- T. Samuval (1925 – November 3, 2012) – Indian cartoonist.
- Vladimír Jiránek (June 6, 1938 – November 6, 2012) – was a Czech illustrator, film director and cartoonist.
- Kevin O’Donnell, Jr. (November 29, 1950 – November 7, 2012) – was an American science fiction writer.
- Bookshelf Porn has been chosen as one of TIME’s 25 best blogs of 2012 – I love this site and so should you.
- World Fantasy Awards announced
- Chris Ware covers Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2012 issue – Nice cover and everyone should pick up Building Stories.
- J. Michael Straczynski on Superman: Earth One Vol. 2 – I liked Volume 2 more then Volume 1.
- Rick Kirkman on Baby Blues and the new BBXX collection
Law / Business
- The entire DC periodical line is now available through the top three e-bookstores – No real surprise, it had to happen.
- DC & Siegel Heirs Face Off In Superman Copyright Case Appeal
- Josue Rivera Sentenced To Prison On Child Pornography Charge – Gross. The guy should rot in hell.
News / Announcements / PR
- JK Woodward needs your help – I plan on helping JK out. I’ve met him a few times. He was gracious enough to do a free sketch for Patrick.
- Impossible Tales: The Steve Ditko Archives Vol. 4, coming out next May from Fantagraphics Books, Inc. – I can’t wait for this book and the Bill Everett Volume 2 that will be following it.
- 12-page preview of The Shadow Vol. 1: The Fire of Creation TP, published by Dynamite Entertainment
- Helpful Hellboy Timeline – I downloaded this and tucked it in my Hellboy Library.
- Sideways Absolute Promethea On Its Way – That’ll be a weird way to read the book, even though it’ll make for sense.
- New Herge book to be published by Fantagraphics – Lost and found!
- Archaia Announces New OGN ‘The Reason for Dragons’
- Preview: Scott Pilgrim Vs The World HC #2
- The Italians Get An Extraordinary Version Of LOEG: Century – Now this is just damn cool! Anyone in Italy want to send me a copy?
- The Invisibles Omnibus – Marvel Vs DC Binding (video) – I always to like these binding comparison videos. The more the better.
- Flash Vol. 1: Move Forward HC (DC Comics)
- Teen Titans Vol. 1: It’s Our Right to Fight TP (DC Comics)
- Building Stories by Chris Ware
…and at the end of the shelf:
- Noted astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson ‘discovers’ Superman’s home planet. You’ve read about it in Action Comics #14, now see the advertisement. If you ask me, this should run during the 6:00 news.
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