To Do 11/28, NYC – Rabid Rabbit

No time for a real calendar of events, but tonight our pals at the Rabid Rabbit anthology are having a bash. Benjamin Trinh writes: …the very first Rabid Rabbit comic anthology exhibition —SVA Chelsea Gallery is hosting a show of our comics and illustration original artwork! We’re also gonna be unveiling our newes Reception: Tuesday, […]

Marvel Month-to-Month Sales: October 2006

by Paul O’Brien The CIVIL WAR crossover continued to sprawl across the Marvel line in October, but with the core book running late and other titles having to wait for it, there were several big names missing from the shelves. But every cloud has a silver lining, and with CIVIL WAR absent, some of Marvel’s […]

Homeward Bound

Hello from the Brompton Cemetery, resting place of legendary sufragette Emmeline Pankhurst. We’ll be in transit back to the US tomorrow, but the DC month to month sales will be up to tide you over. We know we’ve missed a lot, and we’ll try to play a bit of catch up when we return to […]

R.I.P. Dave Cockrum

Dave Cockrum, legendary artist and co-creator of such characters as Storm, Nightcrawler, the Starjammers and many more, died on Saturday of complications from diabetes. He was 63. Cockrum had been in ill-health for years, but continued to appear at conventions as a popular guest. Despite his lasting achievements in comics, Cockrum lived in poverty for […]

Eddie Campbell blogs

Bookmark Eddie Campbell’s new blog post haste. First off, he explains why FROM HELL was out of print for a year: This is just one more episode in the loony publishing history of this book, which has seen publishers, distributors and now a printer all go out of business. So, the problem was that there […]

Incoming Signal

Hello, kids. We’re still abroad with limited internet facilities. We’ll be hopfully presenting some updates later today. Thanks to all for the Thanksgiving wishes, and hope everyone had a happy healthy 4-day shopping weekend. Here at our international HQ, we’re been investigating traces of radioactivity throughout the EU, and along the way we’ve made a […]

Doc Hammer’s paintings

While we’re still pining away for THE VENTURE BROS. here at SBM, or wherever in the world we are now, we are finding som esolace in this gallery of co-creatyor Doc Hammer’s gallery at deviantART . As one commentator put it, “he really likes painting chicks in bras.” Suddenly we understand Doctor Girlfriend so much […]

How to draw things right

Speaking of John K. we’ve linked to his blog all kinds of stuff before, but it’s really must reading. Kricfalusi is notoriously cranky and disdainful of bad work, and on his blog he has endless tips on drawing, animating and other technical matters. Here’s a sample on composition. Click for a larger version. Milt Gross […]