Some housekeeping notes

A few things bubbling around the old brain for the last few days: 1) I feel bad that the events listings on this site are so New York centric! That is not how it should be. The problem is that when I don’t list NYC events, I eventually see the person whose event was not […]

Tonight To Do: NYC Rushkoff/NDN wrap party

Via pr: Join Doug Rushkoff, SMITH Magazine, ARTHUR Magazine, & WFMU for a double-feature doozie celebrating the launch of Rushkoff’s new book LIFE INC. – How The World Became A Corporation And How To Take It Back, + toasting the wrap of SMITH’s NEXT-DOOR NEIGHBOR Truelife Webcomix Anthology edited by Dean Haspiel. THURSDAY 6/187pm @ […]

Corrections: Gambling and the Big Apple Con

The other day we quoted Brian Heater‘s entry on the Big Apple Con. Brian said as he entered, he was asked, “If Big Apple Con added a casino, would you stay and gamble?” However, Allan Rosenberg, who does a really fine job bringing some of he best guests to Big Apple shows, wrote to correct […]

Broome and Jacobs win Finger Award

John Broome Photo by Maureen McTigue Frank Jacobs The winners of the award recognizing pioneering comics writers have been announced: John Broome and Frank Jacobs have been selected to receive the 2009 Bill Finger Award for Excellence in Comic Book Writing. The choice made by a blue-ribbon committee chaired by writer-historian Mark Evanier was unanimous. […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits, 6/18/09

§ Another remembrance of Dave Simons, this time by the Hero Initiative, via a script he wrote before his death. § The Source reveals that James Robinson and Mark Bagley will be taking over JLA. The title has recently undergone some creative changes. § Speaking of The Source, it also has a nice preview of […]

Tonight To Do, NYC: Typhon Carousel

MoCCA Thursday: Typhon Carousel: Please join the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art – MoCCA for an evening of dazzling cartoon slide shows featuring work from the critically-acclaimed comics anthology TYPHON Volume One. ** This exclusive event is brought to you by TYPHON editor Danny Hellman and Carousel host R. Sikoryak. A select group of […]

Marvel: Cap #600 gets second printing

We’re still collating comments and results from the unprecedented Monday-shipping CAPTAIN AMERICA #600, but while you’re all waiting, Marvel is proclaiming success in the usual way…with a second printing! This week, there’s no bigger super hero than Captain America and mainstream media frenzy caused Captain America #600 to sell out immediately (though copies may be […]