NYCC: Voices, visions

Tom has a huge link dump for the just completed second New York Comic-Con, and when we were down and out and too sick to go on we knew it would be okay because afterwards we could just read about what we missed online. Almost better than the real thing. Anyway, you are probably already […]

Nicholas Gurewitch interview

The Daily Cross Hatch catches up with The Perry Bible Fellowship’s Nicholas Gurewitchm revealing its Maine origins and more: I like to think that maybe, when those children go into the sewer, to find the Ninja Turtles, that the grotesque last frame representsbad decision making, or some bigger ideal. I’m often offended by material that […]

Marvel profits drop in 4Q

ICv2 has a succinct write-up on Marvel’s 4Q financials. Publishing was up, but not enough to offset big losses in licensing revenue. Driven by strong sales for Civil War and increased penetration of the bookstore market, publishing revenues for Marvel Entertainment were up 22% vs. 2005 in the fourth quarter of 2006 and nearly 18% […]

Fantagraphics launches defense fund

Fantagraphics is launching a defense fund to help pay for Harlan Ellison’s lawsuit against them: We want to emphasize that at the core of this dispute is freedom of expression. Depending upon how much time you have to look at and scrutinize the facts, you can click on the link above and then click on […]

Still playing catch-up

Okay, the cough is healing, the sore tendons loosening up, the brain matter is beginning to settle into a recognizable pattern…but we’re still behind schedule because the flesh is weak. So weak. So…a little light catch-up posting today, our big wrap-up tomorrow, and normalcy after that…we hope.