Liquid reemerges with graphic novel slate

You remember Virgin Comics — a celebrity-driven line of periodicals and GNs by such folks as Nicolas Cage, Jenna Jameson, Dave Stewart, and so on? When Virgin broke up a while ago it morphed into Liquid Comics, a smaller company run by Virgin’s principals with similar development goals. Liquid was announced in Sept. 2008 and […]

Exclusive: Marvel announces GIRL COMICS

A few months ago Marvel announced that 2010 would see a big push for some events built around women — as characters, as creators, and as readers. Here’s one of the first projects out of the box, GIRL COMICS, a three-issue anthology miniseries much in the spirit of STRANGE TALES, featuring comics created exclusively BY […]

Publishing news and notes — update

¶ Marc-Oliver Frisch is now link blogging! He notes that Marvel will be publishing their own bargain-priced, entry-level line of reprints, sort of like DC’s After the Watchmen promotion: The books mentioned are Matt Fraction and Salvador Larroca’s Invincible Iron Man #1 (which will be free, to kick things off), Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting’s […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits, 12/15/09

§ Headline of the day! Cartoonist to Perform With Human Woman in Festival, Okay now, before you think this is a great day for cartoonists as they graduate from holding hands with a Cabbage Patch Kid, to maybe sitting side by side with an American Girl, to practicing small talk and saying “I’ll hit you […]

GOSSIP GIRL manga previewed

We reported recently on the upcoming Yen Press manga-daptation of GOSSIP GIRL, the immensely popular TV show and book series. Well, Splash Page has a preview of the comic, written and illustrated by HyeKyung Baek starting in the January issue of the Yen Press anthology magazine. We’ll be watching the sales on this one closely.