News for November 27, 2006
Submitted by Xaviar Xerexes on November 27, 2006 - 07:51
- The New York Times covers DC Comics' latest attempt to expand beyond it's core demographic for superhero comics. The article discusses DC's planned launch in 2007 of a new series of titles under the Minx label aimed at young women. Newsarama fills in the rest of the creative line-up:
- Novelist Cecil Castellucci (Boy Proof) and artist Jim Rugg (Street Angel), on The P.L.A.I.N. Janes
- Clubbing, by Andi Watson (Geisha, Love Fights) and Josh Howard (Dead@17);
- Good as Lily, by Derek Kirk Kim (Same Difference and Other Stories) and Jesse Hamm (Comics to Bore and Confuse You);
- Re-Gifters, which reunites the My Faith in Frankie team of Mike Carey, Sonny Liew and Marc Hempel.
- Scott Kurtz and Kris Straub announce PVP: Animated, a monthly series launching in February 2007. They have also posted a new Blamimation! episode titled Hallway Hijinks.
- Happy Birthday!
?to Jon Rosenberg, creator of the hilarious comic, Goats. Apparently, I was half-asleep when I wrote this morning. Happy 33rd Birthday + 2000 Episode of Goats!
- An interview with Jeff Knooran, the creator of A Murder Of Crows.
- A podcast interview with the creators in the Act-I-Vate collective.
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- The Comics Reporter links to this scan of an official U.S. government comic book about President John F. Kennedy.
- The Comics Reporter posts a "holiday shopping guide" for comics. Interesting picks...
- Drawn! links to a great multi-step painting tutorial from Bob MacNeil. He covers everything from the initial planning stages and composition to painting and software methods and tips.
- Webcomics In Print rounds up the latest webcomic books. Git along li''l webcomic doggies!