Comics style at the Olympics

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While nothing has quite channeled the Fantastic Four as much s the Ukrainian pairs skaters, the two-man bob competition has given everyone an EYEFUL. With their husky builds and lack of support garments, this is a pretty good idea of what real life superheroes might look like. Meanwhile on the women’s side, it was the […]

Photo parade: Crowds, etc.

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Some comics-related photos from around. If you’d like to see your photo parade linked to here, contact us at the link to the right. § Nikitas Manikatos’ photos from yesterday’s one-day Long Beach Comic Expo,, which we totally didn’t give enough coverage, but based on these photos it was a fine event. Above, the author […]

DC org chart — NOW WITH HEAD SHOTS

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After our last plea, DC’s David Hyde was kind enough to send us a complete set of DC Executive headshots and we are pleased to debut the most updated, version, complete with the RARE Pat Caldon variant. Congratulations to all involved.

Urgent to DC Entertainment

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Can you please get these men new headshots so we can get a definitive facial hair statement? Esp. Pat Caldon, since he has managed to live a life free of internet presence.

Shel Dorf’s 1973 San Diego Comic-Con Photos

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At a now-bookmarked site called Comic-Convention Memories, the author is posting some photos found in the late Shel Dorf’s collection highlighting: a) just how much fun the old San Diego really was; b) how majestic ’70s fashions really were. Just a wee sampling: Carmine Infantino, June Foray, and Dorf. The caption says: From the left, […]

The march of time in photos

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1981, Creation Con, New York: Mort Todd, Dan Clowes and Rick Altergott. Via Comics Comics c 1991-2, San Diego Comic-Con Jack Kirby meets his namesake, Kirby Veitch. Via Rick Veitch. 2006, WonderCon The 52 crew: Mark Waid, Wizard 52 reporter Ben Morse, Grant Morrison and Greg Rucka. Kneeling, Geoff Johns and editor Steve Wacker. Via […]

Robert Kirkman as you’ve never seen him before

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…unless you are his wife. Apparently Kirkman trims his beard before conventions but lets it grow to Little House on the Prairie dimensions when hanging around the house. Via Twitter.

News, notes, and photos from Brooklyn

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As we walked around the room at the Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival on Saturday, we asked folks what was coming up for 2010 and got a few newsy notes Perhaps the biggest news was confirmation that Randy Chang’s Bodega Distribution is taking 2010 OFF. Chang said he’s closing down sales on the website and […]

Two couples out for a stroll

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Melinda Gebbie, Alan Moore, Eddie Campbell and his wife Anne, out and about in Northampton, UK. Via Campbell’s blog.:

October Photo Parade: from Balto to Apple

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We’ve been mostly on the road or hanging out with visitors for the last 10 days or so, and while more than a week of living on chicken fingers and Guinness has left our innards in ribbons, at least we have a few photos to show for it. So before we move on to the […]

Journey through time with the Hernandez Brothers

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Speaking of Los Bros, their Facebook Fan Page has an incredible pageant of photos through the ages. Here, an early publicity shot.

SPX huddles together for warmth + PHOTOS

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THE SPIRIT OF INDIE COMICS as an avid fan struggles to keep a copy of KRAMERS ERGOT upright for reading purposes ———————————- You can read my “official” report on SPX at PW Comics Week, but there were some more rambly thoughts I wanted to share. I think Brian Heater (one of my traveling companions and […]

Adventures In The Dragon’s Lair: A Report From Dragon Con 2009 In Atlanta

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By Steve Bunche As a dyed-in-the wool comics fan I have wanted to attend the senses-pummeling annual San Diego Comic-con. As a fan, think about it: shitloads of comic books everywhere, movie and TV celebs who’ll be signing autographs, comics creators from all over the globe, and a myriad of fun and geekish possibilities, all […]

Cartoonists are spanning the globe!

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LITERALLY! We dropped by the signing for Josh Neufeld’s A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge last night. Arrived late, and the place was crowded but we heard it had been absolutely mobbed earlier, and Josh was still signing books right until things broke up at 9 pm. So, a success! It couldn’t happen to a […]

SD09: PopCult party pics

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Jeff Newelt was nice enough to pass along some photos from SD09’s PopCult party, which he helped organize, and I’m nice enough to post ‘em so here goes: Paul Pope makes his DJ debut at Comic-Con Pop Cult / Devil’s Due’s Josh Blaylock and Pop Cult / Kingdom Comic’s Christian Beranek Jim Mahfood rocking the […]

MoCCA: Photo parade

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We forgot our camera for most of the day yesterday, and our photos are Officially The Shittiest MoCCA Photos Ever, but this one shot of comics blogger/critic Tucker Stone during his show-ending rendition of “Smells Like Teen Spirit” at last night’s live band karaoke/CBLDF party should frighten you into repentance immediately. Luckily, Geekanerd has more […]