Stan Sakai has been doing Usagi Yojimbo for 30 years as a creator owned book. There have been many publishers but has found a home for the book currently at Dark Horse Comics. Recently Stan’s wife Sharon who has had some major medical issues recently. Although they had medical insurance and she is recovering but still needs home care and there are still bills that they are going to have to pay out-of-pocket. CAPS (Cartoon Art Professional Society) is currently having an auction of donated artwork and other items that are currently on Ebay LINK
There are some great art pieces like the one from Jeff Smith
Here is the one from Dan Brereton
Later this summer Dark Horse Comics is doing a benefit book The Stan Sakai Project with some of the top artist in the industry donating art for the book … Read More »
Lots of new and returning comic books this week so lets get cracking!
Moon Knight #1
Marvel Comics Writer Warren Ellis, Artist Declan Shalvey, Colorist Jordie Bellaire, Letterer Chris Eliopoulos
Moon Knight is one of those characters over at Marvel that seems to have more lives than a cat. The plot synopsis from Marvel is, Marc Spector is Moon Knight!…Or is he? It’s hard to tell these days, especially when New York’s wildest vigilante protects the street with two-fisted justice and three—that’s right, count ‘em—different personalities! But even with the mystical force of Khonshu fueling his crusade, how does the night’s greatest detective save a city that’s as twisted as he is? The road to victory is going to hurt. A lot. Marvel’s most mind-bending adventure begins NOW as Moon Knight sleuths his way to the rotten core of New York’s most bizarre mysteries! … Read More »
A friend of mine posted this picture of a Wham-O Super Elastic Plastic and it got me thinking that stuff like this was the toys of my childhood. Yes I grew up in an era of toxic toys that were made for kids like lead Hot Wheels, Maze games with liquid mercury among others. The Wham-O Super Elastic Plastic contained noxious fumes that had warning not to inhale while you inflated the bubble. My guess is this stuff was made out of nuclear waste and they figured out how to market the stuff. I probably still have some of the fumes stuck in my lungs from playing with the stuff.
And where did we find out about all of this cool stuff was when we watched Saturday Morning Cartoons on ABC, NBC, and CBS. Yes there was a time when there … Read More »
Well the 2014 Oscars have come and went and now that the dust has settled lets see how it feels. I had seen all 9 Best picture nominations and the good news was that all 9 were actually good compared to some mediocre choices from previous years (yea I’m looking at you Avatar and Les Miserables). So the good news was that whomever won best picture was for me going to be satisfying. The very deserving 12 Years a Slave was the deserving winner.
Alfonson Cuaron won best director for bringing the massively complex Gravity to life.
Jared Leto and Matthew McConaughey won for supporting and actor receptively for their amazing performances in Dallas Buyers Club.
Cate Blanchett overcame the bad press of the Woody Allen non issue sex scandal for best actress for Blue Jasmine.
Lupita Nyong’o was awarded supporting actress for her first … Read More »
There were hundreds of entries for the Hannibal Contest but only three lucky winners were going to win. The three lucky winners are the proud new owners of Hannibal Season 1 on Blu-Ray signed by Bryan Fuller and the cast and crew. So it’s only fitting that today the season premier of Season 2 of Hannibal that we announce the winners. So with out Further ado,
The Grand Prize Winner of the Signed Blu-Ray and script from “Amuse-Bouche” is: Rebeca Chririnos from Rochelle Illinois
The 1st Prize Winner of the signed Blu-Ray and an “Eat The Rude” t-shirt is: Austin Baroudi from Mechanic Falls, Maine
The 2nd Prize Winner of the signed Blu-Ray and an “Eat The Rude” t-shirt is: Aminda Pereira from Meridian, Idaho
Congratulations to all of the winners! I want to thank again first and foremost Bryan Fuller who helped this contest … Read More »