Todd Loren documentary is coming out on DVD

Unauthorized: The Story of Rock ‘N’ Roll Comics is a 2005 documentary by director Ilko Davidov about one of the oddest characters in recent comics history, Todd Loren, the publisher of Revolutionary Comics, which published unauthorized comics bios of rockers like The Grateful Dead and Guns N’ Roses. Loren was eventually sued by some of his subjects, but the California Supreme Court upheld his right to publish the somewhat schlocky comics.

McKelvie and Gillen tease possible PHONOGRAM return

In advance of this weekend’s Image Expo, Jamie McKelvie and Kieron Gillen are teasing a new book at iFanboy but given the Daft Punk reference, smart money is on a a new PHONOGRAM. Two previous minis about the magical powers of pop music were cult favorites, resulting in mainstream work for both, an X-Men gig for Gillen but also McKelvie’s famous quote about working on an indie book resulting in “a constant low level money anxiety.” Regardless, its return would be a joyful thing indeed.

To do tonight, Dumbo: Under the Moons of Mars launch

Artist Mike Cavallaro writes to alert us to an event tonight, the book launch for UNDER THE MOONS OF MARS, a new anthology of short stories inspired by the Edgar Rice Burroughs mythos by writers including Joe R. Lansdale, Jonathan Maberry, Peter S. Beagle, Robin Wasserman, Garth Nix, and more, as well as a foreward by Tamora Pierce and introduction and header notes by John Joseph Adams. Oh, and illustrations by Cavallaro, Charles Vess, Michael W. Kaluta, Molly Crabapple, and more.