Jeff Smith RASL Party photos

We had to poop out on last night’s RASL party because..well..we’re only human. Missing out on the chance to hobnob with Jeff Smith, Frank Miller, Colleen Doran, Kazu Kabuishi, Larry Marder, Becky Cloonan, Nikki Cook, Dan Goldman, Josh Dysart, and 100 fans was painful but necessary. At any rate the party was a big success […]

NYCC: The Beat

Hey here’s what we’re up to at the REALLY BIG SHOW: FRIDAY Friday 11:00 AM Room 1E09 From the Back of the Catalogue to the Top of the Charts As the audience for graphic novels expands, there are more options for creators and readers than ever. James Lucas Jones from Oni, Ross Richie from Boom! […]

Levitz Vs Jakala round 2

We’re been behind on the regular news with all the con stuff going on, but the latest blog entry from Paul Levitz is . always worth noting. In this one Paul has many interesting points of DC history, particularly in regards to artists contracts. He also responds to some of the criticism of his analysis […]

Fashion and the comics again

Gwyneth Paltrow is on the cover of this month’s Vogue…and so is Iron Man’s helmet! Wacky! (Paltrow co-stars in the Iron Man movie, in case you forgot.) We’re told the insides contain more comics coverage but we haven’t been able to drop by one of New York’s rapidly-vanishing newsstands to check it out yet. The […]

NYCC: random bits

A smattering of newsie items we just coudn’t fit anywhere else. • Don’t miss Kyle Baker at booth #2441. He’ll be selling copies of THE BAKERS: BABIES & KITTENS (Image) – nominated for an Eisner (Best Writer/Artist-Humor)! – selling sketches and displaying his award-winning animation on a giant flat-screen TV! • Alex Ross will be […]

To do Saturday: Toon Books

If you aren’t at the con, there is still plenty of comics related frolic to be had, including this event at the McNally Robinson bookstre: Comics for Kids with TOON Books: Geoffrey Hayes, author of Benny and Penny in Just PretendFrank Cammuso and Jay Lynch, creators of Otto’s Orange DayIntroduction by TOON Books editor Art […]

Edward Norton doesn’t hate puny Hulk after all

EW covers the rumored Ed Norton/Marvel feud over the upcoming Hulk movie, and scoops Norton’s own statement on the donnybrook, which he refers to by the Hollywood term: “healthy process.” “Like so many people I’ve loved the story of The Hulk since I was a kid, so it was thrilling when Marvel asked me to […]