DC’s Collected Editions — May/June ’08

PR: DC Comics kicks off its look ahead to new collected editions and other titles for Summer 2008 with titles scheduled for release in May and June. These include collected editions from the DC Universe, Vertigo and WildStorm, as well as new manga from CMX and original works from Minx. Titles from the DC Universe […]

Tintin Pantoja update

Tintin Pantoja may not have gotten that Wonder Woman gig, but her mangafied version of Hamlet is coming out next year from Wiley. Here’s a preview from Active Anime

RIP: Wayne Howard and Al Scaduto

A couple of comic book passings recently that we were remiss in not noting: Mark Evanier notes the death of Wayne Howard who contributed much work to the Charlton line. Comic book artist Wayne Howard has died. One of the few African-American comic book artists at the time he broke into the field, Howard learned […]

Sparkly holiday icons from Mitch O’Connell

Famed illustrator Mitch O”Connell writes to let us know that “glitter graphics artisan, Colleen Truscott, recently surprised me by giving dozens and dozens of my graphics the glitter treatment.” Truscutt has given permission for the icons to be given away on O”Connell’s website, so go spice up your MySpace or whatever.

Wonder Woman reëxamined

What with an actual WOMAN writing Wonder Woman, the media is all up in Diana’s grill. Over at The New York Sun, Grady Hendrix has a comprehensive look, including a clear-eyed analysis of just what it was that creator William Moulton Marston was getting at. Wonder Woman has had her bottom spanked by glassy-eyed adult […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits epic edition

So much to talk about, so many links in email. § The Walrus, a news and arts magazine based up in Toronto, has a new 4-page Julie Doucet strip, which is available for free as a PDF on their website. There’s also an interview with Doucet. TW: Is it frustrating to still be considered a […]

Here comes IDW’s SPEED RACER

Speaking of Speed, IDW has announced a new Speed Racer comic, written by Arie Kaplan and drawn by Robby Musso. Fans of the iconic Speed Racer know that the title character can drive-and fast (his car, after all, is named the Mach-5), but fast enough to travel through time? Perhaps Speed can’t, but his legend […]

Del Rey to publish Gabaldon original GN

Yet another NYT #1 bestselling author is scratching that graphic novel itch; this time it’s Diana Gabaldon, author of the OUTLANDER series, which has some 15 million copies in print. She’ll pen a new yarn for Del Rey. Del Rey, an imprint of Ballantine Books at the Random House Publishing Group, announced today that it […]