via the Johnathan Levine Gallery The Artist’s Unconscious Mind (Self-portrait) by Jean Labourdette (aka Turf One). Limited edition print, $185. Only 50 available.
Do 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 […]
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, but […]
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 and […]
§ Todd Allen continues his dispassionate look at the current web comics scene, with ann examination of Marvel’s Online DCU, and just how Zuda and ComicsMix may actually make money. Always worth a read. § The Monkey Day site is petitioning web comics for support. What are you waiting for? How do we sign up? […]
Okay, that headline is a little misleading, but according to this piece a tiny part of the monkey brain is able to process sight and sound simultaneously which could shed light on both ventriloquists and synesthesia, the neurological condition in which two or more senses are intertwined. Confusing? “Our results show that there are interactions […]
§ My cunning plan is working. § Murakami Gala– now that sounds fun! And Kanye was there! § Halloween stirs imagination in costume-loving Japan — the mind boggles. A Halloween street party? “Ah, no, this is cos-play,” says 20-year-old Saori, referring to costume role-play, or the Japanese past-time of dressing up as their favourite animation […]
Because we were feeling very guilty and wanted to do penance, we watched some of the live action shows on Adult Swim last night and decided for the 30th time that the complete raison d’etre for most of them is simply making you feel uncomfortable. Hooray. Putting hoisin sauce in your underpants will do that, […]