Kibbles ‘n’ Bits: How to break into comics and how to break your heart if you are Spider-Man


  § Nice Art: 13th Dimension has reprinted the ENTIRE story by Faith Erin Hicks from the Attack on Titan anthology. § Lots of news and notes to catch up on, but first, it has come to my attention that copy editing has been unusually substandard of late, even for this site. While the holiday, […]

Tilting at Windmills #256: The death of retail?


By Brian Hibbs   Despite now being in retail for over thirty years now, I have to admit that there are times that I worry about the death of small-business retail. Now my fears are certainly driven by the area I am in – San Francisco has both rapidly escalating retail rents, as well as […]

Emet Comics to take over Fresh Romance from Rosy Press; submissions open


  Rosy Press was an ambitious start up that promised romance comics for the new generation of comics readers, and mostly delivered with a lead title, Fresh Romance, that was nominated for several awards. Unfortunately, founder Janelle Asselin was forced to shut the press down earlier this year due to real life concerns. However, this romance has a […]

EXCLUSIVE: Brian McDonald and Toby Cypress Give Voice to the Afterlife in LAND OF THE DEAD


The human fascination with death is as old as mankind itself.  From the Egyptians to the Greeks and from ancient myth to American Gothic stories, death has provided us with many lenses for examining life.  Today, we are pleased to announce that First Second plans to publish The Land of the Dead by writer Brian McDonald and artist Toby […]

Cyber Monday Bonanza Continues with Top Cow Title Discounts!


Top Cow, best known as the publisher of series including Postal and Witchblade, is getting in on the Cyber Monday sales action.  From now until December 31st, 2016, they’re offering 40% off a selection of their graphic novel catalog and 60% off a number of their single issues.   Via their press release: Top Cow’s official merchandise […]