Image Expo: Digital Remaining DRM-Free


by Bruce Lidl Last week’s 2014 edition of the ImageExpo has generated a large amount of coverage for both new title announcements, and for the dearth of diversity among the presented creators. From a practical standpoint, Image Publisher Eric Stephenson and Business Development Head Ron Richards clearly got their money’s worth of publicity from the […]

DC shuffle: Scott Lobdell’s Teen Titans Ends, Kyle HIggins off Nghtwing


With solicitations due Tuesday, some DC talent adjustments are being announced, civilly and the proper way. Via an announcement at his ComicVine column SCott Lobdell reveals that his end on Teen Titans is ending —and so is Teen Titans, with #30 and an annual. I’m thrilled the DC is letting me wrap up the story […]

Retrofit announces 2014 schedule and goes electronic


2014 will be the year of adjustments. Mark my words. I believe Torsten was correct about 2013 being a game changing year when many things were tried and doors opened; 2014 will see people learning and fixing from from the blue sky projections of 2013. And to get started, Box Brown’s Retrofit Comics—a grass roots […]

Just the nerd cetagories in the 2014 Oscar nominattons


Just in case you didn’t get up to see Thor announce this year’s Academy Award nominations—Inside Llewyn Davis wuz robbed!—here’s a cheat sheet to just the ones that nerds are interested in: Best Animated Feature: The Croods Despicable Me 2 Ernest & Celestine Frozen The Wind Rises While Frozen is a lock for this, it’s […]

National Cartoonists Society honors Russ Heath with the Milton Caniff Award


The NCS has just announced that Russ Heath will receive The Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award . The Caniff is presented to a cartoonist for “a lifetime of outstanding and accomplished work to a cartoonist who has not previously won the organization’s highest honor, the Reuben Award.” Heath is best known for his DC war […]

Comic-Con announces 20 more guests


More guests have been announced, as a reminder that this is still the biggest COMICS based event in North America. It’s nice to see some veterans line June Brigman and Dixon getting the spotlight: June Brigman, artist, co-creator, Power Pack Mark Brooks, cover artist, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers Colleen Coover, artist, co-creator, Bandette Chuck […]