|Daily links: 11/25/08|
|Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under Tori Miki, John Pham, Joe Kubert, Gary Panter, David B, Bill Schelly, Beasts||25 Nov 2008 12:46 PM|
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When I was a kid, I had a recurring dream about hanging out at Popeye and Olive Oyl's house. I really liked Popeye, and had a bit of a crush on Olive. Little did I know, I could have tried to convince my parents to actually take me to Popeye's house... in Malta! I am so taking my li'l swee'pea here one day.
We just wrapped up the next MOME (Vol. 14), out next spring. This issue features quite a doozy: Lilli Carré's "The Carnival," a 32-page full-color graphic novella (featured on the cover above). It's an elegant follow-up to her new graphic novel, The Lagoon, and between both stories it's clear that Carré is a major talent to watch.
In the meantime, look for MOME Vol. 13 to hit stores next month.
Double whammy! Presenting your first looks at the all-new Beasts! Book 2 and the new softcover edition of Beasts! Book 1 in their physical manifestations. Boy, is there ever anticipation for these books. If the embedded slideshows don't appear above, and/or to open them in a new window (recommended for more detail), click here for Book 1 and here for Book 2.
• In a video clip from The Late Show embedded on The Huffington Post, David Letterman likens Sarah Palin's vice-presidential campaign to a Zippy the Pinhead cartoon in an interview with Katie Couric