COMICS LINKS: Monday Again
No links came with obvious top-of-the-post illustrations today, so, instead, let’s focus on the Monday-ness of today, and think demotivation.
Comic Book Resources looks at webcartoonists at Wizard World Chicago.
Wizard talks to Avatar Press artist Jacen Burroughs.
Comic Book Resources interviews Hugh Sterbakov, writer of Freshmen.
CBR also chats with artist Adrian Alphona, soon to take over Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane.
Comics Reporter interviews Comic-Con Director of Marketing and Public Relations David Glanzer.
Newsarama has the second half of an interview with Douglas Wolk, author of Reading Comics.
The New York Times’s Paper Cuts blog interviews cartoonist Dan Clowes.
The Joplin Independent reviews Modern Masters, Vol. 7: John Byrne.
Blogcritics reviews The Architect by Mike Baron and Andie Tong.
Comics Reporter reviews Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow.
Brian Cronin at Comics Should Be Good reviews Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #23.
Living Between Wednesdays reviews this weeks’ comics, starting with The Immortal Iron Fist #8.
Graeme McMillan of The Savage Critics reviews Battlestar Galactica: Season Zero #1.
Robert Sawyer has won China’s Galaxy Award as “Most Popular Foreign Author of the Year.”
Jeff VanderMeer grapples with the recent New Yorker article about Philip K. Dick.
John Klima has posted the second part of his essay “So You Want to Start a Zine.”
Locus Online has posted a roundtable discussion about Robert A. Heinlein including the formidable John Clute and several Locus staffers and reviewers.
OF Blog of the Fallen paraphrases an article about the current boom in fantasy publishing in Spain.
Matthew Cheney marvels at the June 1953 issue of Famous Fantastic Mysteries, which featured stories by Robert E. Howard, Ayn Rand, Ray Bradbury, and Franz Kafka.
Tor Art Director Irene Gallo proves she has spine(s).
Reviews of SF/Fantasy
SFF World reviews Paul McAuley’s Cowboy Angels.
SF Signal reviews Kathleen Ann Goonan’s In War Times.
Douglas Cohen reviews the June 1995 issue of Realms of Fantasy.
Fantasy Book Critic reviews Terry Brooks’s The Elves of Cintra.
OF Blog of the Fallen reviews Margo Lanagan’s new collection Red Spikes.
SF Signal reviews Adam Roberts’s new novel, Splinter.
Book Fetish reviews Simon Brown’s Daughter of Independence.
Publishers Weekly notes some interesting SF/Fantasy/Horror books coming along in September.
Publishers Weekly’s usual weekly fiction reviews for this week include extensive sections on SF/Fantasy/Horror books and Comics (and a few ringers tossed into the “general” category, to confuse or amaze us).
SFF World reviews The Prisoner Companion by Steven Paul Davies.
CA Reviews looks at Kurt Wenzel’s futuristic satire Exposure.
Interviews with various people
Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist interviews Steven Erikson.
Edward Champion is editing a podcast interview with William Gibson, but, in the meantime, he posted some excerpts.
Yatterings interviews Emily Gee, author of Thief With No Name.
Locus Online has posted excerpts from the August magazine’s interview with John Scalzi, Hugo nominee and current Campbell tiara-wearer.
Publishers Weekly interviews World Fantasy Award nominee Catherynne M. Valente.
Last weekend saw the semi-official Goth day at Disneyland.
Infinity Plus is ending after ten years of providing free SF online; but they’ve posted a bunch of new stuff – stories by Paul McAuley, Nicola Griffith, James Patrick Kelly, Paul Di Filippo, and more – to mark their anniversary, and will leave all of their stories up as an archive for the foreseeable future. [via SF Signal]