Dan Thompson's new comic strip, Rip Haywire, is a send-up as well as a loving homage to adventure comics of the past. On his site, he has archives of Milton Caniff and Stan Lynde daily strips. Interview here.
Leo Duranoña (born 1938) is an Argentine artist who has worked for such diverse US companies as Warren, Marvel and Dark Horse. For Warren, he produced several horror stories for Eerie and Vampirella, in which he showcased a very experimental style. In recent days, Leo Duranoña is best known for his work as a storyboard artist. He works for such companies as Hanna Barbara, Disney and Universal. He returned to comics when he began the 'Race of Scorpions' and 'Indiana Jones and the Iron Phoenix' series at Dark Horse.
Definitely check out his work if you have the chance to, and if anybody has any more information on this artist, please feel free to send it our way!
Jordie just sent this article to me about the use of music in the Peanuts comic strip. Charles Schulz actually preferred the music of Brahms but chose Beethoven as Schroeder's hero because the name looked and sounded funnier!
Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center official site here.
Matt who? Matt Smith was named as the 11th Doctor today. He is youngest actor to ever take the role. More here.
I'm a little disappointed- I was really hoping to see Patterson Joseph stepping out of the TARDIS in 2010. Regardless, the new series should be brilliant- afterall, Steven Moffat is the show's new lead writer and executive producer.