“The more things change, the more they stay the same”: Writing for The Beat, Rich Johnson looks at the many changes—and/or lack thereof—at DC and Marvel in the year or so since the direct market leaders announced their reorganizations.
The End is Near…er: Writing for Comics Reporter, Tom “Comics Reporter” Spurgeon points out and responds to a couple of downer posts from industry wonks, in which he detects a “2012ish Doomapocalyptigeddon Vibe.” I guess I could have just linked directly to the two pieces Spurgeon references in his piece, but then I couldn’t have typed out the word “Doomapocalyptigeddon.”
“I hope the little girl cuts someone”: At Comics Comics, Jog attempts to review Mark Millar’s new magazine. Kinda.
Doesn’t Hostess test their product names out on focus groups of grade-school kids before shipping ‘em to stores?: Apparently not. Luckily, Cool Kid Kiel Phegley is there to pick up the slack.