Rebecca Kraatz’s HOUSE OF SUGAR, which Hope Larson is planning to publish, had been rejected by Diamond. This isn’t a rallying cry, just an observation.
A potentially interesting comic-book themed film is opening this weekend, HOLLYWOODLAND, starring Ben Affleck, Adrian Brody and the ever radiant Diane Lane in a film covering the still-mysterious death of actor George Reeves, who played Superman on TV. Affleck plays the actor who either shot himself while a card game was going on downstairs in […]
The programming for this weekend’s Baltimore Comic-Con is up, with the usual Cup o’ DC Nation stuff, as well as spotlights on Paul Pope, Jerry Robinson, Olivier Coipel, the Romitas, and Walter Simonson. Highlights include panels focusing on Guest of Honor Jerry Robinson, John Romita Sr. and Jr., and Titans Together George Perez and Marv […]
PR from the Stumptown Comics Fest, in Portland, OR shows that local indie-friendly shows appear to be alive and well, with all 120 tables sold out. Dark Horse, Oni, Fantagraphics and Top Shelf will all be exhibiting; Aaron Renier did the poster. This year’s Stumptown Comics Fest, taking place on October 27th & 28th in […]
Chester Brown’s LOUIS RIEL continues to be a real conversation starter in his native Canada, as RIEL remains a controversial historical figure. Brown will be touring to support the paper back release, Peggy Burns writes to tell us: In October, Chester Brown will hit the road for a national tour of Canada to promote the […]
Nat Gertler informs us of details and participating sites in this year’s 24 Hour Comics Day: One month from now, comics will cause a lot of people to have sleepless nights. That’s because October 7th is 24 Hour Comics Day, the annual international festival of comics creation, when cartoonists are encouraged to try to create […]
The FANTASTIC FOUR cartoon debuted over the weekend on the Cartoon Network, and either due to the holiday weekend launch or our own holiday, it seemed to get a somewhat modest amount of fanfare. But it seems to have been a ratings success — the actual ratings are not given, bit the premiere lifted CN’s […]