- Jalal Rifai (1946-May 19, 2012) – Jordanian cartoonist
Announcements / PR
- Prince Valiant Vol. 5: 1945-1946 by Hal Foster Previews, Pre-Order; free 12-page preview and video preview – These new reproductions are great. Hop on board!
- Zorro Rides Again Vol. 1: Masked Avenger TP (Dynamite)
- DC Unveils Two More Pages From “Superman: Earth One” Vol. 2 – I still have to get Volume 1
- Forbidden Planet Summons Mills, Bisley for “Slaine” HC Signing on June 23
- Mr. Twee Deedle reprinted for the first time (Marschall Books); Johnny Gruelle’s masterpiece, unjustly forgotten by history and never before reprinted since its first appearance in America’s newspapers from 1911 to 1914. – A must have for my bookshelf.
- Mickey Spillane’s From the Files of Mike Hammer: The Complete Dailies & Sundays (Hermes Press) – Another one for the bookshelf.
- John Allison’s Bad Machinery Moves From Web To Print Via Oni Press
- 2012 Glyph Awards Winners – Thanks Tom, Comics Reporter
- 2012 Stan Lee Awards Winners – I’m surprised Stan Lee couldn’t rig winning his own award.
- Here Be Dragons Wins Aurealis GN Award – Thanks Tom, Comics Reporter
- Chip Kidd Discusses “Batman: Death by Design” – I have really come to appreciate Kidd’s work the past few years. I’ll be picking this one up for sure.
- WIZZYWIG’s Ed Piskor
- Roger Langridge on Creator Rights
- David Loftus of AK Comics on Creator’s Rights
- Yahoo’s Logo Copied From 1968 Edition Of MAD Magazine – Is this plagiarism?
News / Opinion
- How would you like Batman: Night of the Owls collected? – Damn good question
- Tea Party Coloring Book Gets a Sequel
- Hogwarts Library Box Set Coming from J.K. Rowling – Not for my bookshelf.
- Augie from Pipeline on Rob Liefeld: Re-colored
- Three Pages Removed From Complete Milo Manara Volume 1 From Dark Horse Comics – Hmmm, interesting. Thanks to Rich, Bleeding Cool.
- Archaia To Publish Hardcovers For Free Comic Book Day Every Year – Looks like the “out-of-the-box” marketing and sales team did good! Thanks to Rich, Bleeding Cool.
- The Recolouring Of The X-Force Omnibus – Thanks to Rich, Bleeding Cool.
- Chris Ware’s Building Stories to be boxed set of small volumes –
Thanks to Rich, Bleeding Cool.Thanks to Heidi, The Beat
- Harlan Ellison to Republish His Juvenile Delinquent Fiction
- Mr. A (Steve Ditko)
- Red Robin: Seven Days of Death TP (DC Comics)
- League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Black Dossier (DC Comics/Knockabout)
- Franks Frazetta’s Funny Stuff (IDW/Yoe Books)
…and at the end of the shelf:
You’ve probably seen this already, but it’s worth watching again.
- Neil Gaiman, addressing the 2012 graduating class of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia:
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