March 16, 2010
Random Comics News Story Round-Up
* Noah Berlatsky and the Hooded Utilitarian gang recently sponsored a copyright roundtable
* here's Amazon.com's local Seattle Weekly
with a view on The Great Omnibus Run Of 2010
, complete with Jeremy Eaton illustration. (thanks, Matt Silvie)
* I found this essay by Jennifer de Guzman on San Diego's Comic-Con International to be pretty bizarre
. I can't figure out why it's so hard for people to fathom that a city like San Diego might have conflicted feelings regarding Comic-Con. A lot of people in comics
have conflicted feelings about Comic-Con.
* the writer and comics historian Mark Evanier notes the passing
of comics fan turned filmmaker turned very occasional comics scribe Mike Valerio.
* seriously, when Todd Klein started examining logos, I think we were all waiting for this one
* the writer Kurt Busiek explains how to break in
, answers questions from his readers
, does an interview with a Girl Scout
and always wins
* the cartoonist and writer Evan Dorkin uncovers a long list of projects he'd like to see collected
. Someone make Dorkin the Emperor of Comics, pronto.
* that is one bitchin' letterhead.
* Ted Rall and David Essman on how to save newspapers
* finally, after being asked to speak at this year's event, Dave Kellett reflects on
Bill Watterson's 1989 address to the Festival of Cartoon Art hosted by Ohio State University.
posted 3:00 am PST
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