Archive for February, 2011

Angoulême 2011: Photos

Posted by on February 7th, 2011 at 11:07 AM
Association co-founder Mattt Konture Check in for the official Comics Journal/Metabunker photo reportage from this year’s Angoulême festival.

HU: Six Degrees of Ezra Pound

Posted by on February 7th, 2011 at 7:52 AM
Alex Buchet attempts to connect Ezra Pound with Kevin Bacon. Plus, Tippi Hedron, Jerry Lewis, Queen Elizabeth, Joe Dimaggio, and more!

Assorted Miscellany: Candy Or Medicine, Devil’s Lake, Desmond Reed minis, Dina Kelberman, The Cornelia Collection

Posted by on February 7th, 2011 at 5:39 AM
Rob offers quick takes on comics in a variety of media: the webcomics content of Devil's Lake; minicomics by Desmond Reed, The Corneila Collection by Kel Crum; Candy Or Medicine #12, edited by Josh Blair; and the latest issue of The Regular Man, by Dina Kelberman.

Nathan Wilson: An Interview with Geoff Johns Part One (of Two)

Posted by on February 7th, 2011 at 12:01 AM
New York Times best-selling author and Eisner Award-nominated writer Geoff Johns talks to Nathan Wilson about craft; how he writes Green Lantern and The Flash and engineers Infinite Crisis, 52, Blackest Night and Brightest Day; and his career as the Chief Creative Officer for DC Entertainment and supervising production on the 2011 Green Lantern film.

Moebius exhibition in Paris

Posted by on February 6th, 2011 at 2:42 PM

Right now there is an impressive exhibition in Paris about the seminal French artist Moebius/Gir, or Jean Giraud as is his real name.

The exhibition is called “Transe Forme”, a play on words capturing much of what Giraud’s career has

Angoulême – A Minister Visiting

Posted by on February 6th, 2011 at 2:33 PM

Here’s an interesting web TV documentary from the recently ended festival in Angoulême, dealing with the fact that the Minister for European Affairs, Laurent Wauquiez, visited the festival. This could only happen at a French comics festival. During the second

Angoulême – Exhibitions Galore

Posted by on February 6th, 2011 at 2:27 PM

Being at the comics festival in Angoulême, France, means visiting a great number of exhibitions, as this is one if the major means of communicating with the audience here. The last four days I have tried to visit as many

Incompetent Competence

Posted by on February 6th, 2011 at 8:58 AM
At HU, Erica Friedman reviews the enjoyable train-wreck that is Hideyuki Kikuchi’s novel, Wicked City: Black Guard

All Ages: Captain Congo

Posted by on February 5th, 2011 at 3:47 PM
Captain Congo is an ongoing graphic novel series aimed at younger readers from children’s book publisher Working Title Press. The series was created in 2008 resulting from illustrator Greg Holfeld’s desire to do a comic book aimed at early readers.

HU: This Is Your Brain on Television

Posted by on February 5th, 2011 at 7:32 AM
The aphasiac glory of Sid and Marty Krofft's children's shows.

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