ANDREW’S LINKS: Pipsqueak Wolverine
Marvel Comics is having a costume contest on their website, to be judged by fans. The winner (who gets a Handbook-style page in some random comic) will be announced, appropriately, on Halloween. And the guy to beat this year is…pipsqueak Wolverine!
Scripps News talked to Mike Carey about his “real” novels, like The Devil You Know, and his graphic novels, like Re-Gifters.
Comic Book Resources interviews Amy Kim Ganter, who creates American Manga.
ICv2 interviews Marvel publisher Dan Buckley.
The Daily Cross Hatch interviews Paul Karasik, who edited the Fletcher Hanks collection I Shall Destroy All the Civilized Planets, among other things.
Comicon interviews Alex Robinson.
Bookgasm reviews the collection of the Alan Moore-plotted, old-British-character-filled Albion miniseries.
Augie De Bliecks, Jr.’s Pipeline column at Comic Book Resources looks at the new Marvel Comics Presents #1, the JLA Wedding Special, and other things.
Comics Reporter digs up Lynn Johnston’s 1992 “For Better or For Worse” collection Things Are Looking Up…
Brad Curran of Comics Should Be Good adores Scott Pilgrim.
From The Savage Critics:
Graeme McMillan cocks a snoot at Booster Gold #2 and other fine comics
and also looks at the first issue of the new Suicide Squad series.
Newsarama presents the usual picks of the week.
Tensor, Said the Tensor explains the difference between Mysterons and Mysterians.
Capclave presents eleven things one should know about Ellen Datlow.
Bob Eggleton has even more pictures from Worldcon.
Reviews of SF/Fantasy
The Book Swede reviews Karen Miller’s The Awakened Mage.
SF Signal reviews Margo Lanagan’s new collection, Red Spikes.
Book Fetish reviews Crashing Paradise by Christopher Golden and Thomas E. Sniegowski.
Bookgasm reviews Joe Haldeman’s new novel, The Accidental Time Machine.
Interviews with various people
Douglas Preston talked to SciFi Wire about his recent novel The Wheel of Darkness (written, as usual, with Lincoln Child).
Jeff VanderMeer makes Christopher Barzak walk the plank.
Article talks to Jonathan Lethem about his editing of the recent Library of America collection of Philip K. Dick novels.
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