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 […]

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, […]

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 […]