Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 12/14/15: Report – Normal woman aren’t like drawings

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§ Remember that Spider-women cover thing? Gosh, it seems like 200 years ago doesn’t it! Well Buzzfeed has been getting massive traffic by taking photos of regular people of all sizes doing things that normally models do, and they hit on the idea of getting regular women try to do the brokeback and the Spider-Woman […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 12/10/15: What I hate about the internet

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§ Zack Davisson, the late Shigeru Mizuki’s English language translator, has an obituary that gives the great man’s oeuvre more context: His influence on pop culture is so ubiquitous as to be invisible. His immensely popular Kitaro series introduced the world of entertainment to yokai and their realms of spirits, gods, and monsters. If you’ve […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 12/8/15: Best comics of year keep rollin’ on

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§ I forgot to mention that the Goodreads Readers Choices award winners have been announced and the comics winner was Saga Volume 4 with 18,578 votes. NImona was the runner-up with 17,471 votes, followed by Attack on Titan. § Speaking of Goodreads, I’ve often wondered why it doesn’t attract nmore comics people, but it Gina […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 12/1/15: Come back, Peter Jackson, all is forgiven

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Home Invasion This was an interesting weekend… Posted by Peter Jackson on Sunday, November 29, 2015 § In perhaps the greatest act of trollery ever by an Oscar-winning director, Peter Jackson made a little Facebook video that simultaneously winds up both Doctor Who fans and Tolkien experts. The Who teasing refers to persistent rumors that […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 11/25/15: San Diego is getting MORE hotels!

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§ Rob Salkowitz gives an overview of the various subscription based comics services including Marvel Unlimited, ComicBlitz and so on. From Spotify and Apple Music to Netflix and Amazon Prime, huge chunks of the media distribution world are moving from paid downloads to monthly subscriptions. But since the early days of digital comics and graphic […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits: What they found in this cartoonist’s apartment will blow your mind

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§ Dave Itzkoff elides the Dark Knight III experience for the NY Times. It was pointed out a few times that this piece only interviews men and while I’m fully aware that many woman like Batman, I think this can be labeled a “guy thing” without too much outcry. § Forge magazine presents a short […]