- Andrew Samuel “Andy” Griffith (June 1, 1926 – July 3, 2012) was an American actor, director, producer, Grammy Award-winning Southern-gospel singer, and writer. Dell Comics published two The Andy Griffith Show comic books during the show’s first run. In 2004, copies in near-mint condition were priced in excess of $500 each.
- Dr. Scott Henson aka Russ Wallace (1960 – 2012) – created the panel Natural Selection
Announcements / PR
- 100 Baddest Mother F*#!ers in Comics By Brent Frankenhoff – My thanks to Heidi, The Beat
- Drawn And Quarterly to publish THE ROOKIE YEARBOOK
- 2012 Harvey Awards Nominees – The nominees are way to similar to the Einser’s
- Comic-Con International Announces the Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award Nominees for 2012 – Cheers! to Green Brain Comics, Dearborn, MI
- Swann Foundation Announces Its 2012-2013 Fellowship Winners
- Dustin Harbin on the Doug Wright Awards… and by extension on the British Comic Awards
- Inaugural Will Eisner Graphic Novel Prize For Libraries Winners
- Steve Ditko – Well, not much of an interview, but good info from Blake Bell and Craig Yoe
Law / Business
- DC Comics $20,000,000+ Payout For Superman – REJECTED
- The French Still Flock to Bookstores
- Charles Carreon drops lawsuit against The Oatmeal, calls it ‘mission accomplished’
- Chris Pitzer Announces End Of AdHouse Distribution Business
- New KISS Monster photo retrospective book is 3 feet high, limited to 1000 copies and is $4,250!!!
- Cover to DC Comics The New 52 Zero HC – We here at the CCL have known about this book for a few weeks now, good to see the cover.
- Lego® Ninjago Leads Kids’ Graphic Novels With 425,000-Copy First Printing – Remember when Legos were just little plastic building blocks and your mom would ground you when she stepped on them?
- Karen Berger’s RECOMMENDED VERTIGO SUMMER READING
- Batman: Earth One (DC Comics) from iFanboy
- Batman: Earth One (DC Comics) from Collected Editions Blog
- Daredevil: Born Again (Marvel)
- Lost Dogs (Top Shelf)
- The Superkids and the Singing Dog (Random House)
…and at the end of the shelf:
Rob Pratt’s Animated Fan Film ‘Superman Classic’ Returns with Bizarro
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