- William W. “Bill” White, Jr. (July 15, 1961 – October 27, 2012) – was an American animator, and a comic book writer, penciller, and inker; The Ren and Stimpy Show.
- Sean Howe author of Marvel Comics: The Untold Story – All I hear are great things about this book.
- David Gallaher on Digital Comics – Want more digital comics news? Follow my digital comics news feed on twitter @DGTLcomics
Law / Business
- Disney To Acquire Lucasfilm; ‘Star Wars 7′ Slated For 2015 – The biggest news announcement of 2012.
- Brett Ewins Released From Jail, Charges Reduced
- Jack Kirby’s Heirs Appeal Marvel Rights Ruling – There’s a new tactic, it’s the judges fault.
- Radio Archives purchases Girasol’s Spider Pulp Double line – I know Matt Moring and his Altus Press does great reprints of Pulp, I’ve never heard of Radio Archives until now.
- DC To Advertise The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo On National TV – More comic book publishers should advertise on regular TV. BTW, this graphic novel is due November 7.
News / Announcements / PR
- Viz To Publish ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ Worldwide November 2 – That’s today!
- IDW Announces Steve Ditko’s “Gorgo” HC – Here’s the official PR (different from the official solicitation)
- ONI press to release SCOTT PILGRIM Collector’s Editions Volume 1 and Volume 2 on 11/07/2012 – Save your somalians for next week!
- IDW Limited releases Alan Robert’s CRAWL TO ME – Some interesting choices are cropping up form IDW’s new premium line.
- Brian Vaughan Writes About Saga TPB Vol 1 Returning To Amazon – Follow up to last week’s news
- 12-page preview of Lord of the Jungle Vol. 1 TP, from Dynamite Entertainment – Anyone reading this? Thoughts?
- First Look: Problematic: Sketchbook Drawings 2004-2012 by Jim Woodring – I’m not much for sketchbooks, but this on emay be a keeper.
- NAUSICAA new hardcover box set arrives in time for Christmas – collects all 7 volumes of the original celebrated manga (graphic novel) series by Hayao Miyazaki into 2 new hardcover editions packaged in a special illustrated slipcase.
- Superman: Earth One Vol. 2 GN (DC Comics)
- Buz Sawyer Volume Two: Sultry’s Tiger (Fantagraphics)
- Superboy Vol. 1: Incubation TP (DC Comics)
- Joe Kubert Presents #1 (DC Comics)
…and at the end of the shelf:
- Stunning Spanish Illustrations for The Communist Manifesto from Brain Pickings – Black, white and red all over.
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