And finally, Happy Valentine’s Day from Valiant

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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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Five Days of Valentines: Bad for You Valentine Heart Brakers

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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.

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

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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!

Five days of Valentines: Weird Love

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

Announcing: New Jeffrey Brown Star Wars book, Goodnight Darth Vader, with BONUS VALENTINES

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Five Days of Valentines supplemental: Jeffrey Brown’s two Star Wars cartoon books—Darth Vader and Son, and Vader’s Little Princess—have been huge sellers so to no one’s surprise a third book is coming out, called Goodnight Darth Vader. The cover has just been revealed, above. Like the first two it’s a surprisingly touching use of the […]

Five days of Valentines: Young Avengers Valentines

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NOTE: I originally attributed these valentines to Suzene Campos — but she merely sent me the link. Apologies to the ACTUAL artist, callmekitto, about whom I only know is named Lauren. (Although I suck, I can’t help but note Tumblr is a great credit stealer.) Anyway, enjoy and thanks Suzene and Lauren! The Young Avengers […]

Five days of Valentines: 1966 Batman Valentines

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Was everything about Batman in 1966 bizarre and surreal? Based on these vintage Valentines, the answer is yes. But imagine the thrill you would have had being told your Valentine would like to pursue you in his/her Bat-copter. Sheesh. More in the link.

Five Days of Valentines: Matt Bors X-Men Valentines

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Matt Bors has not only been killing it at Medium, he’s made a yearly tradition of making X-Men Valentines, and this year’s batch is a great way to tell the mutant in your life just how you feel about him/her/it/they. Hit the link for the whole set!

It’s Martin Luther King Day

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It’s a holiday for many of us, and what better way to celebrate the birthday of Martin Luthor King than to suggest that if you haven’t already, you may purchase a digital copy of MARCH by Rep John Lewis, which comes bundled with a digital copy of MARTIN LUTHER KING AND THE MONTGOMERY STORY, the […]

31 Days of Winter Festivals Supplemental: Ty Templeton

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Ty Templeton’s Bun Toons are always a delight. He currently running down the year in cartoons.

31 Days of Winter Festivals: Kate Beaton’s Christmas Comics

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Kate Beaton has put all her holiday comics in one massive post. These are finely observed moments of family life, the laughter specific to her loving family, but universal, as well. Beaton has been working on many secret projects for the last while; given these glimpses of her steadily evolving talent, we can’t wait until […]

31 Days of Winter Festivals: A Christmas Tale by David López

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Spanish artist David López offers his annual Christmas tale here.
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Krampus came this year

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More fun stuff here.

Merry Christmas to all

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Power is back where I’ve gone for Christmas, but the internet may be out for days. So no blogging until things are back to “normal.” In the meantime, here’s a little old James Jean Santa art and our most sincere wishes for a safe, happy, and healthy Christmas and a great New Year! The Beat […]

31 days of winter festivals: SuperF*ckers Save Christmas

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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 […]