2009 Harvey Award nominations announced

Update: We’ll have more commentary when off deadline but Kevin Melrose and Tom Spurgeon will do for now. Via PR: The 2009 Harvey Awards Nominees have been announced with the release of the final ballot, presented by the Executive Committees of the Harvey Awards and the Baltimore Comic-Con. Named in honor of the late Harvey […]

San Diego convention center expansion: the case AGAINST

Okay, you Comic-Con Kremlinologists will like this. Don Bauder, a columnist for the San Diego Reader, looks at the proposed $700 mil+ SD con center expansion and cries shenanigans: In other cities, convention centers are financed through taxes on restaurant meals, auto rentals, and airport departures; hotel and sales taxes; special tourist development district taxes, […]

Some stuff

§ Chris Butcher and his macro lens are having a great time in Japan! § Chris Mautner looks back at the majesty of David Mazzucchelli’s RUBBER BLANKET (above) and wonders why it hasn’t been collected. YEAH, David? WHY HASN’T IT? § Newbies ahoy: here’s A guide to comic books throughout the decades by Brendan Kachel, […]

Where is my mind?

We had a conflicting deadline so no real posting until later…maybe…except to say that we’ve started drinking coconut water, the new fad drink, and wow, it REALLY WORKS. All that potassium and vitamin C gives us clarity and happy tummy all in one. Last night we muddled up some expensive cherries and threw ’em in […]