Last weekend was the finale of the Seattle Public Library's third annual Comixtravaganza, a month-long series of events and workshops with an indie, alt-comics focus. It's all put together by the downtown library's made-of-awesome Teen Services librarians, Hayden Bass and Jennifer Bisson.
Okay, maybe not. But these are always fun, aren't they?
I'd like to claim that there's no way anyone's going to get this. But you people ... there's always one of you, isn't there? Knowing exactly which artist this is, even though I've scoured the back issue boxes for obscure works just to [...] http://tinyurl.com/yarecw9
Aw thanks, Boom Studios! I didn’t know you cared! The publisher, which currently holds the licenses on a bunch of Disney characters and concepts and has been making fine use of many of them, has put together a heck of a Valentine’s Day present for fans of classic comics featuring the core Disney mouse and [...] http://tinyurl.com/y8gx3jq
COMIC SHOULD BE GOOD's Greg Burgas looks back at "JLA," a series relaunched by Grant Morrison that is fondly remembered by fans today and tells you why they're comics you should own. http://tinyurl.com/ygt7ebr
With Warner Brothers’ The Time-Traveler’s Wife being released on DVD, Blu-Ray and digital download on February 9 (good flick, by the way—check it out), I thought I’d take a little look at one of the nagging questions from the Johns/Katz/Jurgens run on Booster Gold: Who is Rip Hunter’s mother? As revealed in Booster Gold 1000000, [...] http://tinyurl.com/ygwzkpp
Spider-Man isn't the only Marvel superhero-movie franchise destined for a reboot. Screenwriter David Scarpa has been hired to bring the Man Without Fear back to the silver screen. http://tinyurl.com/yloql75
Dark Horse has provided previews of titles on sale this week, including "Solomon Kane: Death's Black Riders" #2, "B.P.R.D.: King of Fear" #2, "Groo: Hogs of Horder" #3, and "Jet Scott" volume 1! http://tinyurl.com/ylzyv6r
Next year’s Guinness Book Of World Records will feature a special section dedicated to comic books and graphic novels. As part of a list of the best selling, longest lasting, biggest, smallest and most valuable ... http://tinyurl.com/y8gjcvz
Writer Chris Roberson talks to ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea about his two comics at Vertigo, "Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love" with artist Shawn McManus and "I, Zombie" with artist Mike Allred. http://tinyurl.com/yloj6ao
By DAVID LAPHAM I’m usually the guy who puts more tragedy in the soup. Like those old Dupont commercials. Remember those? “We don’t make a lot of the products you buy. We make a lot of the products you buy better.” Well replace “products” with “comics” and “better” with “more tragic”. Anyway, that’s my story. Sometimes, [...] http://tinyurl.com/yzknkwn
Spider-Girl is a curio of Marvel publishing history. Created by ex-Marvel Editor-In-Chief Tom DeFalco with artist Ron Marz, she is a spinoff character from a What If issue, set in her own future alternate universe ... http://tinyurl.com/y9wg7dr
When the name of quirky director Wes Anderson (The Royal Tenenbaums, Fantastic Mr Fox) was floated as a possible replacement for Sam Raimi on the Spider-Man franchise, your first thought was, “What a great idea!” and then your second thought was “Oh, no that could never work!” And then you saw this Youtube video
Here is the latest in our year-long look at one cool comic (whether it be a self-contained work, an ongoing comic or a run on a long-running title that featured multiple creative teams on it over the years) a day (in no particular order whatsoever)! Here's the archive of the moments posted so far! Today [...] http://tinyurl.com/yztovgz