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Camden New Journal reports on a “market trader” (is that like a day trader, or does it mean a professional?) whose graphic novel Brodie’s Law has been bought by Hollywood for the proverbial pile of money.
Comic Book Resources talks to Daniel Way about the Origins of Wolverine…well, this year’s version, anyway.
A high school teacher in Connecticut has been forced to resign after giving a female first-year student a copy of Eightball #22, which her parents found inappropriate (to put it mildly).
Comics Reporter lists all of the recent firings at Wizard, among other comings and goings at various comics-publishing outfits.
Some guy at Comics2Film is very, very opinionated about what is and isn’t manga.
Comics Should Be Good, anticipating next year’s April Fool’s Day, reports that all indy publishers are now “selling out.”
Forbidden Planet International reviews the first collection of The Boys.
Comics Reporter reviews John Callahan’s 1991 cartoon collection Digesting the Child Within.
Newsarama reviews Gods of Asgard by Erik Evensen.
Chris’s Invincible Super-Blog takes on the Haney-riffic “Saga of the Super-Sons” from the early ‘70s.
Brad Curran of Comics Should Be Good reviews the first issue of Umbrella Academy.
Occasional Superheroine is impressed by the high level of emo in Penance: Relentless.
Occasional Superheroine also reviews Booster Gold #2 and Suicide Squad #1.
From The Savage Critics:
- Graeme McMillan takes what Marvel Comics Presents
- Brian Hibbs stares in amazement at the ending of the Green Arrow and Black Canary Wedding Special
- and then McMillan also looks at that aforementioned wedding issue.
And YesButNoButYes also reviews this week’s comics, starting with Jungle Girl #1.
L.E. Modesitt, Jr. thinks about flash and substance in F&SF.
Have I linked to Star Wars: The Musical yet? (Well, now I have.)
Reviews of SF/Fantasy
Stainless Steel Droppings reviews a pile of books, starting with Diana Wynne Jones’s The Game.
Uncertain Principles, inspired by the perennial “save the magazines” chorus at Worldcon, reads the current issue of Analog…and thinks it could be better off dead.
SF Diplomat reviews Jeff Somers’s The Electric Church.
Interviews with various people
John Scalzi interviews Matthew Jape (author of Radio Freefall) at the Ficlets Blog.
Slunch presents seven questions not to ask your publicist.
There’s no Northwest Passage? Well, there is one now.
If you want to confuse your local Borders, go in and ask for Justine Musk’s new novel Uninvited. According to the author, Borders doesn’t think this major-publisher novel even exists.
Charles Stross was recently accosted by an elderly professor in a Kyoto subway station and begged for help proof-reading a dictionary. Yeah, that happens to me all the time, too.
Speaking of astronauts, Mundane SF is reduced to near-incoherence at the thought that human beings might go back to the moon without government funding.