Big-Time Comics Links
Comic Book Resources has the second half of their look at Homosexuality in Comics.
Brian Cronin at Comics Should Be Good has a new, useful, term for our collective little dictionary of comics: False Epiphany Characters. (Also for that same dictionary, and from the same place: Grace Notes.)
Steven Grant gives us a thumbnail history of the convention once and forever known simply as “San Diego.”
And Josh Elder (any relation to Will, I wonder?) of the Chicago Sun-Times looks at the launch titles for DC Comics’s Minx line.
Borders is moving Tintin in the Congo to the adult section in the USA as well (after British complaints), reports Fox News.
Edward Champion thinks the “real books” industry should take an idea from the comics world and institute “Free Book Day.” I think that’s a splendid idea.
Blogcritics reviews Tek Jansen #1, the comic book ostensibly written by Stephen Colbert’s right-wing on-air persona.
Library Journal has a new column of Graphic Novel reviews, including an extended look at Kyle Baker’s career and shorter reviews of David Petersen’s Mouse Guard: Fall 1152, two volumes of Gunsmith Cats, two of the titles from DC’s new Minx line, and more.
Comics Reporter reviews the new Tales from the Crypt #1.
Postmodern Barney reviews a whole bunch ‘o comics, starting with Action Comics #851.
Blogcritics reviews Checkmate: A King’s Game by Greg Rucka and Jesus Saiz.
Nextbook looks at Douglas Rushkoff’s Testament.
Comics Reporter reviews Sara Varon’s Robot Dreams.
Comics Should Be Good reviews the first issue of The Programme.
Comics Should Be Good hits another first issue; this time of The Order.
All first issues, all the time! (It feels like 1999 all over again.) CSBG also looks at All Flash #1.