ComicMix Quick Picks – February 8, 2009
The collection of non-NYCC posts that have come in over the last few days while we’ve been on the floor at Javits.
- Casino Royale director Martin Campbell is talking with Warner Bros. about directing the live-action version of Green Lantern.
- In conjunction with fellow Macmillan imprint First Second Books, science fiction and fantasy publisher Tor is publishing online comics at the Tor.com Web site.
- Seattle withdraws their 2011 Worldcon Bid. Looks like we’re all going to Reno!
- Noel Clarke, best known in this country as Mickey in Doctor Who, just won the BAFTA Rising Star Award.
- Coraline debuted this week and earned $16.3 million, making it the top-debuting, wide-release, stop-motion film in movie history.
- Michael Ausiello is reporting that ABCFamily will cancel Kyle XY after the current batch of ten episodes air. The series’ ratings are down sharply this season.
Anything else we missed? Consider this an open friend.
Amy Goldschlager is an editor for FindingDulcinea.com.