Sluggy Freelance not only does pop culture parody well, but it often isn’t afraid to let the consequences of the parody storyline seep into the core of the strip (e.g. Alyee from the aliens storyline). I have some high hopes for the “28 Geeks Later” storyline just beginning.
Everyone is off to Comicon. Any enterprising Comixpedia readers who are attending Comicon and might be interested in writing down some of their impressions of this years ‘con (and have some sort of photo-capturing mechanical apparatus) should shoot me an email pronto (xerexes AT comixpedia DOT com) so I can deputize you as an official Comixpedia cub reporter.
Tom Spurgeon points me to The Quill Awards which are “a consumer-driven celebration of the written word created to inspire reading while promoting literacy.” The nominees are picked by a panel but the public votes for the winners from August 15 – September 15. The Flight 2 Anthology, Megatokyo Volume 3 by Fred Gallagher and Hutch Owen: Unmarketable! by Tom Hart are among the books eligible to be nominated in the Graphic Novel category.
Last, although I haven’t listened to it yet, Photoshop Radio from Photoshop World sounds like it might be a decent podcast to check out.
Oh wait one more thing. BRAAAAINNNNNSSSSSS!!!!!