Art break: Andrew DeGraff and friends

Andrew DeGraff’s take on the Marvel U. BTW, we know someone else linked to this already, but we had it sitting around and it’s nice to just look at some art for a change. DeGraff’s piece is from Welcome Friend or Foe, a sweet art blog about a bunch of illustrators like Emily L. Eibel […]

Kibbles 'n' Bits, 7/17/09

§ BLACKEST NIGHT is out, and it’s a hit! DC has even made a mini-site to keep everyone in the mood! § Related: Todd Allen reports on The Ultimate Blackest Night Promotion, namely a blackout. § Following in the pages of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, we have Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters. § […]

SD09: CBLDF presents Amanda Palmer

Party Poop! Friday! Featuring the fairly amazin’ Amanda Palmer: Amanda Palmer, the creative force behind Who Killed Amanda Palmer & The Dresden Dolls, is appearing at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con to benefit the First Amendment work of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund! On Friday, July 24 Palmer will appear at two events to […]

SD09: Random stuff

• A comic-con wedding! How charming! Ray Dillon and Renae De Liz, who both work on IDW’s ROGUE ANGEL, will be wed in holy matrimony on Sunday afternoon, Tony Lee will officiate. The ceremony will take place on the outside balcony — we’re guessing that’s the spot where we like to take meetings and naps […]

SD09: BOOM! Studios — #2543

We’ve been a little behind on BOOM! news, but they are moving forward on a variety of fronts. For instance, they’ve hired Jenny Christopheras Sales Director. Formerly at Diamond, Christopher will be working with Diamond, BOOM!’s new bookstore distributor, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins Canada, their new distro for north of the border. So lots […]

SD09: Batton Lash — #1909

What is Batton Lash doing at the con? A lot. New book: Tales from the Vault: An Anniversary Special This is the 15th anniversary of Exhibit A Press (publishers of Supernatural Law comic books and trade paperbacks) and the 30th anniversary of Batton’s characters Wolff & Byrd, Counselors of the Macabre; this book has samples […]

SD09: TOR Books — #2649

Tor has a LOT of stuff going on, and lots of giveaways. You can see their complete press release here. Some highlights: Tor Books, the largest publisher of science fiction in the world, is pleased to announce its participation at Comic-Con 2009 featuring Brian Herbert as guest of honor! Frank Herbert’s Dune is arguably one […]

SD9: TwoMorrows — #1301

LEGO Eric Cartman. Did that get your attention? Here ya go: TwoMorrows Publishing, now in its 15th year of celebrating the art and history of comics and LEGO, is heading to Comic-Con International booth #1301 with several new items hot off the presses, some astonishing LEGO creations, and a colossal half-price sale on books and magazines.  […]

SD09: When former sitcom stars go wild

Will THIS be what kills San Diego? Nah. We wouldn’t give ’em the satisfaction. Swing on by and meet David “Bud Bundy” Faustino and Corin Nemec (TV’s “Parker Lewis Can’t Lose”), stars of the hit raunchy online “reality” series from Sony’s  Got any spare change? These actors are starving for a network deal. 

SD09: Mike Judge's EXTRACT

From the lowbrow beginnings of Beavis and Butthead, Mike Judge has gone on to create quite a body of work — his new cartoon, The Goode Family, and the classics Office Space and King of the Hill. His last film, IDIOCRACY, was buried in its studio release but has gone on to become a cult […]