CXC: Tyler and Aragones share CXC Master Award; Trudeau and Czap also honored


  The CXC festival was held over the last four days in Columbus and the Sunday night driving home tweets were all very happy. I’ve pieced together the award winners from Tweets and Instagrams and what not. You can see more photos and news at the CXC FB page. The CXC Master Award was shared […]

31 Days of Halloween: The Bloody Cardinal by Richard Sala


I doubt a 31 Days of Halloween has gone by without my linking to Richard Sala, one of the masters of creepy and eerie comics. He’s currently serializing The Bloody Cardinal (link takes you to the Study Group page for the comic, which starts at the beginning, but it’s on tumblr, too.) It’s described as […]

NYCC’16: Wonder Woman, Fantastic Beasts, and Costuming!


I continue with my wrap-up of New York Comic Con photos, this time featuring movie costumes and do-it-yourself costuming. Once again, DC and Warner Brothers staged a display on the south end of Javits during New York Comic Con. This year, it featured Wonder Woman, celebrating 75 years, and star of a major motion picture. […]

CXC is going on right now and on through the weekend and you should go


I hvae done a really awful job of reporting on the goings on at CXC in Columbus. The Comics Crossroads festival is now in its second year, and the whole roll out as an arts festival around Columbus and a two day comics festival is in place for the first time with guests like  Garry TRudeau (what […]

Charles Adlard named UK Comics Laureate


He’s not quite Bob Dylan yet, but Walking Dead Artist Charlie Adlard was just named the UK’s Comics Laureate at a ceremony at the Lake Comics Festival which is now going on. Adlard succeeds Dave Gibbons in this august role. As both a gentleman and an artist who knows his way around severed heads, oozing […]

Joe Field retires from ComicsPRO board


Joe Field, owner of Flying Colors Comics of Concord, CA is retiring from the Board of Directors of ComicsPRO, the retailer organization he helped to found. You can read his whole statement below, but Field has been at the forefront of making comics better for over two decades, both with ComicsPRO and as the originator of Free Comic […]

Sales Charts: DC leads Marvel for the third month in a row in September


September sales figures released by Diamond Comics distributors show DC holding on to its lead in both dollars and units, down a bit from August but still 13 points over Marvel in units, up from 12 last month. Month to month comparisons from August are down, but August was a five week month compared to September’s normal […]