The 2013 Russ Manning Award Nominees Are Announced:

This year’s nominees for the Russ Manning award, given out every year during San Diego Comic-Con since 1982, have been announced. The award recognises outstanding new art talent (although this year has re-nominated two of the artists who were on the 2012 shortlist, so I’m not quite sure how that works). Here’s the list of […]

Poisoned Chalice Part 13: More Angela, More Courtrooms, and Much More Todd


[Previous chapters: 1 to 8 – 1953 – 1985 Roundup, 9 – The Dawn of Eclipse, 10 – Alan Moore at Eclipse, 11 – The Twilight of Eclipse, 12 – All About Angela] Despite having lost both the original Angela court case with Neil Gaiman in 2002 and then the appeal in 2004, Todd McFarlane […]

TCAF Sells Out (kidding–come on down)


Not really, but there was a longer line than ever to get into the second-floor exhibits yesterday and the after party was closed due to overcrowding and yadda yadda yadda. It’s getting so you can’t do anything comics related without running into lines and crowds. But who wouldn’t line up to see the amazing lineup […]

2013 Doug Wright Award winners


Last night’s 9th annual Doug Wright Awards, honoring the best in Canadian comics past and present, unspooled with the following winners: Best Book: The Song of Roland, by Michel Rabagliati 

The Spotlight Award (aka “The Nipper”): Nina Bunjevac for Heartless

Pigskin Peters Award: Hamilton Illustrated, by David Collier

Albert Chartier was inducted into The Giants of the […]