Glyph Award Nominees announced

VIA PR: The third annual Glyph Comics Awards (GCAs), honoring the best in black comics and creators, will once again take place at the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention (ECBACC) in Philadelphia. The Awards Committee is pleased to announce this year’s nominees, as judged by the following: · Rich Watson, GCA Committee Chair […]

RIP Steve Whitaker

British artist and colorist Steve Whitaker, perhaps best known here for coloring V FOR VENDETTA died suddenly last Friday at age 52. D’Israeli has a remembrance and links to several more heartfelt tributes. Anyone who was around the London comics scene in the 80’s and early 90’s will remember Steve; at 6ft 4in he was […]

Where are the charts?

In case you missed the discussion going on in our comment section, the comparative sales charts for January have been delayed because the numbers from Diamond are a bit odd. Marc-Oliver Frisch explains: For the record, if you’re waiting for the January month-to-month sales columns, it’ll probably be a while. Since everyone’s fairly sure now […]

Who reports on the reporters?

We ADORE Graeme but this is a bit puzzling. Apparently at WonderCon, Bill Willingham revealed some spoiler stuff on a panel but asked it not be quoted, and Graeme McMillan, who was covering the Panel for Newsarama, obliged. J.K. parkin picks up the story at Blog@Newsarama: Well, ironically, Graeme, who our regular readers know has […]

Random Linkage

§ Matt High runs down the Post-Modern Garfield, including Garfield without Garfield, which results in the dark night of the soul kind of stuff you see above. § Val runs down the ever-diminishing chances of ever seeing a Batwoman comic. § T Campbell is interviewed at COMIXTALK § Jog and Leigh Walton talk about Sam […]

Oscar Dos and Dont’s

* RATATOUILLE won a much deserved Oscar® for Best Animated Film. Suzie Templeton won Best Animated Short won for PETER & THE WOLF, which we didn’t pick in our handicapping, but which we enjoyed the most of all the shorts we watched, so hey we’re happy. Seriously check it out online…it has some amazing stop-motion […]