* if you have something better to do than to spend time with a Gary Panter drawing tutorial, I want what surely must be your exciting and extravagantly-lived life. Seeing as you're reading this, though, I'm thinking you have at least enough time to bookmark that one until later. Gary Panter is a national treasure.
* David Lloyd writes in "Director's Commentary" style about his most recent work here. It's great to have David Lloyd out there trying new things and making comics.
* not comics: here is an exploration of Kickstarter and similar crowd funding mechanism from the vantage point of independent film. (via Gil Roth)