If you’re looking for some great digital comics, Top Shelf is launching a big sale on some of their best titles. Call it their “virtual” comic-con:
Archives for 07/11/2012 5:00 pm
We haven’t had time to post all the sales charts from the month, but ICv2 is out with their analysis and it’s boffo all the way. Overall sales up up significantly from last year.
Has it really been 6 years since Alex Ross painted an entire comic? He did do pencils and inks with some computerized painted finishes for a Justice Society/Kingdom Come special edition in ’09. Other than that I think it really has been just a page or two here and there since Justice wrapped in ’06. Ross is returning to interiors in November for a pulp character (Shadow/Green Hornet / Zoro/ Black Bat / Miss Fury / The Spider) crossover mini-series called Masks from Dynamite in November.
As always, our pals at the CBLDF will be offering fantastic member benefits, throwing a great party and fighting to keep our speech free. Saturday’s art auction includes some of their best items yet, with art by Paul Pope, Walt Simonson, Billy Tucci, and more.
Basically if you go to the Darkness and Light gallery on 5th Street on Friday you will see Lego builder recreating a Jim Lee painting in Legos.
You don’t see that every day. No sir.
Truly a milestone. And it comes with a new book, t-shirts and more. God Science is probably the best superhero book debuting at the show.
This is what makes it all possible.
Michael Dean, who previously reported on the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art for TCJ, has a fact-filled article on the museum’s sudden Monday closure. According to president Ellen Abramowitz, a new space is in place, but papers have not been signed. The lease on the old space was up and it was decided to move.
Tolja there was more coming from comiXology, as an app for the new-style Windows 8 is also launching.
We can tell you already that comiXology is going to have a BIG show, and here’s the first announcement: a new Simpsons-themed app for iOS devices which will roll out tomorrow with a specially chosen selection of Bongo-published Simpsons comics. Interestingly, the comics will NOT be day and date but rather go on sale a month after newsstands.