October Photo Parade: from Balto to Apple

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Tweet 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 […]

Journey through time with the Hernandez Brothers

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Tweet 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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Tweet 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 […]

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

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TweetBy 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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Tweet 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 […]

SD09: PopCult party pics

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TweetJeff 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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Tweet 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 […]

Web ephemera: When Legends Gather

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TweetVery much Not Comics, but we were tooling around and found this blog called If Charlie Parker Was a Gunslinger, There’d Be a Whole Lot of Dead Copycats, which has a feature called “When Legends Gather,” and you will probably spend a lot of time looking at it. As you might guess, it’s photos of […]

Something cute to look at #2

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Tweet Via Jonathan Ross’s Twitter Even Bono thinks Clive Owen is hot, evidently.

World’s great cartoonists enjoy standing on rocks, talking in diners

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Tweet Alvin Buenaventura has posted his Angouleme ’09 photos and they are quite protean. In case you can’t see it clearly, that’s Crumb, Ware, Clowes, Tomine, and Buenaventura all scrambling around on some rocks or ancient battlements or whatever they keep in medieval French towns. Here’s another one: That Marjane Satrapi sure likes to talk, […]

NYCC: Day 2 in pictures

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TweetWhat would a comic book convention be without folks parading around in every manner of costume imaginable? A lot less magical. Where else can you get a thumbs up from the Watchmen Banana? The above photo is from Jürgen Fauth’s photos of costumes at NYCC 09, which also includes the iconic images of Fat Wolverine […]

NYCC: Day 1 in pictures

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Tweet Photo by R. Pepper Flickr sets have been rolling in from New York, providing a snapshot of the show for those who can’t be there, or those who are there but are simply too busy to see it all (i.e. everyone). A sampling: Excellent photos from behind the scenes at the Penguin Books booth. […]

NYC Graphic site launches

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Tweet Photographer Seth Kushner, whose portraits of various comical types have been appearing online in advance of a book, to be written by Christopher Irving, announced a new website today: NYC Graphic . Kushner has more on his blog: This Tuesday, January 6th, photographer Seth Kushner (The Brooklynites) and comic book journalist/historian Christopher Irving (Comic […]

Old photos updates

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Tweet Our post on this photo of a comics shop in 1965 has drawn a few responses. Mark Evanier has a detailed memory of the shop in question, Cherokee Books, for anyone interested in the early days of the comics subculture. A visit to the store was an adventure. I don’t believe Burt Blum was […]

Cartoonists doing things

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Tweet Too much talent #1: Joel Meadows catches Posy Simmonds and Art Spiegelman in the same place in this photo post. Guest appearance by Matt Groening. Too much talent #2: Workinpana’s photo set from last week’s Graphic Novels from Europe@SVA. Above, a ghostly Max, David Mazzucchelli & David B.

Book of New York ‘toonists update

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Tweet Photographer Seth Kushner updates news of his book on local artists: On the photography front, I’ve photographed 41 subjects, and have 9 more to go, to bring it to an even 50. At the same time, my co-author, Christopher Irving is conducting interviews. With the help of designer, Rich Fowlks, we have put together […]