To Do Tonight, WeHo: Malkasian and Hernandez at Book Soup

Cathy Malkasian (Percy Gloom) and Gilbert Hernandez appear tonight at Book Soup in West Hollywood: WHO: Gilbert Hernandez & Cathy Malkasian WHAT: Graphic novel signing WHERE: Book Soup 8818 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069 WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 25th, 7PM Municipal parking across the street. Can’t make it? Pre-order a signed book by calling 310.659.3100 […]

Marvel Month-to-Month Sales August 2007

by Paul O’ Brien I usually like to start this column by running through the big events of the month. But this month, frankly, there’s not much to point out. WORLD WAR HULK is still going, of course, and the X-Men have a little crossover of their own underway, with the “Endangered Species” back-up strip. […]

SPX programming lineup announced

Much to chew on and some awesomely great cartoonists to listen to: Small Press Expo is proud to announce its slate of programming events for SPX 2007. There will be a series of Creator Spotlights, providing a unique opportunity to learn and interact with the special guests at this years Expo. There will also be […]

Nee upped at DC

PR: John Nee has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Business Development, DC Comics. It was announced today by Paul Levitz, DC Comics President & Publisher. Nee will continue to report directly to Levitz. Nee, who joined DC Comics in 1998 as VP, General Manager WildStorm, oversees Business Development, the WildStorm studio, and the […]

More on barcodes

A couple more people speaking out on Diamond’s new mandatory barcode decree: § From the retail perspective, Neptune Comics’ Lisa: Diamond primarily makes changes to benefit themselves – they have no competition so there is little need to make improvements to make retailers or publishers lives easier. That’s why I believe the new barcode mandate, […]

Tomine mini-site launches

Adrian Tomine’s SHORTCOMINGS is sure to be one of the hottest graphic novelsof the fall, and to help speed it along D&W has just launched a website including tour dates, which we have to reproduce as a jpg, but if you follow the above link you can get all relevant details.

Important things we didn’t mention yet

Stately Beat Manor is humming with projects, activities and cat yak and we are way behind on pointing you to many interesting things that may prove to be the butterfly stamp of some future world. So don ‘t miss out! § Feisty Canadian dollar briefly catches up with US buck. While to us this just […]

Manara interview online

Sonaste Maneco , as near as we can make out, is an online comics magazine out of Argentina. The latest issue has some interesting content, according to an email we received: With exclusive interviews to MILO MANARA and ALBERTO ONGARO, Sonaste Maneco analyzes the relationship between the Fumetto and the Historietas, the Italian and Argentinian […]