Levitz on Nee

Over at Blog@, DC publisher Paul Levitz speaks out on John Nee’s departure Change is always confusing and traumatic, and the downside of DC’s relatively stable structure is we may handle change more creakily than some other places. Listen to the noise out there, and any change is always the tip of some iceberg-size contortion, […]

Junko Mizuno at Marvel

CB Cebulski teases Marvel work by famed manga and fine artist Junko Mizuno.

Brian Ralph’s return from Heroes Con

stuck at the airport with Joe Quinones and Maris Wicks: Many flights were delayed!

New DARK KNIGHT photos

WB released a bunch of Dark Knight press materials today, and we’re too lazy to check which photos have already been put up on the web.

Platipop: When will they ever learn?

Steve Bissette weighs in on the Platinum situation, where creators have signed away most of their rights and are now not being paid: Welcome to the 21st Century, where abuse of creators is rampant and the illusion that all the battles were won and such affairs somehow aren’t Creator Rights issues is part of what […]

Mystery solved: why would anyone sign that Tokyopop Manga Pilot Program contract?

Benjamin Ong Pang Kean continues his look at the Tokyopop fallout with a look at the Manga Pilot program that created such a ruckus: NRAMA: Okay, guys. There’ve been much debates about the contract, or rather, “the pact”. We’re not going to go into legal terms and what-not here but what’re your initial/general thoughts on […]

More on…stuff

Steven Grant looks at the crazy goings on of the past week, specifically the “Dan DiDio is getting the Willie Randolph treatment!” rumor and how it becomes morphed into fanthink: Fanthink is an interesting beast. It starts with the premise, which perhaps not coincidentally is what the DC comics universe has been based on for […]

Oni and 60Frames pact

Have you heard that new Neil Diamond song Pactin’ Oni? This time out they have pacted with online entertainment producer 60Frames for a bunch of comics-and-web projects written by Hollywood types: First titles include “Men With Guns: Assassin,” created by Tom Fontana (“Oz,” “Homicide”), as well as “Ark,” from “Freaks and Geeks” scribes Gabe Sachs […]

Harvey Nomination withdrawn

A press release is forthcoming, but the puzzling Harvey nomination in the Meanwhile … Comics in the “Best Biographical, Historical or Journalistic Presentation” category. Blog@’s JK Parkin fond this nom particularly odd: Please don’t get me wrong here — John, Jason and Scott, the contributors to the blog, are doing some fun stuff over there. […]

Shatner + Cartoon + Joe Jackson + Pulp = Joy

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