Friday, May 28, 2010

Webcomics of!

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

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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
Comics Should Be Good
Robot 6
Bleeding Cool
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).