The 13th Doctor by Templesmith and Guerra

There can be only 12 regenerations of Doctors, so, the 13th Doctor will be the the final one in the Doctor Who universe. A part of a series of character re-imaginations, Warren Ellis recently asked Whitechapel message board readers to visualize the appearance of the 13th Doctor. While there were many artists who had fun, […]

Cranky readers, cranky creators: What will become of the comics?

This brief video of creator Darwyn Cooke, captured at the Fan Expo Canada last weekend, managed to capture all the “grumpy old Eisner winner” complaints of those who would wish comics to return to a more noble time. Coming out swinging against anal rape, Cooke also had some sharp words for Kate Kane’s reboot as a beautiful lipstick lesbian. This has understandably gotten some heat, especially from gay comics bloggers, but in a statement at 4th Letter, Cooke explains himself:

Borders struggles to readjust

Earlier this week the Borders bookstore chain announced its earnings for the quarter ending July 31 and the results were weak, as expected. Sales fell 11.5%, to $526.1 million, with a $51.6 million loss.


DC has released a few pages of SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE, the much-anticipated Superman reboot graphic novel by J. Michael Straczynski and Shane Davis. The book goes on sale next month.

“Garbage Truck” by Sex Bob-Omb

Call me crazy but I still love this. Music by Beck Hansen.

SANDMAN in development as a TV show

Set your TiVo for the Dream King! After years of limbo for a proposed SANDMAN movie, the hugely popular Neil Gaiman fantasy comics series is now in development as a TV series, THR reports. Warners is trying to get the property going, with Supernatural producer Eric Kripke, on the short list to develop.

Stumptown 2011 announces dates and bigger venue

Portland’s Stumptown Comics Fest, an increasingly popular stop on the indie comics festival circuit, is moving to the Oregon Convention Center, a bigger venue that will allow for growth. it has been announced. Initial guests were also announced: Carla Speed McNeil, Molly Crabapple, Kurt Busiek, Larry Marder, and Barry Deutsch. Details below: The 8th annual […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits — 9/2/10

From the past to the future with Brian Wood, Hope Larson, Brian Hibbs and so on, true believers,