Tuesday, February 07, 2023

This week's comics from the Post's Lily site

How a Bruce Lee mantra empowered me to try new things

I finally overcame my fear and tried something I always wanted to do.

Cavna talks to Barbara Brandon-Croft

A trailblazer who brought a Black woman's voice to comics

Barbara Brandon-Croft, the first African American woman with a mainstream syndicated strip, has a new book reflecting on her achievement

Comics Research Bibliography citations update, 2/6/23

 

Degg, D. D. 2023.

Charles A. Filius – RIP.

Daily Cartoonist (February 5): https://www.dailycartoonist.com/index.php/2023/02/05/charles-a-filius-rip/

 

Degg, D. D. 2023.

Al Schweitzer – RIP.

Daily Cartoonist (February 5):  https://www.dailycartoonist.com/index.php/2023/02/05/al-schweitzer-rip/

 

Degg, D. D. 2023.

Michael Dougan – RIP.

Daily Cartoonist (February 5): https://www.dailycartoonist.com/index.php/2023/02/05/michael-dougan-rip/

 

Martin, Dan. 2023.

P-D artist Albert Schweitzer Jr., who drew the Weatherbird, died Monday at 101.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (February 2): https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/obituaries/p-d-artist-albert-schweitzer-jr-who-drew-the-weatherbird-died-monday-at-101/article_2255b7fb-7011-5249-8625-fae1045d1667.html

 

Unknown. 2015.

Creative, Talented & Passionate: Al Schweitzer's Illustrated Life.

Bethesda blog (October 21): https://bethesdahealth.org/blog/2015/10/21/creative-talented-passionate-al-schweitzers-illustrated-life/

 

Unknown. 2023.

Albert L. Schweitzer, Jr. of Clayton, Missouri.

Lupton Chapel (January 30): https://www.luptonchapel.com/obituary/albert-schweitzer-jr

 

Goldberg, Lesley. 2023.

Matthew McConaughey to Voice Elvis in Netflix Animated Series; 'Agent Elvis' counts Priscilla Presley among its exec producers.

Hollywood Reporter (February 6): https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/tv/tv-news/matthew-mcconaughey-voice-elvis-netflix-animated-show-agent-elvis-1235318721/

 

Johnston, Rich. 2023.

Amanda Conner's The Pro Signature Series CGC Header Is Hilarious; The CGC Signature Series header drawn by Amanda Conner features The Pro, co-created by Conner and Garth Ennis, being hilarious as ever.

Bleeding Cool (February 5):  https://bleedingcool.com/comics/amanda-conner-the-pro-signature-series-cgc-header-is-hilarious/

 

Johnston, Rich. 2023.

Warren Ellis Talks The Authority, Alan Moore & James Gunn.

Bleeding Cool (February 5):  https://bleedingcool.com/comics/warren-ellis-talks-the-authority-alan-moore-james-gunn/

 

Interview: Jamie Lee Curtis Reveals The True Nature of 'Mother Nature'

Nicki Faust

Jan 31, 2023

https://previewsworld.com/Article/266549-Interview-Jamie-Lee-Curtis-Reveals-The-True-Nature-of-Mother-Nature

 

"I'm Very Self-Deprecating, But I Know What I Can Do": An Interview with Eric Powell

Jason Bergman | February 6, 2023

https://www.tcj.com/im-very-self-deprecating-but-i-know-what-i-can-do-an-interview-with-eric-powell/

 

Remembering the creepy, kooky day a local girl played Wednesday Addams [in print as The creepy, kooky day a local girl played Wednesday Addams]

by John Kelly

Washington Post February 6, 2023  B3

online at https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2023/02/05/wednesday-addams-family-standin/

 

Chapter 96: IDEAS DON'T BLEED episode twenty-one | Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly, part one

February 6 2023

Matthew Rosenberg, Ethan S. Parker, and Griffin Sheridan

https://ashcanpress.substack.com/p/but-no-life-forms-were-aboard

 

Kevin Necessary @knecessary@newsie.social

[Another update: I've decided to end my run doing freelance editorial cartoons for The Enquirer.]

