Cully Hamner will be on the RED panel

As the SD10 schedule drifts out, the big movie panels are shaping up, and one of the biggest comic book movies at this year’s show is surely RED, based on the Warren Ellis/Cully Hamner miniseries. Dame Helen Mirren, Bruce Willis, Mary Louise Parker, and Karl Urban will all be on the Hall H panel for […]

86 year old man draws comic strip, changes world

We don’t often have occasion to link to the comic strip musings at The Comics Curmudgeon but it happened to come up in our feed, and just as in various religions once a year a day of spiritual contemplation and cleansing is observed, so those of us who worship at the church of the comic […]

More links than you know what to do with

§ Congrats to Dean Haspiel, who got an Emmy nomination for his work on the titles to the HBO series Bored to Death. Emmy nominations for Outstanding Main Title Design Bored To Death • HBO • Dakota Pictures, 3 Arts Entertainment /Fair Harbor Productions in association with HBO Entertainment Tom Barham, Designer/Director Marci Ichimura, Lead […]

Preview: STREET ANGEL trailer

Did you know there is an award-=winning short film based on Jim Rugg and Brian Maruca’s awesome STREET ANGEL comic? Short version: what if Hit Girl was Kick-Ass? The film will be screened on Thursday at this year’s Comic-Con, as part of the indie film festival. The film already won Best International Film, Best Director and Best Actress at the Phoenix Comic-Con and was made in Australia.

People with Blogs: JASON!!!

The tall, taciturn Norwegian comics giant Jason has a blog, which, characteristically, is mostly sketches.

Nice Art: Jeffrey Catherine Jones

If you’re not friends with artist Jeffrey Catherine Jones on Facebook, you are missing out on lots of art, like this gorgeous sketch which Jones gave us permission to post here in honor of Cat Blogging Friday.

San Diego FRIDAY Programming: Star Wars Day

It’s up! Quick highlights:  10:00-11:00 Publishing Comics— Four publishers—Matt Gagnon (BOOM!), Gary Groth (Fantagraphics), Dallas Middaugh (Del Rey Manga), and Mark Siegel (First Second Books) — each from a different part of the comics industry, discuss what’s involved in running a publishing company and in creating and fostering a unique comics ideology. Moderated by […]

Top 10 and market share for June

Diamond has released the Top Ten and market share information for June. Here’s the periodical and GN lists. Marvel and DC split the periodicals while DC, as usual, dominated the GN list.

Tokyopop joins Hulu

Have you ever wanted to see the seldom-screened VAN VON HUNTER movie? Soon you can watch it and other Toykopop-produced material such as their Manga Motion comics on their new Hulu site. Currently showing, Spring and Chaos (Kenji no Haru) is the animated biography of poet Kenji Miyazawa.

Dynamite teases Kirby project

Along with the image, we’re told: Kirby: Genesis is coming! Dynamite presents Alex Ross, and he’s bringing a friend! Stay tuned for full announcement coming soon!

Image news: CHEW Poyo variant and more Firsts

A scary chicken graces the cover of a CHEW variant edition available at Comic-Con.

Who is the biggest villain in comics today?

The recently revamped by Matt Fraction MANDARIN? The revitalized under Paul Cornell LEX LUTHOR? Or … this guy?