Well, we’ve made if through TCAF and like the seasoned campaigners they are, Brigid Alverson and Erica Friedman decamped for home before dawn even broke, leaving Deb Aoki and Heidi MacDonald to eat the last croissants and ketchup potato chips and perhaps enjoy an impromptu mimosa with the leftover bottle of rose. As we wrap things […]
Recorded live and uncensored, girls gone wild style in hotel room at TCAF! The podcast has gained TWO special guests! Librarian superstars Robin Brenner and Eva Volin join Brigid Alverson, Erica Friedman, Deb Aoki and Heidi MacDonald we talk about all our doings at TCAF during the day including the importance of the queer themes […]
Welcome back to episode 2 of Four Women in a Hotel Rooms At TCAF starring myself, Erica Friedman, Deb Aoki and Brigid Alverson. After some confusion over our differing bedtimes, we got up bright and early this morning and assembled our thoughts. In this episode: Brigid talks about the panels on the infrastructure of […]
by Nancy Powell The Comics Beat’s own Heidi MacDonald moderated a Thursday evening panel discussion on the state-of-state of comics journalism, featuring Megan Purdy of Women Write About Comics, Brett Schenker of Graphic Policy and Mark Stack of Comics Bulletin. What they had to say about the challenges of writing against the backdrop of media […]
Brandon and Alex have a frank discussion about the state of comics journalism.
I can’t believe I didn’t mention this before, but I recently guested on Gregg Schigiel’s podcast Stuff Said, and I have to say, this is, by far, the most in-depth interview I have EVER EVER done. Or probably ever will do. I talk about my ENTIRE career. Gregg really did his research on this, and […]
Hey, do you want to know a secret? Do you promise not to tell? A whoa-whoa-whoooo. So anyway, today is HEIDI MACDONALD’S FLIPPING BIRTHDAY!!
Holding panels in the wood-panelled bowels of the Armory this year at MoCCA Fest did bring a certain gravitas to the proceedings even if the location was a little difficult to locate for the unfamiliar. When I arrived at the “Art as Profession: Creating, Promoting, and Making Money in Comics” panel at 11:30 on Sunday […]
As the first of several “Comic Book Roundtable” events to be held at the Soho Gallery of Digital Art under the auspices of gallery owner John Ordover and former Marvel editor, author, and educator Danny Fingeroth, this event exploring the life and legacy of Dr. Frederic Wertham was planned for the occasion of Wertham’s 118th […]
The nominees have been announced for the Shel Dorf Awards 2012. The awards nominate a lot of the usual incredibly talented suspects, with books like Daredevil, Batman and Walking Dead all receiving multiple nominations. The best news here, though, is that both Heidi MacDonald and Henry Barajas have been nominated for Comics Blogger of the […]