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Comic Riffs: June, 2013

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 06/27/2013

KICKSTARTER OF THE WEEK: Training a lens on The New Yorker magazine’s cartoonists

KICKSTARTER OF THE WEEK: Training a lens on The New Yorker magazine’s cartoonists

By Michael Cavna  |  03:14 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 06/25/2013

ANTONI GAUDI: Google celebrates ‘God’s architect’ with a colorfully constructed Doodle

Architect famed for distinctive, twisting buildings that grace the Barcelona skyline.

By Michael Cavna  |  10:56 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google doodles

Posted at 09:35 PM ET, 06/24/2013

SALUTING HERBLOCK: An open note to ‘The Black and the White’ filmmakers: Send in the satirists

SALUTING HERBLOCK: An open note to ‘The Black and the White’ filmmakers: Send in the satirists

By Michael Cavna  |  09:35 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  herblock

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 06/24/2013

TIME.com e-mail: Cartoons of the Week feature discontinued

Political-cartoon contributors received notice from magazine’s website about changes.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:49 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cartoons of the week

Posted at 11:37 PM ET, 06/23/2013

NEIL GAIMAN’s FAREWELL SIGNING TOUR: In D.C., it’s ‘The Emotion at the End of the Line’

At GWU’s Lisner, the bestselling author signed for about four hours --and his fans didn’t mind the wait.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:37 PM ET, 06/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  neil gaiman

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 06/23/2013

‘MONSTERS UNIVERSITY’: Pixar stays perfect as ‘Monsters’ prequel ($82M) tops box office

Pixar stays perfect as ‘Monsters’ prequel ($82M) tops box office; Pitt’s

By Michael Cavna  |  04:11 PM ET, 06/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  pixar films, monsters university

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 06/23/2013

‘MONSTERS UNIVERSITY’: For young Md.-sprung talent, the path to Pixar was off the ‘safe, steady’ course

‘MONSTERS UNIVERSITY’: For Md.-sprung Daniel Chang, the path to Pixar was off the ‘safe, steady’ course

By Michael Cavna  |  01:22 PM ET, 06/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  monsters university, pixar films

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Q&A: Get Him to the Greek mythology: Brian Azzarello takes on Wonder Woman

Q&A: Get Him to the Greek mythology: Brian Azzarello takes on Wonder Woman

By David Betancourt  |  02:42 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dc comics

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 06/21/2013

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: With Bendis books, Marvel readies the ramp-up to next year’s film

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: With Bendis books, Marvel readies the ramp-up to next year’s film

By David Betancourt  |  02:21 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  marvel entertainment

Posted at 08:05 PM ET, 06/19/2013

RIP, KIM THOMPSON: Out of D.C.’s comics scene, Fantagraphics co-publisher grew into widely influential figure

RIP, KIM THOMPSON: Fantagraphics Books co-publisher grew into widely influential figure.

By Michael Cavna  |  08:05 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  kim thompson

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 06/18/2013

CAVNA’S CANVAS: Neil Gaiman’s transporting gift for the magical power of ‘place’ [+ANIMATED VIDEO]

CAVNA’S CANVAS: The cinematic eye of Neil Gaiman & the magical power of ‘place’ [+ Animated Video]

By Michael Cavna  |  12:01 AM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  neil gaiman

Posted at 08:22 PM ET, 06/17/2013

‘MONSTERS UNIVERSITY’: How a mockumentary gave Dan Scanlon a boost up to the director’s chair

‘MONSTERS UNIVERSITY’: How a mockumentary gave Dan Scanlon a boost up to the director’s chair.

By Michael Cavna  |  08:22 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  pixar films

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 06/16/2013

‘MAN OF STEEL’: As film tops box office, here’s A Fanboy Review

‘MAN OF STEEL’: As film tops box office, here’s a Fanboy Review

By David Betancourt  |  05:52 PM ET, 06/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 06/16/2013

‘MAN OF STEEL’: Superman soars above expectations with June-record $125M debut

Safe for sequels: DC’s new Superman soars above expectations with June-record $125M debut

By Michael Cavna  |  01:27 PM ET, 06/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  superman, hollywood

Posted at 11:42 PM ET, 06/13/2013

‘MAN OF STEEL’: Want to dig deeper into Superman’s past? Here are our 14 recommended reads

‘MAN OF STEEL’: Want to dig deeper into Superman’s past? Here are our 14 recommended reads

By David Betancourt  |  11:42 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  superman

Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 06/13/2013

KICKSTARTING THE COMICS: From D.C. to San Diego, here are today’s picks

KICKSTARTING THE COMICS: From (Awesome Con) DC to (Lash) California, here are today’s picks

By Michael Cavna  |  06:42 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 06/11/2013

SCOTT SNYDER on creating ’SUPERMAN UNCHAINED’: ‘It’s a huge honor and it’s really scary’

SCOTT SNYDER on today’s debut of ‘Superman Unchained’ with Jim Lee: ‘It’s a huge honor and it’s really scary.’

By David Betancourt  |  11:59 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  superman

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 06/11/2013

‘SUPES’ OF THE DAY: Hans Zimmer soars with new ‘Man of Steel’ score

Superman’s 75th anniversary: Hans Zimmer soars with distinctive new ‘Man of Steel’ score

By David Betancourt  |  01:51 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  film scores, superheroes, hans zimmer, man of steel

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 06/10/2013

‘SUPES’ OF THE DAY: Upon 75th anniversary, we ask creators: Why does Superman endure?

Upon his 75th anniversary, creators answer the question: Why does Superman endure?

By Michael Cavna and David Betancourt  |  02:40 PM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  superman

Posted at 07:58 AM ET, 06/10/2013

MAURICE SENDAK: Google’s rollicking Doodle tribute lets the rumpus begin

Maurice Sendak: Google’s rollicking rumpus of a birthday tribute features author’s beloved characters.

By Michael Cavna  |  07:58 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  maurice sendak, google doodles

Posted at 09:37 PM ET, 06/09/2013

POST PICKS UP ‘FORT KNOX’: Military strip will replace ‘Doonesbury Flashbacks’ for the summer

Post picks up ‘Fort Knox’: Military strip will replace ‘Doonesbury Flashbacks’ for the summer

By Michael Cavna  |  09:37 PM ET, 06/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  military comics

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 06/07/2013

In his Reuben Award win,‘Baby Blues’ creator RICK KIRKMAN sees key links to Johnny Hart

In his Reuben Award tie, ‘Baby Blues’ creator RICK KIRKMAN sees a new link to ‘B.C.’ creator Johnny Hart.

By Michael Cavna  |  04:23 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  reuben awards

Posted at 11:34 PM ET, 06/05/2013

The Ring Cycle: GEOFF JOHNS on ending his high-powered partnership with the Green Lantern after a decade

GEOFF JOHNS on his decade-long working relationship (and breakup) with the Green Lantern.

By David Betancourt  |  11:34 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  green lantern, geoff johns

Posted at 10:34 PM ET, 06/05/2013

AAEC Convention 2013: As deadlines near, the public, too, can appreciate many of these offerings

Political cartoonists’ convention: As deadlines near, the public, too, can appreciate some of its offerings.

By Michael Cavna  |  10:34 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cartoon conventions, political cartoons

 

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