Manning Award nominees: Lukas Ketner

Continuing our look at this year’s nominees for the Russ Manning Award for most talented newcomer, we have illustrator/cartoonist Lukas Ketner, a fast rising star in the world of illustration. Born in Anchorage, AK, but currently residing in Portland, like everyone else, Ketner got some notoriety for the above illo, which came out in Wilmette […]

SD09: Oni Press — #1833

Bryan Lee O’Malley, Marc Guggenheim, Jamie Rich, Joelle Jones, Hope Larson…just a few of the people appearing at Oni’s booth. There will be signings, debuts and a talent search! Festering Romance By Renee Lott *Every copy purchased at the show comes with a free Director’s Cut Ashcan featuring an inside look at the cartoonists process […]

Manning Award nominees: Leigh Kellogg

Continuing our brief look at this year’s nominees for the Russ Manning Award for most talented newcomers, we have webcomicker Leigh Kellogg. He’s best known as the artist of WAYFARER’S MOON, a fantasy comic written by Jason Janicki, with coloring by Leah Rivera that follows the exploits of two women adventurers, Iri and Lily in […]

SD09: Fanfare/Ponent Mon — #2102

Publisher Stephen Robson describes the doings of the literary manga publisher: Showcasing will be this year’s Eisner nominee The Quest For The Missing Girl by Jiro Taniguchi in which a mountaineer comes to Tokyo to search for his dead friend’s daughter. Come and cheer us on at the awards Friday night – or pass by Saturday […]

San Diego Notes IV

• Designer toy gallery Rotofugi (4930) will be twittering their road trip to the show (@rotofugi) and collaborating with Chris Ryniak on a project called The Lake Monsters, available exclusively at the show. Click on the link for more. • BTW, if you’re look for more toy exclusive news, try this blog, Toy Dirt. • […]

SD09: Radical Comics #3735

Arthur Suydam, David Hines and Gene and Nick Simmons are just a few of the folks signing at the Radical Comics booth. In its grand return to San Diego Comic-Con International, Radical Publishing is holding nothing back with its largest booth space ever. The new 30×30 island space, with it’s large overhanging sign and the […]

SD09: Titan Books #5337

While you can find complete details on Titan Books @ Comic Con here, here’s a short version: ON TITAN’S BOOTH 5337…• Roman Dirge signing brand new Lenore comics – Friday 3pm and Saturday 1pm• The Best of Simon and Kirby and exclusive lithographs, signed by Joe Simon!• Exclusive samplers of Titan’s huge Fall release Shootin’ […]

PLANETARY #27 cover

DC’s Wildstorm blog posted this last week, but it’s good every day of the week. The final issue of PLANETARY has been written and drawn and even colored and lettered. Clock for a larger version.