And now a word from Jim Starlin

You may recall a few weeks ago when people were talking about what got them into comics, and it turned out that in the 90s, INFINITY GAUNTLET, an “event” mini-series by Jim Starlin, was a pretty good gateway comic. We wondered what Starlin himself thought about this. He’s still very much in the comics game, […]


We’ve spotted the cover of the final Frank Miller/Dave Gibbons collaboration on Martha Washington, and here’s the solicitation info: MARTHA WASHINGTON DIES FRANK MILLER (W), DAVE GIBBONS (A), and ANGUS MCKIE (C) On sale July 11, FC, 24 pages, $3.50 One-shot On Earth, the battle for freedom rages on. The year is 2095 and the […]

Armed Forces roll saving throws

Even in a war zone, stress-relieveing, fantasy-fulfilling RPG play can go on, witness Ziggurat Con: When President Bush ordered troops to Iraq, he probably never imagined that he would be ultimately be responsible for what very well could be the very first D&D convention/game day ever held in a war zone. Ziggurat Con, being held […]

Library of Congress adds Drooker

Via PR Even the U.S. Government can appreciate the classic political artwork of frequent New Yorker cover artist Eric Drooker. The Library of Congress has just purchased the original artwork of Drooker’s political masterwork, Flood! to rest in their public prints and photos collection. These pages have found a permanent home alongside graphic novel pioneer […]

DeStefano’s Venture

Venture Bros. story supervisor Stephen DeStefano has many many goodies at his blog for the fans: On Season One, I boarded the first appearance of Molotov Cocktease, and her vicious fight with Brock.I also boarded the sequence featuring Brock’s massive, erect dong. I was good at sequences featuring massive dongs and intimate, violent fights.Not so […]

Thailand crack down on porn

Although the headline may sound as unlikely as “New York crack down on pretzel carts” or “Iowa crack down on corn dogs”, it turns out sexy manga had inadvertantly been bundled with more wholesome fare at the Bangkok International Book Fair, and had to be removed when parents complained: Deputy Prime Minister Paiboon Wattanasiritham went […]

Cartooner searches for killer!

Opus’s Berkeley Breathed is entering Dick Tracy territory as one of his drawings appears on America’s Most Wanted to help track down the culprit in a 1979 slaying.. Authorities believe the killer may have burglarized Breathed’s home when Breathed was a student at the University of Texas in Austin. The cartoonist’s drawing of the burglary […]

What shall we feed the cat?

Delayed posting today as we’re off trying to gather food for our beloved Inky — we’re just terrified to feed her any wet food these days. We were feeding her ‘human tuna’ for a while until someone reminded us that you can’t eat too much tuna because of the mercury levels. Inky does not need […]