“The Brain” to co-host Eisners

Via PR, the Eisners this year will have two hosts — returning in the Alec Baldwin role, we have Bill Morrison. And portraying Steve Martin will be newcomer Maurice LaMarche, a voice actor best known for playing “The Brain” in Pinky and the Brain. Our big question–will he mention “crumb-crisp coatings”? Comic-Con International, the largest […]

NSFW: THE PRO cartoon

Okay, this is DEFINITELY NSFW. Don’t say we didn’t warn you. THE PRO, the tale of a working girl with superpowers by Garth Ennis, Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti, has been a sales sleeper since it came out in 2002 — it’s now in its fifth printing. Some test animation has been floating around for […]

SD10: It’s up! Thursday programming!

Read it and get exhausted all over again. Sob, sob, why did they have to put The Expendables opposite Look Around You? Some quick highlights: 10:00-11:00 Jeff Smith— The perfect way to start off Comic-Con 2010’s program schedule is with a visit with Jeff Smith! Jeff discusses his current sci-fi adventure series, Rasl, as well […]

Colletta book preview available

Everything’s coming up Vinnie Colletta! After some brisk discussion here and elsewhere on the inking giant, John Morrow writes to say that TwoMorrows Publishing is putting out a BOOK on Colletta, THE THIN BLACK LINE: PERSPECTIVES ON VINCE COLLETTA, by Robert L. Bryant Jr., and you can download a preview of it right here. Writes […]

It Was Long Overdue

I went to the American Library Association trade show and conference in Washington DC. I was slated to moderate a panel during the three days of events as part of their focus on graphic novels. I went armed with the memory that it had been twelve years since I first attended an ALA when I […]