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Conflux art

March 6, 2006 | 0 Comments

Trevor Stafford of Australian convention Conflux writes to tell us details of an exciting major art show attached to Conflux for SF, Fantasy, Horror, comic and manga artists: Entries are now open for the new...

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Constitutional Simpsons

March 1, 2006 | 0 Comments

“I swear allegiance to animation, with colour and laughs for all… One audience under Matt Groening…” or perhaps so would go a revised Pledge of Allegiance for little American kids to recite in school of...

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Fizzers

February 28, 2006 | 0 Comments

I received information on a very interesting cartoon book today from Edinburgh’s Mercat Press (who brought us one of last year’s hits, the SF anthology Nova Scotia). The book is called Fizzers, derived from the...

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Animated Britain

February 14, 2006 | 0 Comments

The BB of C reports that the British Animation Awards are almost upon us, with Aardman Animation’s delightful Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were Rabbit gaining three nominations (especially nice to see after it...

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Behind the scenes at the Museum

November 23, 2005 | 0 Comments

Our beloved comics genre continues, slowly, to gain more serious artistic credibility (Absolute Watchman was reviewed recently in the NY Times). Two museums in Los Angeles are now holding exhibitions of the comic book art,...

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Animated Hellboy

November 10, 2005 | 0 Comments

Revolution Studios and IDT Entertainment are joining forces to produce the Hellboy animated series. The good news is that both Ron Perlman and Selma Blair from the Hellboy film will provide voices for their respective...

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Los Bros Hernandez exhibition

November 4, 2005 | 0 Comments

Just spotted via the good offices of Boingboing that Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez are the subjects of an art exhibition at the Pasadena City College Art Gallery, from the 7th of this month through to...

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Arthur Suydam in Spain

October 24, 2005 | 0 Comments

The 16th Annual Horror and Fantasy Film Festival and Encounter with Comics in San Sebastian, Spain is coming up at the end of this week (it runs from October 29th-November 5th) – it’s been a...

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Wallace and Gromit up in smoke

October 10, 2005 | 0 Comments

The Fire Brigade in Bristol was called to a serious fire in a warehouse this morning – a warehouse which just happened to contain most of Aardman Animations props and scenery. One spokesperson said that...

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The Kirby Museum

July 8, 2005 | 0 Comments

Work has begun on the Jack Kirby Museum, it was announced this week. Kirby was – and indeed still is – a legend in the comics industry and a firm favourite with fans worldwide. You...

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