@knecessary February 3 2023

https://twitter.com/knecessary/status/1621563921965481984

 

Ho Che Anderson reveals why Marvel got cold feet about LUKE CAGE: CITY OF FIRE

Taimur Dar

02/06/2023

https://www.comicsbeat.com/ho-che-anderson-reveals-luke-cage-city-on-fire-cancellation/

 

INTERVIEW: Yuri Lowenthal keeps it in the Superman Family as Mon-El in LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES

Taimur Dar 02/06/2023

https://www.comicsbeat.com/interview-yuri-lowenthal-mon-el-legion-of-super-heroes/

 

Tinyview webcomic app is looking to get $25,000 in subscriptions

Heidi MacDonald

02/06/2023

https://www.comicsbeat.com/tinyview-webcomic-app-is-looking-to-get-25000-in-subscriptions/

 

 

Hägar the Horrible to celebrate turning 50 by revisiting his early adventures

 Chris Arrant Editor-in-Chief

Jan. 31, 2023

https://www.thepopverse.com/hagar-the-horrible-2023

 

Saladino (and Schnapp) Lettering on DONDI

Todd Klein

Todd's Blog January 31, 2023.

https://kleinletters.com/Blog/saladino-and-schnapp-lettering-on-dondi/

 

The Last Postcard From Mound City [by Dan Martin]

D. D. Degg

Daily Cartoonist February 6 2023

https://www.dailycartoonist.com/index.php/2023/02/06/the-last-postcard-from-mound-city/      

 

Monday, February 06, 2023

Feb 8: Limited amount of Tom King Supergirl comics free at 3rd Eye

Be One of Our 1st Customers in & Get a FREE Supergirl Woman of Tomorrow signed by writer TOM KING!


1st 15 in at Third Eye Annapolis!!


1st 10 in at Third Eye Lexington Park!


1st 5 in at all other Third Eye locations!


Supplies are ltd! Signed copy picked at random!

We know Third Eye is a must-stop weekly visit for you on New Comic Wednesday already, but, we're giving you even more reason to come see us this week! :)


Third Eye Faithful: you've heard us raving about the upcoming GODS & MONSTERS initiative from DC COMICS, and we know you're all super pumped for SUPERGIRL WOMAN OF TOMORROW especially, so when long-time Friend of Third Eye, Tom King, hit us up that he could help us get some of this wonderful stories into your hands faster — we jumped at the chance!

 

This Wednesday at all Third Eye locations, we'll be hooking up the 1st few customers through the door at es with a FREE signed copy of either a single issue SUPERGIRL WOMAN OF TOMORROW (which are SUPER scarce right now!) or a signed copy of the SUPERGIRL WOMAN OF TOMORROW trade paperback (also IMPOSSIBLE to find now!)



Check out our spotlight on Tom King's Amazing Work Here!

Not sure if you'll be one of the lucky few to snag one? That's OK! 


You can still pre-order a copy of SUPERGIRL WOMAN OF TOMORROW in trade paperback, so you can get the full story in it's beautiful entirety, and have your copy locked in and held for you when these come back into stock this Spring!


Just click here to pre-order your copy for in-store pick-up at Third Eye or mail-order!


And while we're talking about Tom King, let's take a moment to highlight just how darn awesome Tom's work is!


Tom's done a ton of awesome work at both DC & Marvel, and has delivered some of the most stunning comic storytelling we've seen of this generation.

More on Wednesday Addams in the Post

Remembering the creepy, kooky day a local girl played Wednesday Addams [in print as The creepy, kooky day a local girl played Wednesday Addams]

The other Chinese surveillance device adrift by Daniel Boris


Comics Research Bibliography citations update, 2/4-5/23


Hello from New AAEC President Jack Ohman

  February 1 2023 AAEC

https://editorialcartoonists.com/hello-from-new-aaec-president-jack-ohman/

 

Indie Spotlight: Ho Che Anderson Examines Godhead and His Career in Comics

By Dustin Holland

February 3 2023

https://www.cbr.com/indie-spotlight-ho-che-anderson-interview/

 

6 Burning Questions About DC Studios' New Slate

Richard Newby

February 3, 2023

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/movies/movie-features/dc-studios-questions-about-james-gunn-movie-tv-plans-1235316946/      

 

$50 Cash If You Find What Bad Idea Pretends Are Bootleg Comics

Bad Idea Comics are pretending that people are making bootlegs of their comic books, but are at least willing to pay cash out as part of the promotion!

 03 Feb 2023 

by Rich Johnston

 https://bleedingcool.com/comics/50-cash-if-you-find-what-bad-idea-pretends-are-bootleg-comics/

 

Bad Idea Comics Is The Publisher That Cried Wolf – The Bootleg Is Real

So it turns out the fake Bad Idea bootleg comic is a real Bad Idea bootleg comic. But can you blame me for thinking the fake was a fake fake?

