Win a date with BKV @ WonderCon

We hear that Brian K. Vaughan is poised to be the Next Comics Superstar — at New York, you had to have a ticket just to get an autograph with the guy. So take advantage of his availability at this weekend’s WonderCon — there’s even a contest to win a lunch date with the happily-wed […]

Hachette acquires French manga publisher PIKA

Hm, take one multinational publishing conglomerate; throw in a hot genre; stir in a mention of a hot new imprint in the first paragraph of a press release, and add an acquisition, and you have a LOT of speculation: Brigid,, Chloe, Tom. The bottom line? Manga is hot GLOBALLY — check out the publishing stats […]

Health Updates: Drake, Sinnott

Robert Greenberger reports at Comicmix that veteran inker Joe Sinnott has suffered a heart attack. Meanwhile, Ken Gale updates everyone on Arnold Drake’s condition: I went to Cabrini Hospital today and also spoke with his daughter. His doctor said, “His heart enzymes tell us that he had a heart attack recently.” The “touch of pneumonia” […]

Colbert on NYCC: “This is penetration!”

Mopping up yet more images, thoughts and generational moments from NYCC ’07. The New York Observer weighs in with a sharply written piece that captures much of the vibe: “This is penetration!” said Stephen Colbert, as he pointed to a poster of himself as Tek Jansen, the hero of a soon-to-be-released comic book. It was […]

WonderCon: Prism Comics

Lest we forget, WonderCon kicks off tomorrow, and Prism Comics will be there: On the heels of its appearance at the New York Comic-Con, Prism Comics is now hitting San Francisco’s WonderCon from March 2-4! Prism’s booth (#619), will host a full slate of LGBT creators including Tommy Roddy (Pride High), Lynx Delirium (The Goth […]