Whoa in all the excitement, I forgot to mention that THE HILLS HAVE EYES: THE BEGINNING the graphic novel from Fox Atomic which I edited is on sale this week! Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray with art by John Higgins and colors by Dennis Calero, it’s a work I’m very proud to be […]

It’s a girls, girls, girls, girls world!

ICv2 reports that new manga glut is coming this fall: The number of new manga series launching in September, October and November has reached a new high according to the ICv2 Guide #45: Anime/Manga, which reports that 87 new series are slated to debut during those months. In the manga market report covering the second […]

Didio: Comics industry is here to stay

Lynn Arave at the Deseret Morning News has a brief but somehow substantive interview with Dan Didio who assures us the comics industry isn’t dying after all: “I think it’s transforming,” Dan DiDio said in a telephone interview. “It’s not dying.” The senior vice president/executive editor for DC Comics said collectability alone gives comic books […]

To Do 7/9: FoL and MINX at MoCCA

Friends of Lulu presents a night of Minx at MoCCA next week. DC Comics has created a brave, brand-new world for teenage girls, and on Monday, July 9, the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art and Friends of Lulu present the editors and creators of Minx, who will talk about their exciting, innovative and decidedly […]

How not to be snotty

A few online pundits react to Alex DeCampi’s potential career suicide the other day. Steven Grant points out that public ridicule is not the best policy: But, while we are a catty business, there are many private groups where comics pros share information about the behavior of editors, it’s generally not a very good idea […]

New Sikoryak slideshow 7/8

R. Sikoryak provides the art accompaniment for a new play by Suzan-Lori Parks this weekend in NYC: 365 DAYS/ 365 PLAYS Sunday, July 8 at 8:00pm, FREE 365 Days/365 Plays started when Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks committed to writing a play a day for a year. Dixon Place has been selected to produce a […]

Notable Quotables

§ Dave Astor has several reports from the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists’s 50th Anniversary convention: Can editorial cartoons survive? Before audience members came up with the suggestions, the problem was described by editorial cartoonist Paul Fell — one of the session leaders. “Part of the reason the AAEC was founded was a concern about […]

Saudi woman cartoonist art exhibit

Arab News reports on an art show by Hana Hajjar: Bravely breaking into a field that is considered to be male dominated not only in Saudi Arabia but also all over the world, 27-year-old Arab News cartoonist Hana Hajjar is holding her first caricature exhibition on Saturday at the Al-Tahliah Center in Jeddah. Hajjar, who […]