Happy Birthday, Jack!

Jack Kirby would have been 92 years old today. Bully has a 24 hour tribute, with hourly posting. Spurge has a visual tribute. We’ll link to the epic Merry Marvel Marching Society recording, which, although it does spotlight other Marvel personnel, also includes the King’s voice and personality as it was heard.

Shogakukan and Shueisha acquire Euro Japanime companies

Via PR: The Japanese manga and animation powerhouses Shogakukan Inc., Shueisha Inc. and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions Co., Ltd. (Shogakukan & Shueisha Group) announced today their joint acquisition of Kaze S.A.S. (Kaze) and Anime Virtual S.A. (Anime Virtual), two of Europe’s leading distributors and licensees of Japanese animation.  With this acquisition, the group positions itself as a […]

This weekend: Fan Expo Canada

Accounted by some as the third biggest comics/pop culture show in North America and definitely the biggest one in Canada, Fan Expo Canada 2009 kicks off today in Toronto, with a full service slate of celebs, comics folk, and horror and SF peeps. Marvel and DC are exhibiting, along with several other companies, including BOOM!, […]

Pundits examine iPhone comics stampede

There were a couple more iPhone comics announcement in our inbox this morning, bringing the approximate number of iPhone related comics announcements this week to 5,684 or so. Rather than run them all we’ll refer you to ICv2’s brief overview of the field which notes that the number of companies offering comics on iPhones has […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits, 8/28/09

§ATTENTION SCUM BABY HEADS SPANNERS PLAGUE COCKS That’s from TalkLikeWarenEllis.com, hours or minutes of fun: This page randomly generates a Warren Ellis-like greeting based on his tweets. All respect and credit for the words here should be given directly to him, we just thought it would be funny to do this. Please don’t destroy us, […]