BookScan Debate Goes to Hell: The Final Monday

As the swallows return to Capistrano, as the bats return to Colossal Caves, as the wildebeest migrate across the Serengeti, and the alewives return to Lake Damariscotta, so we celebrate the season with the annual Hibbs/MacDonald/Deppey BookScan debate. Here’s last year’s bout from The Beat, with many of the same competitors taking part in this […]

Wally Wood and Frank Frazetta

Came the Dawn by Al Feldstein and Wally Wood from SHOCK SUSPENSTORIES #9 ~ June-July/1953. AND Frank Frazetta’s never finished sketches for a remake of the story. Damn. Wait I can’t just go on. Look at that first panel, by Wood. Every panel in the entire story displays a similar mastery of composition and texture. […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits, 2/23/09

§ Sasha Watson profiles Marc-Antoine Mathieu and THE MUSEUM VAULTS, which was easily one of the best but most overlooked GNs of ’08: “I started out imagining fantastical spaces that would give me total freedom to talk about a Louvre that was invisible but universal—an infinite space, like the space of art itself,” he says. […]

Oscar wrap-up: DARK KNIGHT brings home two statues

Aside from Tilda Swinton’s designer potato sack, there weren’t that many surprises at last night’s Oscars®. The nerd movie contingent was represented but didn’t really prevail; as everyone in the world knew would happen, the late Heath Ledger won for his portrayal of the Joker in THE DARK KNIGHT, marking the first acting Oscar win […]

To Do: February 23 – 28

San Francisco’s Wonder Con is the big event this weekend, along with Florida’s MegaCon, but there’s plenty of other comic events across the country all week long. Take a look! Monday, February 23 Columbus, OH, 11 AM – 12:30 PM – Tara McPherson at CCAD Illustrator Tara McPherson (FABLES: 1001 NIGHTS OF SNOWFALL) will present […]