Zappa, Katleman, Beranek and Disney team for graphic novels

What the–nearly 15 years after the in-house Disney Comics imprint died an inglorious death, Disney has just announced a NEW graphic novel pact, with Ahmet Zappa, Harris Katleman and Christian Beranek. Zappa is a long time comics fan who’s been hanging around the scene for years. Katleman is a TV exec vet from Twentieth. Beranek […]

Tokyopop: Hey, dude, totally bad contract!

UPDATE: Check out Johanna’s list of Tokyopop’s greatest mistakes over the past two years: The reviews are in! And Tokyopop’s online contract for the new “Manga Pilot” program has been dubbed everything from “appalling” to “vile” to “the most childish and disingenuous legal document I have ever read.” What is it? Basically, Tokyopop has started […]

2008 Manning Award nominees

PR: Comic-Con, the nation’s largest comic book and popular arts convention, announces this year’s nominees for the Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award (or The Manning Award as it is more commonly referred). The Manning award has been given out annually at the San Diego Comic-Con since 1982. It is presented to a comics artist who, […]