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Comic Riffs: April, 2011

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 04/25/2011

THE FOLLOW-UP: Roger Ebert wins the New Yorker Caption Contest

By Michael Cavna  |  12:58 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  roger ebert, bob mankoff

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 04/22/2011

THIS JUST IN: First new art from ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ creator in 16 years, syndicate says

“Calvin and Hobbes” creator’s painting a contribution to “Cul de Sac” fundraiser.

By Michael Cavna  |  03:44 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  richard thompson, bill watterson, calvin and hobbes, cul de sac

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 04/22/2011

THE WEEK IN POLITICAL CARTOONS: From the Pulitzer to Post.com

By Michael Cavna  |  01:06 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  political cartoons

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 04/21/2011

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Air traffic controllers hot on the radar of Taiwan-based animators

By Michael Cavna  |  10:04 AM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 04/18/2011

THE PULITZERS: Denver’s Mike Keefe wins for Editorial Cartooning

By Michael Cavna  |  03:14 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 04/17/2011

BOX OFFICE: ‘Rio’ dances to $40M weekend win

Carlos Saldanha saw his latest CG-animated movie gross $40-million to win the weekend box office.

By Michael Cavna  |  06:00 PM ET, 04/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 04/15/2011

IMAGE OF THE DAY: Jillian Tamaki’s ‘Best American Comics’ cover art

By Michael Cavna  |  04:00 PM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  best american comics, jillian tamaki, matt madden, jessica abel, lynda barry

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 04/14/2011

‘COWBOYS & ALIENS’: The Trailer of the Day has landed

By Michael Cavna  |  10:00 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cowboys and aliens

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 04/14/2011

HANDICAPPING THE PULITZERS: Which cartoonists might get the call next week?

By Michael Cavna  |  02:00 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  editorial cartooning, 2011 Pulitzer Prizes

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 04/13/2011

COMICS JOURNALISM: Cartoon Movement debuts Sarah Glidden’s new Mideast work

By Michael Cavna  |  12:42 PM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sarah glidden, matt bors, cartoon movement, common language project, the waiting room

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 04/11/2011

NEW YORKER CARTOONS: Your latest Caption Contest finalist is...Roger Ebert

By Michael Cavna  |  01:30 PM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 04/10/2011

BOX OFFICE: ‘Hop’ tops ‘Arthur’ with $21.7M weekend

By Michael Cavna  |  01:52 PM ET, 04/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  box office, hop, rio

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 04/08/2011

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN: Top cartoons from (still-working) artists

By Michael Cavna  |  04:59 PM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  government shutdown

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 04/08/2011

VILLAGE VOICE REVERSAL: Responding to criticism, editor will pay Comics Issue artists after all

By Michael Cavna  |  12:46 PM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Village Voice, Ward Sutton, Tony Ortega

Posted at 08:01 PM ET, 04/07/2011

2011 EISNER AWARDS: Comic-Con announces the nominees...

By Michael Cavna  |  08:01 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2011 eisner awards, san diego comic-con

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 04/06/2011

FLIER OF THE DAY: Guest artist Craig Thompson (*who’s coming to SPX)

By Michael Cavna  |  05:15 PM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small press expo, craig thompson, chester brown, diane noomin, johnny ryan, jay stephens, matthew thurber, habibi

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 04/06/2011

‘BRIGHEST DAY’ SPOILER: DC hails the return of...

By Michael Cavna  |  04:01 PM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The Swamp Thing, Brightest Day, DC Comics

Posted at 12:15 AM ET, 04/06/2011

IMAGE OF THE DAY: Ward Sutton’s VILLAGE VOICE mash-up cover [Comics Issue]

By Michael Cavna  |  12:15 AM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  village voice, ward sutton, comics issue, cartoon mashups

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 04/04/2011

IMAGE OF THE DAY: Return of the original Captain America

By Michael Cavna  |  03:52 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  marvel entertainment, captain america, steve mcniven, ed brubaker, chris evans

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 04/03/2011

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: ‘Hop’ tromps to best April kid-pic debut ever with $37.5M [UPDATED]

Comic Riffs: CGI Easter bunny flick brings in $38.1 million for the biggest opening of 2011.

By Michael Cavna  |  02:45 PM ET, 04/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hop, Russell Brand, Tim Hill, Ken Daurio, Cinco Paul, Illumination Entertainment

Posted at 11:38 PM ET, 04/02/2011

Video of the Day: ‘GREEN LANTERN’ trailer debuts on WonderCon

By Michael Cavna  |  11:38 PM ET, 04/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:55 PM ET, 04/02/2011

‘GREEN LANTERN’ TRAILER: WonderCon is brightest day yet for film’s footage

By Michael Cavna  |  09:55 PM ET, 04/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  green lantern, wondercon, hal jordan, ryan reynolds

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 04/02/2011

From ‘South Park’ to stage: ‘BOOK OF MORMON’ creators talk about taking Broadway

By Michael Cavna  |  04:28 PM ET, 04/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  south park, matt stone, trey parker, the book of mormon, robert lopez

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 04/01/2011

APRIL FOOLS’ ANIMATION: Taiwan’s NMA does ‘Toy Story 4’ [VIDEO]

By Michael Cavna  |  09:47 AM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Next Media Animation, Toy Story

Posted at 05:34 AM ET, 03/31/2011

GOOGLE DOODLE: Animation marks the 200th birthday of chemist Robert Bunsen

By Michael Cavna  |  05:34 AM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google doodle, robert bunsen

Posted at 12:40 AM ET, 03/31/2011

TEEN CARTOONIST: From prominent perch, 14-year-old skewers Brazil’s elite

By Michael Cavna  |  12:40 AM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  joao montanaro, brazil cartoons, folha de sao paulo

Posted at 08:24 PM ET, 03/30/2011

‘THE GOVERNATOR’: Stan Lee teams with Schwarzenegger for alter-ego comic & TV show [UPDATED]

COMIC RIFFS | Comics great Lee will reportedly draw inspiration from real life for comic book and TV show.

By Michael Cavna  |  08:24 PM ET, 03/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  stan lee, arnold schwarzenegger, the governator

 

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