Well I’m back from vacation and ready to go. It’s good to take some time off and step away from your passion now and then to get a new perspective on things. But it looks like I missed a lot, so let’s get to it:
- My review of Essential Nova Volume 1 TPB (Marvel Comics) from The Collected Editions Blog. This is a tie-in to the audio review I did on this book back for CCL Podcast #226.
- 2009 Ignatz Awards Nominees Announced.
- Bill Jordain, Golden Age of Comics is back at it again with 2010 Vintage DC Comics & Marvel Comics Calendars. I was able to get the 2009 calendar and I absolutely loved it. I’m sold on these two for next year – one for me and one for my son.
- Tom Spurgeon has his CR Sunday Feature: Let’s Start Making A List — Works To Consider For Best Of Decade, 2000-2009. All the best is listed and it’s ongoing so be sure to drop by and send in your suggestions.
- Pádraig Ó Méalóid, FPI Blog, asks his friends What’s Your Opinion Of The Term Graphic Novel?
- My thanks to Alan Gardner, Daily Cartoonist, for posting the Dear Mr. Watterson teaser. Now go out and buy The
Complete Clavin And Hobbes.
- Until I caught this off of CBR, I had no idea this was going on: Michigan’s Inaugural Cherry Capital Con Traverse City, MI, August 29-30. Sorry, I’m not able to attend.
- Press Release: The Hero Initiative and Marvel Comics Announce the Wolverine 100 Project.
- Product Update: Top Cow includes First Born in the Broken Trinity Deluxe Hardcover.
- Review: Jog, The Blog by Jog, on A Distant Neighborhood Vol. 1 (of 2).
- Review: Jay Tomio, BCS, on his $225 Fatale: Inherit the Earth HC.