Marvel Announces New Books for May – August 2013


Marvel recently announced their titles for Summer 2013. The list of titles is mostly Marvel Now titles, as the automatic schedule of new titles finally overlaps with last Fall’s launch/rearrangement of Marvel’s superhero titles. Also included are tie-ins to the blockbuster release of Iron Man 3 (as seen in the first title below), as well […]

Willem wins grand Prix at Angoulême amongst some muttering


Despite an attempt to liven things up with a more actually influential cartoonist winning the Grand Prix at Angoulême, 72 year old Dutch cartoonist Willem has won. Lambiek tells us of him Born and bred in de Veluwe, one of the most conservative regions of Holland, Willem has become one of the world's most unpredictable […]

Forthcoming Work by Alan Moore for 2013 and Onwards


  Every once in a while, I attempt to document all the forthcoming work from Alan Moore that I know of, with previous attempts at the end of 2008 and in the middle of 2010, so I felt it was time to have another go at it. This is not without difficulties, as you might […]

Everything you always wanted to know about The Adventures of Tintin


The opening titles of The Adventures of Tintin, while not technically part of the screenplay, offer a jaunty, tongue-in-cheek symposium on the action-adventure  genre.  Or, that is to say, on the films of Steven Spielberg.  There’s a boy, he’s got a companion, in this case a dog, and there is danger and bad guys and all […]