Lark Pien at Cartoon Art Museum

PR: The Cartoon Art Museum is proud to present I Am Ten, the first in a series of spotlight exhibitions featuring the best and the brightest in the San Francisco Bay Area’s cartooning scene. I Am Ten examines the comics of Lark Pien, whose works range from intimately scaled handmade books to standalone stories in […]

A little bit more on DC/RH

A couple of people drew our attention to the following quote from Paul Levitz’s interview with Newsarama on DC going with Random House for their book distribution. “There’s a combination of things that we think are important about this – one, it’s the first time that any of the major US book publishers will be […]

To Do LA Sept. 8- BLAB! at Copro Nason

It’s not often we wish we were in LA, but this looks like a helluva show: Saturday, September 8, 8:00-11:30 pm :THE BLAB! SHOW gallery 1, DEVILISH GREETINGS gallery 2 . 2 great shows, 1 night. Third Group Art Exhibition featuring original paintings and illustrations from the new issue of BLAB! the leading anthology of […]

Breaking news: Girls read comics?

Wall Street Journal reports on comics shocker!: Industry heavyweights including DC Comics and Marvel Entertainment Inc. are betting that girls represent a big growth opportunity for the traditionally male-dominated medium. It’s part of a renewed push in recent years to court a new audience with products aimed squarely at teenage girls. The new titles are […]

Scream 2007 gives kudos to gore, comics

While any award that recognizes “most memorable mutilation” and includes Michael Bay as best director must be viewed with caution, at least SCREAM 2007 will present a televised kudocast (aka “awards show”) that includes comics. You can see the complete list of nominees, including horror and fantasy films, at the above link, but here are […]