SD09: Fantagraphics — #1716

You will not go wrong stopping by and purchasing some of these debuts. Anyone know of anything happening next week? Oh, right. There is a “comic book” convention! Yes, Fantagraphics will be returning to Comicon, as we do every year, much like the swallows to San Juan Capistrano. We will have a slew of new […]

SD09: Image Comics — #2729

Image Comics, the world’s greatest creator owned comic book publisher, returns to San Diego with a bigger guest list than ever before and exclusives galore, all available at booth #2729! In addition to a slate of panels including an unprecedented Image Comics workshop on creating creator owned comics, spotlights on Mike Allred & Robert Kirkman […]

SD09: To do Saturday: Pop Cult party

Music! Art! Toys! Dancing and Carrying on! Jim Mahfood, Paul Pope and Eclectic Method. Free prints to the first 300 people, and benefiting the CBLDF. WHEN: Saturday, July 25, 20099:00 PM – 2:00 AM WHERE: ONYX / THIN852 5th Ave. San Diego $5 donation for Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Hosted By: Josh Blaylock, MURS […]

Matt Brady leaves Newsarama

Newsarama co-founder Matt Brady has announced he’s leaving the site. In his statement, he says it’s of his own choice. Newsarama, which was acquired by Imaginova a few years back, will continue under the guidance of co-founder Michael Doran and frequent contributor Lucas Siegel, husband of DC assistant editor Janelle Siegel. Brady has seen a […]

Everything you need to know about ASTERIOS POLYP

We attended the David Mazzucchelli/Dan Nadel conversation last night at MoCCA and the place was SRO (We mean it, even the book’s editor, Chip Kidd, had to stand in the back of the room) and the audience was chock-a-block full of present and former Mazzucchelli students, aka present and future cartooning stars. We were going […]

News and notes

Mucho publishing news and notes hanging around out there: § Remember when we first reported on actor/musician Tyrese Gibson’s new-found love of comics? In a comment on the original post, we wrote, What I would like to see is a video of Tyrese and Hellen Jo talking comics. Now THAT would be authentic. We haven’t […]

RIP: Ellie Frazetta

Eleanor Frazetta, business and life partner of her husband, the famed artist Frank, has passed away: Eleanor ‘Ellie’ Frazetta, the wife of celebrated artist Frank Frazetta, passed away today to be with the Lord after a courageous one-year battle with cancer. Eleanor Kelly was born in Massachusetts and moved to New York where she married […]