So, it’s Geek Pride Day, which has been a thing since… 2006? Why today, May 25th? Well, there are many events which have coalesced on today.
50 Free Comic Book Day titles! If you’re lucky, your store will give you a bundle of comics! But more likely, you’ll have a limit… both in time (what? this isn’t the line for the 12:15 showing for Guardians of the Galaxy?) and number. What should you grab? Depends on what you like, for starters. […]
Free Comic Book Day 2017 Gold Sponsor Comics (W) Adam Hughes (A/CA) Adam Hughes It’s Betty vs. Veronica! Betty and Veronica are America’s sweethearts… until they turn on each other! Pops’ Chocklit Shoppe is being taken over by a huge coffee company. When Betty and Veronica go head-to-head over the issue, all bets are off! […]
Free Comic Book Day 2017 Silver Sponsor Comics (W) Gabe Soria (A/CA) Warren Pleece A prequel of sorts to Murder Ballads, Z2 Comics’ biggest release of 2017! This book tells the story of Franklin Bonisteel, the legendary record prodcuer, and his misadventures in Los Angeles. Included will be an original song by Dan Auerbach of […]
Free Comic Book Day 2017 Silver Sponsor Comics (W) Mauro Boselli (A/CA) Pasquale Frisenda Tex gets a letter from the other end of the world sent by an Argentinian army officer asking him for help in an extremely sensitive mission. Tex chooses to help a friend, but situation quickly escalates forcing him to make a […]
Free Comic Book Day 2017 Silver Sponsor Comics (W) Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Brian E. Paterson, James DeWille (A) Elliot Fernandez, Thomas Pitilli (CA) Francesco Francavilla Learn the secrets and hidden tales from the summer before the eternal love-triangle begins in this special issue. Featuring two short stories focusing on the major players and events in the […]
Okay, it’s time for my annual post on how to navigate your way to C2E2 at McCormick Place. Once again, it’s in the South Building, so if you attended before… well, then why the heck are you reading this?!? You already know how to get there! But for those who might have forgotten, or wondered […]
Today, the American Library Association released its State of America’s Libraries Report, an annual report released during National Library Week. It’s not easy being a librarian, and it’s gotten even more difficult in the current Zeitgeist of fake news, polarization, and intolerance.
Today, the Pulitzer Prizes were announced for 2017. Awarded since 1917, the awards honor both journalistic and artistic achievements. Of note to fans of cartooning, an award for Editorial Cartooning has been awarded since 1924. This year’s recipient, Jim Morin, won it before, in 1996.
DC has released their list of 193 titles due to ship during next September to January. What’s of interest? I’ll note them below, with covers and/or highlighting. DC has both Wonder Woman and Justice League movies hitting the big screen, so expect lots of reprints. (There’s even a Justice League Detroit collection!?! And a “Wonder […]