Kibbles ‘n’ Bits, 11/17/09

§ HUGE NEWS! Björk has written a song about Moomins! § This interview with early Bullpenner and romance editor Irene Vartanoff is fascinating: By the time I was out of college, I had already been a frequent visitor to DC Comics. It was not hard to convince them to give me a try, and in […]

Showbiz news and notes: TWILIGHT, Superman, etc., etc.

§ Director Chris Columbus reveals how far the HARRY POTTER cast has come “My biggest pride is seeing the pictures now, and watching the three of them from a distance, and seeing them do an entire scene in one shot,” said the director of the first two “Harry Potter” films, which were released in 2001 […]

Italian studio buys Coconino Press

Variety reports that Italian producer Domenico Procacci’s Fandango has purchased Igort’s Coconino Press. As you might guess from the name (taken from the setting of the seminal comic strip Krazy Kat) Coconino publishes literary European comics, so a film teaming is kind of like Miramax buying Drawn and Quarterly, if we get our Italo-culture references […]

Things that were on the internet that aren’t any more: TCJ 300, Fandral

While we ourselves didn’t have time to link, much less peruse its contents, the entirety of the epoch-defining 30tth issue of The Comics Journal was online for free yesterday. But then someone pulled the plug, Dirk Deppey recounts: Yeah, I’m afraid that on Gary Groth’s instructions the experiment in online marketing has been cancelled. Sorry. […]

Exploring the dynamic spine

After all that talk of how best to convey dynamic anatomy through the flexible spine we’ve been tagging some further examples as we make our daily surf, and we think we’ve found a pose that exhibits many of the same qualities. It’s certainly dynamic and very flexible. It’s also maybe a little NSFW depending on […]