Rio Rancho mom “incredibly disturbed” by finding “Palomar” in school library

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Sadly I can’t embed the local news scare quotes story here but the transcript is almost as good. A mother in Rio Rancho, NM found her son had checked out Gilbert Hernandez’ PALOMAR from the school library, and then things got dangerous!

Kickstarter alert: Comic Book People 2: Photographs from the 1990s by Jackie Estrada

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Somehow I have neglected to mention until this moment that Jackie Estrada is crowdfunding a second book of photos taken at conventions over the years, this one focusing on the 90s. The first volume was a roaring success. This second one (Despite not having me on the cover) looks to be just as good. And […]

RIP Leonard Nimoy

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A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP — Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) February 23, 2015 After being taken to the hospital complaining of chest pains a few days ago, actor Leonard Nimoy has passed away at age 83. He’d been suffering from COPD in recent […]

Entertainment Round-Up: Blade Runner 2, Supergirl gets a potential Cyborg Superman, new Daredevil images, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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Blade Runner is officially getting a sequel, Supergirl adds more new faces, and Marvel Studios promotional images hit the web

Other colors you can get THAT dress in do not include gold

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Last night twitter nation became one as never before—from Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato and Gerard Way to millions of Tweets around the world, everyone was obsessed with the optical illusion of what color this dress is:

The CW aims for a superhero team-up series featuring Firestorm, The Atom, Black Canary and Captain Cold

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The CW’s third superhero series may be much bigger than originally thought

Indie Month-to-Month Sales December 2014: It’s a Bitch Planet type month

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December felt like a rough month for comics, with seven titles seeing a drop of over 40% of their readers. The month wasn’t all bad, however, as it also saw the release of Bitch Planet from Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro. It had the highest release of December, followed by Rumble (Image), Hellboy and the BRPD (Dark Horse), and The Valiant (Valiant Entertainment).

Secret Wars Serves Up Second Zombie Title

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Secret Wars gets second scoop of Marvel Zombies with yet another tie-in book.

Society of Illustrators announces the complete Comic and Cartoon Art Annual winners

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Last year the Society of Illustrators added a medal competition for comics arts, parallel to those they have long given out for illustration. And here are the 2015 winners. While the judges weren’t revealed, The judges, chaired by Steven Guarnaccis and R. Sikoryak, are a prestigious let, . A complete list of artists selected for […]

Entertainment Round-Up: Alien sequel, Fantastic Four, Spectre, Agent Carter

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Blomkamp and Weaver talk Aliens, new Fantastic Four Images, Agent Carter and more