|Know your Burdens.|
|Written by Jacob Covey | Filed under Kovey Korner||5 Dec 2007 12:28 PM|
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Tim Hensley, Jonathan Bennett, Todd Hignite, Alvin Buenaventura and Ken Parille have started a blog, and it's bound to become one of my very favorite cartooning-related blogs around. Two of my favorite cartoonists (Bennett & Hensley), my favorite comics mag editor (Hignite), one of my favorite comics critics (Parille), and one of my favorite publishers (Buenaventura). That's one heavy-hitting lineup. Add to your RSS feed, already.
I did a doubletake last night at home as my wife and I were hanging out and JEOPARDY was on the television, and I heard Alex Trebek give an answer in a category about New York City. It was something to the effect of: "This neighborhood is home to artists Maya Lin and Art Spiegelman."* I thought I'd hallucinated it, but my wife heard it, too. First the Simpsons, now Jeopardy. What's next? Oprah? A run for the Senate? A spot in "The Surreal Life"? You go, Artie!
* By the way, the answer is "SoHo."
The photo above was leaked onto the internet earlier this week and my sources have confirmed that it shows Paige Braddock, Creative Director for the Peanuts Empire (and creator of the Jane's World comicstrip), brutally reprimanding a colleague, Justin Thompson, who mentioned "The G Word" during a Peanuts meeting.
Castle Waiting Vol. II #9
by Linda Medley
A fable for modern times, Castle Waiting is a fairy tale that's not about rescuing the princess, saving the kingdom, or fighting the ultimate war between Good and Evil — but about being a hero in your own home. This issue: Tolly, Jain and Simon continue to be shocked at what they do — and DON'T — find in the Castle's secret passageways; meanwhile, Chess struggles to face one of his greatest lifelong terrors, and Dr. Fell has lunch.
24-page B&W comic $3.95