Looking for Calvin and Hobbes

Just received a galley of this. The fascinating life, work, and legacy of the reclusive creator behind the beloved Calvin and Hobbes comic strip For ten years, between 1985 and 1995, Calvin and Hobbes was one of the world’s most beloved comic strips. And then, on the last day of 1995, the strip ended. Its […]

This week, it’s Chicago Comic-Con

The Chicago Comic-Con, formerly Wizard World Chicago, kicks off this weekend. There are tons of media guests and even a few comics folks, like Mark Millar, George Perez, and Dan Slott. And for a crossover, The Legion of Former Buffy Stars Who Write Comics is expanded by one as Emma Caulfield debuts a webcomic called…CONTROPUSSY. […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits, 8/7/09

§ Bromance is dead at Marvel…and Chris Butcher explains why. § Laura Hudson catches up with Geoff Johns CA: Do you think of them as zombies? GJ: No, they’re not zombies. They’re Black Lanterns. They have intelligence; they have personality. There’s much more to them, as you’ll find out in the series. It’s taking the […]

Penny-pinching senator kiboshes cartoonist hire

One fewer cartoonist is (potentially) gainfully employed today, after the Senate questioned a Treasury plan to hire a cartoonist. The Treasury’s Bureau of Public Debt hoped that witty cartoons and seminars on humor would cheer up their workers, who are toiling to oversee the nations $1.2 trillion debt. “Our training staff felt that at a […]

Did Comic-Con spat break up Twilight duo?

Even as Twilight campers were cleaning up after two days in the wilderness, an attempt at a Comic-Con reunion between Twilight stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson went awry after Stewart learned of his affair with Emilie de Ravin, tabs are saying. (de Ravin plays the erstwhile Claire on Lost.) The duo had dallied during […]