§ Well, we’ve lost Zsa Zsa. She was 99 so…she had her innings. 2016 keeps kicking our ass and here’s a particularly gruesome party game: there are still two weeks to go in 2016. Who else can we lose that would just demoralize us the most? DO NOT REALLY ANSWER THIS. § REMINDER! Submissions for […]
Clear some shelf space and save up some money: Top Shelf is releasing the second and final part of the Complete Bacchus series, and then they’re taking part one and The Complete Alec, also by Eddie Campbell, and putting them in a deluxe slipcased edition that will stand tall and proud on your shelf.
Part of the celebration of 40 years of international publisher Humanoids, this anthology gathers some great talent to explore the idea of forks in the roads, those moments of life discovery that are like Schrodinger’s Cat for human emotion. As with any anthology, the results vary, but there’s a lot of good here, particularly considering these […]
Now what was that I was just saying about non Marvel and DC properties getting a second look—or in the case of From Hell, a third look. The masterpiece by Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell that followed the saga of Jack the Ripper in fascinating detail was already made into a movie starring Johnny Depp. But now it’s back in development as a TV show:
A must read and a must-read for masochists top our linkage today, both returning to topics that were much on the minds of anyone in comics about 30 years ago — oldies but goodies.
First and most importantly, library professor Carol Tilley has been going through Dr. Fredric Wertham’s notes and found out that he was, to use a technical term, full of hooey.
If you read only one think piece on comics by a great cartoonist today, you should read The Literaries by Eddie Campbell. The piece spins off of the current discussion on the place of EC comics which I mentioned the other day. Campbell’s response is specifically to Ng Suat Tong’s declaration that EC comics were mostly well-drawn pulp.
Eddie Campbell’s long out of print DAPPER JOHN has been released as an iPad app, he writes: