Comic Riffs: simon

Posted at 10:51 PM ET, 12/27/2012

Stan Lee turns 90: Colleagues salute the Marvel legend and ‘goodwill ambassador for comics’

Comics colleagues salute the ‘Spider-Man’ co-creator & Marvel mastermind.

By Michael Cavna  |  10:51 PM ET, 12/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  stan lee, joe simon, tom brevoort, joe sinnott, roy thomas, danny fingeroth

Posted at 01:47 AM ET, 06/02/2012

SATURDAY ROUNDUP: Post Hunt 2012, royal Doodling and the Video of the Day

Our weekend roundup includes Post Hunt V, the Diamond Jubilee Doodle and the new short film from those viral stop-motion masters at The Theory.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:47 AM ET, 06/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  diamond jubilee, post hunt, tom jenkins, simon sharp

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 12/15/2011

JOE SIMON, RIP: Remembering the legendary ‘Captain America’ co-creator, who has died at 98

By Michael Cavna  |  02:10 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  joe simon, jack kirby, neil gaiman, stan lee, jerry robinson

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 12/08/2011

JERRY ROBINSON, RIP: Pioneering Batman artist and comics ambassador dies at 89

By Michael Cavna  |  01:29 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jerry robinson, joe simon, stan lee, jim lee, batman, the joker

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 09/02/2011

THE POWER & PITFALLS OF GEEK MEMORY: From DC to Star Wars, what a week it was for ‘Nostalgia Factories’

From DC Comics’s relaunch to Star Wars, it was a stellar week for “nostalgia factories.”

By Michael Cavna  |  01:00 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dc comics, star wars, craig thompson, craig yoe, george herriman, bill watterson, joe simon, jack kirby, george lucas, grant morrison, jim lee, geoff johns, dan didio, new 52

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 10/19/2010

MOVIE POSTER OF THE DAY: Berkeley Breathed talks 'Mars Needs Moms'

The new poster for the Disney film "Mars Needs Moms" has that certain Berkeley Breathed charm. The "Opus" cartoonist, however, tells Comic Riffs that the movie art is entirely the handiwork of Disney -- complete with spaceship designed by...

By Michael Cavna  |  12:01 PM ET, 10/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Holly Word, The Holly Word | Tags:  Berkeley Breathed, Mars Needs Moms, Robert Zemeckis, Simon Wells

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 10/11/2010

'Superheroes': Turning 97 today, JOE SIMON reflects on his legacy with JACK KIRBY (*As do STAN LEE and NEIL GAIMAN)

(Courtesy of Titan Books) Besides our boyhood fandom of Batman and our adulthood appreciation of Henry Selick, comics god Neil Gaiman and Comic Riffs humbly share at least one other cartoon-land trait: our mutual regret over our not meeting...

By Michael Cavna  |  02:30 PM ET, 10/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Superheroes, Superheroes, Superheroes, Superheroes | Tags:  Jack Kirby, Joe Simon, Mark Evanier, Neil Gaiman, Stan Lee, Titan Books

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 01/27/2010

Top 10 Names for the new Apple tablet (*as chosen by top artists)

As so much of the wired known world awaits Steve Jobs's bringing unto us of the Thing Still Most Known as the 'Tablet,' the question resounds: Just what will Apple's big-cheese call this device? iSlate? iTablet? And according to...

By Michael Cavna  |  09:05 AM ET, 01/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Geek Buzz, Geek Buzz | Tags:  Berkeley Breathed, Dave Coverly, Jen Sorensen, Nick Anderson, Scott Adams, Scott Kurtz, Simon Oxley, Ted Rall