* what sounds like the collapse of a disorganized con leads to some better business bureau advice. If you don't know the people with whom you're working, you're always at risk. You're probably at risk anyway, no matter what.
* the ComicsAlliance best-of list is always much anticipated because of all the humorous categories. I think one reason I liked numbered best-of lists is that I'd be more interested in an essay that made the case that Arsene Schrauwen was the book of the year than I am that it's another book worth your consideration, but that's just me.
* finally, I'm sad to see that Galerija Elektrika Pancevo has closed. That's one of the great places in the world for comics, and one of the great places for creative foment that leads to great comics.