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 […]
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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 […]
We received a note from Susie Lee who reports that some of the credit cards on record at Travel Planners may have been compromised — she and no less than THREE of her friends have found fraudulent charges on their cards that were used to book hotel rooms with Travel Planners, including airline ticket purchases. […]
Dark Horse is going green as the above comic shows. They also have more activities at their booth than you can shake a pointed stick at, with Powell, Vess, Talbot, Aragonés, Landis, Thompson, and more, more, more.
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 Fundhttp://www.onyxroom.com Hosted By: Josh Blaylock, MURS […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Richard Thompson, a guest at next week’s SDCC, and creator of Cul de Sac, one of the finest comic strips currently running, has announced he has Parkinson’s disease. Let’s all send him some good thoughts, okay?
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 […]