In all the excitement surrounding Before Watchmen, we'd completely forgotten that DC Comics had already published a new Watchmen comic by creators other than Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. It was called Botchmen, and it happened all the way back in
DVD: All 33 episodes of Bob Newhart's 1992 sitcom, Bob, about a Golden Age comic book artist's reluctant '90s resurgence will be collected on DVD in April.
Movies: P.J. Hogan has signed on to direct an unspecified style of fea
Movies: Empire Magazine's 2012 Summer Movie preview has new shots of Judge Dredd, The Amazing Spider-Man and The Hobbit in action.
Creators: Sam Humphries, Ramon Perez and cover artist Julian Totino Tedesco are teaming for John Ca
Comics artist Al Jaffee, a.k.a. the creator of the Mad magazine fold-in, recently brought his "Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions" segment to a live audience with the help of Jeff Newelt of Heeb magazine. The video, recorded at Joe's Pub in
Upcoming: CBR has a preview of MAD Magazine #513, which will include a "Sheen Lantern" parody.
Legal: The Dominion Post reports that New Zealand's Superloans company has won a lawsuit filed against them by DC Comics for using a superhero mascott called Buck bearing what they considered had striking similarities to Superman.
Creators: Comic journalist Susie Cagle will not be charged for being present at a raid following her arrest l
The rival spooks of MAD's Spy vs. Spy have been blowing each other up for decades in their trademark cartoony style, but what if DC Co-Publisher and artist Jim Lee were to redesign the murderous duo in his iconic superhero aesthetic? Wonder no further, because he already has. And to go one better, he even recently designed his own fig
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
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.