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Comic Riffs: February, 2013

Posted at 09:56 PM ET, 02/27/2013

WHY KILL ROBIN? The guessing game over DC’s plans for next ‘Batman Incorporated’ sidekick

WHY KILL ROBIN? The guessing game over DC’s plans for next ‘Batman Incorporated’ sidekick.

By David Betancourt  |  09:56 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:57 PM ET, 02/26/2013

STEPHAN PASTIS’s BIG ‘FAILURE’: ‘Pearls’ cartoonist’s new kids’ book is poised for success

STEPHAN PASTIS’s BIG ‘FAILURE’: ‘Pearls’ cartoonist’s new kids’ book is poised for success.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:57 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  stephan pastis, timmy failure, pearls before swine

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 02/26/2013

2013 HERBLOCK PRIZEWINNER NAMED: Alt-weekly ’pathfinder’ Dan Perkins (Tom Tomorrow) calls it ‘an overwhelming honor’

2013 Herblock prizewinner named: Dan Perkins (‘This Modern World’) calls it ‘an overwhelming honor’

By Michael Cavna  |  11:43 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dan perkins, jack ohman, herblock prize.

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 02/25/2013

NCS REUBEN AWARDS: Legendary Universal exec Lee Salem to receive ‘T-Square’ Award

NCS REUBEN AWARDS: Legendary Universal executive Lee Salem to receive T-Square Award.

By Michael Cavna  |  05:56 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  lee salem, national cartoonists society, reuben awards, universal uclick

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 02/24/2013

HANDICAPPING THE OSCARS 2013: The long and short of our favorites for the animated Academy Awards [Updated]

HANDICAPPING THE OSCARS: The long and short of our favorites for the animated Academy Awards.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:09 PM ET, 02/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:18 AM ET, 02/22/2013

EDWARD GOREY: As Google Doodle celebrates macabre master’s birthday, here are the Gorey details

EDWARD GOREY: As Google Doodle celebrates macabre master, here are the Gorey details.

By Michael Cavna  |  07:18 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  edward gorey

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 02/21/2013

2013 REUBEN AWARD FINALISTS: Creators of ‘Baby Blues,’ ‘Pearls Before Swine’ and ‘Pickles’ nominated

Brian Crane, Rick Kirkman and Stephan Pastis are finalists for the 2013 NCS Reuben Award.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:12 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  reuben awards, stephan pastis, brian crane, rick kirkman

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 02/19/2013

NICOLAUS COPERNICUS: With Google’s head-turning Doodle animation, the sun also rises

NICOLAUS COPERNICUS: With Google’s head-turning Doodle animation, the sun also rises.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:33 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  copernicus

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 02/14/2013

VALENTINE’S DAY CAPTION CONTEST: Enter now by writing this Nick Galifianakis cartoon (*and win the signed art)

Valentine’s Day Caption Contest: Enter now (and win!) by writing this Nick Galifianakis cartoon.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:10 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  valentine's day, nick galifianakis

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 02/14/2013

GEORGE FERRIS’s DAY OFF: To play today, Google Doodle marks Valentine’s Day with a heart like a wheel

George Ferris’s Day Off: To play today, Google Doodle marks Valentine’s Day with a heart like a wheel.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:43 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google doodles

Posted at 11:58 PM ET, 02/13/2013

ARTMAKING, A LOVE STORY: How viral ‘I Have Your Heart’ film brought two creators together from worlds away

How the viral ‘I Have Your Heart’ film brought two creators together from worlds away.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:58 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  i have your heart

Posted at 11:22 PM ET, 02/12/2013

‘PENNY ARCADE’ GETS REAL: With new ‘Strip Search’ show, 12 cartoonists get a shot at big career boost

‘Penny Arcade’ gets real: With new ‘Strip Search’ show, 12 cartoonists get a shot at big career boost

By Michael Cavna  |  11:22 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Latest, Local Climate | Tags:  penny arcade, strip search

Posted at 11:57 PM ET, 02/11/2013

KAL’S LAST KICK: With hours to go, Economist/Baltimore Sun cartoonist nears new Kickstarter goal

Economist cartoonist Kevin Kallaugher will publish retrospective thanks to crowdfunding response.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:57 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  KAL, Economist, Baltimore Sun

Posted at 10:55 PM ET, 02/10/2013

BAFTA AWARDS: Animated ‘Brave,’ ‘Longbird’ win big at the ‘British Oscars’

BAFTA AWARDS: Animated ‘Brave,’ ‘Longbird’ win big at the ‘British Oscars’

By Michael Cavna  |  10:55 PM ET, 02/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bafta awards

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 02/09/2013

PICK OF THE WEEK: Oscar-nominated short ‘Adam and Dog’ is a visual stunner [+VIDEO]

PICK OF THE WEEK: Oscar-nominated short ‘Adam and Dog’ is a visual stunner [+VIDEO]

By Michael Cavna  |  02:21 PM ET, 02/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  adam and dog, minkyu lee, academy awards, oscar shorts

Posted at 11:48 PM ET, 02/06/2013

IN NRA’s SIGHTS: A striking 14 cartoonists make ‘anti-gun’ list

In NRA’s sights: More than 1/3 of journalists on ‘anti-gun’ list are editorial cartoonists.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:48 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  nra, political cartoonists

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 02/04/2013

THIS JUST IN: 2013 Eisner Hall of Fame noms announced; Meskin, Rodriguez inducted [voting now open]

13 Eisner Hall of Fame noms announced; Mort Meskin, Spain Rodriguez inducted by judges.

By Michael Cavna  |  03:24 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  spain rodriguez, mort meskin, eisner awards, san diego comic-com international

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 02/03/2013

SUPER BOWL XLVII HUMOR: The VI most striking Niners-Ravens cartoons come kickoff...

By Michael Cavna  |  05:48 PM ET, 02/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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