Tonight: THE NIGHTMARE FACTORY signing at Hanley’s

More big doin’s! Tonight at Jim Hanley’s, Stuart Moore, Joe Harris and the legendary Bill Sienkiewicz sign for Thomas Ligotti’s THE NIGHTMARE FACTORY Volume 2, which was assembled by your humble narrator. The NMF crew signs from 6-8. Stick around for Garth Ennis and Russell Braun from 8-10. Stuart has more info at his blog […]

News and notes

§ In a very nice “rest of the story” note, we learn that last year’s big brouhaha — the case of Nathan Fisher, a high school teacher fired for giving a student a copy of EIGHTBALL to read — has a happy ending for Fisher, as he’s got a new teaching job: “It feels like […]

Steve Canyon on DVD

Via PR, we learn that the 1958 TV series based on Milton Caniff’s Steve Canyon comic strip about pilots and adventure is coming out on DVD: After 50 years in the hangar, the entire series (34 episodes) of the classic 1958 Air Force-centric television series Steve Canyon has been meticulously restored and is being released […]

Behind the scenes with EXECUTIVE POWER

We’re used to reading all the interviews about the series that are coming but, but Kiel Phegley at CBR presents a rare look at an idea that didn’t make it with Joe Casey’s EXECUTIVE POWER, which would have plunked a real-life politician down into the Marvel U. It’s an interesting behind the scenes look at […]

Hard to believe Marvel once published comics that looked like this

Kristy Valenti remembers GREENBERG THE VAMPIRE: Written by J.M. DeMatteis and drawn by Mark Badger, GtV was Marvel’s 20th “graphic novel.” For Marvel, at that time, “Graphic novel” meant aping the European album format, and accordingly GtV is magazine-sized and in full color with high production value. Marvel’s initial graphic novel offerings were a mix […]