If you look on the categories of the Beat (I know, unlikely) you’ll see one for Cryptozoology – in the early days of this site, sightings of weird critters was one of our little hobbies and we often referred to the work of Loren Coleman, one of the world’s foremost cryptozoologists and the founder of […]
By now everyone including the Hollywood trades has linked to Steve Bissette’s Facebook post about the Constantine TV show and the fact that he won’t get any money for the script currently being written: As of this morning, it appears there will be NO payment to the Constantine creators for this series. This option apparently […]
On October 21st, Stephen Bissette from The Center for Cartoon Studies met up with Oliver Goodenough from The Vermont Law School to discuss Jack Kirby and his relationship with Marvel Comics. The Comics Journal put the audio up and it is a good listen with a nice James Sturm introduction
BY JEN VAUGHN – This Friday, ‘Marvel’ will face the ghost of Jack Kirby when professor and attorney Oliver Goodenough squares off against creator rights advocate and cartoonist Steve Bissette.
Steve Bissette is second to none when it comes to well-sourced, exhaustively thorough and stimulatingly thoughtful writings on culture, so his new book TEEN ANGELS & NEW MUTANTS should be quite the read. … Amazingly, while EW’s comics coverage has been spotty of late, here’s an awesome interview with Bissette in Shelf Life : Brat Pack is not a graphic novel that tends to get mentioned in the same breath as, say, Watchmen or The Dark Knight Returns, when people talk about all-time great comics.