A little bit more WizWorld fallout

Shocked reactions to the dismissal of Gabe Fieramosco and Stewart Morales, both here and at Newsarama have been overflowing. In Fieramosco’s case, in particular, professional after professional from Peter David to Talant Caldwell to Skottie Young has mentioned how helpful and on the ball he was in getting exhibitors and artists what they needed, making […]

Tales of the Black Freighter: Marooned (The Reconstruction)

Comics fan Steven Johnson has done something very interesting with WATCHMEN, the comics classic by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. In the alternate world of THE WATCHMEN, pirate comics are the dominant comics genre (hm, Moore’s prescience strikes again?) and one of the stories-within-a-story is Tales of the Black Freighter: As we learn from the […]

Butter Brandon wows ’em in Iowa!

Recently we told you of the big shake up at the Iowa State Fair, with apprentice butter carver Sarah Pratt taking over for Duffy Lyon-sensei, the greatest butter carver of them all. Pratt’s debut was to be a life sized statue of Iowa native Brandon Routh in his signature Superman role, or should we say, […]

VideoBlog: 24Seven @ Rocketship

Recently, we were given the means to video blog via our friends at Samsung, and our maiden voyage was Saturday night’s 24Seven East Coast Launch Party at Rocketship. We’ve quickly learned that we’re not very good at it, but we PROMISE to keep the videos very very short, at least. Plus if you want to […]

K’n’B 8/15/06: people out and about everywhere

Ellen Forney on Seattle NPR. Forney will also be doing a unique reading/video performancetomorrow at Elliot Bay in Seattle Mor einfo in the link at Flog! Elliott Bay, Reading/Video/Performance: Wednesday, August 16, 7:30pm ELLEN FORNEY’s biggest solo comic book project to date, I LOVE LED ZEPPELIN (Fantagraphics Books) hit bookstores in late July, and she’ll […]

Doug Wright Awards info

A date and venue for the Doug Wright Awards have been announced — this will be a stand alone affair to be held on September 14th. More info here. The 2nd annual Doug Wright Awards for Canadian cartooning will take place on Sept. 14 in Toronto at the Ballroom of The Gladstone Hotel (http://www.gladstonehotel.com/ballroom.htm ). […]

Kaluta/Vess collaboration

What happens when famed fantasy artists Mike Kaluta and Charles Vess collaborate on illustrations for FABLES: 1001 NIGHT OF SNOWFALL? Editor Irene Gallo (who has nothing to do with the book) has the lovely answer at her blog, with comments by Vess.