The Art of Jaime Hernandez due in April

And we cannot wait!! Written by Todd Hignite, the book contains an intro by Alison Bechdel. In 1981 three Mexican-American brothers self-published their first comic book, Love and Rockets, and “changed American cartooning forever” according to Publishers Weekly. More than twenty-five years later,
it is still being published to critical and commercial success.
 Jaime Hernandez’s moving […]

Casting notes: Cap, Goode Hobbit, Hamm ponders

§ Michael Fleming has a juicy item on proposed Captain America casting, with a bunch of candidates and word of director Joe Johnston clashing with Marvel Studios over budgets. Contenders include Chace Crawford (Gossip Girl), John Krasinski (The Office), Scott Porter (Friday Night Lights), Mike Vogel (Cloverfield), Michael Cassidy (Privileged), Patrick Flueger (Brothers) — the […]

Best-selling True Blood author Charlaine Harris joins Dynamite

Via PR, another best-selling author goes the comics route, Charlaine Harris: Acclaimed author Charlaine Harris, the writer of the Sookie Stackhouse series, is joining the Dynamite Entertainment family in 2010!  We are proud to announce that the first book of her hit Harper Connelly series, Grave Sight, will be adapted by Dynamite Entertainment in 2010. Her […]

TCAF early announcements

The eagerly awaited Toronto Comic Arts Festival hits May 8-9 and early information on the show is coming out. Headlining guests include Daniel Clowes, James Sturm, Dash Shaw and Jeff Lemire. The Oscar-nominated Clowes will be on hand to launch his major new graphic novel Wilson from premier Canadian publisher Drawn & Quarterly. Clowes will […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits, 2-24-10

§ As you may have read, artist Eduardo Barreto has been struck by meningitis and his recuperation will take months — forcing him to leave the art duties on the comic strip Judge Parker. Michael Cavna reports that Mike Manley has been named as the new Judge Parker artist and updates Barreto’s condition: As for […]