31 Days of Halloween: Steve Ditko’s Mysterious Traveller


Fantagraphics has now published four nice hardcover volumes collecting old Steve Ditko comics. Last year they released Steve Ditko’s Mysteriuous Travellers, and here’s an excerpt! The newest book is called Impossible Tales, and all books are edited by Blake Bell and reprinted from the original color—which to our taste anyway, is far superior to modern […]

EBay Auction Launched to Aid Steve Niles


After floods damaged his home in Austin over a week ago, writer Steve Niles and his family have had to move out and into a friend’s guestroom. The comics community have immediately gathered around to help out in the immediate aftermath of the flooding, and Matt Miner has today launched an eBay auction to raise […]

The Making of The Art of Frank Thorne


A few weeks ago we told you about the launch of Dynamite’s art editions line with Frank Thorne’s Red Sonja, an oversized collection of the his early, irresistible run on the book. With a flowing line and European-inspired style, Thorne’s Sonja was definitely sexy, but still a bad ass. Dynamite’s Nick Barrucci recently had a […]

First peek at Jeff Smith’s Tuki Save the Humans!, with CBLDF future unveiling


With RASL running up the sales chart and soon to start racking up awards, Jeff Smith’s next project—a webcomic called Tüki Save the Humans! has been kept under wraps. But a teaser image has finally been released, and it’s been announced that Smith will officially unveil it November 10th a benefit brunch for the CBLDF […]

Kick Watch: Neil the Horse reprint is going crowdfunded


A couple of months back I announced that Hermes Press—a specialist in comic strip reprints—was going to reprint Katherine Collins’s Neil the Horse comics in a richly deserved deluxe edition. Well for various reasons, this book is now being crowdfunded on Indiegogo. We are already working on restoring the pages, but don’t have the money […]