To Do Tonight: Gabrielle Bell at Skylight Books in LA


2012 Ignatz Award nominee for Outstanding Online Comic, Gabrielle Bell, is reading from her new collection, Voyeurs (Uncivilized Books) tonight at LA’s Skylight Books. The reading will be followed by a discussion and signing. Come on down, people, this is gonna be a good one. Here’s the info: When: Tonight, Friday, October 5, 7:30 PM […]

The Consequences of AvX


As a prelude to Kieron Gillen’s actual recounting of the consequences from Marvel’s Avengers Vs X-Men event, let’s take a quick look at some of the dangling stories/ideas/moments which may or may not be addressed in the near future. This was a big event by any stands, with five writers and three artists involved, as […]

DC #1 Publisher with Zero month; AvX top book for September

The Judas Coin

DC was the top publisher in September by a solid margin, with it’s month of Zero issues convincingly beating Marvall, which had the #1 book in AvX #11. The comparative statistics are an interesting case — sales are down significantly against August, but that was a five week month. Year-to-year this is the first time we’re comparing New 52 to New 52, and comcis sales are down while GN sales are up in double digits. Year to date is up for 2012 however. In general, a strong year continues, and Marvel better print up some more variant covers.

Cartoonist adapts to changing times


The disintegration of the newspaper business continued this week when the Syracuse Post-Standard announced it was going to a three-times-a-week schedule and laying off 115 employees, including staff cartoonist Frank Cammuso. The Daily Cartoonist caught up with Cammuso and shows he wasn’t caught entirely unawares: A: You’ve done a lot of cartooning outside of the […]

Seth illustrates Chekhov’s ABOUT LOVE


Okay, don’t everyone kill yourself at once! Seth, cartoonist of the long lost and forlorn, has designed and illustrated a new editions of Chekhov’s ABOUT LOVE, three linked tales of abortive attempts at happiness, The Moscow Times tells us: Chekhov is one of Seth’s favorite writers, because of the sympathetic and yet obtuse nature of his work, Seth said. […]