Inside Todd McFarlane’s pastel lair

Southwest fixture Todd McFarlane is the subject of another site visit, this one to his home, which will be featured on MTV Cribs in September: What is visible is a palette of soft colors, flowered curtains and Victorian furniture. The home is elegant, classy and nothing at all like the lairs from which his characters […]


Jeff Parker posts Tomm Coker’s cover to AGENTS OF ATLAS #4 which presents the return of a character you never thought you’d see…Namora!


We’re a little late running the news of this benefit anthology, but better late than never. 
 American-Israeli Publisher, Mahrwood Press Ltd. has announced a special project to benefit children suffering from the situation in northern Israel. BALM IN GILEAD will be a prestige anthology featuring the top names in comics and genre literature. All […]

And a Pants shall rise!

Don McPherson and Randy Lander, the Roeper and Ebert of comics critics, are ending The Fourth Rail, their long running review site, after five years. You can read their tearful farewell in the link. However, fear not, for both have plans to continue reviewing. Lander is joining up with David Farabee of AICN some other […]


We’re in transit and for the moment we’re just going to post all the pretty pictures we can dig up. Don’t like it? it’s my way or the highway around here, bub.

Jack Kirby Day

Mark Evanier marks what would have been the King’s 89th birthday: I miss Jack. I miss the guy the same way you miss that favorite uncle you always enjoyed being around. But I also miss just having a Jack Kirby in our midst…a man who just radiated creative energy and who made everyone he met […]

PAX and Penny Arcade rule

This weekend’s big video game/webcomic event was a convention thrown by a couple of webcomickers, PAX namelyPenny Arcade gang, Tycho and Gabe. Both Kotaku and Joystiq, the main vidgame blogs have extensive coverage. The big news is a new video game from Hothead Games based on PENNY ARCADE (pr in the jump.) Since PENNY ARCADE […]

Lost Girls cost $300K

Kevin at Blog@Newsarama has an interesting factoid from Chris Mautner’s article on LOST GIRLS: But the article also looks at Top Shelf’s financial wager on Lost Girls, something I’ve not seen much of in mainstream media coverage. According to the Patriot-News, the first two printings of the $264-page book cost the publisher “in the realm […]