TweetKick up the Kick-Watcher! Today sees the launch of Code Monkey Save World, a new 60-page graphic novel from Greg Pak and Jonathan Coulton, to be brought to life by the artistic team of Takeshi Miyazawa, Jessica Kholinne, and Simon Bowland. Wait – Jonathan Coulton, the musician, sir? Yes sir, that’d be him! The graphic [...]
Tweet Chris Roberson, co-founder of the digital publisher Monkeybrain Comics, has put out an open letter today explaining that for the whole of November, all profits made by the company will be donated directly to The Hero Initative. Along with Allison Baker, Roberson set up the company earlier this year as a way to [...]
Recently, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich declared his support for the idea of a moon colony. Even more recently, he was roundly mocked for this even thoughmanned space flight is one of the glories of American history. Wired asked space enthusiast Warren Elliswhat he thought of the plan:
Archaia is making some moves, both with a new distributor — PGW — and its first illustrated novel, strong>Conspiracy of the Planet of the Apes.
Buried in a PR on the Ape book is the news that Archaia is leaving Diamond for PGW, which already distributes Cartoon Books. PGW distributes over 100 independent publishers, so picking up a few GN publishers makes sense. And Archaia’s new books-only plan is also a good bit for a books-only distributor.
TweetDo Marvel and DC really copy each other? It’s been noted that they seem to have a lot of ideas in common these days — Cap and Bats having similar seeming deaths and resurrections, similar zombie focused events followed by the dawning of new “lighty brighty” movements — Brightest Day and the Heroic Age. But [...]
Tweet Old Beat pal Pete Von Sholly is an artist and storyboarder for such films as Mars Attacks!, Disney’s James and the Giant Peach, The Shawshank Rdemption, and so forth. He sent us a link to his art blog, which includes much humorous work, like the above, and also this strip, which is kinda crude, [...]
Tweet Is Marvel’s new LOCKJAW AND THE PET AVENGERS miniseries an homage to WE3? The miniseries will be written by Chris Eliopoulous. NC: I just know Frog Thor’s in it. That makes me happy. CE: Lockjaw, the aforementioned Frog Thor or Throg, Redwing, Falcon’s bird, Lockheed, Niels, Speedball’s cat, who now goes by Hairball, Zabu [...]