DC Comics Month-to-Month Sales: November 2009

by Marc-Oliver Frisch Is DC’s November success made of plastic? We’ll come back to that later. First things first: How much of a success is it, anyway? What’s clear is that, thanks to “Blackest Night,” DC Comics once again dominated the comic-book Top 10 in November. And, as it turns out, the company’s 7-of-10 win […]

Couple more best of decade projects

We’re about to get out of town and looks like most everyone else has, but there are a couple of good links to keep you going over the holidays. Tom Spurgeon is running a series of interviews with prominent comics critics, each examining one of the most prominent comics of the decade. So far: Sean […]

A very quick web roundup

§ Chris Butcher is doing some serious Christmas blogging, starting with a look at POD. Most of the post is taken up with the technical objections to POD and a look at how some projects — notably Dave Sim’s recent works — will be available mostly as print-on-demand when the initial printings sell out. The […]

18 Days of Christmas: Stephen DeStefano

Stephen DeStefano is a very talented animator and cartoonist who’s worked on everything from Ren & Stimpy to The Venture Brothers, making him a hero in some households. He has a graphic novel coming out in 2010 called LUCKY IN LOVE, VOL. 1, A POOR MAN’S HISTORY, which you can read more about in his […]