Sunday Runaround – Brian Wood’s Free Massive

PoliticsWatch: Ostensibly a kids comic, the rather successful Spirou in France goes rather political with its upcoming issue, declaring that in the midst of political uproar, France needs saving. The last time it did this was when Belgium was without a government…

NovelWatch: Darkroom, is an autobiographical graphic novel by Lila Quintero Weaver about growing up in Alabama, in a time of racial upheaval. And it gets reviewed by those who live there.

As the years passed, the young Lila Quintero became more aware of the segregation and racial tension around her. In fact, being brown-skinned (her father’s skin was designated wheat color), with full lips, put her into an uncomfortable no-man’s land. She was not the same kind of Anglo white as her neighbors, but was not African-American either. And she had no culturally inherited racial prejudices.

LegacyWatch: Nicolas de Crecy and David B are feted as continuing the legacy of Moebius, by the Guardian.

So David B is pretty good; one of the most sophisticated cartoonists in the world, even. Certainly The Armed Garden blows the mind. But when it comes to producing work that is indescribably strange and yet beautiful, even he must bow before the “mad genius” of French comics, Nicolas de Crecy.

DigitalWatch: Marvel is being seen as a digital pioneer for their embedded digital code in print copies… and the New York Post sees it as a model for other magazine publishers.

ClothesWatch: Cartoonist Paul Rainey tweeted “I split my trousers in Gosh Comics this morning.”

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.

Read The Massive & Save the Planet this Earth Day :: Blog :: Dark Horse Comics

So head on over to the Dark Horse Digital store and download The Massive digital one-shot for FREE on EARTH DAY this Sunday!

DC Women Kicking Ass – Before Super BFF there was almost Supergirls

Artist Saxton Moore posted some illustrations on Flickr this week that caught my attention. He told me they were for a never done animated project called “Supergirls”

 

Brian Bendis Makes Reference To That Civil War II Leak. Ish.

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Dragon Ships, Certain Equations And Other Thoughts On The Game Of Thrones Season Six Finale

Lying In The Gutters – 27th June 2016 – Anarchy In The UK Economic Markets

Rihanna Backs New Star Trek Beyond Trailer With New Song

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Global Box Office Opens Opportunities For Asian Actors – Talking With Independence Day: Resurgence’s Chin Han

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Jesse Learns The Truth In A Preview Of The Next Preacher

Previews From The New York Asian Film Festival Part One – Look! It Moves! By Adi Tantimedh

Christian Ward Talks Body Positivity In Comics, Tonight At Gosh Comics

Joyce Brabner To Cover The RNC In Cleveland With Cartoonists – With A Little Help From You

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What Happens When You Ask Frank Cho For A Sexy Swamp Thing