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Jeff Smith’s Bone Was The Tenth Most Banned Book For 2013

In 2010, there was an attempt by a mother in Minnesota to get the all-ages comic Bone banned in state-run libraries due to scenes of smoking and drinking. It failed. Was that that? Well no, there was a move to …

Jeff Smith’s Tuki: Save The Humans, For Free Right Now

  After a webpage launch last year that Jeff Smith compares to that of Obamacare, Boneville.com has relaunched, with the full first season of Tuki: Save The Humans caveman webcomic available free. And even the Bones are happy about it. …

Essential 8 Comics For Kids – Why Comics, And Spider-Man, Are Going to be Alright After All

By Erik Grove The first comic book I ever got my hands on was GI Joe #84. My mom took my older brother and I into the city to see a movie and there was a comic store a few …

When There Was A Jeff Smith Extravaganza At Comic Arts Brooklyn – With A 10 Minute Video Of Smith Inking Bone For The CBLDF

Paul Karasik, head of programming for Comic Arts Brooklyn this year, interviewed Jeff Smith (Bone, RASL) on Saturday about his life in comics and the process behind his work, and then Smith live-inked a Bone illustration for the audience, and …

A Sneak Peek At Jeff Smith’s Tuki Save the Humans

Tomorrow, Jeff Smith will be unveiling his newest project: Tuki Save the Humans! at the Society of Illustrators during the benefit brunch for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund’s Kids’ Right to Read program. Doors will open at 11am, brunch will …

The Shel Dorf Awards Winners This Year Shift Toward The Creator-Owned – The Complete List

The Shel Dorf Awards were bestowed on October 25th at Detroit’s Fanfare Convention, and the big news was that Diamond founder Steve Geppi received the Shel Dorf Legacy Award. The other winners included a few surprises, but seeing so much …

Argentinian Comics Star Liniers Knows All About Being A Fanboy

Ricardo Siri Liniers, who draws under the name “Liniers”, was one of the special guests at Small Press Expo this year, and also an invited speaker at the Brooklyn Book Festival. Of all the all-star comics guests the two shows …

“The World We Live In Now In Comics Is The World We Were Hoping For” – Jeff Smith, Paul Pope, Faith Erin Hicks on Sci-Fi at The Brooklyn Book Festival

The Brooklyn Book Festival brings out all kinds of litterati, but comics have been taking their place at signings and panels there for several years with increasing attendance and clamor. This year, at the “The Future: Big New Books in …

Glorious SPX: More Details Emerge about Jeff Smith’s New Webcomic

 Our Washington DC Correspondent David Dissanayake writes; This weekend at SPX’s Jeff Smith spotlight panel, the man of the hour gave a little more detail about his forthcoming webcomic series Tüki Save the Humans. The new webcomic from the creator …

New Bone From Jeff Smith UPDATE

Nikolai Fomich let’s us know from the Jeff Smith panel at San Diego Comic Con that we can expect New Bone material by Jeff Smith from Scholastic, all new, all by him. And the Artists Editions of Bone from IDW …

BC Mag #2: Comic Book Feuds

Bleeding Cool Magazine article by Rich Johnston People understand Hollywood feuds exist, but find it strange similar behaviour might be exhibited in a field as lowly as that of, say, the comic book industry. But people are people, human nature …

Rasl, Glamourpuss And Rachel Rising – The New, Old Black And White Indie Boom

This is totally a nineties revival. Three books out this week, one by Dave Sim, one by Jeff Smith, one by Terry Moore, all huge figures of the self publishing business for decades, and all back to putting out regular …

Bone Movie Gets New Writer And Director

It wouldn’t matter to me if PJ Hogan had only ever made Muriel’s Wedding, he made his mark as a director right out of the gate with that sharp,smart,  often undervalued debut. Still, he has made some good films since, …

Jeff Smith Says To Expect A 3D Bone Trilogy And That Early Footage Is “Mind Blowing”

Somewhere between the Scrooge McDuck comics and The Lord of the Rings lies Jeff Smith’s Bone, one of the most handsome and consistently charming reads I’ve ever sunk a a week of my life into.* The story tells of the …

How Jeff Smith’s Rasl Movie Option Affects eBay (UPDATE)

Last Friday, March the 11th, it was announced that Lionel Wigram had optioned Jeff Smith‘s sci-fi comic Rasl as a movie from Warner Bros. And eBay noticed. Previously to that, the last eBay sale for Rasl related comics was the …

Bone One Volume In Colour

I have the Bone One Volume, bought in San Diego years ago, that put me over my weight allowance on the way home. I never thought I’d need another copy of Bone. Hardcover, etched bound, gold leaf edging, what was …

HeroesCon – The Bits Most People Missed

There’s been lots of coverage about HeroesCon and WizardWorld Philadelphia this weekend. But here are a few observations about the former that seem not to have been picked up upon that much… George Perez -  he is mulling over upcoming …