SPX debuts and booty EXTRAVAGANZA

[Ed. note: This was supposed to go up this morning but didn’t due to a software glitch. Hopefully some peeps will still see it before they head out to SPX and see all the awesome wares on display.] Whatcha gonna get at SPX? Most of the fun of the show is discovering limited edition treasures. […]

Marshall, MO update

Newsarama has the fullest account: According to Zack Sims, Staff Writer for the Marshall-Democrat News, the meeting opened with the Board President, in her opening statement, suggesting that, in light of the recent developments, a committee be formed for write a formal “materials selection policyâ€? for the library, to determine the guidelines the library will […]

Marshall Library decision?

The Marshall, MO school library board voted last night on whether to keep shelving FUN HOME and BLANKETS. At our press time, Tom Spurgeon has word that the library voted “against shelving.” That’s a bit ambiguously worded, but the rest of Tom’s post makes it sound like the books were removed. Earlier stories in the […]

SPX: Drawn and Quarterly

The D&Q booth is always a hot spot at any show, but this year they have HUGE buzz books by three of the hotetst indie cartoonists. Get your copies before they are gone. We will have the following new books on sale! LUCKY by Gabrielle Bell CURSES by Kevin Huizenga MOOMIN by Tove Jansson BIG […]

SPX: AdHouse schedule

More of the acts you need to make informed decisions about walking about a hotel room exhibition floor: AdHouse Books will have the following creators hanging in our area (G14 – 16)… J Chris Campbell Joshua Cotter Joel Priddy (Saturday only) Paul Pope Scott Morse (he’s next to us) We’ll also have the following new […]

SPX: Chemistry Set

Members of the webcomicker collective The Chemistry Set will invade SPX with bold ideas and comics calculated to drive you mad. They also know how to suck up to bloggers..these kids are SMART. Kevin Colden (TODT HILL) will be at table C7-8 with “House of Twelve’s Heavy Metal the Movie” and “RED”, a collaboration with […]

Serializer.net returns

Serializer was an excellent art comics site that went up in flames due to a server crash many moons ago, but we received word that it is returning, with a strong line-up of world-class cartooners. Attention Comics Readers of the Word Wide Web — Serializer.net, the critically acclaimed site for art comics on the web, […]

Short random items

§ The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal rounds up the grueling life of the daily strip cartoonist, and looks at notorious drop-outs like Watterson, Larson and now McGruder. § The Detroit News updates the William Messner-Loebs story, and things seem to be going well for him for a change, which is good news. § You will prolly not […]

Weird yet True

Wow, is this a crazy world or what? A terrorist plane crasher turns out to be a NEW YORK YANKEE! Tragic. All this talk of plane crashes made everyone recall the late, great Thurman Munson. Man, we were torn up when Thurman died. We even wrote a song about it that contained the line, “And […]