Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 12/7/16: When Patricia Highsmith dated Stan Lee


§ The classic and essential Comic Book History of Comics by Fred van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey is being rereleased in a color edition at IDW, and taking a cue from the shocking historical events contained within, Brian Cronin has rounded up Fred Van Lente Presents: 15 Unbelievable Moments In Comic Book History. And let me […]

Wizard World sues Stephen Shamus for $1 million, but who are the 10 ‘John Does’


Say it ain’t so, Norman Reedus. Last week convention company Wizard World fired their Chief Marketing Officer Stephen Shamus, and they filed suit against him. The suit alleges that Shamus used his position to obtain more than $1 million worth of signed memorabilia and collectibles from Wizard World guests which he then sold. A sweet set-up for some extra cash, if true.

Black Mirror’s Charlie Brooker makes our dreams come true by calling Reddit theory”b•llsh•t”


WARNING: There will be spoilers for the “San Junipero” episode of Black Mirror in this post. If you have not seen this nearly perfect hour of filmed entertainment, PLEASE DO NOT READ ANY FURTHER, I beg of you. If you have…go forward. Black Mirror is Twilight Zone with Wifi. Created by Charlie Brooker, the series […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 11/2/16: J. Scott Campbell rethinks Riri and redeems himself


Riri Redux — J. Scott Campbell (@JScottCampbell) November 2, 2016 § Nice art: In what he billed on FB as a “rethink”, artist J. Scott Campbell tweeted the above image of Riri Williams, the new Ironheart in Invincible Iron Man. Campbell drew heavy criticism after he drew a variant cover for IIM #1 showed […]

DC announces complete art line-up for Justice League vs Suicide Squad, including Howard Porter


While Rebirth seems to be a hit with fans and retailers, DC can’t just sit around heaving a sigh of relief. So in December they’re rolling out Justive League vs Suicide Squad, an event/crossover/battle royale starring Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Amanda Waller, Harley Quinn, Deadshot and so on. Joshua Williamson is writing this tale. The […]

Terry Moore’s Strangers in Paradise returns in 2018


Appearing at a spotlight panel at the Paris Comic Con, Terry Moore revealed that after he finishes his series Motor Girl (which debuts next month), he’ll return to Strangers in Paradise in 2018 for the series’ 25th anniversary. (Has it really been that long? Ayieeee.) You can view the panel in a Periscope, LIVE on […]

Insight Comics launches in 2017 with MFK, Die Hard, X-Com and more


Last month, Insight Editions announced a new graphic novel imprint, and how, courtesy of Publishers Weekly, we have more details: Insight Editions, best known for lavishly illustrated art and coffee-table books on pop culture, is launching Insight Comics, an imprint specializing in original and licensed graphic novels of all styles. The imprint will publish an […]

Walking Dead Round-up: Shocking deaths reveal that the zombie apocalypse is awful


Last night the seventh season of The Walking Dead kicked off and answered this cliffhanger of a question: just WHO did Negan beat to death with a baseball bat? (SPOILERS, obviously, although if you haven’t seen the episode yet and you’re reading this, may God have mercy on your soul.) The episode opened with a […]

The mixed messages of Wonder Woman as she’s named Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls


In a sometimes emotional presentation, Gal Gadot, Lynda Carter, Patty Jenkins and DC president Diane Nelson joined UN Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information, Cristina Gallach at the UN today to name Wonder Woman an Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. Wonder Woman was added as an inspiration for the UN’s Sustainable […]