Monday Runaround – Lost In The Gutter

DailyWatch: The Oklahoma Daily comes out against Before Watchmen.

SpudWatch: USA Today covers Batman and Superman and Mr Potato Heads.

CockroachWatch:
An Iranian exiled over his cartoons is creating a new graphic novel about his experience.

Neyestani’s autobiographical comic book “An Iranian Metamorphosis,” a Kafkaesque story recounting his jailing in Iran over a cartoon depicting a cockroach that sparked riots in 2006, is due to hit stores on February 16…

Neyestani was jailed in Tehran’s notorious Evin prison in 2006 over a cartoon published in the children’s section of the governmental Iran newspaper which showed a boy repeating the Farsi word for cockroach in different ways — while a cockroach in front of him asked “What?” in Azeri.

The cartoon triggered riots between Iran’s large Azeri minority — people of Turkish origin living mainly in the north of the country — and the majority ethnic Persian population.

DeathWatch: Inside Pulse looks at the further merging of DC and Wildstorm storylines.

BindingWatch: More graphic novel comparisons.

MoneyWatch: Gary Friedrich fundraising efforts online begin.

This is Computo the Comic Link Conqueror speaking. I come for your women. But for now I merely collate comic-related bits and pieces online. One day I will rule. Until that day, read on.

They say I am a work in progress. The fools.

Sneak Peek: New Avengers Vs. X-Men Covers | Marvel Heroes | Comic News | News | Marvel.com

The war to save the Marvel Universe in continues this May as the Avengers go head to head against the X-Men while the all-powerful Phoenix Force hurdles towards Earth!

Fantastic Four: Season One On Sale Now | Fantastic Four | Comic News | News | Marvel.com

Today, witness the first adventure of the Fantastic Four in FANTASTIC FOUR: SEASON ONE, on sale now at comic shops across the country and in the Marvel Comics app!

ComicsPRO 2012 meeting wrapup comments and thoughts | Nerdage

Graphitti plans an Animal Man shirt that will tie directly into the comic book, as one of the characters is wearing the shirt in an upcoming issue.

Diesel Sweeties and Kickstarter — Another Established Webcomic Getting Big Bucks on Kickstarter | The Beat

All he wanted was $3K to buy him some time to compile the entire run of the strip into ebook format.  Right now, he’s got a bit over $22K pledged for the project. According the Stevens, it only took about 45 minutes to raise the money.