* Johanna Draper Carlson reminds us to note the Megan Rose Gedris story. The thought of taking that much word down because the contract is such that you can't even work in mutually beneficial partnership with the rights holder is super-depressing.
* finally, Frank Santoro talks to Sean T. Collins here about the current state of criticism about comics. This is something I never thought of as having a state so it's hard for me to wrap my mind around what they're talking about conceptually. On the other hands, there's a lot of meat in the individual lines and tossed-off asides that it's easy not to care if some sort of theory is explicated.