What all the cool kids are linking to: A Hole in the Head has scanned a feature () from a 1947 issue of Life magazine in which major strip cartoonists of the day (Milton Caniff, Chester Gould, etc.) first draw their most famous characters normally…and then try it again, blindfolded.
Comics Reporter tries to explain how Stan Lee Media came to sue Stan Lee, and who else is suing whom and about what.
Comics Reporter also reviews Rick Geary’s latest entry in his “Treasury of Victorian Murder” series, The Saga of the Bloody Benders.
Graeme McMillan, of The Savage Critic, finishes up his reviews of last week’s comics.
Broken Frontier is happy to see Nexus return after its long hiatus, and also lists some other comics hitting shops this week.
The British publisher Jonathan Cape has created a graphic short story prize in association with the Observer and the Comica festival at the ICA. The judges of the prize include author Nick Horby and illustrator Posy Simmonds, and the winner will receive a £1,000 cash award.
Brian Cronin, of Comics Should Be Good, presents his cheers and jeers from last week’s comics.