May 31, 2012
Random Comics News Story Round-Up
* substantive reading of the day: two posts
from Gary Tyrrell about a presentation at the NCS meetings last weekend where people talked nuts and bolts of how to make a living as a cartoonist right now.
* Greg McElhatton on Mind MGMT #1
. Sean Gaffney on A Certain Scientific Railgun Vol. 4
. J. Caleb Mozzocco on Star Wars: Darth Vader And The Lost Command
. Johanna Draper Carlson on a bunch of different comics and Dance Class Vols. 1-2
. Sonia Harris on X-Statix Omnibus
. Ken Parille on Are You My Mother?
Sean Rogers on Nancy Is Happy
* Kurt Busiek on Why Batman Is Not Green Lantern
* Alan Gardner points out through dramatic example
that the Team Cul De Sac auction could use your attention.
* if you're reading this, you still have time to get ready and buy one of the few remaining Comic-Con International badges, going on sale today
. I think I said in the CR
guide that this had already happened. My sincere apologies.
* Toth. Toth, Toth, Toth, Toth, Toth. Toth
* I've made some printing errors when I've worked at publishing companies, but I've never made a Holocaust Printing Error
* I love the way Jack Kirby's Scott Free looked
. I don't think any comics character has looked like that ever again, and it's not like it's an unfamiliar look if you wander around some small town somewhere.
* Jordan Hurder on the Building Stories book design
* Michelle Ollie talks to Blaise Larmee
. Shaun Manning talks to Nicolas Mahler
* Matt Bors notes one weird-ass depiction of a Syrian child
* Evan Dorkin writes about
his work on the Predator
franchise. Well, of course he does.
* finally, the writer Warren Ellis muses on the shape of long-form webcomics
. I find it interesting we're still having very basic conversations like this several years in, and I don't mean that to antagonize: I'm one of the people responsible for directing comics conversations, after all.
posted 10:00 am PST
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