SDCC: Avatar talent hunt and booth signings

Avatar Press will have a booth presence at SD for the first time in a few years, and Brian Pulida, George RR Martin, Antony Johnson, Stuart Moore and Sharon Scott will be signing. in addition to STARGATE SG-1 cast members Gary Jones and Cliff Simon. In addition, EIC William Christensen is looking for talent. Avatar […]

Moore, Lee, Braque, Picasso

Marcela Valdes has a good piece in WaPo’s Book Notes section nicely tying together LOST GIRLS and the Gordon Lee case: Alan Moore better be careful. The long-haired comix genius from England — whose V for Vendetta was recently turned into a movie and whose Watchmen series Time magazine called one of the greatest novels […]

SDCC: Friends of Lulu; Hall blogathon

The annual Friends of Lulu Awards ceremony and party will be held, as always Thursday night, July 20th, at the Starlight Ballroom at the Bristol Hotel, starting at 8:30. In addition, FoL will have a booth, and is still looking for some volunteers. In addition colorist Marlena Hall will be participating in a blogathon to […]

2006 Doug Wright award nominees

The nominations for the 2006 Doug Wright Awrads have been announced, celebrating the best in Canadian cartooning, and it’s a diverse, high quality list: BEST BOOK * Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea by Guy Delisle (Drawn & Quarterly Books) * Wimbledon Green by Seth (Drawn & Quarterly Books) * Dragonslippers: This Is What an […]

SDCC: Active Images

The debut of ELEPHANTMENT and the return of KAFKA are highlights of the Active Images booth at SD, with Richard Starkings, Tim Sale ad JG Roshell around. Ask them about lettering! Active Images — publishers of The World’s Greatest Comic Book Fonts and a number of fine graphic novels and books, including STRANGE EMBRACE by […]

24 Minutes of A Scanner Darkly

You can watch the first 24 minutes of A Scanner Darkly over at IGN. Our old laptop is a little too jerky for us to watch, but it should be interesting.