4 Feb 2023 

by Rich Johnston

 https://bleedingcool.com/comics/bad-idea-comics-is-the-publisher-that-cried-wolf-the-bootleg-is-real/

 

Sony Pictures Animation to Move Office to Miracle Mile in 2024

The studio, as well as Sony's Imageworks and Crunchyroll, is moving to mid-Wilshire when its current lease expires. 5750 Wilshire Blvd, where Sony Pictures Animation is relocating to in 2024.

Erik Hayden

February 2, 2023

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/business/business-news/sony-pictures-animation-office-move-2024-1235316288/

 

'Hit-Monkey' Renewed at Hulu, Loses 'Marvel' From Title

The animated series will get a second season, with 20th Television Animation taking over as the show's studio.

Rick Porter

February 2, 2023

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/tv/tv-news/hit-monkey-renewed-season-2-hulu-1235315721/

 

Small Moments, Writ Large: Rob Clough reviews Tessa Brunton's NOTES FROM A SICKBED

Rob Clough

February 1, 2023

https://solrad.co/small-moments-writ-large-rob-clough-reviews-tessa-bruntons-notes-from-a-sickbed

 

Baby It's Cold Outside- Comic Creators React To Falling Temperatures

 

Oh the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful, And since we've no place to go, let's read comic book creators weather reactions.

 04 Feb 2023 

by Rich Johnston

https://bleedingcool.com/comics/baby-its-cold-outside-comic-creators-react-to-falling-temperatures/

 

Could you draw a comic every hour? These N.L. artists went for it [Hourly Comics Day]

    Mark Cumby

    CBC February 2 2023

    https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2168480835629

 

'Extraordinary' isn't about superpowers. No, really.

Glen Weldon and Christina Tucker

Pop Culture Happy Hour February 2, 2023

https://www.npr.org/2023/01/24/1151090436/extraordinary-isnt-about-superpowers-no-really

https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510282/edge1.pod.npr.org/anon.npr-mp3/npr/pchh/2023/02/20230202_pchh_286337ce-3e25-483f-96ae-504683f9575e.mp3

https://www.npr.org/transcripts/1151090436

 

How are comics and engineering related? It's all about innovation.

Dean Haspiel,

ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Feb 2, 2023

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XaI87X20DQ8

 

ZOE THOROGOOD for IT'S LONELY AT THE CENTRE OF THE UNIVERSE — Jan 2023 Graphic Novel of the Month

Comix Experience

February 5 2023

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZGWlwNEnEY

 

Zander Cannon Looks Back on Kaijumax

Duy Tano

The Comics Cube

Jan 30, 2023

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zahKliJlrTs

Saturday, February 04, 2023

Don't Take Spy Balloons from Strangers by Daniel Boris

Comics Research Bibliography citations update, 2/3/23

Margot Ferrick, January 31st, 2023

New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium 350

Jan 31, 2023

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2RhvkDrqKY

 

Brian Bolland joins Cartoonist Kayfabe to DISSECT Batman THE KILLING JOKE!!!

Ed Piskor and Jim Rugg

Cartoonist Kayfabe  Jan 29, 2023

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFVnsLCPZyE

 

the autobiography of denny o'neil

word balloon

  Feb 1, 2023

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6q6DegroZk

 

Track of Time with Vanessa Davis [on  "Daddy's Girl" by Debbie Drechsler]

Katie Skelly and Sally Madden

Thick Lines Podcast 75 January 31 2023

https://soundcloud.com/thicklines/75-track-of-time-with-vanessa-davis

 

'FLAMING CARROT' CREATOR BOB BURDEN'S COLLECTION BURGLARIZED

Vintage Comics Taken from Atlanta Storage Unit Over the Holidays

 Brigid Alverson on February 2, 2023 

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/53230/flaming-carrot-creator-bob-burdens-collection-burglarized

 

'OH NO!' CREATOR OF 'WEBCOMIC NAME' RAISES ALMOST $250,000 FOR LEGAL FEES

Fighting for Control of His Comic

 Brigid Alverson on February 3, 2023 

https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/53233/oh-no-creator-webcomic-name-raises-almost-250-000-legal-fees

 

Abstract Studio Inks Exclusive Distribution Deal with Diamond Book Distributors 

Scoop February 3 2023

https://scoop.previewsworld.com/Home/4/1/73/1012?ArticleID=266543

 

Marvel To Publish Ant-Man In-Movie Book By Scott Lang As Actual Book

Look Out For The Little Guy is the Ant-Man in-world memoir of Scott Lang, from convict to Avenger and beyond, and they're actually publishing it.


