Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 7/20/15: Ladies killing it on the Bestsellers list


As revealed by Faith Erin Hicks in the above tweet, the New York Times Graphic Novel best sellers lists are teeming with female creators, especially on the paperback list where Kieron Killen and Jamie McKelvie are the only male representatives. The hardcover list has 2 1/2 female created books, and there’s at least one on the manga list. I’ve been telling you this for FOUR YEARS.

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 7/1/15: Eight links you should click on and one you shouldn’t


§ Fusion’s comics page has some great content, for example this piece where 8 LGBT cartoonists share their reactions to legal same-sex marriage, with comics from Hilary Price, Sophie Yanow and Howard Cruse’s which is really marvelous. The one from Christopher Keelty, above, made me laugh the hardest though. § Cartoonist/educator Frank Santoro has announced […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 6/10/15: Here’s what happens when a man dumps his comics on the street


§ Zainab Akhtar’s essential Comics & Cola site now has a Patreon. You know what to do and you’d better do it. § Former Marvel and DC staffer Christine Slusarz passed away on Monday at the age of 49 and she is fondly remembered by many people. Scott Lobdell offered some thoughts: Over the last […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 6/2/15: Second Avenue Caper wins a Lammy


§ The Lammy Awards were presented last night, aka the Lambda Literary Awards, which honor LGBTQ literature in many categories from lesbian romance to transgender fiction. The Graphic novel nominees were: 100 Crushes by Elisha Lim Band Vs. Band Comix Volume 1 by Kathleen Jacques Pregnant Butch: Nine Long Months Spent in Drag by A.K. […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 5/20/15: Surviving Charlie Hebdo cartoonist quits and other news of the week


§ Luz, the Charlie Hebdo cartoonist who sirvived the January attack, is quitting the magazine in September, he revealed in an interview on Monday. It’s hard to blame him. “Each issue is torture, because the others are gone,” Mr. Luzier said. “Spending sleepless nights summoning the dead, wondering what Charb, Cabu, Honoré, Tignous would have […]