Friday Runaround – Are You An Adequately Attractive Girl At ECCC?


Gerhard is drawing new Cerebus backgrounds for a non-Dave Sim Cerebus comic for a cartoonist workshop...


Erica Friedman reads Fearless Defenders.

Okay, but, you say, what about the script? It was pretty good, wasn’t it? Fearless Defenders reads just like Tantric Stripfighter Trina, only in 20 pages not 200. The fact that the issue is a mere 20 pages is part of the problem, but the writing also made me very aware of the fact that American comics are now written for a very specific audience, one that does not include me. I’ve been defending comics a long time, but if this an example of a good one, I’m done. Like a Hollywood movie, every line was trite and overplayed.


Neil Gaiman‘s notes on creating Sandman.c4vDgiE



This cameraman is looking for fun on Craigslist.

Nerdy Day Off – 30 (ECCC)
I’m going to ECCC tomorrow and thought I might like to have lunch with a cute nerdy girl who can talk comics. I’m going to be attending with an old friend, but he wouldn’t distract me from an adequately attractive girl with a brain and opinions…Hit me back if you’re going tomorrow and would like to do a quasi-lunch date and have a discussion/heated debate about the state of the comic world. Pic for pic. BTW, I’m 5’10” 160, bearded and have some tattoos. Just looking to meet someone who loves what I love.


The Brokeback Wolverine/Hercules mashup. That was fast.


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Space Goat Productions, comic book talent agency has hired DC Batman editor Darren Vincenzo as a manager and has promoted Dave Olbrich (who once called me a stooge for Gary Groth) to Vice President.

Bumping Into Steve Dillon At New York Comic Con Dressed As Jesse Custer

You’ve Never Heard Of… Space Pop

Speak No Evil


“He Overshot The Time Period By A Good Thirty Years…” – Scott Lobdell On Army Of Darkness / Xena

Special Agent Harambe Comes To Comics

Stuffed Corgi Traumatizes Dirk Gently Executive Producers: Interview With Arvind Ethan David And Max Landis About Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

Working With The Ultimate Smash Master, Ron Frenz

A Look Inside Cullen Bunn And George Kambdais’ New Superhero Comic, Grave Lilies

How Jessica Henwick And Finn Jones Cheated In Their Audition For Iron Fist


Zack Snyder Shares Wonder Woman Photo From Justice League Set