The Sensational Character Find of 2007!
Robert Ullman (who draws the illustrations for the “Savage Love” sex-advice column, and a lot of exceptional pin-ups on his blog) recently drew a fun Watchmen-world cover, which is our illustration today.
Library Journal’s 8/15 list of reviews leads off with a look at The Best of Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet and also includes an extensive Graphic Novels section.
Marvel’s publicity machine is hinting so broadly that Mary Jane Watson-Parker is about to die that I almost suspect it’s an elaborate bait-and-switch. (Check out the cover for Amazing Spider-Man #545, for one example.)
The Beat has two big posts of San Diego photos, for those of us who weren’t there and those of you who can’t remember. She also provides her hard-won wisdom on the gauntlet that is the annual Comic-Con.
Comics Reporter reviews Jeff Smith’s Shazam!: The Monster Society of Evil series.
Cory Doctorow reviews Richard Kadrey’s novel Butcher Bird at Boing Boing.
Richard of Forbidden Planet International loves romantic comedy comics, and list some of his favorites.
The Agony Column reviews Peter F. Hamilton’s new novel The Dreaming Void.
Fantasy Book Critic has the beginning of Joe Haldeman’s new novel, The Accidental Time Machine.
Adventures in SciFi Publishing’s 29th podcast has interviews with the cast of Stargate: Atlantis from Comic-Con.
At Powell’s Book Blog, Matt Ruff explains how his new novel Bad Monkeys started off as a title taken from a line of dialogue on South Park.
John Scalzi interviews Lawrence Schimel at Ficlets.
The official Star Wars site has just added a big new section on the Clone Wars era…several years after the majority of the stories set in that era came out. Hey, Lucasfilm, if you’re looking for a marketing whiz, I know a couple of people…