Friday, September 30, 2022

The Post reviews a Disney family feud movie

A Disney scion takes on the Mouse House in 'The American Dream' [in print Disney scion takes on predatory capitalism and the Mouse House]

Filmmaker Abigail Disney, great-niece of Walt Disney, uses the power of documentary to shame the company into treating its workers better

PCHH on She-Hulk

More to Come 535: SPX is Back

More to Come 535: SPX is Back

This week the MTC crew—Calvin Reid, Heidi "The Beat" MacDonald, and Kate Fitzsimons—update news on comics conventions: Heidi and Calvin recap their visits to SPX, aka the Small Press Expo; Kate joins to preview New York Comic Con (Oct. 6-9) and the return of ICv2's Insider Talks; they highlight comics panels at the Brooklyn Book Festival (Sept. 25-Oct. 2); and ruminate over Dark Horse's decision to switch its comics shop distribution from Diamond to Penguin Random House Publisher Services.

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Comics Research Bibliography citations update, 9/29/22


THOR: Love & Thunder: A 2XLP Vinyl Soundtrack from Mondo, with art by me!

Jen Bartel

Sep 28 2022


INTERVIEW: Editor Owen Johnson on compiling THE BEST OF 2000 AD


Putting together six volumes of thrill-power to draw in potential new readers and fans to a 45-year-old weekly anthology title is no easy task

Dean Simons



Projecting Parallels in Archi Comics [architecture]

Duncan Steele | September 29, 2022


The Daily Heller: Tech Tox, Tech Tox, Life Marches On [Brian Fies]

By Steven Heller          

September 28 2022


Yet Another Week In The Life Of Graphic Novel, Gender Queer

Posted on September 27, 2022

by Rich Johnston


'Gender Queer' author Maia Kobabe talks banned books: 'Part of a widescale political attack'

 Barbara VanDenburgh

USA TODAY September 20 2022


Column: I read 'Gender Queer,' the most banned book in America. And so should you

By Robin Abcarian

Sept. 25, 2022


Holy dropped charges, Batman! San Mateo County axes Batmobile fraud case

    Marcus White

    Sep 28, 2022


Making Dreams a Reality: Previsualising The Sandman 

We talk to the visualization supervisor who helped add physicality and motion to the surreal world of The Sandman.   

By Chris Farnell | September 27, 2022


Ideas Don't Bleed LIVE! w/Ryan Stegman

Matthew Rosenberg, Ethan S. Parker, and Griffin Sheridan

Ashcan Press Comics Corp. September 28 2022


Hugh Jackman's Wolverine will make his surprise return in 'Deadpool 3'

Analysis by David Betancourt

Washington Post September 29, 2022 C3

online at


ICv2 Insider Talks Return to New York Comic Con

Sep 28, 2022


Little Golden Books Plans 100th-Anniversary Disney Set

By Karen Raugust

Sep 29, 2022


Licensing Hotline: September 2022

By Karen Raugust

Sep 29, 2022


'JumpStart' cartoonist Robb Armstrong on 'The Syracuse Years' and meeting his heroes

Jules Struck, September 26 2022


Dayton native Cathy Guisewite to kick off Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop

By Jessica Graue, Contributing Writer

Sept 27, 2022

The kids who grew up on Pokémon are raising trainers of their own

They're passing the torchic to their kids [in print as Two generations, raised on the love of Pokémon]

By Teddy Amenabar

August 21, 2022 Washington Post: 12

online at


Weldon native, cartoonist coming to fall festival [Charlie Daniel]

    By Special to The Herald

    Sep 27, 2022


Marvel Shakes Up 'Armor Wars': Don Cheadle Series Now Being Developed As a Movie (Exclusive)Borys Kit

September 29, 2022


Salisbury, Derek, "Growing up with Vertigo: British Writers, DC, and the Maturation of American Comic Books" (2013). Graduate College Dissertations and Theses. 209.


McAllister, M. P. (2001). Ownership concentration in the US comic book industry. Comics and ideology, 15-38.

online at


Comics: Akron Printing Plant Helping To Fill Growing Demand For Booklet 'Funnies'

The Akron Beacon Journal

Akron, Ohio

10 Feb 1946, Sun    Page 18


Danner Books Fight Commies: Comic Pamphlets Ready For 'Fringe' Nations [The Korean Story giveaway]

The Akron Beacon Journal

Akron, Ohio

22 Oct 1950, Sun    Page 2


The Akron Beacon Journal

Akron, Ohio

10 Jan 1950, Tue    Page 32

Post Office Loses Comic Books, $9,000

online at


Overheard in New York: Getting Laughs at the Comedy Cellar

By Jason Chatfield

September 29 2022


Overheard in New York: Browsing at Mood Fabrics

By Jenny Kroik

August 21, 2022


Overheard in New York

Cartoonists hit the streets for some stealth snooping.


