"Neil Gaiman Wants Terry Gilliam to Direct Sandman"

Why yes, and so would we At the premiere for Stardust, Gaiman told Empire magazine that “I would always give anything to Terry Gilliam, forever, so if Terry Gilliam ever wants to do ‘Sandman’ then as far as I’m concerned Terry Gilliam should do ‘Sandman’,” said Gaiman. “But Terry’s busy trying to get ‘Good Omens’ […]

SPACE SUCKS at Act-i-vate

Space Sucks once of De-act-i-vate moves over to Act-i-vate. It’s by Pedro Camargo, I believe, although he signs his name as Sillicon Needle and the only way you can find out who this comic is by is a small signature on the splash page. Seriously, I like the whole LJ community of comics creators but […]

Bookazine adds manga to TWE

The manga onslaught continues, as PW reports that the 800-900 outlet strong Trans World Entertainment chain had contracted with wholesaler Bookazine to add manga to such places as F.Y.E, , Coconuts, Sam Goody, Suncoast and Planet Music. Bookazine established its separate pop culture program, Popazine, two years ago and hired John Davis, former director of […]


SLG adds another comic to it’s downloadable EYEMELT site, Thomas Behe and Phil Elliott’s CONTRABAND. Each issue is downloadable for 89¢ — a print collection of all four issues will eventually be made available. Some months ago, cartoonist Phil Elliott was approached on the street by a teenage girl asking for money. It’s a sad […]

More sales chat

John Mayo has his August, 2007 Sales Analysis up at CBR, with all kinds of charts and graphs and some changes based on the ngoing online conversation about the veracity (or lack of same) about these charts: Things do seem to be going well for Marvel these days and perhaps something can be learned from […]

Downloading update: Viz, Harlequin

A couple of notes on downloadable content. ICv2 had an interesting chat with Viz’s Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Dan Marks, who talks about Viz present and possible future forays into downloading manga and anime. Part 1 Part 2 Marks points out the big differences between Japan and the US, in large […]


Press tour for THE HEARTBREAK KID remake (why God???????) provides opportunity for Silk Spectre Malin Ackerman to discuss role: UGO: Malin, can you talk about Watchmen at all? MALIN: I haven’t started. They stared filming this week. But I have just been in there doing some fight training. I am so excited. When I first […]

Yet another hot actress joines SPIRIT cast

IESB reportsthat Jaime King has joined the cast of Frank Miller’s THE SPIRIT. King, who played Goldie in SIN CITY, will play an unknown role in THE SPIRIT. She joins Scarlett Johansson as Silken Floss, Eva Mendes as Sand Saref and Sarah Paulson as Dr. Ellen Dolan as well as a few male actors in […]

Wallace and Gromit return!

Could there be better news than a new 30-minute Wallace and Gromit short the first since 1995’s A Close Shave. Creator Nick Park said: “The story takes Wallace and Gromit in a direction we haven’t seen before – both emotionally and technically.” Shooting starts in January at Aardman studios in Bristol. Trouble At’ Mill is […]