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Comic Riffs: December, 2013

Posted at 11:39 PM ET, 12/04/2013

BEST BOOKS OF 2013: Ed Piskor finds a beautiful groove with ‘Hip Hop Family Tree’

BEST BOOKS OF 2013: Ed Piskor hits a beautiful groove with retro graphic novel ‘Hip Hop Family Tree.’

By Michael Cavna  |  11:39 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ed piskor, hip hop

Posted at 11:21 PM ET, 10/30/2013

POST DROPS ‘GET FUZZY’: O, how high the tolerance for comic-strip reruns?

POST DROPS ‘GET FUZZY’: Darby Conley’s strip raises question: What’s reader tolerance for comic reruns?

By Michael Cavna  |  11:21 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  get fuzzy

Posted at 07:35 PM ET, 10/30/2013

BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS: From X-Men to Ultimate Spider-Man, writer’s passion resonates with fans

BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS: From X-Men to Ultimate Spider-Man, writer’s passion resonates with fans.

By David Betancourt  |  07:35 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brian michael bendis, marvel comics

Posted at 11:29 PM ET, 10/29/2013

POST ADDS NEW COMIC STRIP: Welcome to the world of ‘Wumo’

Post alters its print comics lineup: The popular Danish strip ‘Wumo’ is in — and ‘Get Fuzzy’ is out.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:29 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  wumo, get fuzzy

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 10/29/2013

‘X-MEN’: 5 Takeaways from today’s new‘Days of Future Past’ trailer

‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’: 5 takeaways from today’s new trailer for Bryan Singer’s return sequel.

By David Betancourt  |  01:32 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  x-men, bryan singer

Posted at 11:40 PM ET, 10/28/2013

‘IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN’: 7 Things You Don’t Know About Thursday’s ‘Peanuts’ Special

‘IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, CHARLIE BROWN’: 7 Things You Don’t Know About ‘Peanuts’ Special

By Michael Cavna  |  11:40 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  peanuts, halloween

Posted at 11:32 PM ET, 10/27/2013

Best Books of 2013: Judd Apatow leads celebs, creators who joyously go ‘Inside MAD’

Best Books of 2013: Celebrities, creators pick their favorites for twisted new ‘Inside MAD’ anthology.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:32 PM ET, 10/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:40 PM ET, 10/24/2013

‘CAPTAIN AMERICA’: First ‘Winter Soldier’ trailer promises not only action, but also political intrigue

‘CAPTAIN AMERICA’: First ‘Winter Soldier’ trailer promises not only action, but political intrigue,

By David Betancourt  |  11:40 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  captain america winter soldier

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 10/24/2013

Best Books of 2013: Junot Diaz & Jaime Hernandez team up deftly on deluxe illustrated ‘This Is How You Lose Her’

Best Books of 2013: Junot Diaz and Jaime Hernandez on their new illustrated ‘This Is How You Lose Her’

By Michael Cavna  |  02:35 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  junot diaz, jaime hernandez

Posted at 11:59 PM ET, 10/21/2013

BEST BOOKS OF 2013: How artist Nate Powell helps tell John Lewis’s compelling civil-rights story, ‘March’

BEST BOOKS OF 2013: How artist Nate Powell helps tell John Lewis’s compelling civil-rights story, ‘March.’

By Michael Cavna  |  11:59 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  nate powell, john lewis, andrew aydin, march book one, best books 2013

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 10/16/2013

‘CALVIN’ MEETS ‘CUL DE SAC’: Bill Watterson, Richard Thompson say they’re ‘happy’ to share new two-man OSU show next March *(dates announced)

‘Calvin and Hobbes’ and ‘Cul de Sac’ creators ‘happy’ to share OSU’s new galleries; dates just announced.

By Michael Cavna  |  05:36 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  richard thompson, bill watterson, billy ireland museum library

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 10/15/2013

‘SUPERHEROES’ INTERVIEW: Filmmakers hold mirror up to American culture in tonight’s PBS documentary

‘SUPERHEROES’: Filmmakers aim to hold mirror up to American culture in tonight’s PBS documentary.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:52 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  PBS, superheroes

Posted at 11:11 PM ET, 10/13/2013

Akram Raslan: Rights group clarifies report that Syrian political cartoonist was executed

Akram Raslan: Cartoonists Rights Network clarifies report that Syrian political cartoonist was executed.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:11 PM ET, 10/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Akram Raslan

Posted at 12:49 AM ET, 10/09/2013

GREEN ARROW: Jeff Lemire, David Ramsey shed light on the new synergy between CW hit and the DC comic

As ‘Arrow’ kicks off Season 2 tonight, Jeff Lemire, David Ramsey (Diggle) discuss new show/comic synergy.

By David Betancourt  |  12:49 AM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  arrow, green arrow, jeff lemire, david ramsey

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 10/08/2013

‘I QUIT’: Viral video’s dancing star weighs post-NMA job offers — and still awaits that Kanye call

Producer who quit Taiwan-based Next Media Animation with viral video considers Queen Latifah’s job offer.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:24 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  marina shifrin, next media animation, kanye west

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 10/04/2013

JEFF SMITH: Why the bestselling ‘Bone’ creator is a great addition to CBLDF board

Jeff Smith says Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is needed to protect creators — and consumers.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:58 PM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jeff smith, comic book legal defense fund

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 10/01/2013

SHUTDOWN 2013: Cartoons from a furloughed Washington [UPDATED]

Shutdown 2013: Political cartoonists take aim at both sides of Congress amid a furloughed Washington.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:21 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  government shutdown

Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 10/01/2013

YOSEMITE: As government shuts down, Google marks anniversary of national park you suddenly cannot see

Google Doodle celebrates a national treasure that as of today, because of federal shutdown, you cannot go see.

By Michael Cavna  |  07:50 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google doodles, govenment shutdown

 

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