Archives for July, 2008

In the weeks leading up to the San Diego Comic Con, my friend Jon Ellis, former Editor at PopImage.com, was inundated with party invites and ...


I slept for about 20 hours. Now I need some breakfast. - Chris


Seriously people. - Chris


I have to say, I feel slightly better about being late to the show today. Adrian Tomine just came by and said hi as I ...


Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet. More Matsumoto! GO GO MONSTER anyone? Ask Viz to make It happen... EDIT: August 1st 2008: Here's the official VIZ PR. VIZ MEDIA'S TEKKONKINKREET BY TAIYO MATSUMOTO WINS ...


Blogging from the handheld here but wanted to write this while. I thought about it. The worst part about Comicon is that everyone here is ...


Hey there. San Diego is going well so far, we're currently kicking it on a patio and having a beer after a long day of ...


Hey there! I can now blog and photograph... on the go! So expect lots of little updates, and photos at Flickr. http://flickr.com/photos/comics212/ Alright! I'm off tomorrow. Perhaps ...


SAN DIEGO, CA: Thanks to their friends at Drawn + Quarterly, The Beguiling Books & Art will be exhibiting at booth #1529 at this week’s ...


I was happy to read that Kazu Kibuishi really enjoyed Taiyo Matsumoto's Tekkon Kinkreet, particularly since he says it was the interview I published that ...


I'm terribly sorry to morally or ethically inconvenience anyone about this. But.  There are probably 20,000 service industry workers in San Diego that all appreciate your ...


I haven't linked to Adam Stephanides site Completely Futile for a while, but his recent post on D+Q's manga initiative made me think, so I ...


http://www.nbcsandiego.com/politics/16846195/detail.html SAN DIEGO -- A $125,000 donation in support of an anti-gay marriage initiative by a San Diego hotelier has drawn the ire of gay and ...


So just what do we want the manga industry to look like, anyway? I mentioned at the end of that last post that I let ...


Three pieces of art that I think are pretty great: Marvel and Diamond released the final cover for the "premier" edition of the upcoming hardcover collection ...


...and if you're wondering who this Taiyo Matsumoto guy is, I wrote up a little bio/background post on him a while back. I also went ...


In October of 1995, the online fan website "Tokyo Cool" published the first, and one of the only English-language interviews with manga creator Taiyo Matsumoto. ...


My friend Chip Zdarsky has moved from comics creation for the direct market to comics creation for the masses, as he chronicles his unique experiences ...


No one knows how the manga market is going to shake out in the next few years, I think that much can be taken as ...


I was at Book Expo Canada a few weeks back and I intimated to a colleague that, for the first time in years, I couldn't ...


"Japan’s highly respected Nikkei financial news service is reporting that Kodansha has set up a U.S. subsidiary “to publish and sell translations of its Japanese ...


I'm sorry, really. I have something awesome that's about 75% done. Hopefully tomorrow. - Chris