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Comic Riffs: August, 2012

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 08/17/2012

‘CUL DE SAC’: Amid Parkinson’s battle, Richard Thompson ends beloved comic [Updated]

Thompson has decided to stop working as a comic-strip creator amid a battle with Parkinson’s.

By Michael Cavna  |  10:01 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 08/15/2012

JULIA CHILD DOODLE: Google tips its toque with art to celebrate late TV chef’s 100th birthday

Events, books and writings abound to celebrate legendary TV chef.

By Michael Cavna  |  08:20 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  julia child, google doodle

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 08/13/2012

SPX IGNATZ AWARDS: Here are your 2012 Small Press Expo nominees...

SPX IGNATZ AWARDS: Here are your 2012 Small Press Expo nominees...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:20 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small press expo, ignatz awards

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 08/13/2012

RIP JOE KUBERT: From ‘Sgt. Rock’ to the Kubert School, creator-teacher leaves a legendary legacy [UPDATED]

RIP JOE KUBERT: From ‘Sgt. Rock’ to the Kubert School, creator-teacher leaves a legendary legacy

By Michael Cavna  |  09:49 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  joe kubert, jerry robinson, bill gallo, stan lee, scott mccloud, mark waid, mark evanier, frank cho, adam kubert, andy kubert, paul levitz

Posted at 11:48 PM ET, 08/09/2012

A GOTHAM MOST BOLD: Artist illuminates a gallery of gloriously font-powered superheroes

A Gotham most Bold: Artist illuminates a gallery of gloriously font-powered superheroes

By Michael Cavna  |  11:48 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matthew olin, superheroes and fonts

Posted at 10:43 PM ET, 08/07/2012

AVENGERS RE-ASSEMBLE: Writer-director Joss Whedon will return for ‘Avengers 2’

AVENGERS RE-ASSEMBLE: Writer-director Joss Whedon will return for ‘Avengers 2’

By Michael Cavna  |  10:43 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 PM ET, 08/06/2012

CHIK-FIL-A DEBATE: 10 Eye-Catching Cartoons about meals, marriage and rights

Chik-fil-A chicken debate: 10 Eye-Catching Cartoons about meals, marriage and rights.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:55 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chik-fil-a, jimmy margulies, mike luckovich, steve kelley, glenn mccoy, mark streeter, rick mckee, jack ohman, gary varvel, signe wilkinson, nick anderson

Posted at 07:47 PM ET, 08/05/2012

‘DARK KNIGHT RISES’: Batman film holds off ‘Total Recall’ to win third straight weekend

‘The Dark Knight Rises’: Batman film holds off ‘Total Recall’ to win third straight weeekend

By Michael Cavna  |  07:47 PM ET, 08/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dark knight rises, total recall, diary of a wimpy kid, jeff kinney

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 08/03/2012

‘DIARY OF A WIMPY KID’: Superstar series creator Jeff Kinney on the challenges of his latest film, ‘Dog Days’

‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’: Superstar creator Jeff Kinney on his latest film, ‘Dog Days’

By Michael Cavna  |  09:43 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jeff kinney, diary of a wimpy kid, dog days

 

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