 2 Feb 2023 

by Rich Johnston

 https://bleedingcool.com/comics/marvel-to-publish-ant-man-in-movie-book-by-scott-lang-as-actual-book/

 

James Gunn's Rave Review and Response to Ezra Miller Troubles: "Been Hard Watching That"

Chris Gardner

February 3, 2023

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/movies/movie-news/the-flash-star-kiersey-clemons-on-ezra-miller-1235316811/ 

 

COVER REVEAL + INTERVIEW: Snailords dishes on FREAKING ROMANCE VOL. 1

The Beat has the exclusive cover reveal for the upcoming publication from WEBTOON Unscrolled.

Avery Kaplan

02/03/2023 
https://www.comicsbeat.com/cover-reveal-interview-snailords-dishes-on-freaking-romance-vol-1/

 

Interview : Robin Recht de Conan à un Thorgal iconoclaste

Jean-Laurent TRUC.

3 février 2023
https://www.ligneclaire.info/robin-recht-273456.html

 

Man And Superman – This Week's Links

Clark Burscough | February 3, 2023

https://www.tcj.com/man-and-superman-this-weeks-links/

 

X-Men Monday #189 – Benjamin Percy Talks 'X-Force', 'Wolverine', and 'Ghost Rider/Wolverine: Weapons of Vengeance'

Chris Hassan

January 30, 2023

https://aiptcomics.com/2023/01/30/x-men-monday-benjamin-percy-x-force/

 

"The Emotions All Hit Me After I Released 'Daddy'" – Beatrice Mossman on Tactile Presentation in Comics, Allegorical Narrative, and the Sensitivity of Autobio Work

by Andy Oliver

January 31, 2023

https://www.brokenfrontier.com/interview-beatrice-mossman/

 

Anti-Racism in the 50's: The Message of EC Comics

Qiana Whitted, a professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of South Carolina, will be a guest lecturer at SDSU Feb. 7.

By Jeff Ristine

 SDSU News January 31, 2023

https://newscenter.sdsu.edu/sdsu_newscenter/news_story.aspx?sid=79057

 

Nine Scholars Discuss the Philosophy of Comics

Sam Cowling and Wesley Cray.eds

January 26, 2023 by Aesthetics for Birds | 2 Comments

https://aestheticsforbirds.com/2023/01/26/nine-scholars-discuss-the-philosophy-of-comics/#

 

Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez of Love and Rockets

Brian Heater

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn January 27, 2023
https://www.npr.org/2023/01/26/1151725563/gilbert-and-jaime-hernandez-of-love-and-rockets

https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510309/edge1.pod.npr.org/anon.npr-mp3/npr/bullseye/2023/01/20230127_bullseye_ce7fff0f-2c84-4c5a-8a72-a24a0f5e04da.mp3

 

Off Panel #386: Different Strokes with Clayton Cowles [letterer]

David Harper

Jan 30, 2023

https://sktchd.libsyn.com/off-panel-386-different-strokes-with-clayton-cowles

https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/sktchd/Clayton_Cowles.mp3

 

Puspayoga, Komang and Suastini, Ni Wayan. (2023). An Analysis Types of Onomatopoeia Words in Batman & Spiderman Comic. ELITE JOURNAL, 5 (1), 221-232. online at  http://elitejournal.org/index.php/ELITE/article/view/109 and http://elitejournal.org/index.php/ELITE/article/download/109/83/

 

My Claremont Year- January 2023

Chris Claremont's earliest X-Men stories chart a new course for superhero comics.

Scott Cederlund

Feb 1, 2023

https://www.fromcovertocover.com/my-claremont-year-january/

 

Anna Todd Partners With Canada's Wattpad on 'After' Graphic Novels

Porter Anderson

August 4, 2021

https://publishingperspectives.com/2021/08/anna-todd-partners-with-canadas-wattpad-on-after-graphic-novels/

 

Canada and Korea, Wattpad and Webtoon: The Studios' Consolidation

 Porter Anderson August 17, 2022

https://publishingperspectives.com/2022/08/wattpad-webtoon-studios-consolidation-our-newly-formed-divisions/

 

Your Wish Is My Command by Deena Mohamed review – a spellbinding fantasy from Egypt

James Smart

Sat 28 Jan 2023

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2023/jan/28/your-wish-is-my-command-by-deena-mohamed-review-a-spellbinding-fantasy-from-egypt

 

