Well, it’s a new day. Did anyone else listen to three entire episodes of Comic Books Are Burning in Hell over the weekend? No? Oh. Well, you should consider indulging in this fine podcast, which makes the best case yet that Joe McCulloch could become a religious leader of some kind, maybe like L. Ron Hubbard. He’s just the convincing. Speaking of Joe, here’s his Week in Comics.
This is actually a Punisher “fan film” by Punisher actor Thomas Jane. Why am I fascinated by this? I don’t know. Maybe because I was looking at some Klaus Janson over the weekend.
Somewhat comics-related: The Library of America has launched a companion web site to its American Science Fiction series. Here’s William Gibson on Alfred Bester.
Bill Kartalopolous profiles our ol’ Ganzfeld co-founder, one-time cartoonist and current Vector Park maestro, Patrick Smith.
Not comics: It’s been alternately distrusting and fascinating to watch the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles completely implode. There are many lessons here about curatorial integrity, not pandering, fiscal responsibility, and, as the artists all resign from the board, a lot to be said about maintaining the trust of the people who make the stuff a museum is meant to show.
Finally, TCJ-contributor Frank Santoro has an excerpt from his graphic novel, Storeyville, over at What Things Do.