American Anime Awards debut at NY Comic-Con

The New York Comic-Con just got their own awards, and they are brand new AND they spotlight ANIME. PR details: The New York Comic Con today announced that it will host the first-ever American Anime Awards. The awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, February 24th at the New Yorker Hotel in midtown Manhattan. The […]

AK Comics waits for the trade

ICv2 has a terse report that AK Comics, the Egypt-based comics publishing company is suspending its monthly publication of comics to concentrate on graphic novels. All material in the graphic novels will be new. The first two releases will feature the characters Rakan, The Lone Warrior and Aya, The Princess of Darknes with art by […]

On the scene: GNs at the Y

Wil Moss sent us this report on the graphic novel talk last Sunday at the 92nd Street Y. On Sunday night a variety of voices gathered at the New York City 92nd Street YMCA to discuss graphic novels. In attendance were Jessica Abel (La Perdida). Mark Siegel (editorial director of First Second Books), Andrew Helfer […]

Joann Sfar tour info

The First Second blog has deets on the remainder of Joann Sfar’s US Tour. Sfar has been known to bust out his banjo at signings, so you can add the element of the unexpected to the events. You can see pictures from earlier stops also. *** CHICAGO *** Friday, November 10th BOOK SIGNING 6:00 pm […]

WonderCon updates guest list

WonderCon has announced a bunch of guests, including Nick Cardy Gene Colan Sergio Aragonés Mark Evanier Al Feldstein Tony Harris Pia Guerra Phil Jimenez Jeph Loeb Patrick McDonnell Linda Medley Michael Turner Brian K. Vaughan Judd Winick More at the official site.

Alan Moore to appear on the Simpsons

Can Alan Moore get any more cuddly? Warren Ellis posted along this link from a Northhampton newspaper, and it’s too late for April Fools: Alan Moore will guest on THE SIMPSONS: Moore, aged 53, recorded his lines at The Lodge studios in Abington Square last month for an episode which will be called Husbands and […]

Win your very own George Pérez

Speaking of WizWorld Tex, it will kick off a cool promotion for the HERO Alliance (formerly ACTOR) with Talesofwonder.com— a contest to bring George Pérez to your door. George is known as a nice guy…but is he a good house guest? Some lucky fan will soon find out. You win, we fly George to your […]

Baby Boom

Congrats to Brian Wood and wife Meredith on the arrival of Audrey Frances Wood. Congrats also to DC’s David Hyde who also recently become a dad. The world needs more fine Scorpio babies!

Morning briefing: THEM/SIX

An obscure Image B&W one-shot entitled SIX by Michael Avon Oeming, Daniel Berman and Ethen Beavers will be turned into a TV pilot, now called THEM. Terminator 3’s Jonathan Mostow, Battlestar Galactica’s David Eick and Profit’s John McNarama: Eick and McNamara are writing the script for the TV take, exec producing with Mostow. Mostow is […]