Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 8/23/16: map this!

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§ Nice Art: Carlton Waugh is probably best known to comics scholars as the author of a book called The Comics, (Catchy eh?) published in 1947, and one of the first serious discussions of the medium. But he also made really cool looking maps of Greenwich Village in the 20s. If this map only included […]

Long Beach Comic Con and Captured Aural Phantasy Theater will re-enact the 1954 comic book hearings

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Captured Aural Phantasy Theater is an LA-based theater troupe that combines pop culture references with the stage, and they’re bringing their brand of lunacy to this year’s Long Beach Comic Con, which is coming right for  you Sept, 17-18 in Long Beach, as usual. The programming is just rollign out and ehre’s a first look. CPTALA […]

John Cassaday and Tom Feister have ‘Grand Passion’ with James Robinson

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  James (Squadron Supreme, Scarlet Witch, Starman) Robinson has a pretty amazing ccomics career already under his belt, but he’s still at it, with Grand Passion, a new creator owned series from Dynamite coming this November. The book was announced a whiel ago, but it’s jsut been revealed that Tom Feister (the Eisner Award-nominated inker of Ex […]

The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye wins Singapore Literature Prize

    The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, Sonny Liew’s incredible history of Singapore told through an invented comics history, has become the first graphic novel to win the Singapore Literature Prize for English Fiction. It also won Book of the Year at the Singapore Book Awards. The accolades come as some vindication for Liew; […]

Alternative Announces Fall line with Van Sciver, Henderson, Eng and more

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Alternative Comics has announced several books, including imprints Study Group Comics and Floating World Comics, all distributed by Consortium. They’re also offering 15 recently acquired titles from backlist imprint Sparkplug , including books by Jason Shiga, Aron Nels Steinke and Renée French. Afterland by Chris Taylor A science-fiction soap opera featuring the exploits of a […]