News Roundup: San Diego Rethinks Its Indifference, MoCCA & SPX Announcements, Siege Not The Bomb
Movies: Science affirms that 3D movies do, in fact, hurt your brain. Not that it’s going to stop us from watching the next “Spider-Man” flick. [io9]
Commentary: Douglas Wolk discusses some troubling racial elements in the ending of the “Kick-Ass” comic at his new Techland gig.
Education: Former Oni Press Editor-in-Chief Jamie Rich stops by the Portland State University class being taught by Brian Michael Bendis.
DC: The reactions to the new DC comics executive team are in, with the most interesting ones coming from Dirk Deppey, Graeme McMillan, Tom Spurgeon, and Douglas Wolk.
Awards: The LA Times announces its new 2009 Book Prize finalists and for the first time, graphic novels have their own category! The nominees are: “Luba” by Gilbert Hernandez, “GoGo Monster” by Taiyo Matsumoto, “Asterios Polyp” by David Mazzuchelli, “Scott Pilgrim Vol. 5: Scott Pilgrim vs. the Universe” by Bryan Lee O’Malley, and “Footnotes in Gaza” by Joe Sacco. [LA Times]
International: A promotional comic by the European Union — which cost $320,000 to make — is looking pretty good. [Bleeding Cool]