December 16, 2006
CR Week In Review
The top comics-related news stories from December 9 to December 15, 2006:
1. Major Danish Cartoons Controvery fall-out continues 14 months after pubilcation of cartoons: a fatwa reissued
, more Yemeni journalists sentenced
, and Denmark's best-known business gets
some of its business back.
2. The Angouleme festival overhauls
its well-known awards.
3. Comics loses two of its most colorful characters: the kindly and solicitous Golden Age artist Martin Nodell
; the maverick logger/cartoonist and unlkely modern graphic novel pioneer Bus Griffiths
Winner Of The Week
: the strip syndication version of the popular on-line webcomic launches
with a small suite of big papers and several open or brand-new slots in play.
Loser Of The Week
Me, for not reading
a story right the first time and then not changing the URL name after I change and post my updated story.
Quote Of The Week
"If someone chops your head off and your skin rots you look like this." -- Hayley Campbell, age 7.
I thought my friend Gil might get a kick out of this one
posted 12:05 am PST
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