21 Days of Halloween supplemental; Chris Ware in the New Yorker

Ware did the cover and a comic inside this week’s issue. [Via Graham Linehan.]

David Gabriel on Siege, event fatigue, Marvel Women and more

Marvel’s Senior VP of Sales David Gabriel doesn’t do that many in-depth interviews, so a four-part mega-chat currently running in the retailers-only Diamond Daily is definitely worth reading. Diamond graciously made the text available to The Beat and there’s much of interest, which we’ll do our best to summarize. In response to Gabriel’s recent announcement […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits, 10/27/09

Brian Chippendale on MASTER OF KUNG FU is not only an awesome piece of writing but suggests something we never quite put together before, namely that MoKF is to The Prisoner as Monty Python is to the Beatles. § Robert Weil talks Crumb at Graphic Novel Reporter: Was there any talk between you and Robert […]

To Do: Christos at Idlewild

How close did the world come to having Fabio play Thor?

If Colleen Doran’s exposé of a secret Fabio-financed Thor cartoon starring the romance model as the Thunder God is to be believed…terrifyingly close.

Robert Williams, Sculptor

Pop surrealism founding father Robert Williams has a new show opening this weekend at the Tony Shafrazi Gallery, and for the first time ever, it will include sculpture. Art Nouveau Magazine has a preview.

21 Days of Halloween: Ben Templesmith

An avid blogger and prolific tweeter, Ben Templesmith is the creator or co-creator of Fell, 30 Days of Night, Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse, Welcome to Hoxford, and the upcoming Choker.