§ Grant Morrison has done….something to Batman:
What’s it like going down in history as the man who [redacted] Batman?
MORRISON: It’s great! At last! I feel like John Wilkes Booth. It’s fantastic.
§ Dick Hyacinth finds MMA comics in the work of Jeffrey Brown and Yusaku Hanakuma.
§ We forgot to mention that Comics Comics #3 is now available as a free download! This ‘zine contains much of interest and if you click the link, you’ll see what we mean.
§ Chris Butcher looks at the contents of a Gene Yang-Derek Kirk Kim collaboration
Let’s put the design aside for a moment and talk about what’s in between the covers… ABC is a full colour book, longer than Gordon and Loyola put together, with higher over-all production (french-flaps!) and weighs is roughly the same price as either book. It’s also just a stronger work overall. Add in beautiful design and a great cover and a strong international marketing force, and you’ve got a hit on your hands. And it might be clear why Gene’s work really found an audience more than 10 years after he started putting it out there.
§ Percy Carey interviews retailer Ryan Liebowitz.
§ Frank Santoro’s complete“Best of” list:
§ Mariah Huehner’s TiredFairy Studios store.
§ We hadn’t previously linked to the 2008 Wizard Fan Awards, until Flog pointed out that a Fantagraphics book is nominated. Can you guess which one?