DC and IDW team for LOVE IS LOVE anthology to honor Orlando shooting victims

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      DC and IDW are teaming up for LOVE IS LOVE, a project spearheaded by writer Marc Andreyko intended to honor the victims of the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting. The result is an anthology with more than 100 stories and 200 creators on board, with all the proceeds going to victims, survivors, and their families […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 9/21/16: When Ghost Rider burst into flames, one brave family tried to find a fire extinguisher

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§ I guess Ghost Rider appeared on Agents of Shield last night! I didn’t watch it because I was watching the Mets because that’s what I do. But he was in flames! #AgentsofSHIELD was so awesome. They absolutely nailed #GhostRider! Can't wait to see more of him. Season 4 is gonna be one hell of […]

LeftField and Crunchyroll team for Anime NYC, a new show

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LeftField Media, the events company behind Awesome Con, Play Fair and more events, is bringing an anime back to NYC in 2017 with the aptly named Anime NYC, with Crunchyroll, the streaming anime service as primary sponsor, and Funimation, Viz and Kinokuniya also aboard. The event will take place November 17-19, 2017 at the Javits […]

To do tomorrow, 9/20: Lee Marrs signs Pudge Girl Blimp

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Over the weekend at SPX I had the extreme pleasure of interviewing Trina Robbins and meeting Rebecca Wilson, one of the original contributors to Wimmens Comix, the groundbreaking underground anthology from the 70s. Tomorrow, if you’re in Berkeley you can celebrate another one of the cartoonists from that era, the legendary Lee Marrs. She’ll be […]

Happy! by Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson gets pilot order at SyFy

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Happy! an Image series by Grant Morrison and Darrick Robertson has been given a a pilot order at SyFy, as the relentless march of comics into primetime television continues. The series concerns a hardboiled hitman who questions his life after he meets a small, imaginary flying blue horse named Happy. See the first link for […]

Mariko Tamaki and Nico Leon launch a new Hulk title starring Jennifer Walters

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Oh that Marvel. A new Hulk title with Jennifer Walters starring. As Hulk. Not She Hulk. A traumatized Jennifer Walter. still recovering from trauma and the death of her cousin Bruce. Gimmicks aplenty. But the book is written by award winning author Mariko Tamaki (Skim, This One Summer) so it’ll be worth a read at […]

IDW restructures editorial with Ryall, Hedgecock and Cerasi

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IDW Publishing just announced some restructuring in editorial as they embark on Revolution, a groundbreaking reworking of Hasbro properties into a shared universe. Chris Ryall moves from Editor in Chief to Chief Creative Officer, with an emphasis on developing new creative opportunities for all divisions of IDW, including pursuing new creative talent, stories, and licenses, […]

RIP C. Martin Croker, animator, voice artist, cartoonist

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Over the weekend I was devastated to learn of the sudden death of Clay Martin Croker, best known as the voice of Zorak and Moltar on Space Ghost Coast to Coast, but also an animator, cartoonist, and general renaissance man. He was only 54, and died after a sudden, acute illness. You can read about […]

Live blogging the 2016 Ignatz Awards

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Hey hey, don’t know how long my power will last, but we’re here for the only US comics awards that cartoonists RACE to get to. Director Warren Bernard thanks volunteers and guests and remembers Alvin Buenaventura and Richard Thompson Nate Powell: I feel SPX is my home planet. “It’s proven itself the most inclusive scene I’ve […]