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 […]

The crossover we’re ALL waiting for: Epic Misney

T Campbell and John Waltrip for the Disney-Marvel mishmash of your dreams. And posters ARE available. Get ’em while you can!

One-day San Diego Pass scramble begins in three…two…

Just as a reminder, one-day passes go on sale for the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con today. Will they sell out today, tomorrow, in March? We were toying of the idea of a pool in the comments thread and whoever gets closest to the time we post our “SOLD OUT IN SAN DIEGO” announcement wins a […]

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.

18 Days of Christmas: Alex Robinson

A page from Alex Robinson’s adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s A KIDNAPPED SANTA CLAUS, one of three delightful gift books published by HarperCollins this winter.