Tweet So what’s news? Besides the large number of titles ranking within the Top 1000?
TweetWhile searching German comics publishers, I discovered a German comic con happening one week after the Frankfurt Book Fair: Comic Action 2012. http://www.comicaction.de/php/index.php?action=ausstellerinfo Here are the bullet points: Running since 1999 Part of SPIEL, a massive games show (halls 4-12 in Essen, 8+9 for comics) 152,000 visitors, 763 exhibitors from 31 nations showing their products [...]
TweetAt one of the last panels of the day, Lance Fensterman and his executive staff sat down and received criticism, kudos, and suggestions from convention attendees. The panelists (biographies from ReedPop): Lance Fensterman is Group VP of Reed Pop which means he oversees the team and events on a day to day basis. He also works [...]
Tweet Okay, the professionals at Reed Pop have posted their survival tips, and it’s pretty good, covering most of the particulars. As you can see by the map above, once again there are colored entrances. (No, not like that… well, kinda.) Pros and VIPs enter through the Blue Entrance, and line up right outside Hall [...]
TweetOkay… I’m a bit confused… there is no “Day Zero” (unless that’s the early morning hours leading up to “zero hour” when the show opens). So, I’m counting Tuesday as “Day Minus Two” with GallaCon, and today as “Day Minus One” with the ICV2 Conference. As with last year, I wandered around Javits, snapping a [...]
TweetEisner! Swarte! Hernandez! Lou Reed! Schulz! Kelly! Kubert! Tardi! Gottfredson! Van Sciver! Ryan! Woodring! Barks! Sendak! Bushmiller! Everett! Frazetta! Davis! Medley! The Crumbs! Wilson! Krigstein! Deitch! Millionaire! Bagge! Lots of great stuff from Fantagraphics, and from their distributor, W. W. Norton!
TweetWhen last we saw our stalwart treasure seeker, he was riding the subway, reading comics which he had found in the discount bins at a comics convention a beer bottle’s throw from the Asbury Park boardwalk. What tawdry tales did he thumb through while riding the rails to and from work? What four-color fictions fed [...]