Margaret Atwood, cartoonist

Margaret Atwood is one of Canada’s greatest living writers. The multiple-award winning novelist, essayist and poet is the author of such books as THE HANDMAID’S TALE and CAT’S EYE, and she also dabbles in comics, as Jim Dougan discovered on his LJ. What I didn’t know was that, in addition to being the author of […]

Colorful John K.

An many of you know, legendary animator John K. has a blog, where is slowly offering his teachings in how to make good animation. Recently, he’s been talking about color theory, and the title of one post really caught our eye: Color Theory: Pee and Poo colors versus Colorful Greys DULL AND DINGY COLORS TO […]

Yes, I know

The formatting on the DC numbers is screwed up in Explorer. First off… GET THE HELL OFF EXPLORER!!!!! Next, I’m trying to fix it, but I’ve left the safety of SBM, so I might not be able to in a timely manner. We’re working on a fix however. Fixed — I think. If it looks […]


The long, sad, lonely wait is over as TALES DESIGNED TO THRIZZLE unleashes itself on a moribund world tonight at Rocketship in Brooklyn. Long lay the world, in sin and terror pining, until Thrizzle appeared to lift us from the humdrum, to elevate us from the slough of despond, to lay forth a shining path […]


This weekend is the big Stumptown Comics Fest 2006, in Portland, OR, kicking off TODAY! The Third Annual Stumptown Comics Fest hits Portland this weekend with its largest assortment of creators, cartoonists, illustrators, publishers and retailers yet. The show runs for two big days, Friday, October 27th and Saturday, October 28th in the south end […]

Weekend Events

Darn, it’s a busy busy weekend! FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27 Los Angeles, CA, 8-10pm: Jordan Crane at Secret Headquarters, 3817 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28 London, UK, Noon-4: Ben Templesmith signs at Orbital Comics.