Borders on the block?

Jim Milliot at Publishers weekly is reporting that the Borders book chain has hired J.P. Morgan and Merrill Lynch to help them look into a possible sale in order to get more cash to move forward with restructing. CEO George Jones said that given the tight credit market it was becoming expensive, and at times […]

Publick, Hammer at NYCC

Tons o’ guests have been recently announced for this year’s New York Comic-Con, including Gail Simone, Orson Scott Card and now =…the Venture Bros. crew of Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer will be on hand. REMINDER: ONLY THREE MONTHS TO GO! Season 3 debuts this June. It’s been a long lonely year (!) without the […]

More Scott PIlgrim/O’Malley news

§ First off, Bryan Lee O’Malley will be appearing this Saturday at Meltdown in LA. Hope Larson will also be lurking. § NEXT, Alex Zalben has a review of the SCOTT PILGRIM movie script! There’s spoilers here, not just for the movie version, but for the books as well. Because, at least in the draft […]


Another one of those annual local small press comics fests approacheth, this time Athens, GA’s FLUKE! Details below. This year’s FLUKE Mini-Comics Festival , sponsored by Bizarro Wuxtry, Flagpole Magazine, Inch-High Button Guy, Top Shelf Productions and Wide Awake Press, will take place on Saturday, April 12 at Tasty World on 312 E. Broad Street, […]

Cool Stuf: GUTSVILLE #!

Newsarama has the complete issues of GUTSVILLE #1 up for you to read — and you should. The demented offspring of creators Simon Spurrier and Frazer Irving, it’s the wild tale of a community that lives inside a giant whale. Issue #3 just hit the stands.

Superior Showcase #3 announced

AdHouse announces Superior Showcase #3, an anthology of three damned fine cartoonists, and THE RETURN OF STREET ANGEL!!! This issue explodes with the uber-talents of team STREET ANGEL aka Bodacious Brian Maruca & Jazzy Jim Rugg. (This is the first STREET ANGEL story in years!) Debuting the work of Dandy Dustin Harbin. And last but […]

D&Q: Breakin’ the law

If you were going to pick on an indie comics company as a scofflaw, Montreal’s ultra-civilized Drawn & Quarterly would be the last one you would suspect. But you would be wrong. In bi-lingual Canada, the award-winning publisher has been visited by the language police for failing to have a sign in both English and […]