Shy, elusive recluse Bendis grants rare interview: Here’s a pretty nice interview with Brian Michael Bendis over at Bookslut. It takes a broader look at Bendis and his work, particularly on Ultimate Spider-Man, rather than the very specific, project and plot-point specific sorts of interviews Bendis often finds himself involved in.
Make your own superheroes are gay joke: “Calling all superheroes and fairies”
Well, at least one paper is actually hiring a cartoonist: Chatanooga altweekly The Pulse is looking for a local artist to contribute a weekly cartoon.
Well it ain’t more Plastic Man, but I ain’t complaining either: More pages of Kyle Baker’s Hawkman project. Hurry up and announce this, DC so I can mark my calendar and start counting down to it!
It’s like a blog you can cut your finger tip on!: The alert nerds of Alertnerd.com will be covering the New York Comic Con using, according to Matthew Springer, “the power of the original Tweet: GODDAMNED PAPER.” Their plan is to put together their coverage, print it on this thin flat surface made for trees, and distribute it around the con for your perusal around noon-ish on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Watch the alert nerd Twitter thingee for more info, or, if you’re going, look for the Alert Nerd team, who I assume will be arriving each day riding on bicycles with very large front wheels and very small back wheels.
Or you could just keep buying those Obama/Spider-Man comics Marvel is now re-publishing once a week: Celebrate Black History Month by celebrating black comics history over at the 4th Letter, where you’ll find a series of essays about the intersection of black culture and comics courtesy of David Brothers.