Looks like we have a new mystery on our hands. That and so much more after the jump….
Archives for January 2009
John Mitchell, known for his comics reviews at Shuffleboil, and a member of the comics self-publishing movement in the ’90s with VERY VICKY, has put together an online webcomics exhibit for Greylock Arts. While the exhibit is a showcase for webcomics artists, Mitchell also compares the movement to the self-publishing movement: What I have found […]
The GLAAD Awards nominations, honoring media representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, have been announced, and the honorees in the comics category are as follows: •The Alcoholic by Jonathan Ames (Vertigo/DC Comics)•Buffy the Vampire Slayer by Drew Goddard, Jeph Loeb and Joss Whedon (Dark Horse Comics)•Final Crisis: Revelations by Greg Rucka (DC […]
Time Inc. has taken a hard line with two magazine distributors who are asking for an additional seven cents an issue to distribute magazines: Time said “No dice” to the price increase, and they’re going to find another way to get on retailer shelves The No. 1 U.S. magazine chain, with 24 consumer titles, was […]
Sammy Harkham says that CRICKETS, his comics series from D&Q will end its current format; Diamond’s new policies is once again the reason. Wanted to just let those favorite few of you out there to know that my comic book, Crickets, has been cancelled due to changes made by the major comics distributor that effectively […]
Nikki Finke reports on layoffs at Fox, including MySpace. The departments cut include the Comics division. We can confirm that marketing manager Sam Humphries, who spearheaded the many comics-related features at MySpace is among those laid off. No word yet on whether the popular MySpace/Dark Horse Presents and Cup o’ Joe features will continue. The […]
§ Yesterday’s Journalista reprinted an angry letter from Carmine Infantino. That sounds pretty damned scary to us. Mr. Infantino is angry over non-payments for (presumably) usage of his character Black Canary, and some harsh comments about his business acumen in a recent book about DC. Concerning the lack of payment for my creation “The Black […]