COO Fred Pierce out at Wizard

Our email inbox is stuffed with word that Wizard COO Fred Pierce has been let go. Pierce was definitely the mover and shaker who ran Wizard’s day-to-day business and was probably much more involved than CEO Gareb Shamus for the last few years. Newsarama reports: The move (which is seen as cost-cutting by observers) is […]

More on DMP cutbacks

Deb Aoki has more on DMP’s reductions in staff and output, as more info filters out on the web. Five people have been let go, and publishing volume is being cut from 12 to 7 titles a month. “The seven titles per month is a mixture of new and existing scheduled titles. In essence, to […]

More INCAL coloring

Reader Pepo points us to this site, with examples of recolored Moebius. On the top, Yves Chaland; below, Valerie Beltran. This is not as bad as the stuff we posted yesterday, but it’s still…problematic. Any colorists out there to comment on what we’re seeing?

SPX debuts

It’s here! SPX debuts! Make sure you click the links for ALL THE GOODNESS. Secret Acres Secret Acres will be debuting Capacity by Theo Ellsworth. It features new material as well as content from Ellsworth’s Capacity mini-comics. Theo will be in attendance at SPX, signing books and posters. Intricate, even exquisite – but never immaculate, […]

Fantagraphics at SPX

Eric Reynolds writes: Gary Groth, Kim Thompson and myself are all headed east this weekend to attend one of our favorite shows of the year: Taking place Saturday and Sunday in Bethesda, MD, SPX is the last great East Coast show of the year, and we’ll be there in full force with a slew of […]

PictureBox at SPX

Dan Nadel writes: PictureBox will debut new zines by Dash Shaw and Frank Santoro, and: *The Ganzfeld 7 *Edited by Dan Nadel and Ben Jones Art directed and designed by Ben Jones Edition of 1000* This is the final issue of The Ganzfeld. We got excited and just skipped 6 and went straight to 7. […]

SPX: Oni Press

Cory Casoni tells us of two new books from Oni at SPX: CROGAN’S VENGEANCE by Chris Schweizer (w/a) CROGAN’S VENGEANCE, the first in an ongoing series of adventure graphic novels spanning continents and centuries as cartoonist Chris Schweizer climbs through the various branches of the Crogan clan’s family tree! Volume one of THE CROGAN ADVENTURES […]

SPX (and beyond): Sparkplug Books

Dylan Williams alerts the media of impending activities for many: This weekend we will be premiering Reich #5 by Elijah Brubaker at the upcoming Small Press Expo in Bethesda, Maryland. Also, copies are now available to buy online, but may not go out till after SPX. You can order them at the sparkplug website. The […]