WinWatch: Isabel Greenberg is the winner of this year’s Observer / Jonathan Cape / Comica graphic short story prize.
ProperJournalismWatch: When the FT tries to write about digital comics.
“One popular author and illustrator, Warren Ellis, has taken to posting a weekly comic on his website for free, then selling printed compilations of his work for a premium.”
PlusWatch: Oh look, Bleeding Cool is on Google Plus.
They say I am a work in progress. The fools.
Oni Press, Inc internships are unpaid and last for three months. They are only offered to individuals age 18 and over who have completed high school (or equivalent). As this is an educational experience we do put preference on those intending to take the internship for course credit.
Warner Bros. Pictures has revealed this new featurette on Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, coming to theaters on December 16. Directed by Guy Ritchie, the film stars Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Noomi Rapace, Jared Harris, Eddie Marsan, Stephen Fry, and Rachel McAdams.
“Iron Man: Armored Adventures” welcomes two writers whose Iron Man credits exist as legend among comic readers with tonight’s new episode premiering at 8:00 p.m. ET on Nicktoons. David Michelinie and Bob Layton crafted such fan-favorite stories as “Demon in the Bottle” and “Armor Wars” and also created James Rhodes, but now they turn their attentions to the Armored Avenger’s animated adventures.
Check out an exclusive preview of Resurrection Man issue 3
We’re pleased to present the audio recording of “Marvel vs. Jack Kirby: Legal Rights and Ethical Might” presented by The Vermont Law School and The Center for Cartoon Studies. This conversation between Oliver Goodenough and Stephen Bissette was held on Friday, October 21, 2011 on the campus of the Vermont Law School in South Royalton, VT. Thanks to CCS for recording this for us.
The estimates for October 2011 comics orders by comics shops in North America are now online here at The Comics Chronicles, and as speculated upon last week when Diamond Comic Distributors provided the first taste of data for this second full month of the DC relaunch, it was a record-setting time in many ways:
Comics+ already includes titles from many of the most popular publishers, but is missing some heavyweights such as DC Comics which can be found in competitor comiXology’s app. The funding could help it secure distribution deals to round out its content offering.