“By running an electric current through Henry Ford’s corpse, we can create a vortex of rational self-insterest capable of traveling into the future”: Political comedy site and dirty joke repository Wonkette, home of the Cartoon Violence column, has now added a new weekly comic strip to their coverage—Ayn Rand’s Adventures in Wonderland by Benjamin Frisch, who will also be interning with the blogazine thingee. Here’s the first installment. (And hey, speaking of Ayn Rand and comics…) (And speaking of Wonkette…did someone actually create and market a product that Chris Onstad joked about back in 2006?)
“When I read this thing and saw these pictures, the hairs on the back of my neck stood up. I thought: this is a story I really want to do”: That’s Joe Kubert explaining how his new graphic novel Dong Xoai, Vietnam 1965 came about, in this interview with Bookslut.
It’s just ike Iron Man…if you squint: Dreadcentral.com reviews Metal Man, a cheapie “mockbuster” that looks kinda sorta like a certain movie about a guy in metal suit.
Chris Sims, midwife of awesomeness: Tarot, Witch of the Black Rose…as drawn by Colleen Coover.
Today’s Rise of Arsenal link: In yesterday’s Journalista post, Dirk Deppey ffound one postive aspect to the pontenial of same-day digital distribution of mainstream super-comics: “If it means that Marvel and DC find themselves opening up to the general public once again, and start thinking twice about comic books wherein former Teen Titan Speedy Arsenal gets hopped up on drugs and beats an alley full of hoodlums with a dead cat because he couldn’t get it up for his supervillain babymama, then I’m all for same-day digital distribution.” More at the link.