To do tonight: NYC — Carousel

These are always good fun and food for thought. CAROUSEL Cartoon slide shows & other projected pictures presented by a glittering array of artists, performers, graphic novelists, & other characters. Hosted by R. Sikoryak Featuring: Leela Corman Emily Flake K. Thor Jensen Doug Skinner Brian Michael Weaver Craig Yoe and more! Wednesday, October 17 8 […]

SPX continues to enchant

So much has already been written and blogged about this year’s SPX that our own report hardly seems necessary, but we’ll play the game. After some moving-in jitters at the new Marriott location last year, this year everything settled down just fine and it seems that everyone had a good-to-great time. Friday afternoon was busy, […]

DC layoffs in book trade sales

Much chatter going around today of downsizing in DC’s book trade sales division. We have some names but are waiting for more solid information. The move is not much of a surprise, since it was heavily rumored after DC announced its distribution deal with Random House.Since Random House has its own in-house sales staff which […]

Warm fuzzy SPX memories

Man there are a lot of them. A few that tickled us. First off, The Washington Express has tons of video interviews with folks like Paul Karasik, Gary Groth and so on. Alec Longstreth was excited as only he can be to meet Jeff Smith: I guess Jeff [Smith] and Steve [Hamaker] both listen to […]

World news

Lars Vilks, the man at the center of the Swedish cartoon controversy defends his deliberately provoking Mohammed cartoon Vilks, who has been a controversial artist for more than three decades in Sweden, says his drawing was a calculated move, and he wanted it to elicit a reaction. “That’s a way of expressing things. If you […]

Hulk is to be red for a while

HULK #1Written by JEPH LOEBPencils & Cover by ED MCGUINNESSVariant Cover by OLIVIER COIPELSuperstars JEPH LOEB and ED MCGUINNESS will change the way you see THE HULK! In this startling origin epic, the breathtaking events that ended World War Hulk rocket into this brand-new Hulk title. When one of The Hulk’s oldest cast members is […]

Michael George to stand trial

Many stories about the Michael George case, including key evidenceregarding a phone call that would place George at the store the night of the murder: One key in the case will be where Michael George was between about 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. that day, the time during which Barbara George was killed. The murder […]

30 DAYS OF NIGHT stuff

The movie based on Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith’s graphic novel 30 DAYS OF NIGHT opens this weekend, in case you hadn’t heard. Mucho media coverage. The LA Times talks with director David Slade “It’s a happy place,” Hartnett says of the combination watering hole and bowling alley. “And as we were leaving, David took […]