The year in sales

Brian Hibbs has done the lord’s work yet again by getting hold of the year-end Bookscan report and leaking it so everyone can draw their own conclusions. You can read Brian’s analysis here, and see the precious, precious chart here. I’m not going to go into a lot of analysis here at this time, except […]

GHOST RIDER rides to #1!

Flame on! Blazing past a review-free opening, GHOST RIDER raced to the #1 spot at the box office: Sony’s Marvel comic adaptation “Ghost Rider” revved an estimated $44.5 million over the first three days of the extended President’s Day frame, easily taking No. 1 at the domestic B.O. and becoming the biggest opening of the […]

2007 Glyph Comics Awards nominees

ECBACC has announced the second annual Glyph Comics Awards, honoring the best in black comics and creators. The award will be presented at the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention (ECBACC) in Philadelphia. Story of the Year The American Way, John Ridley, Georges Jeanty & Karl Story Bluesman Vol. 3, Rob Vollmar & Pablo […]

Bob Oksner RIP

Bob Oksner, one of the true pillars of comics, died of pneumonia at age 90 yesterday. Mark Evanier has a full obit. Oksner created the comic strip MISS CAIRO JONES, but went on to a long career in comics drawing what could truly be called “funny books”: BOB HOPE, JERRY LEWIS, LEAVE IT TO BINKY, […]

Late again

Well it is a holiday, but we are still suffering from the Black Plague, and instead of spending endless hours scouring the net for news, we spent the weekend watching the first season of LOST on dvd, so we can converse intelligently with our friends. Sacrifices must be made at times.