This fellow here is Boreas, the Greek god of the north wind. Today he is going to make a lot of people very very unhappy; I hope I’m not one of them.
Tweet§ Bill Kartalopoulos went to the The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum opening and he thought it was pretty awesome. Another major holding is the International Museum of Comic Art Collection, a large and diverse body of comics artwork and related materials in multiple formats and genres originally collected by Mort Walker for his […]
Tweet § Tim Gibson’s Moth City is a fine looking webcomic—it’a now running on Thrillbent— and Gibson talks some about the web/print paradigm shift here. It doesn’t sound sexy, but distribution is everything now. The ability to disperse comics to waiting readers all over the world for effectively no cost has the power to change […]
Tweet§ First off, a bunch of Filipino comics artists, including Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan, JB Casacop, Allen Geneta, and Mico Suayan have started an eBay auction to benefit victims of Typhoon Haiyan which has killed 2,390 and affected 11 million people. § I had a good time last night at Dare2Draw, and interviewed Bill […]
Tweet§ Here’s a swell sounding event from the Bay area: Women in Comix Then and Now: San Franciscan Cartoonists from the 1970s to the Present : This roundtable conversation will delve into San Francisco’s underground and wimmin’s comix herstory. Through the lens of visionaries Trina Robbins and Mary Wings, two of the founding mothers of […]
TweetIt’s 43ºF at Stately Beat Manor, but they haven’t turned the heat on, because…they don’t do that. So forgive me if the shivering forces brevity. § I’m so behind on the news, but having had success with is ROOKIE Magazine collections, D&Q is going all in withThe WORN Archive: A Fashion Journal about the Art, […]
TweetOkay I promise not to spend he next four weeks analyzing NYCC ’13, but here are some relevant and/or amusing posts. § Mashable had the best cosplay gallery with Who Wore it Better? 9 Comic Con Cosplayer Fashion Faceoffs § A site called Castles and Cooks has a good Winners and Losers . Among the […]
TweetHere’s a complicated story out of Japan. Alan Gleason, translator of Keiji Nakasawa’s classic manga about the bombing of Hiroshima, has a talk at a Japanese high school canceled because of vague reasons involving “recent circumstances” and “social trends.” When he questioned staff if the cancellation was due to controversy over the manga in the […]
This New York Comic-Con badge thing is wild this year. They are much harder to get this year than before, and it seems a ton of people just don’t have one. But want them. You can buy them on StubHub ($130 for Saturday, $159 for a four day pass), or Craigs List or Ebay, although I’m told this practice is NOT condoned and next year procedures will prohibit badge resale. I posted yesterday that I have one badge for a writer to help cover the show (alas, Henry Barajas won’t be coming as planned) and the response was kind of overwhelming.