Conventions: Fan Expo Canada 2011 attendees will be able to get their hands on a new Dale Eaglesham variant cover for Captain America #1 featuring Canada's most prominent Marvel heroes sporting appropriately decorated shields.
TV: According to creator Brian Wood, DMZ had a "...near miss with setting DMZ up as a television show." We're with Graeme McMillan, DCE. Make it happen!
Upcoming: Frank Cho is currently working on an X-Men min
In what is quite possibly the loosest definition of "New Technology" to ever make it into the newspaper, the Associated Press reported today that a new service is giving Garfield fans a chance to star alongside America's ninth most hilarious cartoon cat in a personalized strip, for a small fee.
This, of course, is something pretty much anyone with a computer and MS Paint can do already -- a
In what he agrees must be "the worst timing ever," cartoonist Jim Davis' latest Garfield strip dropped on Veterans Day. What's the big fat hairy deal? The punchline of the strip is the concept of a National Stupid Day, where squished spiders become heroes to remembered annually for generations. Whoops! Consequently, so
Are you (you) ready (ready) to (to) party? Following weeks of teasers at the official "Garfield" website, Jim Davis' 1986-1989 "U.S. Acres" (a.k.a. "Orson's Farm") comic strip has returned today in the form of a webcomic after an almost two decade absence in print. Perhaps best known as the "friends" component of
Brace yourself, readers, because this may be tough to believe! The Daily Cartoonist reports on a paper presented to the American Sociological Association that discusses the role of female characters in newspaper comics. The paper examined a full year's worth of strips from "Beetle Bailey," "Blondie," "Dilbert," "Family Circus," "Garfield,
In yet another unsettling instance of comics crossing over into the mainstream, the Blue Springs Assembly has asked the Lord, in all His infinite wisdom, to permit eighteen hours of sleep per day, smiting of idiot canines, superior spider-killing kung fu, and cheap shipping rates to Abu Dhabi. And oh yea
-SPOILER ALERT! A major DC character is coming back after being "killed" in 2006, and there's speculation that it may have to do with a favorable copyright ruling for DC a year after his "death." Of course, this character is far from the first (or hundredth) superhero to miraculously rise from his grave at conv