Search / Login

Quick Links:
Latest Releases
Browse by Artist
Love and Rockets Guide
Peanuts books
Disney books
More browsing options under "Browse Shop" above


Search: All Titles

Advanced Search
Login / Free Registration
Detail Search
Download Area
Show Cart
Your Cart is currently empty.

Subscribe

Sign up for our email newsletters for updates on new releases, events, special deals and more.


Blogosphere roundup for 8/22/08
Written by Mike Baehr | Filed under reviews 22 Aug 2008 1:42 PM

Reviews that popped up on our radar this week: 

Matthew Brady takes a good look at Pocket Full of Rain and Other Stories by Jason

• Tim Lane's Abandoned Cars is a Pick of the Week at the fictional comic shop in the webcomic The Rack

Sequart on Grotesque #2 by Sergio Ponchione

Abhay Kholsa at The Savage Critics looks at the first two issues of Sammy the Mouse by Zak Sally

Jog and Sequart both delve into Mome Vol. 12

Jarett Duncan says the works of Dave Cooper are "Worth Your Time and Dollar"

Blog@Newsarama highlights a bunch of our releases that arrived in comic shops this week

Sean T. Collins on Where Demented Wented: The Art and Comics of Rory Hayes

Comics-and-More loves Bottomless Belly Button by Dash Shaw; Matthias Wivel at The Metabunker digs it too

Wired looks at Strange and Stranger: The World of Steve Ditko by Blake Bell

Jarett Kobek's examination of Strange and Stranger includes this intriguing quote: "My guess would be that if Ditko's creator-owned work were being judged independent of What Came Before, it wouldn't be spoken of as a Decline, but rather in the same way that we have begun to discuss an outsider artist like Rory Hayes. (Note: not likening Ditko's work to that of Hayes.)"

And...

The Vancouver Courier profiles Kim Deitch

• We've got a fingernail-buffing 17 slots on Alan David Doane's "100 Must-Read Graphic Novels" list, with 3 in the top 10 (plus two collections of comics originally published by us)

Boing Boing is excited for our upcoming Boody Rogers book

ICV2 writes about The New York Times writing about Blake Bell writing about Steve Ditko in Strange and Stranger

At The Comics Reporter, Tim Lane addresses Frank Santoro's question about the future of Lane's serialized story "Belligerent Piano"

• A customer at our bookstore alerted us to the fact that musician Ryan Adams has been blogging about Leah Hayes' Holy Moly and made a video for her band Scary Mansion

• From the Strange Bedfellows Department, a sentiment we can certainly get behind (more info here, via E&P):

Senator Theater marquee says BRING ZIPPY BACK INTO THE SUN