And finally, Happy Valentine’s Day from Valiant

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Tweet Because nothing says love like Armstrong. Hope you’re having day with your loved one, and if you don’t have a Valentine…remember, love yourself and others will follow. Card design by Kalman Andrasofszky

Vaentine’s Day Special: Love and Romance with…Dean Haspiel

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The Beat Podcasts – More To Come: When Comic Shops Go Wrong

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Tweet Straight from the offices of Publishers Weekly, it’s More to Come! Your podcast source of comics news and discussion starring The Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald. In this week’s podcast the More to Come Crew – Heidi “The Beat” MacDonald, Calvin Reid and Kate Fitzsimons – discuss Heidi’s adventures at the Angoulême Comics Festival, women […]

Kicking the Kick-Troll: Shadowbinders Returns to Kickstarter! [Interview]

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TweetShadowbinders is a webcomic from creators Kambrea and Thomas Pratt. Having previously worked for Disney, the duo decided to take their latest idea to the internet, where it’s spent the last four years building up an impressive fanbase – and a vast, magical world, filled with monsters and floating ships and myths and legends. Focusing […]

Five Days of Valentines: Bad for You Valentine Heart Brakers

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Tweet BAD FOR YOU is a new book by Scott Cunningham and Kevin Pyle that illustrates extremes of, well, overprotectiveness, the nanny state and people going too far. The authors created some Valentines at Boing Boing—you’ll need to go to the link for the stories behind these, but there are some doozies.

Nice Art: Jae Lee’s Dynamite Cover Gallery

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Tweet Here’s another special for Dynamite’s 10th Anniversary , a gallery of Jae Lee’s covers for the company. Reading about the decline of the comics artist seems all the more ridiculous when you look at the amazing work being done by veterans like Lee, who is just hitting his stride with an even more impressive […]

Valentines Day Special: 24 Hours of Love Sucks at Comics Vanguard

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Tweet To Celebrate the season, our own Steve Morris is running a series called Love Sucks at his own Comics Vanguard site. If you’[re going to be bummed out, make it an all day thing with comics!

Kyle Baker appears to be reprinting a one volume collection of Why I Hate Saturn and Cowboy Wally

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Tweet Well that’s what this Tumblr post called Cover for new book. implies anyway. For those who read them The Cowboy Wally Show—about a dissolute kids show host who puts on a production of Hamlet—and Why I Hate Saturn—about urban life of the 90s via two wacky sisters—are two of the funniest graphic novels of […]

Checker Books is back (?) with The Winsor McCay Project

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Tweet Back in the day Checker Books was a company that specialized in reprinting old comic strips and books, including a bunchy of Winsor McCay comics. Run by Mark Christopher Thompson, the company kind of faded away after a dispute with Diamond, although Thompson later teamed up with the relaunched Devil’s Due. Well, they’re back, […]

Five days of Valentines: Weird Love

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Tweet This is a teaser for an upcoming book called Weird Love, edited by Craig Yoe about which you will learn more today, I believe,

New Comics Collective GHOSTS Announce CULT Show In London

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TweetAnnouncing themselves to the World today, a British arts collective called GHOSTS have revealed their plans to take over London this April, for a week-long underground comics exhibition. Featuring the work of seven writers and artists, this exhibition, called CULT, will be based on Orbital Comics and promises to fuse comics and music together for […]