DC responds to Robinson question

Okay, you asked, so we did, too. We sent an email to a DC spokesman asking, “Is James Robinson leaving any of his DC titles?” The spokesman responded as follows: “DC Comics does not comment on rumor sites.”We also asked the same of Robinson, and we’ll pass along any of his comments, but don’t hold […]

To do tonight: 3D Comics Night!

EGAD! HOW MANY COOL THINGS CAN THERE BE IN ONE NIGHT? The long awaited, much anticipated New York Stereoscopic Society 3D Comics Night Wednesday, November 19, 7 pm Haft Auditorium, Fashion Institute of Technology Enter C Building Lobby on 27th street between 7th and 8th Avenues Free and open to the public *3D PROJECTIONS* Michael […]

Just a few more cultural events

Dame Darcy! SLOAN FINE ART Opening reception 7:00-9:00 pm Gasoline art exhibition of original illustrations from graphic novel and Gasoline painting series by Dame Darcy (Books will also be signed) 128 Rivington st. NYC 10002 (212)477-1140 There’s also a private book party for Sabrina Jones’ ISADORA DUNCAN book, which will feature a dance performance. DECISIONS, […]

Go see: European Comics exhibit

Last night, we got to head over to the Cultural Services of the French Embassy for a cocktail party celebrating the opening of the European comics art exhibit. It was a swell affair, as you might imagine, and we would urge anyone who has the remotest interest in fine comics to get over there pronto […]

Stan accorded great cultural honor

As you have probably heard, Stan Lee was recently presented with a 2008 National Medal of Arts at the White House, a prestigious honor also afforded this year to actress Olivia de Havilland (still alive, to the surprise of many), jazz pianist Hank Jones, the sculptor Jesús Moroles, and the songwriters Robert B. Sherman and […]

King Features rolls out digital content/ad engine

Hearst-owned King Features has just announced Comics Kingdom, which is, as far as we can tell, a new attempt at a game-changing platform for syndication in the digital era. The vehicle? The comics. According to E&P, the new service has signed up three papers, which will essentially add all 60 King Features comic strips — […]

NYCC pro reg deadline extended

Good news for slackers! Officials at New York Comic Con note that complimentary registration for professional creators has been extended. The new deadline will be December 1st. As previously announced, professional creators are currently welcome to apply for complimentary registration through the New York Comic Con website. These applications will be reviewed and passes issued […]

Awesome photos

Google announced that they have made LIFE magazine’s photos archives available online. Not only does this mean that regular folks can look at the incredible images of Alfred Eisenstadt and Margaret Bourke-White, and artists can find fabulous references, but you can also find images of Charles Addams working with a model for The Addams Family… […]

Book of New York ‘toonists update

Photographer Seth Kushner updates news of his book on local artists: On the photography front, I’ve photographed 41 subjects, and have 9 more to go, to bring it to an even 50. At the same time, my co-author, Christopher Irving is conducting interviews. With the help of designer, Rich Fowlks, we have put together sample […]