On the road again

Yet another travel day! After a few days in LA, old man bars of Burbank, real pico de gallo, insanely fresh sushi at hole in the wall strip malls, agency assholes yapping on their headsets while they cut you off, late night conversations where everyone shares the unique and painful way in which they were […]

The Last days of Rocketship

Brian Heater talks to Rocketship co-owner Alex Cox ; the store is now really, truly closed. “Our lease came up,” Cox tells me, “and we realized that we were either going to do this another five to 10 years, at which point it becomes a CAREER, in big letters, or not sign on again and […]

Midtown Comics Times Square building fire leaves no damage

According to store employees, yesterday’s electrical fire at the Maoz beneath Midtown Comics Times Square left no damage to the store except for a closure of 35 minutes. Great news. It did make for some scary pictures, though.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth gets 5 mil print run

Wimpy Kid 5 announced its title and print run today: The Ugly Truth will take Greg Heffley to the brink of adolescence. The five million copy laydown is the biggest print run for any book in the best-selling series. Details in the PR: Amulet Books, an imprint of Abrams, reveals today in a major press […]