The top comics-related news stories from September 1 to September 7, 2007:
1. Swedish authorities continue to negotiate a still-prickly political situation caused by the publication of a Muhammed cartoon satirizing the religious figure as a dog in one of their newspapers.
2. DC Comics signs a deal to have its bookstore distribution performed by Random House.
3. Spanish prosecutors announced that the creative team behind a satirical cartoon cover for the magazine El Jueveswill face a fine if convicted. It was believed at first that the groundbreaking case might put jail time on the table.
Quote Of The Week
"I always say when I discovered Zen it was like finding an old pair of shoes in your closet, that you'd forgotten you had, and you put them on -- and it's instantly just a perfect fit." -- John Porcellino
this week's imagery comes from pioneering comic book house Centaur Publications