor, but a cat appeared at my house earlier and scratched the words NO POWER AT BEAT WRITE SOMETHING ABOUT COMICS YOU SECOND-RATE MANAGING EDITOR, YOU on my window. Nothing is happening in comics right now, I’m fairly sure – so in lieu of anything else, here’s […]
…or “lost” as the case may be. Last weekend there was a gala art show celebrating the history of Milestone Comics. To get ready for it, Michael Davis shipped a bunch of Denys Cowan original art to the Steve Geppi Entertainment Museum via UPS. The Scoop blog has the details. Although the package was VERY […]
Speaking of anxiety dreams, Comic-Con International has announced the their first 20 guests. ta da! And they are: Amanda Conner, artist, Power Girl, Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre Brian Crane, cartoonist, Pickles Eleanor Davis, cartoonist/illustrator, Stinky, How to Be Happy Jane Espenson, writer/producer, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Husbands Raymond E. Feist, author, Riftwar Saga Drew Friedman, […]
James Kochalka’s unspell-out-able in a family website superheroes are back in a special digital only release called: SuperF*ckers Save Christmas. YOu can purchase it on Comixology. Currently starring in a web series from Cartoon Hangover, (uncensored version here, censored here) The Superf*ckers always sink to every occasion, and Christmas is no exception. Kochalka writes: I’ve […]
Today is the deadline for DC Entertainment employees to give their decisions on whether or not they are going to move west with the company in early 2015. While most folks have been tight-lipped about their decisions until now, it’s already obvious that the new DC is going to look very, very different and have […]