Welcome to the short week. As per usual, Joe McCulloch has your weekly need-t0-knows, this week with a side dish of recent French language manga releases.


Chester Brown has been named a Canadian who changed the world. Like.

Variety talks French comics film/TV adaptations.

Take a look at these pristine Gasoline Alley proofs for sale.

Tom Spurgeon interviews Joe Casey.

This is interesting. It's the first time in over a decade that one of the big two auction houses has gotten involved in comic book art.

The UK's Thought Bubble comics festival announced its 2014 preliminary line-up.

The great NYC gallerist Hudson passed away last week. He is notable in comics circles for having been one of the first in the U.S. to exhibit the work of Tom of Finland consistently, and was definitely the first to show Gengoroh Tagame.

Mr. Velcro.