Tart, Foundry up

It’s he first of the month! Oh crap, that means the rent is due. WAIT! It also means that new issues of Sequential Tart and Comic Foundry are up! ST has a Sci-Fi issue with articles on various aspects of SF including comics and Barsoom, interviews with Jamie McKelvie and Kieron Gillen and Jock, an […]

Garrity new Modern Tales editor

Busy busy Joey Manley announces the new editor of Modern Tales: it’s Shaenon Garrity: The new editor of Modern Tales is Shaenon K. Garrity, creator of Narbonic, Smithson (with Robert Stevenson, Brian Moore, and Roger Langridge), and L’il Mell and Sergio (with various collaborators). Shaenon makes her living editing comics for the publisher of the […]

Kokmen to Del Rey

After getting downsized in a recent CPM reshuffle, marketing maven Ali Kokmen has found a new home at Del Rey Manga according to their newsletter: We are please to welcome ALI KOKMEN, our new Manga Marketing Manager. Ali comes to us from (most recently) Central Park Media, where he was Director of Book Sales looking […]

This, that, other things

Catching up on a few things around the web. David Glanzer, San Diego Comic-Con marketing guru, does the rounds and hints there may be changes next year to control crowds, including perhaps those rumored off-sites? Yeah, that’s always a concern. You want to try to have people in one location, and there are methods that […]

ROCKY in the Metro – update

Swedish cartoonist Martin Kellerman’s ROCKY strip appeared a couple of weeks ago in the NYC and Boston editions of the free daily Metro. The press release doesn’t make it clear if this was a one off or not, but we interviewed Kellerman a while ago and ROCKY is a very funny and perceptive strip, so […]

“I wish I could quit you, Batman.”

There we said it…are you happy? The next BATMAN movie will be called THE DARK KNIGHT, and Heath Ledger will join the cast as The Joker, it was just announced. No mention of Katie Holmes…SCORE! As a follow up to last year’s blockbuster Batman Begins, Christopher Nolan is set to direct Warner Bros. Pictures’ The […]