The Venture Bros. Shirt Club announced

The Venture Bros. – The Amazing Shirt of the Week Club: Venture Bros Season 3 arrives JUNE 1! And so does Shirt Club! AT LAST! Technorati Tags: Venture Bros.

Morning Zen

Scenes that should have had the Wilhelm Scream.

Queenie’s Chan’s “Sleeping Chick”


RIP Thelma Keane

Thelma Keane, wife of cartoonist Bil and inspiration for the mom in FAMILY CIRCUS has died at age 82 of Alzheimer’s disease. “She was the inspiration for all of my success,” Bil Keane, 85, told The Associated Press from his home in Paradise Valley on Sunday. “When the cartoon first appeared, she looked so much […]

Check it out: Women running away from spooky houses

A gallery of the Gothic novel staple. Via Neil Gaiman.

Kibbles ‘n Bits 5/26

God, it’s been a while! § Speaking of 30 DAYS OF NIGHT, here’s a Fearnet promo image for the film by Ben Templesmith. § Will GREEN LANTERN be to DC what IRON MAN was to Marvel at the movies? Comics Book Bin sure hopes so: Whether or not a Green Lantern film would feature the […]

The Hobbit 2

What will be contents of the TWO Hobbit movies now in the works from producer Peter Jackson and director Guillermo del Toro? There is sure to be an unexpected party, and Smaug and Bard and barrels and all that, but what’s in that second movie? It’s purported to cover the 60 years between the end […]

Whiteout hits in September

In the recent avalanche of comic book movies, one has been MIA for a while — the Kate Beckinsale starrer WHITEOUT, based on the GN by Greg Rucka and Steve Lieber. Its been in the can for a while, but appears to have been caught (perhaps — this is our speculation only) part of the […]

Brill goes BOOM!

Ian Brill makes the jump from blogger/journo to the man who makes the sausage, joining Boom! as Games Workshop editor. Congrats, Ian! We’ll miss you as a freelancer, and at those whacked-out San Diego PWCW editorial meetings, but we’re proud of you for moving onward and upwards. PR below. BOOM! Studios announced today the appointment […]

Things that bugged me about INDY IV

You’ve all seen it, right? Okay spoilers after the jump.

2008 Friend of Lulu Nominees

The 2008 Friends of Lulu Award Nominations have just been announced. (Above image by Hope Larson.) Kim Yale Award: MARTINA FUGAZZOTTO (senior designer, KIKI JONES (gURL Comix artist) JULIA WERTZ (The Fart Party) Woman of Distinction: SHELLY BOND (group editor, Vertigo; editor, MINX line); CINDY FOURNIER (VP Operations, Diamond Comic Distributors); JANNA MORISHIMA (director, […]

Al Jaffee wins Reuben

Alan Gardner reports that Mad’s Al Jaffee gas this year’s Reuben Award for the Outstanding Cartoonist of the year. Congrats!

A little Friday afternoon gossip

* Just got off the phone with a well-known, award winning cartoonist who was advertised as appearing at an upcoming convention. Apparently he was told this week that he had a flight to the show by convention organizers, but no flight was ever booked and now he’s just sitting there with his bags all packed […]

Judge upholds Michael George conviction

A judge has refused to overturn the conviction of Michael George this morning. The defense had attempted to get the jury’s guilty conviction vacated due to a lack of evidence, but the judge sided with the jury, George faces life in prison without parole after being convicted of the 19 year old murder of his […]

Breaking news: Comics are expen$ive!

Newsarama adds up the costs of this year’s big crossover events and finds they do not come cheaply. For SECRET INVASION, after toting up all the tie-ins and spin-offs and whatnot, comes to this conclusion: November Subtotal: $6.98 The Whole Shebang: $316.98, or just about airfare from Chicago to San Diego and back for Comic-Con […]

RUNAWAYS movie in the works with Vaughan

The Hollywood Reporter reports that a movie based on RUNAWAYS may be coming: Brian K. Vaughan, who co-created the series with artist Adrian Alphona, is writing the adaptation, for which Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige will act as producer. Vaughan is also a co-producer and writer on ABC’s “Lost.” As opposed to other Marvel characters […]