Jings, Crivvens, Help Ma Bogart: The Bogie Man As Wagner and Grant's Comedy Opus

by Steven Maxwell

February 2, 2023

https://www.thegutterreview.com/jings-crivens-help-ma-bogart-the-bogie-man-as-wagner-and-grants-comedy-opus/

 

Laughter in the Courts of Law: On Riss's Graphic Report on the Papon Trial [Charlie Hebdo; cartoon journalism; France]

Yasco Horsman

Law, Culture and the Humanities January 27, 2023

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/17438721221116554

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/epub/10.1177/17438721221116554

 

Industry Notes: Angoulême Focus on Arab Comics

Porter Anderson

February 5, 2018

https://publishingperspectives.com/2018/02/france-angouleme-arab-comics-exhibition-scholastic-narrative-nonfiction/

 

In France, Lyon's Comics Festival Sets June In-Person Dates

 Porter Anderson

February 4, 2022

https://publishingperspectives.com/2022/02/in-france-lyons-comics-festival-sets-june-in-person-dates-covid19/

 

French Publishers: A Second Round of 'Comics in the Classroom'

Porter Anderson

March 23, 2022

https://publishingperspectives.com/2022/03/french-publishers-a-second-round-of-comics-in-the-classroom/

 

At France's Festival d'Angoulême: Barcelona's Bang Ediciones and Mamut Comics

 Porter Anderson

January 29, 2020

https://publishingperspectives.com/2020/01/headed-to-france-festival-dangouleme-2020-barcelona-bang-ediciones-mamut-comics/

 

Frankfurt: Looking at Comics' and Graphic Novels' Gains in the Market

 Porter Anderson

October 14, 2022

https://publishingperspectives.com/2022/10/frankfurt-looking-at-comics-and-graphic-novels-gains-in-the-market/

An international increase in comics and graphic novels, says SB Rights' Stephanie Barrouillet, is reflected in rights sales and awards attention.

 

Rights Edition Interview: Germany's Rita Fürstenau [Rotopol Press]

 Porter Anderson
January 13, 2023

https://publishingperspectives.com/2023/01/rights-edition-interview-germanys-rita-furstenau-at-rotopol/

 

Art and Anguish at Angoulême: Where Are the Women in Comics?

Olivia Snaije
February 5, 2016

https://publishingperspectives.com/2016/02/women-in-comics/

 

Words Without Borders February: Graphic Conflict

Porter Anderson

February 11, 2019

https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/02/words-without-borders-february-2019-graphic-fiction-nonfiction/

 

The Daily Heller: Look Him Up, John Wilcock, Master of the Underground [newspapers; Ethan Persoff interview]

By Steven Heller

February 2 2023

 The Daily Heller
https://www.printmag.com/daily-heller/the-daily-heller-up-in-the-sky-it-is-john-wilcock-master-of-the-underground/

 

Major webtoon platforms' fight against piracy

By Park Han-sol

Korea Times February. 2. 2023

https://m.koreatimes.co.kr/pages/article.amp.asp?newsIdx=344709

 

PODCAST REVIEW: Christina Ricci redefines Harley Quinn in SOUND MIND

Ricardo Serrano Denis

02/03/2023

https://www.comicsbeat.com/harley-quinn-and-the-joker-sound-mind-review-spotify/

 

BustArt Rolled From the Streets of Switzerland to the Walls of Richmond, VA

by R. Anthony Harris | Jan 29, 2023 

https://rvamag.com/art/richmond-mural-project/bustart-rolled-from-the-streets-of-switzerland-to-the-walls-of-richmond-va.html 

 

Report: Ike Perlmutter hasn't given up on taking over Disney board

Heidi MacDonald

02/03/2023

https://www.comicsbeat.com/report-ike-perlmutter-hasnt-given-up-on-taking-over-disney-board/

 

Nelson Peltz Targets Disney Director Michael Froman in Proxy Battle
The activist firm Trian on Thursday began sending messages to Disney shareholders asking them to withhold votes for Froman, and to vote for Peltz instead, while pivoting its messaging to target Disney's board.

Alex Weprin
February 2, 2023
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/business/business-news/nelson-peltz-targets-disney-director-michael-froman-proxy-fight-1235316158/

 

Dennis Culver Summons The Doom Patrol


Beatles Comics Part 2 Vivek Tiwary The 5th Beatle Brian Epstein [2013 interview]

Jan 30, 2023

MUTTS cartoonist Patrick McDonnell goes Marvel with THE SUPER HERO'S JOURNEY

Latest project in Marvel Arts collaboration between Marvel Comics and Abrams ComicArts available this September

02/03/2023