Will he or won't he?
After making plans for a three-day weekend out of town, and then realizing that was the weekend of WonderCon,
and that we'd have to actually be
here to let Adam Beechen
into the house, we decided to forego the trip and hit the show as fans.
So no AiT booth there, but no doubt you'll be able to find our stuff at the well-stocked Comic Relief.
Adam and I will be kicking around there, as well as the Terra Major
booth at A-24 in Artist's Alley, manned by my good pal Brian Scot Johnson. I'll probably be spending too much money on original art, trying to find some Jonah Hex
books I need, and looking at portfolios, so if you see us walking around, don't be shy; come up and chat.
WonderCon is the best show to be a fan.
THE TOP 05 GN/TPB/HC OF 2005 FROM KHEPRI.COM, WEEK 06 (FEB 06-12)
05. The Walking Dead v1: Days Gone Bye TPB (Image Comics)04. Demo: The Twelve Original Scripts TPB (AiT/Planet Lar)
03. The Couriers v3: The Ballad of Johnny Funwrecker GN (AiT/Planet Lar)
02. Batman: The Man Who Laughs GN (DC Comics)
01. The Flash: Ignition TPB (DC Comics)Shane Bailey
puts Tom Beland on his "100 Things I Love About Comics" list.
Our Man in the Philippines, Jerome Wi,
blogged about his trip to San Francisco and his pilgrimage to the Isotope. Click his link to see lots of pics... here's a good one to start you off...
I gotta say, I sure am proud to see us making so many people's "100 Things I Love About Comics" lists. I sure do appreciate Mike Sterling, Johnny Bacardi, The Trade Whore, Bill Sherman:
"Smart quasi-grownup genre comics (and a Tip o' the Hat to AiT/Planet Lar!)," and Ed Cunard:
"Larry Young's press releases that poke fun at the concept that 'we're all out of issue X, so you can't get any!' is a brilliant hype strategy."Lefty Brown
gets a shout-out all his own for naming me, the company, Demo,
and Brian and Becky all in the same list. Thanks, Chris!Marc Mason's
list is up, and in addtion to my enthusiasm making the list, so too does Charlie Adlard and Electric Girl.
Real nice review of Proof of Concept
over at Comic World News.
So, yes, CWN hosted the original scripts for the POC, but reviewer Tim Murr seems to be relatively bias-free. Although, I have to admit, "Larry Young is a freakin’ genius... I carry a copy of his book True Facts
in my bag at all times... He’s a wonderful writer with impeccable taste as a publisher." isn't the sort of thing that screams "unbiased," but, heck, let's leave the guy his delusions, yes?
In somewhat related news, Sean Maher asks for a play-by-play in making a minicomic. I respond thusly:
1. Took a piece of paper; folded it in half.
2. That worked out so well as a test, I took three more sheets, and folded them in half, on the short end, of course.
3. Took the first one and wrapped that around the other three, and stapled the middle. DAMN! I gotta mini comic! I ROCK!
4. Wrote "I Had a Girl Who Loved Me Once" on the title page. Put The Cure on in the background for maximum goth-age.
5. Drew the cover.*
6. Wrote "I had a girl who loved me once; by anyone's definition. Not just her own, or mine, but anyone's." and then drew some stuff.
7. Wrote some more: "But love was wasted on me. Everyone loved me then; what's one more?"
8. Drew some stuff around that.
9. Wrote: "I loved another; I'd do anything for her. But EVERYONE loved HER. Why shouldn't I?"
10. More drawing.
11. Wrote: "I talked to the girl who loved ME. To tell her I appreciated her position. That I appreciated HER."
12. Drew, of course.
13. Last page sting: "She told me to leave her alone or she'd call the cops."
That's how you do a minicomic, man.
*I actually didn't draw this what with me not really being able to draw. Anybody who wants the script to this can draw it up and send it to the Isotope, though. HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY, MILLARWORLD.