ALERT: Stephen King on NPR

We’re told that Stephen King will be on NPR’s TALK OF THE NATION on Wednesday March 12th from 2:30pm to 3:00pm EST live to promote the launch of DARK TOWER II: THE LONG ROAD HOME comics series (which will be a hardcover release in November 2008) from Marvel. The book came out last night in […]

Dupuy & Berberian in NYC

Fresh off their Gran Prix win at Angouleme, the legendary duo of Dupuy and Berberian come to America. Related: a preview of Dupuy’s Haunted at Vulture. Also, Matt Madden previews tonight’s event. Words Without Borders and Housing Works Presents Tales from the Global Village, Part 3: Straight out of Angoulême Dupuy & Berberian Wednesday, March […]

To do 3/5: Best Erotic Comics CBLDF benefit

March 5, 7:30 pm Parkside Lounge, 317 E. Houston Street, NYC 21+ please, 2 drink minimum $10 suggested donation to CBLDF (http://www.cbldf.org) Best Erotic Comics 2008 (Last Gasp), edited by Greta Christina, is a groundbreaking collection featuring today’s top names in the world of comics. At this event, a fundraiser for the Comic Book Legal […]

Student arrested over NARUTO threats

More comics trouble in Connecticut, where an expelled high school student was arrested in Groton, following a threatening video he posted on YouTube which contained quotes from Naruto. In the video, which Brown addresses to the students of Grasso Tech, he writes, “The Corpses Crimson Bitter Tears Will Flow And Mingle Through The Endless Sand […]

Michael George trail updates

The murder trial of retailer Michael George continues, with testimony striking at the heart of his alibi being presented: A witness gave testimony Tuesday that could be damaging to accused murderer Michael George’s alibi that he was at his mother’s house when his wife, Barbara George, was shot in the Comics World store they co-owned. […]

Leah Hayes news, tour

Brooklyn-based cartooner Leah Hayes is an artist/musician with a passel of news this week. #1, her new graphic novel Funeral of the Heart is coming out, and it’s previewed at The First Post. She also has a joint tour for the book and band Scary Mansions, starting with a release party this Friday at Rocketship. […]

Think Future GN panel video up

Speaking of PW AND videos, we have a new area for multi-media content, and one of the first is a video of last fall’s Think Future panel on “Harnessing the Power of Graphic Novels”. PW’s Calvin Reid and Heidi MacDonald explored the issues around the category with some of comics’ influential players. Joining the discussion […]

Y: The Last Party video

Y The Last Party – Q&A with Brian K. Vaughn and Pia Guerra MySpace is hosting a few videos from last months Y; The Last Party blowout at Meltdown in LA. This video features Joss Whedon, Mark Waid, Don Murphy, R. Eric Lieb, a monkey, and the live Q+A with co-creators Brian K. Vaughan and […]