Overheard in New York: Strutting Around Fashion Week

By Emily Bernstein

September 15, 2022


Overheard in New York: Studying Wildlife at the Museum of Natural History

By Ellis Rosen

September 8, 2022


Overheard in New York: Artful Snooping at the Metropolitan Museum

By Will McPhail

August 28, 2022


Overheard in New York: Let's Go (Watch the) Mets

By Jared Nangle

May 29, 2022


Overheard in New York: Riding the L Train

By Sofia Warren

May 16, 2022


Overheard in New York: Lurking Along Canal Street

By Colin Tom

May 6, 2022


Overheard in New York: O.K., Actually These Were in Newark Airport

By Asher Perlman

April 20, 2022



Fantom Comics signing 10/2 -- Kami Garcia, Isaac Goodhart, Alys Arden


>> SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2nd @ 12pm - 2pm

KAMI GARCIA and ISAAC GOODHART the creative team behind CONSTANTINE DISTORTED ILLUSIONS along with ALYS ARDEN from the creative team behind ZATANNA THE JEWL OF GRAVESEND will be coming to Fantom Comics on the first weekend of October to sign their books! Swing on by to get copies of your books signed while also getting the opportunity to meet the creators!

The Post on Wolverine and Deadpool's MCU returns

Hugh Jackman's Wolverine will make his surprise return in 'Deadpool 3'

Nov 15: Book group discussion of Nora Krug via Goethe-Institut Washington


Goethe Book Club – Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home



Goethe Book Club – Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 6:30 PM



A book club discussion of "Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home" / "Heimat: Ein deutsches Familienalbum" (2018) by Nora Krug

When and whereDate and time



About this event

A book club discussion of Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home / Heimat: Ein deutsches Familienalbum (2018) by Nora Krug

Read and discuss works by German authors in this series hosted by the Goethe-Institut Washington. All books can be read in English or German; our discussion will be in English. Please Note: In order to participate in the online discussion (carried out over Zoom), registrants must obtain access to the work on their own. Hard copies of the book can be ordered through multiple vendors online; the eBook is also available for download to Kindle, iPad, and other digital reading platforms.

Comics Research Bibliography citations update, 9/28/22


"I Would Be Producing This Work Whether Anybody Bought It And Saw It Or Not": The Comics of J. Webster Sharp

Ryan Carey | September 28, 2022


Tom Hanks wrote a novel about making a comic book movie

The book is Tom Hanks' first novel and first literary work inspired by his Hollywood career

Sam Barsanti

AV Club September 28 2022


Tom Hanks Writes First Novel Inspired by 'Important Lessons' from His Hollywood Experiences

"Even the foolish moments [in the book] are some kind of stunt I've pulled or mistake I've survived," Tom Hanks tells PEOPLE of his novel

Benjamin VanHoose

September 27, 2022


Tom Hanks Announces First Novel Inspired by His Filmmaking Experience

'The Making of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece' is set to release in May 2023.

Christy Pina

September 27, 2022


Raising the Stakes for Crime Comics - An Interview with ROB HART, ALEX SEGURA, & JOE EISMA


Comic Book Yeti September 27 2022


Pageviews, assemble! Why there's no escaping the Marvel Cinematic Universe online

In 2022, few pop-culture brands move the needle, so newspaper blue-bloods and recipe sites alike rally around Marvel Cinematic Universe content as their last stand.

By Luke Winkie Sept. 27, 2022, 2:17 p.m.


Confrontation and Community in "7lbs 8oz"

In her stop-motion short, the filmmaker Yoo Lee mines her own experience of moving to Jersey City to explore what makes a neighborhood.

Film by Yoo Lee

Text by Ella Murdock Gardner

September 28, 2022


Marvel's 'Blade' Loses Director Bassam Tariq (Exclusive)

The project, which stars Mahershala Ali, was gearing up to shoot in the fall.

By Aaron Couch, Borys Kit

September 27, 2022


Hugh Jackman Returning as Wolverine for 'Deadpool 3'

The film has a new release date: Sept. 6, 2024.

Aaron Couch

September 27, 2022


'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' Joins Pantheon of Long Superhero Pics at Two Hours and 41 Minutes

The sequel will be the second-longest title in the Marvel Cinematic Universe behind 'Avengers: Endgame,' but it's notably shorter than DC's 2022 'The Batman,' which ran nearly three hours.

Pamela McClintock

September 27, 2022

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Comics Research Bibliography citations update, 9/27/22



Burglars Take Rare Comics in VA, Owner Injured in Armed Robbery in PA

  by Brigid Alverson on September 23, 2022


Latino superheroes are saving the day in Hollywood

    Mandalit del Barco

Morning Edition

September 27, 2022


Hobart cartoonist wins national award [greeting cards, Scott Jensen]

    By Vicky Klukkert

    Oneonta, NY Daily Star Sep 23, 2022


Queer Coming-of-Age Graphic Novel Under the Shadow of Church [RAVE, Jessica Campbell].       

by Coco Picard

Hyperallergic September 26 2022


Final Space Creator Olan Rogers Shares Some Heartbreaking News [animation]

September 24, 2022

by Ray Flook


Interview: The Great Gatsby Modernized in AWA's 'Gatsby'

Interview by Troy-Jeffrey Allen

Sep 27, 2022