COMICS LINKS: Back To The Rack
Labor Day’s over and it’s back to work or school. Here’s some cheap thrills to get you through the day. (Our illustration is a recent Clay Bennett editorial cartoon.)
The Daily Cross Hatch interviews Evan Dorkin (in the first of what may be many parts).
Eddie Campbell remembers zipatone.
Comic Book Resources talks to Paul Jenkins.
Just in case you missed it: Monday was, in the Comic Curmudgeon’s words, Fööberdämmerung.
Comic Addiction talks to Ben Templesmith.
Newsarama slashes summer. No, really. That’s what it says.
Brian Cronin of Comics Should Be Good reviews the first issue of the new magazine about comics, Comics Foundry.
From The Savage Critics:
SF Scope reports that the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) have just suspended their ePiracy committee in the wake of SFWA Vice President Andrew Burt’s recent badly-handled complaints against the Internet text-sharing site Scridb. (The full SFWA motion is also available on their LJ community.)
Robert J. Sawyer thinks the process for the Canadian SF award the Prix Aurora is horribly messed up this year — but he has a suggestion to help fix it.
Reviews of SF/Fantasy
Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist reposts a review of Joe Abercrombie’s fantasy novel The Blade Itself for the book’s US publication.
Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist has a new review of the literary satire Wizard of the Crow by Ngugi wa Thiong’o.
SciFi Weekly reviews Christopher Barzak’s One for Sorrow.
At SciFi Weekly, John Clute’s lede for a review of Michael Swanwick’s The Dog Said Bow-Wow is “It does not take very long to work out that the greatest pleasure this book gives is pleasure.” Um, OK, John, if you say so…
Interviews with various people
The Book Swede interviews Peadar O Guilin, author of The Inferior.
George R.R. Martin answers five questions from Neth Space.
SciFi Weekly interviews R.L. Stine, author of the “Goosebumps” YA horror series.
Strange Horizons has its usual Monday update this week, with a new story by Katherine Maclaine, poetry, the third part of an essay on space opera, and more.