Koontz and Queenie Chan team for Del Rey

Note, this is an OGN not an adaptation. Del Rey Manga, an imprint of Ballantine Books at the Random House Publishing Group, announced today that it has acquired an original graphic novel starring Odd Thomas, perhaps the most memorable and beloved character Dean Koontz has ever created. The charismatic young fry cook from Pico Mundo, […]

Well, speak of the devil!

Go to the jump for the names of all the coics folk who are re-envisioning Lara. GameTap, the first-of-its-kind broadband entertainment network from Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.), announced today the launch of a new GameTap Retrospective series and a new original animated series, “ReVisioned,” that pays homage to one of the game industry’s […]

Night of the FEMINAZIS!! Pt 1

I keep hoping to get a big enough caffeine buzz going to write about the current gender war raging in the comics petri-dish blogosphere, but it just isn’t working. Maybe it’s time to switch to Jack Daniels. The matter of the Mary Jane statue strikes at the very heart of what my life’s work has […]

Fletcher Hanks Website

Paul Karasik has set up a Fletcher Hanks website. Can’t someone make a Fletcher hanks plug-in for the iTunes Visualizer?

Edwin Bradley Altergott

Cartooners are breeding a powerful race of superhumans to take over the world! Congrats to Rick Altergott and Ariel Bordeaux on the birth of their new “human kitten.” [Via Flog]

Jane out of PUNISHER 2

Thomas Jane spills his guts to Quint at AICN about dropping out of the rumored to-be-horrible Punisher sequel. I’m writing to tell you that I regretfully and painfully had to pull out of P2. I can’t tell you how completely broken up I am about it. After busting my ass at the gym four days […]

Breaking news: Marvel Universe to change

The wait is almost over-World War Hulk #1 (of 5) ships this June and nothing in the Marvel Universe will be the same when it’s done!

Kyle Baker’s THE SPIRIT

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Scandal is rocking the Arflovers Toon-A-MILF Contest: It is alleged that contestant Mama Katzenjammer is a child beater! Apparently TMZ.com caught her on tape!

Blanchett loses weight for comics role

Cate Blanchett has been spotted out and about of late looking her usual impeccably fashionable self, but tongues have been wagging that she looks gaunt. But word is, she has lost a lot of weight for her role in the movie version of Marisa Acocella Marchetto’s CANCER VIXEN. She is GOING THE DISTANCE.

France: Tintin doomed to lonely life of celibacy

A wee bit of highly sourced speculation on the earth shattering Spielberg/Jackson announcement: No Love Interest for Tintin: This according to an anonymous Moulinsart estate company source quoted in London’s The Times newspaper. Says he or she: “I’m sure the accountants in Hollywood would love some of that in there, but they can’t do it. […]

Early Morning Linkage

§ Paul Di Fillippo on Betty and Veronica’s new look. § Beat pal Matt Hawkins is blogging about cel phones for Zedge, and it’s actually useful info. You can check out Matt’s usual ramblings here. § Disney hopes to enchant China with animated magic vegetable § MONKEY ON THE LOOSE IN W. VA! Someone saw […]

Platinum news and notes

Well, everyone is smiling today, pretty much. And now to explain a little: After I read Dave Roman’s very measured and in no way inflammatory post on his live journal, it would be fair to say my blood was boiling. Creator’s rights is — to me — the most crucial issue in comics, for many […]