MAY BEAT GIVEAWAY FRENZY #1: Museum of Terror by Junji Ito

As we mentioned a few days ago, Publishers Weekly (where I still edit part time) is moving offices at the end of the month, and it’s time for yet ANOTHER office cleaning, and this time YOU, dear reader, are the beneficiary. We’ll be giving stuff away every day at 6 pm EDT every day for […]

Anatomy of a panty shot

Dear lord, what is coming out of this woman’s vajayjay? People, dogs, monster claws, golden light, frayed denim. This one has it all. The cover to Image’s new NANCY IN HELL miniseries by Juan Jose Ryp and El Torres is either a subtle homage to such cameltoe classics as Ryan Kinnaird’s X-Men: Phoenix – Legacy […]

HOURS OF FUN: Underground & Independent Comics, Comix & Graphic Novels

Sean Kleefield alerts us to a preview of the Underground & Independent Comics, Comix & Graphic Novels site which appears to do for indies what the now vanished did for all comics…but here’s the twist….it’s…legit?

Dynamite acquires Chaos Comics library

It’s the 90s and the “Bad Girl” era of comics all over again, as Dynamite announces they have acquired the Chaos Comics library which in cluded such titles as Evil Ernie, Chastity, Purgatory, and so on. Lady Death, the best known character from Chaos, was not included in the deal.

Chaos flourished in the 90s under publisher/chief creator Brian Pulido. Various characters from their library have been controlled in recent years by Tales of Wonder, Crossgen, Devil’s Due and Avatar.

More fall superheroes: No Ordinary Family

With Lost sailing off to TV Valhalla, ABC is left the task of filling the hole on their schedule, and their choice is a live action remake of The Incredibles called No Ordinary Family, about a family that has their superpowers thrust upon them.

News and notes: Annie, Forney, Marvel-Disney

• Today’s must read: Michael Cavna interviews Steve Tippie, Tribune Media’s VP of licensing on the end of Little Orphan Annie, the comic strip: MICHAEL CAVNA: “Little Orphan Annie” was said to be down to about 20 newspapers. Was 20 clients too few to make the strip cost-effective to syndicate? STEVE TIPPIE: Each [strip] is […]

Lost — And then there was one

One episode to go. Let’s discuss “What They Died For” after the jump. spoilers ahoy.

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits: 5/19/10

A fleeting trip around the blogosphere with Dash Shaw, Paul Pope, Evan Dorkin, Noah Berlatsky and Tom Spurgeon.