Early SCOTT PILGRIM movie reax

So there was a test screening of SCOTT PILGRIM VS THE WORLD last night, and many reviews are around the web. Months from release, do you really want to know all about it? If you do…click the link for an AICN scooper. If you don’t, here’s the conclusion of a generally AICN-level ecstatic review: I […]

The Big One:Twilight GN gets 350,000 first printing

Well gang, here is the game changer. Here is the bestseller. This is the book that’s going to drive all-new readers into comics shops, with full support of the publisher. Unfortunately it’s Twilight so the new readers are barbarian girls. Borders, get ready. EW.com has an excerpt of an exclusive interview with Stephenie Meyer and […]

YALSA’s Great Graphic Novels for Teens list announced

The Young Adult Library Services Association has released a list of 73 Great Graphic Novels for Teens The list of 73 titles, drawn from 127 official nominations, is presented annually at the ALA Midwinter Meeting. The books, recommended for those ages 12-18, meet the criteria of both good quality literature and appealing reading for teens. […]

Joe Sacco in New York this week

Sacco has two events for his searing FOOTPRINTS IN GAZA graphic novel, starting tonight: MCNALLY ROBINSON BOOKSELLERS 7:00 – 8:00pm 52 Prince Street READING/BOOK SIGNING New York, NY Phone: 212- 274-1160 Thursday, January 21 Brooklyn, NY BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY 7:00 – 8:00pm Dr. S. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture READING/BOOK SIGNING 10 Grand Army […]

Tillander on Atlanta Con

Wes Tillander, the previous owner of the Atlanta Comic Convention, sent out a press release clearing up the fact that he’ll still be running three of his smaller shows a year, and he has a contract to prove it. Text below: I’M WESLEY TILLANDER, FOUNDER OF THE 15 YEAR OLD (4 TIMES A YEAR ) […]

Get used to years of “Spidey’s Webb” headlines like this

Vulture’s Claude Brodesser-Akner had the earliest confirmation that (500) DAYS OF SUMMER director Marc Webbhas been signed on for the Spider-Man reboot, which is expected to “focus far more on the private life of Peter Parker” — not only that but he’s wayyyyy cheaper than the Raimi team. Webb, whose (500) Days scored a Golden […]

Comics Twart art blog debuts

A new place on the web to look at things! Namely Comic Twart a group art blog featuring Dan McDaid, Declan Shalvey, Tom Fowler, Andy Kuhn, Nathan Fairbairn, Evan “Doc” Shaner, Urban Barbarian, Ramón Pérez, Francesco Francavilla, Mr. Hawthorne, Mitch Breitweiser, Steve Bryant, Mitch Gerads, Chris Samnee and Ron Salas Ths contrbutrs are starting out […]