Tuesday is the day before new comics come out, and Joe McCulloch has your weekly guide to the most interesting-sounding new releases.
We are continuing to add to our collection of tributes to Kim Thompson. New additions include those of Mike Catron, Helena G. Harvilicz, Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, and Tony Millionaire.
We also have a ten-minute video from the 2001 San Diego Comic-Con, in which Gary Groth, Kim Thompson, and Mike Catron discuss the early days of Fantagraphics.
—Greg Hunter at Big Other reviews David B’s Incidents in the Night, and Impossible Mike at HTMLGiant reviews CF’s Mere. It’s nice to see some of the smaller literary sites engage with more ambitious comics instead of just slumming.
—Dan Clowes draws Chicago, and explains the picture.
—Mark Waid explains why he isn’t getting any money for the incredibly successful Man of Steel movie, which apparently uses some ideas from comics he’s written.
—I don’t advertise too many of these kinds of thing on here, but tomorrow Last Gasp is having a huge underground comics sale.