According to his MySapce blog, Ed Brubaker will be on NPR talking about Captain America tomorrow at 5:25am, 7:25am, 9:25am and 11:25am EST.
Following up yesterday’s charts, our HTML is still less than desired, but here is Diamond’s year end chart for the Top 50 Manga. Although Viz dominates, Tokyopop claims the top spot with FRUITS BASKET Vol. 16. 2007 TOP 50 MANGA QtyRank RetailRank Description Price Ven 1 2 FRUITS BASKET VOL 16 GN (Of 20) $9.99 […]
We can’t improve on the classic Variety-ese in their lead for this story: Eyeing its next movie franchise, Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp has inked with Gallic graphic novel publisher Casterman for the bigscreen adaptation rights to Jacques Tardi’s classic comicbook series “Aventures Extraordinaires d’Adele Blanc-Sec.” The star of nine GNs, Adele Blanc-Sec is a tough journalist […]
§ Kevin Colden talks about publishing FISHTOWN at IDW at The Daily Cross Hatch. the indie style ACT-I-VATE comics (and one time Xeric winner) is a welcome stretch for IDW: Q: What’s the process for finally settling on a publisher? It sounds like you’d be discussing the possibility with IDW for a while. A: Yeah. […]
Above, this year’s Grand Prix winners Charles Berberian(L) and Philippe Dupuy(R) stand beside last year’s, Jose Munoz. The winning cartooners really do come out on a balcony and address the throng; that is why Angoulême is the true pinnacle of the comics year. Tom covers the early linkage, including this really stunning one of the […]
While EXIT WOUNDS has been getting much well-deserved acclaim, it seems that THE ARRIVAL is the graphic novel that is picking up, as they say, awards seasons mo. This story from a local Aussie paper profiles creator Shaun Tan and lists some of the book’s kudos: Tan said yesterday he had begun talks with a […]
The wonders continue to unfold over on the newly refurbished and enhanced Fantagraphics website. For instance, they are now running free webcomics, and the first is “Chocolate Cheeks” by Steven Weissman. Now, to be honest, in order to get to the comics, you have to sign up in a way that might please the Dept. […]
Above, Kanako Inuki’s PRESENTS Dave Carter decided to count the number of female creators working at the Top Four publishers as listed in the latest Previews, and comes up with a list of 9. Two (Robin Furth and Jessica Ruffner) are writing various book-related adaptations at Marvel. One (Amy Wolfram) is a TV writer working […]