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Comic Riffs: August, 2013

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 08/28/2013

‘I HAVE A DREAM’ SPEECH: Google lets history ring with 50th-anniversary March on Washington Doodle [+VIDEO]

Google honors 50th anniversary of King speech, March on Washington today with elegant Doodle [+VIDEO].

By Michael Cavna  |  08:14 AM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  march on washington, google doodles

Posted at 11:29 PM ET, 08/27/2013

INTERVENTION 2013: Co-founder Oni Hartstein says Maryland convention ‘is my way of giving back’

INTERVENTION 2013: Co-founder Oni Hartstein says Maryland convention ‘is my way of giving back’

By Michael Cavna  |  11:29 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  webcomics, comics conventions

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 08/26/2013

DC’s ‘Trinity War’: Geoff Johns and Jeff Lemire, on being in league for epic crossover

DC’s ‘Trinity War’: Creators Geoff Johns and Jeff Lemire, on being in league for epic crossover.

By David Betancourt  |  12:45 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dc comics

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 08/23/2013

#BATFLECK BACKLASH: On the Web, does Batman’s studio hear you scream?

The #Batfleck Backlash: Fanboys, filmgoers look to justify instinctual revulsion to Ben Affleck’s Batman.

By Michael Cavna  |  02:43 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  batman, ben affleck

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 08/22/2013

BAT-FLECK: This Just In: Ben Affleck is your new big-screen Batman

BAT-FLECK: This Just In: Ben Affleck is your new big-screen Batman. We look at the casting choice.

By Michael Cavna  |  10:00 PM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  superheroes, ben affleck

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 08/22/2013

CLAUDE DEBUSSY: Google’s ‘Clair de Lune' cartoon is its most elegant (and cinematic) Doodle yet

Claude Debussy: With ‘Clair de Lune’ Doodle animation, Google moves ever closer to cinema.

By Michael Cavna  |  09:29 AM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google doodles, claude debussy

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 08/18/2013

Box Office: ‘Kick Ass 2’ gets ‘served’ by weekend champ ‘The Butler’ ($25M)

Superhero sequel finishes 4th; film inspired by Post article exceeds predictions with $25M take.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:45 PM ET, 08/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  box office, kick-ass 2, lee daniels' the butler

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 08/15/2013

SPX 2013: From Carré to DeForge: Here they are, your Ignatz Award nominees...

SPX 2013: Lilli Carre, Michael DeForge and Sam Alden top list of Ignatz Award nominees.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:22 PM ET, 08/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  small press expo

Posted at 12:04 AM ET, 08/14/2013

‘MARCH’ ON WASHINGTON: Is Rep. John Lewis the biggest comics fan on the Hill?

‘MARCH’ ON WASHINGTON: Is Rep. John Lewis the biggest comics fan on the Hill? Here’s the proof.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:04 AM ET, 08/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  john lewis

Posted at 07:55 AM ET, 08/12/2013

ERWIN SCHRODINGER: Google’s ‘Cat’ Doodle honors physicist and his legacy’s many lives

Schrödinger’s many lives: Google’s Doodle honors physicist’s paradox that’s intellectual catnip.

By Michael Cavna  |  07:55 AM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google doodles, erwin schrodinger

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 08/09/2013

MORNING SKETCHBOOK: What drives us to be fascinated by the ‘family’ newspaper?

MORNING SKETCHBOOK: What drives us to be fascinated by the ‘family’ newspaper?

By Michael Cavna  |  11:17 AM ET, 08/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  journalism, morning sketchbook

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 08/08/2013

BESOS FOR BEZOS? The nation’s cartoonists take on The Washington Post sale.

Anyone left to weigh in? Ah, yes: The nation’s editorial cartoonists size up the sale of The Washington Post.

By Michael Cavna  |  10:52 AM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jeff bezos, washington post, editorial cartoons

Posted at 11:27 PM ET, 08/07/2013

KICKSTARTER OF THE WEEK: Gahan Wilson documentary aims for a shot at the Oscar

Kickstarter pick: Documentary about cartoonist Gahan Wilson aims for Oscars eligibility.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:27 PM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  kickstarter, gahan wilson

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 08/04/2013

‘THE SMURFS 2’: Deep blue (over)seas: Sequel is neck and neck with ‘Pacific Rim’ for top global spot

No worldwide box-office blues for ‘The Smurfs 2’ with $52.5 million gross; ‘2 Guns’ wins domestic debut.

By Michael Cavna  |  04:39 PM ET, 08/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  smurfs 2, box office

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 08/02/2013

THE FIRST ‘ZITS’ NOVEL: Creators aim to draw reluctant young readers into the power of artful story

THE FIRST ‘ZITS’ NOVEL: Creators aim to draw reluctant young readers into the power of story.

By Michael Cavna  |  03:04 PM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  zits, illustrated novels, jim borgman, jerry scott

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 08/01/2013

MARIA MITCHELL: Google celebrates pioneering astronomer’s stellar career

Google spotlights nation’s first acknowledged female astronomer with stellar ‘195th birthday’ Doodle.

By Michael Cavna  |  02:05 PM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  maria mitchell, google doodles

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 07/31/2013

MORNING SKETCHBOOK: Life in the political doghouse

SEE: From ‘Cavna’s Canvas,’ when politicians go to the dogs.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:20 AM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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