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Comizake Expo rebrands as Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con but who’s got the trademark?

Sten Lee just can’t stay home. Yesterday he trooped down to LA City Hall to make a proclamation. : Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man and […]

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DC Announces Rebirth Collections, Plus Lots of Classic Reprints, for Early 2016!

Rebirth collections start shipping early next year (the obligatory #1 Omnibus ships in mid-December), although none seem to be in hardcover…  That might be a marketing ploy to gain even more readers, perhaps DC’s version of Image Comics’ $9.99 trades. Of course, this means they’ll be battling with Raina Telgemeier on the New York Times […]


California just made it super hard to get your comics signed

California is known for having some pretty difficult laws where freelancers are concerned – and LA has even more, but here’s a new one that may make the simple, joyous transaction of getting your graphic novel signed very difficult. As explained by Eureka Books a new law aimed at shutting down autograph mills has put […]


Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 9/28/16: Attack of the alarmingly vascular movie stars

§ Nice Art: Dame Darcy drew the poster for Comic Arts Brooklyn, and if you look close you can see a guest list: Charles Burns, Dame Darcy, Drew Friedman, Richard McGuire, LEslie Stein, Adrian Tomine and more. § Webcomic alert! Slate is publishing “Off Season” by James Sturm. “Off Season” is about a hard-luck guy, […]

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Previews: AfterShock’s December shipping books with all the covers

Previews time is nigh and we’re pleased to partner with AfterShock to present their previews for books on sale in December with all the covers. Highlights include  the first Rough Riders collection and the continuation of Warren Ellis and Phil Hester’s Shipwreck and the controversial Alters by Paul Jenkins and Leila Leiz. Alters 3 Reeling from […]


FRENCH COMICS FRAMED: Tonight an amazing French comics festival kicks off in New York

If you like great cartoonists and live in New York, you are in luck, because a pretty amazing festival of French comics is coming to town and bringing some incredible artists with it including Pénélope Bagieu, Olivier Balez, François Boucq, Barbara Canepa, Stéphane Créty, Etienne Davodeau, Asaf Hanuka, Matz, Jean-Claude Mézières,Nicolas Otero, Arthur de Pins, Jean-Marc […]


TREES looks to be headed to live-action via NBCUniversal

Another Warren Ellis adaptation may finally be in the works


PREVIEW: The Body Count Rises as THE BLACK HOOD #1: SEASON 2 Begins!

The Black Hood has been on a long road and now he’s back for more.  In The Black Hood #1: Season 2, the latest arc in the Dark Circle imprint series kicks off with a man in hiding. Greg Hettinger has hung up his costume, mostly for good, but an assassin known as The Nobody isn’t […]


EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: An Unexpected Ally Joins Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #5!

“Those who stand against you have chosen to become fodder.”


PREVIEW / INTERVIEW: Sara Kenney talks about the moral code of medicine in Image Comics SURGEON X

There’s the comics you read to escape reality, the ones you use to teach, and some you read for their historical significance. Once every few years, a comic comes out that does all three. Surgeon X from Image Comics is more than just the debut of writer Sara Kenney or the book which brought back […]


Bob FIngerman, Jeffrey Brown and Chris Ware team to help Marc Maron play a cartoonist for Netflix

Netflix has a lot of original series, and not all of them get as much attention as Luke Cage. Easy is a new anthology about relationships and sex, and once you know that it features a whole show where Malin Ackerman and Orlando Bloom go at it, you may want to check it out. But […]


Gallery: Lots of covers for Kiss #1

  The band Kiss has a long history in comics, from their blood soaked early graphic novel in the 70s, to the new comic by Amy Chu and Kewber Baal  that’s coming out in October. Just in time for Halloween! The book will  feature a bevy of variant covers, of course, including one by John Cassaday […]


Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 9/26/16: When this blogger couldn’t think of a headline, she made something up and the result was amazing

§ Nice art: io9 tipped us off to Mary Cagle’s Sleepless Domain, about a world full of magical girls and one team’s interpersonal dilemmas. You can read the comic here. § Chris Ware’s app “Touch Sensitive” is now available for free via iTunes but only for iPads. It was developed for McSweeney’s app, which doesn’t […]


NYCC ’16: Exclusive listing of ALL the 2016 New York Comic Con panels with panelists

As in the past, the folks at ReedPOP have graciously shared a text file of ALL the panels at NYCC, all 200+ of them. Please note, although the list is current as of a few weeks ago, it is NOT the final panel list, as that changes right up until the last minute. You’ll be able […]