INCEPTION’s numerous comics inspirations

So according to I Watch Stuff, Christopher Nolan got the idea for INCEPTION from a Don Rosa story featuring Donald Duck and the Beagle Boys. But according to Chris Sims, it was Calvin and Hobbes that gave Nolan’s dream epic its inspiration. Which to choose? And apparently, Matthew Vaughn didn’t want X-MEN FIRST CLASS to […]

POLL: Help us rank what is cool!

Since moving this blog, we’ve gotten a lot more, well, random information and pr coming in, and it’s becoming harder and harder to figure out what’s cool and what isn’t. There is so much amazing stuff happening every minute, and luckily we have Twitter, Facebook, SquareSpace and LinkedIn to tell us all about it. But […]

Thoughts for the day

And now every time I get a little burnt out on what I “have” to do for work, I shut out all the external pressures around covering comics as an industry and read some comics that no one told me too. You should try it sometime too! — Kiel Phegley “The dominant tech culture says […]

Bye-Bye, CoCo

As some of you may know, tonight is Conan O’Brien’s last night as host of the Tonight Show. The story has been little covered by the media, so we thought we’d end the week with a brief comics-related tribute via the pages of MYTHOS SPIDER-MAN, a 2007 Marvel miniseries which had a brief O’Brien appearance. […]

Images to haunt us

§ Superhero division: Maxim presents 12 Superheroes Who Should Be On ’70s Vans, which, considering that several of these characters were created at a time when van art was an influence is a little Moebius strip for our tastes, but has Photoshop ever been used for a better purpose? § Indie Division: We’re very late […]