Thrillerfest 2008

Thrillerfest kicked off yesterday at the Grand Hyatt Hotel here in New York and I had the pleasure of attending the full day — I’ll be back tonight and most of Saturday — meeting some great people, picking up some interesting books, and taking in some insightful information on the publishing game from the perspective … Continue reading Thrillerfest 2008

On the Shelves: 2/7/07

Reading is fundamental. Don’t waste your time reading bad comics out of habit! My weekly look at select comic books being released Wednesday, 2/7/07. The full shipping list, as always, is available at ComicList. [NOTE: Not all of these titles will actually arrive in all stores. If your LCBS offers a pre-ordering service, be sure … Continue reading On the Shelves: 2/7/07

Ye Olde Comick Booke Meme

From Ye Olde Comick Booke Blogge, via Chris @ 2 Guys… Hypothetical situation: Due to diminished readership and rising paper costs, it has been decided only fifteen comic titles will be published from this day forward. You have been charged with the decisions of which titles shall be printed and what creative teams will be … Continue reading Ye Olde Comick Booke Meme

On The Shelves: 3/22/06

Support GOOD Comics! Try something new EVERY month…or not. Who cares? Between Blogger and Gmail’s sporadic outages the past week or so, and some behind-the-scenes dustups that are really testing my patience for this labor of love shit, I’m feeling rather jaded and cynical these days. That’s a bad combination, but there’s light at the … Continue reading On The Shelves: 3/22/06

Review: Greg Rucka, Novelist

I first came across Greg Rucka’s work in Gotham Central, during his Eisner Award-Winning “half a life” story arc (issues #6-10). In it, he puts his protagonist, Detective Renee Montoya, through the ringer in a well-paced, character-driven story of obsession and revenge. I’d only returned to comics less than six months prior at that point … Continue reading Review: Greg Rucka, Novelist