The comics nobody wanted

Purge week continues here at Publishers Weekly. Yesterday, Calvin, Ada and The Beat boxed up about 1500 comics — that was two years worth of comics from a handful of major publishers. We won’t name them to avoid embarrassment, but let’s just say…it’s a lot of comics. We had already gone through the piles and […]

Zuda contract are up!

The contracts for DC’s much talked about new webcomics initiative have been posted a few weeks before the site’s October debut. Go read and digest. Yay! A new controversy!

DEATH NOTE to Adult Swim

Anime News Networkreports that manga/anime sensation DEATH NOTE, will begin airing on Adult Swim beginning at midnight October 20th. The tale of a teen who fights evil with a death-dealing notebook has already been a worldwide hit in manga, anime, live action and novelized form. [Via Blog@]

SPX announces local signings

A number of Small Press Expo (SPX) creators attending this years event will be at a series of book signings that will take place at various locations and dates across the Washington, D.C. area. This years SPX will be held October 12 and October 13 at The North Bethesda Marriott Convention Center in Bethesda, Maryland, […]

Wieringo tribute raises $4k

Wednesday’s New York memorial/fundraiser in tribute to the late MIke Wieringo was a great success as pros and fans packed Flatiron Joe’s, but just as importantly the various auctions and sketch-a-thon raised $4000 for the Hero Initiative and the ASPCA. Occasional Superheroine has a report on the doings here, Hero Initiative reports here. There’s also […]

Hamm: girls like GOOD AS LILY

In response to our ongoing investigation of female reactions to the Minx line, GOOD AS LILY artist Jesse Hamm has assembled a list of nearly 20 reviews of the book from women reviewers. Sounds like this case is closed!

Miller to direct JLA

If it’s as good as BABE we’re on board: Warner Bros. is moving aggressively ahead with the bigscreen adaptation of DC Comics’ “Justice League of America,” with George Miller aboard to direct. Project, which is in the initial phases of casting, is a pre-strike priority for the studio, which needs a superhero tentpole for 2009. […]