Who is Adrian Tomine talking to now?: Drawn and Quarterly, the publisher of his Scenes From an Impending Marriage, offers a brief round-up.
I like how “What does Stan Lee think about ____?” is pretty much always worth a blog post: Michael Cavna checks in with one of Spidey’s two dads regarding the new movie Spider-Man costume, and the mechanical vs. organic web-shooter questin.
Ryan Dunlavey’s cover covers are the best cover covers: Dunlavey reimagines Liefeld’s 1991 X-Force #1 at Covered. His previous contribution was adding some more accurate blurbs to the cover of Marvel’s G.I. Joe #1. (Speaking of indie artists and G.I. Joe, when’s IDW gonna go ahead and publish some anthologies giving the property the Bizarro Comics/Strange Tales treatement…?)
I’m not gonna lie, I think this guy looks kind of awesome: At Living Between Wednesdays, Johnathan profiles one of Green Arrow’s not-exactly-The Joker villains.
“I can’t say whether the judges ever took Essex County seriously, but I can say that their criticisms as expressed weren’t very serious”: That’s The Beguiling’s Christopher Butcher talking about Jeff Lemire’s graphic novel being eliminated early in the competition for Canada Reads in this National Post article. Jeet Heer and Darwyn Cooke also weigh in. Essex County was the first graphic novel ever to appear in the competition.