The comical comicker

Cartoonist/comic Karen Sneider (left) has become the go-to-gal for cartooners looking to add hilarity to their slide shows. It’s true! We went to the last outing of the Grace Reading series curated by Ariel Bordeaux last night and it was a dual Ariel attack, as Ariel Schrag and Fly read their comics works. Shrag did […]

Why we need Comic Foundry: COMIC COVER OR SEX SCENE

Not that some brave fools aren’t still looking to jump into print. Comic Foundry recently announced that it is leaving the web — gasp!– for a print version. After December, we’ll no longer be doing the online issues so we can concentrate on putting out a printed issue in ’07. I hate to bid farewell […]

What’s to become of Wizard?

With WIZARD magazine seeking a new editor-in-chief — and presumably a new direction — after firing the previous head honcho, internet commentators are taking a crack at what THEY would do if they ran the magazine about comics. Augie De Blieck Jr. has a long run down: A print publication has its strengths and its […]

Charles M. Schulz Museum Cartoonist-in-residence program

Charles M. Schulz Museum ~ Cartoon Workshops: It seems that the Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa has quite the schedule of events, including this program: The Charles M. Schulz Museum is pleased to offer the Cartoonist-in-Residence program. From 1 to 3 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month, visitors to theSchulz Museum […]

People doing things

Ryan Roman posted some pictures from last night’s Molly Crabapple party. You’ll see some familiar faces, as well as the quite beautiful Ms. Crabapple. [Thanks to Deanie-weenie for the link.]

Hero Foundry sketchbook benefits NoLa libraries

The Hero Foundry is an organization devoted to raising money to aid the devastated New Orleans library system, and they’ve put together a convention sketchbook benefit: The theme for this year’s Sketchbook was Supermen and Mutants in honor of the release of Superman Returns and X-Men 3. The book contains some tough looking mutants and […]

Nerd Catch Phrases, among others

TV Land has released a list of the top 100 TV Catch phrases, and while we think political speeches don’t quite qualify, it’s still a useful list, with several entries from nerd world, which we’ve helpfully highlighted in the below list. We note that “Hey, hey, hey!” is credited to both Dwayne from WHAT’S HAPPENING […]