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Comic Riffs: March, 2013

Posted at 11:33 PM ET, 03/26/2013

NCS REUBENS 2013: To his ‘disbelief,’ Dave Whamond leads impressive class of finalists

NCS Reubens 2013: To his ‘disbelief,’ Dave Whamond leads impressive class of finalists

By Michael Cavna  |  11:33 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 03/18/2013

SPX’s ONLINE MELTDOWN: Small Press Expo sells out — but event calls ISP crash a ‘disaster’

SPX’s ONLINE MELTDOWN: Small Press Expo sells out — but event calls ISP crash a ‘disaster’

By Michael Cavna  |  11:59 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small press expo

Posted at 07:45 PM ET, 03/18/2013

JAMES BEARD HONOR: Gifted Lisa Hanawalt is ‘super-surprised’ by nod for illustrated ‘Chefs’ work

Comics creator is ‘super-surprised’ by Humor nod for ‘Secret Lives of Chefs’ work for Lucky Peach.

By Michael Cavna  |  07:45 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 03/17/2013

ST. PATRICK’S DAY 2013: Celebrating great Irish animation: Tomm Moore illuminates story of ‘Secret of Kells’

Great Irish animation: Tomm Moore illuminates the making of ‘Kells’

By Michael Cavna  |  01:09 PM ET, 03/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  st. patrick's day, animation

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 03/15/2013

JON COZART INTERVIEW: Student finds viral fandom by satirizing Disney princess tales with ‘After Ever After’

College singer Jon Cozart finds inspiration in twisting the princess tales of Ariel, Belle and Pocahontas.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:47 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  disney, parody songs

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 03/13/2013

SXSW ANIMATION AWARD: The ‘ridiculous notion’: Belgian filmmakers wowed by win for poignant ‘Oh Willy...’

SXSW award: ‘Oh Willy...’ animators said thought winning was a ‘ridiculous notion’

By Michael Cavna  |  03:20 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  south by southwest, animation

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 03/12/2013

THE SNYDER SIGNAL: Why DC is wise to turn to Scott Snyder for new Batman origin story

THE SNYDER SIGNAL: Why DC is wise to turn to Scott Snyder for new Batman origin story.

By David Betancourt  |  02:14 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  batman, dc comics

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 03/11/2013

WHEN COMICS CRASH THE INTERNET: ‘Immense response’ spurs ComiXology to shut Marvel offer for 700 free digital comics [UPDATED]

When comics crash the Internet: ComiXology site downed by Marvel offer for 700 free digital comics.

By David Betancourt  |  02:21 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  digital comics, comixology, marvel comics

Posted at 05:46 AM ET, 03/11/2013

DOUGLAS ADAMS GOOGLE DOODLE : Neil Gaiman remembers ‘genius’ of ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide’ humorist

Douglas Adams: Neil Gaiman remembers ‘genius’ of ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ humorist.

By Michael Cavna  |  05:46 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google doodles, douglas adams

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 03/06/2013

CLOSE-UP OF ‘IRON MAN 3’ TRAILER: After dissecting Tony Stark’s cinematic teaser, why can’t we sleep?

Here’s a cinematic tease that just won’t let us sleep.

By David Betancourt  |  02:58 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  iron man, superheroes

Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 03/04/2013

BEST OF THE SEQUESTER: 10 of the Most Striking Sequestration Cartoons (So Far)...

Rounding up 10 of the Most Striking Sequestration Cartoons.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:59 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 03/04/2013

MIRIAM MAKEBA DOODLE: Google celebrates galvanizing ‘Mama Africa’ with gorgeous logo art

MIRIAM MAKEBA DOODLE: Google celebrates galvanizing ‘Mama Afrika’ with gorgeous logo art.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:53 AM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  miriam makeba

Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 03/01/2013

VALENTINE’S DAY CAPTION CONTEST: And the winner is...

From five finalists, artist Nick Galifianakis picks this as his favorite caption entry:

By Michael Cavna  |  12:00 AM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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