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Blog review roundup for 5/9/08
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under reviewsMomeJaime HernandezDash Shaw 9 May 2008 11:43 AM

Here are a few reviews of our books that have popped up in the web-o-sphere over the past week or so (minus ones that Eric has already linked to):

Sean T. Collins on Mome Vol. 9

Sean T. Collins on Mome Vol. 10

Book By Its Cover on Bottomless Belly Button by Dash Shaw

• The Austin Chronicle on The Education of Hopey Glass by Jaime Hernandez (and other non-Fanta titles)

Sexy comics interviews
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Ellen ForneyColleen Coover 9 May 2008 11:09 AM
Colleen Coover's on Inkstuds and Ellen Forney's on SexTV. Hotcha!
Tony Stark's chest does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases.
Written by Kristy Valenti | Filed under Untagged  9 May 2008 9:42 AM
http://shaenon.livejournal.com/tag/tony+stark%27s+chest
Friedman covers Royal Flush
Written by Eric Reynolds | Filed under Drew Friedman 9 May 2008 8:40 AM

I'd never seen this magazine before (it looks like a mash-up between Grand Royal and Your Flesh), but I'm told this issue will debut at MoCCA: 

Sketchbook #37
Written by Eric Reynolds | Filed under Peter Kuperart 9 May 2008 8:15 AM

Courtesy Peter Kuper

  

 

Johnny Ryan's Page of Pages
Written by Eric Reynolds | Filed under Johnny Ryan 9 May 2008 7:56 AM

  

VICE magazine has put an interview with Johnny Ryan and a back log of some of the comics he's been doing for them the last few years onto a dedicated "Johnny Ryan Page of Pages" page. 

 

Emerald City Con
Written by Eric Reynolds | Filed under Peter BaggeJordan CraneFantagraphics BookstoreeventsEllen Forney 8 May 2008 9:27 PM

This weekend is the big Emerald City Con in Seattle, and we'll be hosting signings with Jordan Crane (all day Sat. & Sun), Peter Bagge (Sat. 1PM) and Ellen Forney (Sunday at noon). We'll also have new books like Bottomless Belly ButtonExplainersRebel VisionsMost OutrageousAmor Y Cohetes and Mome 11. But, if you do one thing this weekend, do this, it's gonna be fun and the Jordan Crane art is fantastic and goes well with beer: 

I am a nerd.
Written by Eric Reynolds | Filed under miscellany 8 May 2008 7:35 PM

Gasoline Alley bisque bobbleheads from the 1930s: 

Good times:

Reffer Madness
Written by Eric Reynolds | Filed under miscellany 8 May 2008 7:30 PM

I had to report to jury duty last week, and in the "jury assembly room" that had a large wall of posters for theater and art shows around town. They also had a sheet where you could sign up to reserve a poster when it came down. Only two posters had been reserved, apparently by a hippie who can't spell (I blocked out the guy's last name and phone number):

I tease; the guy had good taste. All the other posters were lame. 

Alex Chun Speaks on the Pin-Ups.
Written by Jacob Covey | Filed under Jack ColeHumoramaAlex Chun 8 May 2008 1:40 PM

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Fantagraphics pin-up expert, Alex Chun, is doing a rare presentation on Jack Cole and his Humorama brethren TONIGHT in Burbank. If you're into mid-century cartooning (or just purty ladies), this is not to be missed.