–Congrats to former Wizard Online writer/The Great Curve contributor Brian Warmoth, who recently joined Devil’s Due Publishing as marketing manager.
–Al Columbia has made a music video.
–Todd Hignite talks about a Robert Crumb exhibit he helped put together.
–PC World highlights five webcomics that will “make you ditch your newspaper.”
–The Chronicle Herald profiles Faith Erin Hicks, creator of Zombies Calling.
–The Eugene (Ore.) Register Guard profiles illustrator Sophie Navarro.
–Check out the five double-page spreads from Fantagraphics’ Beasts book, which becomes a paperback later this year.
–New York-based Comic Book Club, the live weekly comic book talk show, continues its run in January:
January 8: Kyle Baker (Special Forces, The Bakers); R. Sikoryak (Nickelodeon, Drawn & Quarterly)
January 15: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN BRAND NEW DAY EVENT! w/ALL FOUR “AMAZING SPIDER-MAN” WRITERS: Bob Gale, Marc Guggenheim, Dan Slott and Zeb Wells; And ASM Editor Steve Wacker
January 22: Jim Starlin (Death of the New Gods), Scott Bateman (Salon.com), and Musical Guest MC Chris
January 29: “The Incredible Herc” Special! w/Greg Pak (World War Hulk) & Fred Van Lente (Action Philsophers)
Tickets are $5, and can be purchased at BrownPaperTickets.com, or by calling 1-800-838-3006.
Compiled by Chris Mautner, Kevin Melrose and JK Parkin.