Walking Dead writer shambles over to Powers

So what is really going on at The Walking Dead? Josef Adalian has rounded up all the dirt on the matters of The Walking Dead’s fired writers, and despite protestations from producers Gale Ann Hurd and Robert Kirkman, Adalian’s version is that Frank Darabont wants to have a hand in writing the whole 13-episode Season […]

Owly to be published in color by Simon & Schuster

It’s been a little bit since we saw an indie comic get picked up by a mainstream publisher, but after many months of rumors, it is true: Andy Runton’s popular Owly character is a getting a full color book, to be published in March by Simon & Schuster. The book is licensed from Top Shelf, which has been Owly’s home for five books and six years.

Kibbles 'n' Bits — 12/08/10

Naked cartoonists, youth culture, Abhay’s surprise appearance in the secret volcano, One Piece restaurant…

Go west, young DC online department…and many more DC changes

A lot of changes have been announced over the last month at DC. Here’s what we know or can guess.

Will you give Tony Harris $60k for his new comic? — UPDATED

Kickstarter, the website that allows creative types to raise money by direct appeal to a community of supporters, has been helping all sorts of folks get their dream comics out there — from reprints of obscure old comics, to webcomic collections. Most projects we’ve seen are fairly modest. But some are much bigger in scope.

Tony Harris has just turned to Kickstarter for his new project ROUNDEYE: For Love. That would be Starman/Ex Machina, five-time Eisner nominee Tony Harris.

Spider-Man musical news roundup

The never-ending story of the Spider-Man musical continues:

• Director Julie Taymor is out and about promoting her film THE TEMPEST, and also answering questions about the musical. As many have pointed out…it’s still a work in progress. Maybe that book — the script — does need a bit of work:

Nice Art: Hard Apple concept art

Over at tropical toxic, the blog of artist twins Asaf and Tomer Hanuka, they share some concept art for an animated version of HARD APPLE, a crime series based on the work of Jerome Charyn.

Webcomic alert: The Magic Pen

Have you checked out Dylan Horrocks’ online comic THE MAGIC PEN lately? You should.

Nice Art: Tigerbuttah And A Small Elephant

I could link to this stuff all day.