Archives for August, 2009

So on Friday night, Kathryn Immonen posted the following on her Twitter: "can someone explain to me how two of the ignatz jurors can also be ...


You know, I've seen comments that ask how someone can "liveblog" a static object. I get it, I'm a pedant too. Instead, you should probably ...


I flipped on the radio this morning, and today's top story was "DISNEY BUYS MARVEL" which is a weird way to wake up. The main, business-oriented ...


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #3 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 16.


Check out this awesome Rutu Modan-designed shopping bag. Made from 95% recycled materials, it's called "I Heart Paris" and features the moped-riding, cafe-sitting, shopping paradise ...


As someone with very little exposure to, and no specific affinity for, Ernie Bushmiller's NANCY comic strip, I have to say I really enjoyed this ...


A few years ago I went to bat for a bunch of good books, and against Tokyopop, their publisher who was gonna drop'em all before ...


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #3 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 15.


Hey folks, just a reminder that HEY OSCAR WILDE, IT'S CLOBBERIN' TIME! and I are doing a super-awesome contest right now. The winner will receive the ...


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #2 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 14.


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #2 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 13.


One of the things that really took me back in Japan? The alcohol culture in general is a hell of a lot more enlightened than ...


[caption id="attachment_3209" align="aligncenter" width="540" caption="The July 2009 Manga Release List. Yeah, just July."][/caption] Who likes pictures of Bookstores!? I just went through my 2007 Japan Photo set, ...


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #2 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 12.


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #2 & Dork Volume 1: Who’s Laughing Now?. 11.


It's a team-up in the mighty tradition of PB & J! HEY OSCAR WILDE, IT'S CLOBBERIN' TIME! is the site where comics creators draw portraits of ...


© Evan Dorkin 2009. From Dork #1 & Dork Volume 1: Who's Laughing Now? As Evan Dorkin pointed out in the comments last week, the very ...


As we approach the end of summer (sigh) it's important to remember the fall deadlines that every indy comics creator and self-publisher should have tattooed ...


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #2 & Dork Volume 1: Who's Laughing Now?. 10.


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #2 & Dork Volume 1: Who's Laughing Now?. 9.


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #2 & Dork Volume 1: Who's Laughing Now?. 8.


A friend passed along a press-kit the other day that's 3 shades of awesome, announcing the team-up of manga-ka Moyoco Anno (best known in America ...


This morning Diamond Comics Distributors, the industry's leading distributor of the vast majority of comics periodicals to comic book stores, announced that they won't be ...


©2009 Evan Dorkin. From Dork #1 & Dork Volume 1: Who's Laughing Now?. 7.


This past weekend a new Japanese pop-cultural centre opened in San Francisco, and it sounds pretty awesome. It's called New People and it's... well it's ...