Newsarama sold to TopTenReviews

Newsarama, the long-running comics news site, has been purchased by TopTenReviews, a content aggregation site out of Ogden. UT, it was announced today. The site, along with, and LiveScience, were sold by Imaginova, a science news web publisher which purchased Newsarama in 2007. Although Imaginova purchased Newsarama with an eye to beefing up their […]

Library report: Some good, some not as good

A couple of stories spotlighting the matter of graphic novels in libraries– GNs remain among the most popular books to check out, and libraries have been a major force in getting younger readers exposed to comics. But their popularity is not without controversy, as this story shows: Two Kentucky librarians were fired for not allowed […]

R. Crumb’s gal gallery

W Magazine, of all places, rounds up a selection of sketches, illustrations and ephemera by R. Crumb to showcase “Varieties of Women”, from angry goddesses to asylum inmates to long lost high school Amazon crushes. Via Robot 6

Scott Snyder and Stephen King team up for Vertigo Vampire series

Via the Vertigo blog, news of a new vampire series, AMERICAN VAMPIRE, written by well-regarded horror writer Scott Snyder with art by rising star Rafael Albuquerque, and stories written by one Stephen King. The new ongoing series, AMERICAN VAMPIRE, will introduce readers to a new breed of vampire—a more muscular and vicious species of vampire […]

A look back: Stimpy’s Invention

John K. recalls a ’90s classic: Stimpy’s Invention: Stimpy’s Invention was 2 months late because of Nick delays and because they hated it and sat on it. The next year, they told us to make more cartoons like Stimpy’s Invention and Space Madness. WARNING: I’ve gotten reports that clocking on the link activates a Trojan […]