Real time diary this week. This week is all about Mr. Benjamin Linus. Huzzah. more after the break.
Archives for 04/08/2009
By Paul O’Brien Lots going on this month. The Dark Reign books are mounting up, the War of Kings crossover has begun, and Obama is back. There are also a lot of new releases, with the first issues of SECRET WARRIORS, ASTONISHING TALES and AGENTS OF ATLAS, as well as the relaunched BLACK PANTHER. As […]
• Eric Reynolds reports that Esther Pearl Watson’s UNLOVABLE has been picked up by young women’s apparel chain Urban Outfitters and will be tested in ten stores nationwide. With its chunky pink appearance and accessibly hiliarious tales of self-conscious agony — Watson adapts the diary of a teenage girl she found in a gas station […]
Yesterday’s Eisner Award nominees announcement set off the usual round of commentary and reactions. For ourselves, we thought it was a wide-ranging list that hit many of the high spots of the year. There were a few MIAs: Dash Shaw’s BOTTOMLESS BELLY BUTTON was blanked (although BODY WORLD got a webcomic nod), Jeff Smith’s RASL […]
§ Johanna Draper Carlson reviews retailer Brian Hibbs’s collection of “Tilting at Windmills” columns, which reflects the changes during the eight-year span of its contents: Tracking changing perceptions of book-format comics is one of the most interesting threads through this volume. In the early days, he’s enthusiastic about TPBs at a time when many of […]
Via PR: On Friday April 17 2009, the Stumptown Comics Foundation is proud to present a chance-of-a-lifetime dinner event at which we would be honored to have you join us. Tailored for the discerning connoisseur of comic books, today’s most vibrant artistic and cultural movement, this is a relaxing evening of food, drink and conversation […]
The world premiere of the new STAR TREK movie was held Tuesday night in Sydney, Australia (apparently because director JJ Abrams just likes Sydney), and it was the occasion for one of our greatest dreams to COME TRUE. Karl Urban and Eric Bana — TOGETHER, SIDE BY SIDE. Karl Urban! Eric Bana! Sadly, they were […]