YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teen nominations

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has their nominations for their annual great Graphic Novels for Teen list up. The list of recommended graphic novels and illustrated nonfiction for those ages 12-18 is prepared yearly. A shorter list of recommended titles will be made later in the year, with a Top Ten list released later […]

Comics Journal to beef up online presence

Starting with a letter to subscribers which Tom Spurgeon unveiled, today’s it’s being announced that The Comics Journal, which is about to release its gala 300th print edition, is going to change its presentation drastically, with fewer, bigger biannual print editions and an increased online component. Dirk Deppey, has more: The expanded, full-service TCJ.com will […]

SCOTT PILGRIM film early rave

Director Jason Reitmangets a sneak peek at some early SCOTT PILGRIM footage and gets all misty eyed: It is a game changer for Edgar and the genre. It moves the speed of light and carries more unadulterated joy than Ive seen in recent cinema. SP does what everyone our age has been dreaming about: achieves […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits, 10/28/09

Now with ketchup! This report of D&Q at the Boston Book Festival has been up for a few days but it’s charming and includes a picture of two of our favorite comics folks, Peggy Burns and Sasha Watson, (above) so how can we not link to it? § Simon Jones has some tart words for […]