Archives for June, 2008

How Delightfully Condescending. “Our maids don’t call customers master and the girls are sweet rather than flirty,” Ms. Hancock said. “We want customers to come ...


"What they lack in quality, they make up for with butter." "I actually pulled out my cell phone and called to ask them to please bring ...


ITEM: I will be in San Diego again this year, and I will even have a place to sleep! It is also not the most ...


I don't normally run press releases, but I was happy to see that the second volume of "Adventures of Rabbit and Bear-Paws," The Voyageurs, saw ...


I might be looking at the revised Tokyopop Fall release schedule here, and if so, I think the cuts are going to be much deeper ...


Retailers reading over their invoices for comics and graphic novels shipping next week will be shocked to discover that Marvel Comics is shipping about 34 ...


Several of my friends in the comics industry (names highlighted below) are participating in a killer art show tonight, and I'm gonna head over and ...


Dark Horse Comics' upcoming book reprints list, which is sent to retailers every Friday and which I referenced in my last post on the subject, ...


The winners of the 2008 Joe Shuster Awards (for work published in 2007) were announced in a ceremony Saturday evening in the lovely city of ...


According to Rivkah, the creator of OEL/World Manga Steady Beat as published formerly published by Tokyopop, Tokyopop is going to cease publishing print editions of ...


I was in New York a few months ago for the official opening of Kinokuniya's new store opposite Bryant Park. The guest of honour was ...


In the comments section to my previous post, about Tokyopop's reorg, a poster going by the handle of "Cthulu" dropped the following bomb: I have hesitated ...


I was trying to refrain from armchair-quarterbacking the Tokyopop contraction because I think when people who do good work lose their jobs no amount of ...


Book Expo Canada, the Maple-Leaf counterpart to this weekend's just-completed Book Expo America is June 13-16 2008, and is comprised of a trade show (booths) ...


From: http://www.icv2.com/articles/news/12677.html "Manga giant Tokyopop announced this morning that it is spinning off its comics-to-film and digital units into a new company, Tokyopop Media LLC; publishing ...


Actually, I'm not so much picking the winners as picking the books I want to win... I realize that my tastes and those of the ...


Just a bit of shilling for my erstwhile employer. Content later this afternoon. NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE Cartoonist JASON Launches his new graphic novel POCKET FULL OF ...