Friday, May 28, 2010

Webcomics of tomorrow...today!

A few sci-fi webcomics have been making the rounds recently—


Escape from Planet Nowhere by Otis Frampton
Spacedock 7 is a portal to 7 webcomics. Each update weekly.


Spacetrawler by Christopher Baldwin updates Mondays and Wednesdays.


Giannis Milonogiannis presents OLD CITY BLUES, a monthly sci-fi police thriller webcomic. We've highlighted his work in the past.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

R.I.P. Frazetta






(click images to enlarge)
NYT obit here. Unofficial gallery here. Museum Syndicate gallery here.

Tributes from the comics community:
Jimmy Palmiotti
The Beat
Michael Oeming
J.H. Williams III
io9
Comics Should Be Good
Robot 6
Bleeding Cool
Newsarama
The Comics Reporter

More remembrances here.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Peter O'Donnell (1920- 2010)



Peter O'Donnell, the creator of Modesty Blaise, died last week in England. He was 90.

NYT obit here. An appreciation here (part 1, part 2, part 3).

Official site here.

Modesty book cover gallery here.


Read an excerpt of "The Gabriel Set-up" with art by Jim Holdaway here.

Read about the Michael Caine-Modesty connection here (comic legend #3, towards the bottom of the page).

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Supersculpture


Check out Australian artist Adrian Tranquilli's artwork here.
(link via JB)

Friday, March 26, 2010

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Sorry I've been posting so many videos recently but I can't pass this up:

Official Scott Pilgrim site here.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Friday, March 19, 2010

The Ghost who Blogs


art by Sy Barry
Read full Phantom (and Mandrake the Magician!) stories at Falkonthewildside!
Also- check this out: the online Phantom encyclopedia.

Alex Chilton (1950-2010)


NYT obit here.
Wiki here.

Monday, February 1, 2010

Giannis Milonogiannis



Check out the work of Giannis Milonogiannis here and here.

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Watterson speaks



Bill Watterson, the creator of Calvin and Hobbes, gives his first interview in 20 years here.

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Monday, January 25, 2010

You give me Fever.


Comics Alliance has an exclusive preview of Brendan McCarthy's upcoming miniseries, "Spider-man: Fever."

Monday, January 11, 2010

Little Nemo inducted into National Film Registry



Full list of films added to the registry here.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Happy New Year Baby


From 1907 to 1943, J.C. Leyendecker rang in the new year for the Saturday Evening Post with a cover illustration of the New Year Baby! Check out the gallery here.

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