Looking for Comic-Con International coverage? Try here. Looking to see if it’s possible to link-blog on the subject of comic books the day after a long weekend of Comic-Con announcements without re-covering those announcements? Okay then, you’re in the right place.
Finally, a story on digital comics that uses terms I can understand: “Digital Comics: Nemesis or sidekick to comic book culture?”
Hey, I enjoyed all of these too: “Five Graphic Novels Your Kids Will Enjoy (and So Will You)”
“So, yeah: this one maybe isn’t for you, and by you, I mean the entire internet, basically. Basically”: While everyone’s attention was on San Diego, Abhay Khosla released a new review/essay into the world, dealing with Tim Hensely’s Wally Gropius.
“You’ll have to forgive the 28-year-old Vancouver native if he moans about all the other superhero properties that fly much faster and far straighter on their way to movie theaters”: This LA Times profile of Seth Rogen and his January opening Green Hornet movie is a mostly superficial hype piece, but there’s an interesting section in which Rogen compares the difficulty of the road he and others have traveled to get their Green Hornet made to the relatively assured success of the X-Men: First Class movie. Also from the LA Times and also on the subject of Rogen and Green Hornet is this piece, which tracks the mixed reaction clips of it received at Comic-Con.
That’s an…unusual angle on the Boom/Stan Lee announcement: “Stan Lee’s Three New Superheroes Sure To Provide Stan Lee With More Painful Acting Moments” (The costume designs do seem particularly live action movie-ready though, don’t they?
Is Clark Kent the patron saint of bloggers?: Tom Spurgeon makes the case.
Say you’re a cartoonist responsible for a brilliant bit of social commentary tied to a particular time period that has passed, like Get Your War On—how exactly do you follow that?: Three words.
Is Jim Rugg going to be working on that Thor movie?: I sure hope so, because this is the single best image from it I’ve seen so far.