Burnt Iraqi kid meets Spider-Man and Cap

CNN has a sweet story about how Youssif met Spider-Man and Captain America while visiting Universal Studios. Spidey then gave the boy from a far-away land a gentle hug, embracing him in his iconic blue and red tights. He showed Youssif a few tricks, like how to shoot...

Investigation into racism in Tintin

Tintin in the Congo was one of Herge’s early Tintin comics and even back then started a storm of controversy because people thought it was racist. Tintin in the Land of the Soviets and Tintin in America caused similar controversy because Herge had a tendency to use...

Comics on your cell phone

The International Herald Tribune has an article about comics being released onto the cell phone. Some points I found interesting: “It opens up a market that wouldn’t necessarily be seen as a traditional comic market,” writer Sean Demory said of the book’s launch last...

Valiant gets f-ed in the A

So it turns out that Valiant is getting raped by Diamond over distribution:“After careful review and discussion, Diamond Comics and Valiant Entertainment mutually agreed that Harbinger: The Beginning will be distributed via the ‘Valiant Retailer Direct’ program and...

Valiant gets a new logo

In case you forgot Valiant is coming back and releasing a remastered Harbinger when it does. Well, today they got a new logo:Valiant Entertainment, owner and manager of the popular Valiant Comics library of characters across all media, today unveiled the new Valiant...
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