The top comics-related news stories from March 12 to March 18, 2011:
1. Not one but two newspapers apologize for glib, tsunami-related editorial cartoons. The majority of responses were more encouraging, some literally, as major fund-raising efforts gear up across comics' various creative communities.
2. C2E2 opens with a lot riding on the sophomore effort. Convention has stayed mostly quiet with national press and focused on local/regional, which seems like an excellent way to approach such a show.