Don't forget: Adrian Tomine appearing 7 o'clock tonight at the University Bookstore, chatting with Fantagraphics' third arm, Eric Reynolds. In Florida: "Small Stuff" at Bear & Bird Gallery on Nov. 24th. Features a bunch of artists selling work in a "cash and carry" format. A great way to buy some art for the gift-giving season. One of my favorites, Scott Campbell is in the show, as is Australian cartoonist Benjamin Constantine. Constantine (Ben Cee) recently sent comics to the office that I really enjoyed. His work has shades of Kevin Scalzo hanging out with Dave Cooper. He seems to be…
Check it out: Jaime Hernandez's Theme Time Radio Hour Poster: The Movie.
Why was this story even written? This is the worst kind of wag the dog journalism about comics that I can recall reading recently, and while I'm not surprised that the NY Times ran with it, I'm a little surprised that the author's c.v. includes the Believer, which is one of the very few mags I go out of my way to read, even about things that are totally out of my wheelhouse, because I respect their editorial vigor. This story is degrading to the Times and Believer. Platinum Studios is the worst kind of intellectual property grindhouse, a shell…
Eric Reynolds recorded a couple of brief video clips of Gary Groth’s interview of Schulz and Peanuts author David Michaelis at the Elliott Bay Book Company here in Seattle on Wednesday evening and passed them to me to put on YouTube: We also have several still photos from a few different sources — click for a gallery on Flickr.
Our office dog and unofficial mascot turns 3 today. Here he is as a puppy. Awww!
So says Real Change in the intro to their great interview with Ellen.
Inkstuds Radio talks underground legend Greg Irons with Patrick Rosenkranz, author of You Call This Art?!: A Greg Irons Retrospective. I haven't listened yet, but it should be good; I always enjoy talking comics with Patrick, and Inkstuds is the best radio show about comics that I am aware of.
Spurge points out that "Shelf Life," Marc Sobel's in-depth, issue-by-issue examination of Love and Rockets Vol. 1 at Sequart, has entered its second half, with the latest installment featuring issue #26.
New York Magazine is offering an Exclusive Comics Excerpt of Jason's I KILLED ADOLF HITLER. Go read it, already!