LOST: Paradox, Schmeradox

If you watched last week’s episode, you know where this is going. So let’s get right to it.

Borders looking shakier than ever

A post at Consumerist rounds up a variety of bad owen surrounding troubled big box bookstore chain Borders: Yesterday’s post about Borders closing down its unprofitable CD and DVD sections prompted a tip from the owner of a small music label. He says his distributor has already cut off shipments to Borders once for nonpayment […]

Harvey Awards Nominations due FRIDAY!

The Harvey Awards nominations close Friday, so if you haven’t organized your voting tong yet, hurry up! Ballots are downloadable at the above link.


A. David Lewis has made SOME NEW KIND OF SLAUGHTER, a look at mythic floods by the writer and MP Mann, available to download for FREE at the above link. The move is to get more people to read it and nominate it for a Harvey Award, but it’s also just a good comic, so […]

R.I.P Anne Cleveland

Anne Cleveland, a cartoonist from the ’30s to the ’50s, whose main subject was college humor and her alma mater, Vassar, has died at age 92, according to a comment on this blog by her granddaughter, Ursula. We’ve taken the liberty of reprinting the comment here with some minor technical editing: My grandmother died in […]

Craig Yoe’s Secret Identity

Craig Yoe has been reminding us to remind you about his new blog, Secret Identity, which both celebrates the release of his Secret Identity: The Fetish Art of Superman’s Co-Creator Joe Shuster — which just came out this week! — and other matters of some…naughty import. Plus, he’ll be talking about the book — which, […]

Sam Hiti


Important reminder

Michael Kupperman has a blog!

No end in sight

How swamped are we? So swamped that we missed covering the story of a lifetime, as a tale of heroism and hope unfolded in Thailand. A Thai fireman who just happened to have a Spider-Man costume in his locker over at the firehouse, donned the costume in order to save a frightened autistic boy who […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits, 3/25/09

§ Scott McCloud will be teaching a two-day seminar on Visual Storytelling Through Comics: Theory and Practice at SVA in May. Sign up!§ Accused “comic book killer” Michael George may be released from prison as he awaits a retrial. George was convicted of killing his wife nearly 20 years ago, but the verdict was overturned […]