Someone recently told me that the Internet is a sinkhole of nostalgia, that we glorify the culture of the past because it's readily available to us all the time. It's hard not to be nostalgic about Calvin and Hobbes, though. After all, Bi
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March comes in like a lion and out like...a dire wolf? April means we finally get a new season of HBO's Game of Thrones, with the next chapter in the war for the Iron Throne. While the rest of us have been waiting out the long winter, fan artists have been busy illustrating this clash of kings, but not with the Starks and Lannisters you might expect. Instead
TV: BBC America has posted the first official photo of actress Jenna-Louise Coleman in her role as the next (but still unnamed) Doctor Who companion set to debut this Christmas. From what I can tell, she seems to like sweaters.
Museums: The Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco will host an exhibit of rare MAD Magazine art from
Why stop when you're on a roll? Cartoonist Kerry Callen is back with more cleverly animated versions of comic book covers for your enjoyment. The artist of a hilarious series of Golden Age superhero trolling strips and a contributor to ComicsAlliance's Great Comics That Never Happened, Callen's l
Upcoming: The Power Pack will return to, how you say, the core Marvel universe in FF #15.
Gaming: DC Universe Online's ninth update, "Assemble for Battle," is now live.
Movies: Jane Goldman of X-Men: First Class and Kick-Ass fame
Aside from a love of fancy notebooks, I don't really have much of an attachment to the artifacts of the pre-Internet era of instant communication. That said, the letterheads of the past are a thousand times better than today's neon pink, Comic Sans email signatures.
Nina Matsumoto is far from unknown in the world of comics. Her manga-style "The Simpsons" masterpiece put on the map for a lot of people, and she periodically pencils stories in Bongo's official Simpsons series. Her efforts there even netted her an Eisner back in 2009. You're missing out on her full range of art powers if you haven't seen the Calvin and Hobbes, Futurama a