Action Philosophers goes back to print

We don’t usually carry sell-out stories here, but it’s nice to hear of micro-indie and self published success stories, especially with a book as good as ACTION PHILOSOPHERS. Plus we always like. amusing press releases: Evil Twin Comics is pleased to announce that due to the selling out of the first printing of the first […]


Before we even wade into Ellison v Fantagraphics, we want to make one thing clear: don’t count Harlan out. He’s 16-0 in lawsuits. He’s beaten ABC, Paramount (three times, he says), Universal and AOL. The guy is a scrapper. He may be a little past his prime, but you underestimate him at your peril. With […]

Would a manga anthology work?

Last week Tania Del Rio wrote at Pop Culture Shock wondering if manga anthologies could possibly work here the way they do in Japan. Rather than wait multiple months for the next volume of my favorite series (where I usually forget what happened in the story by the time the next volume does finally come […]

McCloud Tour Update

The McCloud Family 50-State Tour seems to be going well: “The lecture yesterday went off without a hitch — in fact, it was better than I could have asked…” Our sentiments exactly. –Matt, our host at RIT offers an account of yesterday on his blog. Matt estimates our crowd at 375, and reports a total […]

Some links for the day

ITEM! Artist Whilce Portacio (WETWORKS) is blogging. So here are some of the panels from the first issue up close and personal. I got a new computer just to do stuff like this my blog and videos and stuff. It came with a program called Muvee. Where you can load in video clips (or in […]

Johnny Depp to star in REX MUNDI?

An article on screenwriter Jim Uhls in the LA Times lets out a bunch of news about the potential movie adaptation of REX MUNDI by Arvid Nelson and Eric Johnson. It seems JOHNNY DEPP may star in it. Indiana Jones, meet Jack Sparrow. Jim Uhls, who successfully adapted the “unadaptable” Chuck Palahniuk novel “Fight Club,” […]