The 9/11 Report is a bestseller

The Great Blossoming of the Graphic Novel hit another benchmark this week as The 9/11 Report: A Greaphic Adaptation hit both the NY Times and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists PW Comics week reported: The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation debuted at number six on the New York Times Paperback Bestsellers List and at number thirteen […]

To Do, 9/6 NYC: TELLING TALES

A lot is going on in the NYC Comics world this week, but one of the MOST important events is tomorrow at the Adam Baumgold Gallery, with the opening of TELLING TALES, an art show of women cartoonists/fine artists. The show is curated by Dan Nadel, and the lineup includes: Geneviève Castrée Roz Chast Jessica […]

Marchetto: Sexy Blond Doodler

Graphic Novelist Marisa Marchetto receives New York’s ultimate social accolade with a mention on Page Six of her breast cancer comics memoir, CANCER VIXEN: MARISA Marchetto, a top cartoonist for The New Yorker and Glamour, has proclaimed herself one of Page Six’s biggest fans. In a “10 Things That Make Me Happy” feature in women’s […]

Dragon*Con Bodice wrap-up

The other big fandom event this weekend was DragonCon down in Atlanta, and this show just gets nuttier and nuttier every year, apparently, and has beome a haven for admirers of the bodice treatment. Don’t believe us? These are the FIRST THREE PHOTO SETS we found on the Flickr search for DragonCon: The local press […]

Baltimore promotes Webcomic HOTNESS

We’ll be away again this weekend at the Baltimore Comic-con, an old fashioned comics type get together that is always fun. While the show is certainly not indie UN-friendly, we’d say the focus is more on mainstream comics. That’s why we’re intrigued by the announcement of the WebComics Hotness Pavillion; it will be interesting to […]

Toronto Fan Expo Wrap-ups

Everyone is wrapping up the Great Canadian Comics War. Sequential leads the pack: Well, the convention everyone loves to hate, Hobbystar’s Fan Expo, happened over the past weekend. Among all the news about minor Hollywood celebrities, horror movies, anime, and science fiction television there is some actual comics-related news out there. Of course, since “good […]

Naruto in USA Today top 25

NARUTO continues its relentless assault on the bestseller lists, as it jumps to #21 on the USA Today Booklist, a previously unknown height or a graphic novel. ANN reports: Naruto volume 11 jumped from #33 to #21 on the USA Today Booklist for the week ending August 27, passing Fruits Basket volume 14 as the […]