Go girl: Lois Lane gets a very rare one shot today

Go girl: Lois Lane gets a very rare one shot todayhttp://ift.tt/1hTt87U Tweet Today’s Lois Lane one-shot comic by Marguerite Bennett and Emanuela Lupacchino is not only the first Lois Lane solo book in a long time, but a possible “pilot” season for the character, who is actually the LONGEST running female character in the Superhero […]

Comixology announces their SXSW schedule

Comixology announces their SXSW schedulehttp://ift.tt/MugYU1 Tweet Comixology will once again be making a big splash (although hopefully not the same kind as they amde last year)at the SXSWi interactive conference which runs March 7-11. Activities will encompass: sponsoring the SXSW Geek Stage; a special panel; happy hour; free comics offered throughout the event; and handing […]

Colorist Matthew Wilson: “It’s Better Than Diggin’ Ditches” [Interview]

Colorist Matthew Wilson: “It’s Better Than Diggin’ Ditches” [Interview]http://ift.tt/N3uy1D Tweet If you like comics, you’ve almost certainly seen Matthew Wilson’s work. Colourist for many of the most acclaimed comics of the last few years, his work has been seen on Wonder Woman, Young Avengers, Swamp Thing, Phonogram, Secret Avengers and many more comics. Colouring is […]

Potential Star Wars VII villain Adam Driver has already been to outer space


It is a new millennium and a New Star Wars Trilogy. And according to reports this afternoon Adam Driver is nearing a deal to sign on as the villain in STAR WARS VII, which JJ Abrams is directing for release next year. THR suggests that casting for the threequel is well underway, however, Manhattan Project-like […]

Indie Month-to-Month Sales December 2013: Guess what zombie title was #1?


My sincerest apologies for both the lateness and the brevity of this month’s column. I’m in the middle of a move to a new city, and have just started a new job, so time has been especially scarce this month. I’ve not been able to comment on many of the titles towards the lower end of the chart, and I suspect next month will be very similar. Things should be back to normal by the February chart though!

It was a relatively quiet December, Bill Willingham’s Legenderry the highest charting new entry amongst the usual bumper-selling Image titles, a couple of Star Wars books and My Little Pony. Elsewhere, it’s a very downward trending chart, with only 11 titles going up in sales and a colossal 123 going down, with the rest made up of new entries and specials.

RIP: Diamond Digital

RIP: Diamond Digitalhttp://ift.tt/1cmOaUy Tweet It’s hard to remember those timid days when digital comics were a threat to civilization as we know it and not a solid revenue stream, but one of the artifacts of that era, Diamond Digital, has been laid to rest. This was a program whereby retailers, instead of licking ‘em could […]

SDCC ’14: Hotel-o-ween kicks off with Early Bird Hotel sale!

SDCC ’14: Hotel-o-ween kicks off with Early Bird Hotel sale!http://ift.tt/1psHWve Tweet Well, this is not really hotel-o-ween. It is a nice, orderly, adult process known as the Comic-Con International early bird hotel sale. Basically if you don’t mind a brief 15-20 shuttle ride and paying the whole amount upfront, you can book a perfectly nice […]

News alert: Abe Vigoda is still alive

News alert: Abe Vigoda is still alivehttp://ift.tt/1holkaM Tweet It’s been a week to remember out mortality. Close to home, two excellent comics journalists, Bhob Stewart and Bill Baker passed away, leaving many friends behind, and the death of comedian/director/Ghostbuster Harold Ramis was a shock to all of us. So on a more cheerful note, I’d […]