“In fact, there are so many movies based on sequential art, that some of them have to be good … don’t they?”: Wired‘s Geek Dad on 15 upcoming comic book movies he’s really looking forward to (and not looking forward to quite so much).
“Wizards more awesome than Harry Potter”: It’s an awful broad definition of “wizard” that includes Obi-Wan Kenobi, but I’ll second the rest of this list from the Mail Tribune. Check out who comes in at #3.
Now there’s a subject you don’t see every day…: Igor Kenk, the alleged kingpin of a massive bicycle theft ring in Toronto, will be the subject of both a documentary and a graphic novel, according to this story from the CBC.
Role-players really like playing David Petersen’s mice characters: Last month Mouse Guard The Role Playing Game, the role-playing game based on David Petersen’s Mouse Guard comics, won the 2009 Origins Award for Best Role Playing Game. Now it’s been nominated for 2009 Gen Con EN World RPG Awards in three categories, including “Best Interior Art” (which was, of course, provided by Petersen himself. The winners of the “ENnies” awards will be announced at the Gen Con convention in Indianapolis next month. More info here.
Comic strip fight!: Jeez, Pearls Before Swine cartoonist Stephan Pastis makes a mere 22 strips poking fun at Family Circus, and Jeff Keane retaliates with a vicious attack strip on Sunday. By the way, why is the mom wearing a maid outfit while doing housework?