Koyama Press debuts two next week

And speaking of the small press, Canadian Koyama Press is making a name as a real force on the scene with a series of high-quality books. They’re having a launch for two more next week in Toronto:

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2010, 7pm – 10pm

Pigeon Press resurrects Buenaventura titles

Over at Blog Flume, publisher Alvin Buenaventura has resurrected hopes and a bit of his shuttered Buenaventura Press with a single image for one Pigeon Press, and the announcement of new issues of Matt Furie’s BOYS CLUB and Lisa Hanawalt’s I WANT YOU for sale at APE, October 16-17.

Joe Q: One More Day, One More Time

This has not upset fanboys at all.

CBR’s Kiel Phegley and Marvel e-i-c Joe Quesada engage in a massive, week-long tell-all on the subject of One More Day, and it’s current retcon in One Moment in Time — O.M.I.T. OMD, you may recall if you have been near a comic book website in the last three years, retconned the marriage of Peter Parker and Mary Jane out of existence because of a deal made with Mephisto. It was a hugely popular story element ridiculously controversial and fan complained loudly and continually for three years.

AND NOW, O.M.I.T. has made that story never happen. So despite the memories people may have of the touching Shea Stadium Watson/Parker nuptials, that storyline is now as leveled and buried as Shea itself.

A quick spin around the internet

Very quick. § Can you get enough Brandon Graham art? No. Here’s his Terminator, via Comics Alliance. § Chris Arrant talks to influential retailer Joe Field Arrant: How do you see comic retailers adapting to the Internet age? Field: As in any business, those who learn, and those who learn to adapt, are resilient enough […]