It's Mickey Mouse's Birthday, And Uniqlo Is Giving YOU The Presents!

Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse first graced the silver screen on November 18th, 1928, in the animated short Steamboat Willie; but after 87 years, over 130 films, and and an Academy Award, "The Mouse" still looks as good as ever. In lieu of cake and candles, fashion designer/manufacturer/retailer Uniqlo is offering fans some very cool "birthday […]

Today Would Have Been Jack Kirby's 98th Birthday. Here He Is On His 70th, With Stan Lee

[youtube][/youtube] On 28 August 1987, on Jack Kirby's 70th birthday, Jack was a guest on Robert Knight's Earthwatch radio show on WBAI in New York City. Knight's special co-host that night was Warren Reece. Max Schmid was also on hand. And Stan Lee calls in, 19 minutes in. "We had conflict when we were starting our early […]

And Finally… Frank Cho Draws Jennifer Lawrence

Frank Cho wrote yesterday, Today is my sweet daughter's birthday. I can't believe my little baby is 11 years old today. Happy birthday, Samantha! My daughter, being a big fan of Jennifer Lawrence, wanted a drawing of Katniss from the Hunger Games. Now, my daughter never asked for my art nor, to my knowledge, expressed […]

Happy Fifth Birthday, Bleeding Cool, From The Comic Book Industry

As everyone knows, the comic book professionals hate Bleeding Cool. Except when they love it.  So what did they have to say on this momentous occasion of its fifth anniversary? A few got in touch… Congrats to Rich Johnston and the Bleeding Cool. The website, Bleeding Cool, is one of my first stops in the […]

Happy Fifth Birthday, Bleeding Cool, From Those Who Made It

Today is the fifth anniversary of Bleeding Cool. Some of the folk who write and work on the site wanted to share their experiences in that time… When I first became aware of Bleeding Cool through friends, it was always about the cutting edge in breaking news, not just in comics, but in pop culture, […]

Lying In The Gutters – 18th November 2013 – Happy Birthday, Alan!

Today is Alan Moore's sixtieth birthday. Have a good one sir. Don't let the candles catch your beard. If today's rumours are anything to go by, the big changes at DC are about to be challenged by the big changes at Marvel. The scandals of the the week are about to be overshadowed by something […]

A Jack Kirby Birthday Tribute Comic

 Shawn Demumbrum writes; Jesse James of Jesse James Comics and I have been working on a tribute comic to help support the Kirby4Heroes campaign to raise funds for the Hero Initiative in celebration of what would have been Jack Kirby's 96th birthday.  We enlisted the help of comic book creators Eric Mengel and Denny Riccelli to help recruit artists to contribute […]

I Want To Be Like Stan Lee When I Am Ninety

Whenever I see Stan Lee at comic conventions, I'm amazed that he seems to have more energy than I do. Multiple panels a day, three hour long signings, opening an event and then going from party to party to party, where he will be accosted by fans, being pleasant and charming to everyone he meets. […]

Simon Pegg And Karl Urban As Judge Dredd Wish 2000AD A Happy Birthday

Simon Pegg, and his Star Trek co-star and upcoming cinematic embodiment of Judge Dredd, Karl Urban, take time out from filming Star Trek 2, to wish 2000AD a Happy 35th Birthday. Or at least Karl Urban's chin does. [youtube][/youtube] The 35th anniversary edition of 2000AD, prog 1171, is out today.  

Sunday Trending Topics: Hail To The King

Despite some horrible weather conditions for much of the US east coast, it was still a feel-good Sunday for comics, both here and around the world. Read comics in public day, lots of love for Jack Kirby's birthday, it sounds like Fan Expo was a blast, and I even saw a few people mention that […]

Google Says Happy Birthday To Mr Men Creator, Roger Hargreaves

What a great way to celebrate the birthday of the late great Roger Hargreaves, creator of the Mr Men and the Little Miss books. 16 Google doodles. Roger Hargreaves died in 1988, aged 53, with a number of childen's books in print, including 79 Mr Men and Little Miss titles.

Happy Birthday To Buffy, Happy Birthday To Buffy…

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #40, the series final issue, has been slightly delayed for a January 19th release, Buffy Summers' birthday. And Dark Horse will be launching a series of birthday party promotions in selected comic stores. Oxford Comics And Games in Atlanta, Georgia from 4 to 7pm, with Georges Jeanty in attendance, […]

Happy Birthday Alan Moore

Mr Moore isn't one for the internet. So he'll probably never see this. But maybe the feelings of goodwill may find themselves entering the ether and somehow affecting his day in a positive fashion. Maybe he'll get extra mozzerella on his pizza. You never know. It's been a pretty good year for the man. While […]