Mainstream Spidey coverage

Spider-man’s newly swinging ways hit page three of the comics loving NY Post in a story they had to call Spidey’s Smooch Scandal: “The first page is a real shocker and it’s done on purpose. It’s a bit of a slap of reality to longtime readers,” said Marvel editor-in-chief Joe Quesada. Those readers are still […]

Comics Reporter interview series continues

The Comics Reporter’s series of “Holiday Interviews” continues with JHU Events coordinator and writer Vito Delsante: Everyone always wonders about the rivalry between Midtown Comics and us, or Forbidden Planet and us. We three are the only ones that I know of in the city that do events other than Barnes & Noble or the […]

Tintin as you’ve never seen him before

This is actually part 14 of”Teesside Tin Tin – 14″ a YouTube extravaganza which dubs an episode of the Tintin cartoon with Middlesborough style growlings and cursing. NOT SAFE FOR WORK! In this episode, Tintin crossoes over with…THE PRODIGY! Many more episodes in the links. Background info on the Teesside lads behind the spectacle here.

UNDERTOWN gets syndicated

UNDERTOWN, the OEL/OGM manga by Jim Pascoe and Jake Mylar will be the lastest syndicated strip for Tokyopop, as this press release reveals. The book has also been picked up by Scholastic for their book club. If the first name that comes to mind when you think of Sunday comic strips is Peanuts, you haven’t […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 1/7/2008

§ LOST GIRLS is now available in the UK and the Scotsman reports on a new round of controversy: Sandra Affleck, a historian who leads Barrie themed tours in his hometown of Kirriemuir, was appalled by the idea of a pornographic Peter Pan. She said: “This book sounds horrific. It is the complete antithesis of […]

Weta to design JL costumes

Although the cast is all still only rumor, as soon as some hunky young actors do get cast in the JUSTICE LEAGUE movie, Weta, the NZ-based SPF house, will be making the skin-tight costumes: Weta Workshop’s involvement in another blockbuster movie has been unmasked – the physical effects studio has beaten Hollywood to design and […]