Kickstarter: Tim Pilcher’s Comic Book Babylon: A Cautionary Tale of Sex, Drugs & Comics in old London Town

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As of midnight last night – my midnight, here in Western Europe, not your midnight, in one of America’s many time zones – Tim Pilcher’s Kickstarter for Comic Book Babylon: A Cautionary Tale of Sex, Drugs & Comics went live. It is, as the blurb says, a ‘The shocking, revealing and completely unofficial memoir of […]

James Asmus, Tom Fowler and Jordie Bellaire relaunch Quantum and Woody in July

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As predicted, Valiant’s teaser from earlier in the week was for a relaunch of their massively popular duo Quantum and Woody, who will be returning in July flanked by James Asmus, Tom Fowler, and Jordie Bellaire. And a goat.

Preview: Other Stuff by Peter Bagge and friends

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This May Fantagraphics is releasing OTHER STUFF, a compilation of various strips by Peter Bagge and his friends like Dan Clowes, Gilbert Hernandez, and R. Crumb. The stories in the book are mostly outside the famed Buddy Bradley saga, but no less hilarious.

The Stranger in Paradise Omnibus is back in paperback

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If you’ve ever wanted to own the definitive version of Terry Moore’s Strangers in Paradise saga, it’s available once again in Omnibus form. Originally released as a hardcover, the 2400 page two-volume collection included what Moore considered the final version of the story, with censorship removed, and storytelling smoothed out. However, that edition is long […]

To do tonight NYC: Deep Girl Release Party at Desert Island

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If we didn’t have a previous gig, we’d be all over this. $20 for a hand-bound limited edition of essential 90s artifacts? Hell YEAH. Find out where it all began!

Review: The Death of Superman

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Nowadays we think of it as the pre-mullet era of Superman, but at the time The Death of Superman was an incredibly big idea for DC. A story which killed off their main signature hero was not only an eventual inevitability, but also an idea which would actually have some resonance for the company. Superman […]

X-FILES is back at IDW

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The 90s are out there, and Scully and Mulder are determined to find them. IDW will be relaunching the X-files franchise in comics form. The plan includes reprints of the original series that ran from 1995-2009, and a new series launching in June.

Read all of Kyle Baker’s graphic novels online for FREE

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For reasons unknown—but probably just for the good of society—Kyle Baker (Deadpool, Plasic Man) has put most of his creator-owned body of work online for FREE including early classics, THE COWBOY WALLY SHOW and WHY I HATE SATURN, and later works I Die at Midnight, King David, The Bakers, Special Forces, Nat Turner and more. […]

90s Nostalgia comics-style: Jon Lewis and Tom Hart

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A couple of recent interviews looks back on the 90s Seattle comics scene—a key movement which spawned much of the whole indie comics world of today—with two creators who are still very much in the mix, Jon Lewis and Tom Hart.

Webcomic Alert: Noah van Sciver’s “King of Comic Books”

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’90s nostalgia fans get in line! Van Sciver travels back to the ’90s comics scene in Seattle, when “comics were cool” and hijinks ensue.

Matt Groening explains why you need an Apple computer…in 1989

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In 1989 The Simpsons were still on the drawing board, an cartoonist Matt Groening was a freelance illustrators, and Apple was a rising company whose ungainly, boxlike beige computers boasted lordly hard drives of 40 mbs.

SpumCo comics are back from Yoe and IDW

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In the early 90s, nothing was cooler than Ren and Stimpy, John Krisfaluci’s transgressive cartoon about mudskippers and nose goblins. And the space madness spilled over into comics with THE COMIC BOOK an oversized, newsprint comics anthology of comics by the many talented artists ar SpumCo the production company that put out R&W. Now, courtesy […]

Nice Art: The Best Birthday Comic Ever by Gregory Benton

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As a birthday wish, this blast from the past from the pages of long ago Disney Adventures Magazine by cartoonist Gregory Benton. AWESOME. Greg has been posting a few comics on his recently revamped website, but has concentrated mostly on fine art in the years since this comic was done. It’s time for Greg Benton’s […]

Bad character designs of the '90s

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Via Popcrunch.

There are several artists on here who show in spades that design is not their strong suit. Or their biker suit.

Platinum Studios delisted from the SEC for failure to file as investors complain

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We’ve been following the curious saga of Platinum Studios for some time now, and now, just as MEN IN BLACK 3 is about to open, it seems the company has suffered a blow by being delisted from the SEC:

Area man surprised to find SPIDER-MAN cartoon aimed at children

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When do you let go of that childhood dream? Jim Mroczkowski at iFanboy looks at the fannish habit of holding on to something you hate in hopes of something improving vis a vis the new Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon on Disney XD, of which he writes: