Just in case you don’t live in Portland: This is what the cover of The Portland Mercury looked like, thanks to Jim Woodring.
FYT!: The “Y” stands for “Yeah” and the “T” for “Tubby.” Um, that’s all I have to say about this news and short preview.
Thomas Jane should totally play the lead in a Wilson movie adaptation: Of course, the part would have to be re-written to make Wilson a lot more devastatingly handsome. Anyway, Thomas Jane is a fan of graphic novels, so much so that he gave a shout-out to Daniel Clowes’ latest in People freaking magazine. He also collects switchblades.
Funky Winkerbean yet to die horribly: In a surprise curveball, Funky Winkerbean, the star of the dour comic strip that bears his name, did not die in a car accident, as June 24’s dramatic, three-panel strip suggested may happen. Yes, Funky survived his brush with death in an automobile…but will Teodor survive his?!
Does the “D” in DC stand for “Dog”?: Matthew Meylikhov examines DC Comics’ anti-cat agenda. (Via The Beat)
“FINAL THOUGHTS ON KILLING TREES TO MAKE GENERALLY LOW VALUE SEQUENTIAL FLOP(pie)S”: Wow, Brian Chippendale makes a hell of a comics blogger. Check out this long, meandering review of the first few issues of Marvel’s recently remodeled Avengers franchise, in which Chippendale provides plenty of classic art examples, blurbs himself, draws his own Ronin variant cover, hypes his garden and gets rid of all the evidence in an amusing unusual manner.