I will be at MoCCA this coming weekend, promoting Literate Machine, more about which in the near future.
Subjects: comics, mocca, literate machine
One of the great pleasures of comic conventions is bringing home the haul of comics that you won’t find at your local comic shop. Here’s what I got at the New York Comic Con:
Virgin Comics given free at the Stan Lee Legend event:
The Stranded #1 by Mike Carey and Siddrarth Kotian
Ramayana 3392AD Reloaded: The Tome […]
Subjects: powers, supernatural, comics
It’s just come down the pike that Marvel is writing out Spider-Man and Mary Jane’s marriage. As in from existence like it never happened. Here is the response from my friend Phil:
Wow. just realized that I have not picked up 2 consecutive issues of spider-man in over a decade. You know, I remember when Matt […]
Okay, the new StarLord comic officially RULES.
Happy birthday Herge!
This, I think, says just about everything that should be said about the death of Johnny Hart, the creator of BC, which was known for being both unfunny and antisemitic.
Subjects: news, comics
Here’s a really interesting “Blog and Mail” from Dave Sim on writing
Compliments are very stingily granted in our society so the occasional compliment is usually well-deserved and can tell you what your personal strength(s) is/are. “You write good dialogue”. So I wrote a lot of dialogue. “Your work actually makes me laugh” so I wrote […]
The ‘Kirkus’ 2006 Graphic Spotlight
30 graphic novel recommendations, some good some bad.
All I have to say is, Lost Girls is gonna kick some sweet ass.
A New Era in Comics Publishing: A Roundtable - 6/27/2006 - Publishers Weekly
A facinating roundtable on comics and publishing.
Subjects: publishing, comics
Neil Gaiman - Neil Gaiman’s Journal: Lost Girls redux
Alan Moore’s Lost Girls, finally complete and in one volume, is going to kick so much preposterous ass.
Just saw an early screening of V for Vendetta.
There are some things they changed from the book, made more sentimental, a little less pro-anarchy. However, it is still a paranoid, pro-terrorism, pro-violence, anti-fascism work that resonates with modern times more than ever. It is also a terrifically good movie.
They finally made a good movie from […]
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Subjects: comics, humor, blogging
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The Religious Experience of Philip K. Dick by Robert Crumb
This feature about Philip Dick’s “Valis” experience was published in Weirdo comic #17 from summer, 1986.
It is an interesting graphic interpretation of a series of events which happened to Dick in March of 1974. He spent the remaining years of his life trying to figure out […]