Squid report

Everyone once in a while we are wont to check in at the Gama-Go store to see what cool new designs we’ll be longing for, and being the squid-lovers that we are, this cephalopod assault on one of freedom’s greatest symbols just shot to the top of the shopping list. Too bad it’s for guys! […]

Imaginova baffled by beaver?

The recent news of Newsarama’s sale to TopTenReviews.com has kind of faded into the woodwork — the site seems to have just kept on going, the only change a new list of sister sites at the bottom of each page. The change was probably for the best. It’s no secret that Newsarama’s previous owners, Imaginova, […]

SDCC Safety Alert: Beware the jumbo squid!

Oh yeah, baby it’s on! Angered after being left out of the WATCHMEN Director’s Cut, jumbo squid are swarming the oceans near San Diego because it’s PAYBACK TIME. The beaked Humboldt squid, which grow up to 5ft (1.5 metres) long, arrived off the city’s shores last week. Divers have reported unnerving encounters with the creatures, […]


Consider this a plug! Evan Dorkin delivers his pitch for BEASTS OF BURDEN, a four-issue miniseries written by him and painted by Jill Thompson: I do know what the deal on the comic is: It’s $2.99 for 23 pages of story and art (the first issue is 23 pages, the others are 22), wonderfully painted […]

Speaking of cryptozoology…

We had a chance the other day to do something not particularly comics related and attend the press preview of the new Extreme Mammals exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History. Being as fascinated by the wonderful world of weird mammals as the average geek, this was a great pleasure — the show includes […]

Crabapple’s MoCCA Fest poster unveiled

Over on her blog, Molly Crabapple has posted her poster for this year’s MoCCA Festival, held June 6-7. Not only does the art feature an octopus — always a favorite here — but it’s the first hint we’ve seen of this year’s guests — David Mazzucchelli, Seth, Adrian Tomine, Al Jaffee, Arnold Roth, and many […]