Venus with Biceps: A Pictorial History of Muscular... →
kellysue: via @electric589
Early Rocket Ships
I actually think that this is less about fans embracing companies over creators...– Kurt Busiek laying down the truth bombs in this ComicsBeat thread. (via quietprofanity)
TWENTY PERCENT COOLER: A quick word to comic shop... →
superheroeswearingjackets: Hi. I’m Matt Wilson. This Wednesday, a book I wrote, The Supervillain Handbook, will be available in bookstores. It’s very much geared toward comics fans, and people I trust have told me that it’s a funny read. As you can see, Stan Lee seemed to like it. (Inside,…
The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making...– Kurt Vonnegut (via sirmitchell)
Tonight - Chicks Dig Comics at Bridge City! →
If you’re free tonight and in the Portland, OR area, you should come to the Bridge City Comics Chicks Dig Comics release party, tonight from 6-9 PM! Jen Van Meter, Sara Ryan, Erica McGillivray, and I will all be there signing books. Good times.
WONDER WOMEN! The Untold Story of American... →
"Spaceman - Sometimes an entire era is represented... →
asonlynasacan: Great 2005 article about John Young, upon his retirement from NASA. The end of the shuttle era and the Apollo 16 40th anniversary has made me think about his life and career a lot.
BFMC: The Secret To Funk Is To Pay Attention (or... →
blackfolksmakingcomics: Nearly 300 people have connected to BFMC in some way, and many more have checked it out, and I thank you all. The site was launched (at the time of this writing) almost five months ago to showcase the works of Black comic writers and artists as well as Black characters that made a mark in the…
Demographic of One: What is some advice you can... →
mollycrabapple: Work hard, make friends, don’t give up. A bit more: be incredibly opportunistic and on the hunt for places that can use your art. Be hard on yourself. Shun all the woo woo vagueness that people tell artists: “fulfilling your dreams”, “nurturing your creativity”, the whole lot of that. It…
All worthy work is open to interpretations the author did not intend. Art isn’t...– Joss Whedon, in today’s Reddit AMA. (via clockworklisten)
Keeping Myself Honest: April Update
Last month, I wrote about the three things I wanted to get done by October 13 of this year, on which date, by remarkable coincidence,* I’ll be turning thirty. In the name of gleaning motivation from the looming spectre of public shame keeping myself accountable, I’ll be posting monthly updates! Here’s the first one: Goal 1: Get in Shape. I’ve been going to the gym at...
Space Shuttle in Extreme Detail: Exclusive New... →
20 Questions Tuesday: 20 Questions Tuesday: 195 -... →
drhastings: I did an interview on a tumblr! I can just reblog it! This has never happened to me before. 20qtues: So, I have been reading a few web-comics in my life. I am looking at the PVP Online’s, the Penny-Arcades, the XKCD’s and I am just soaking up the Internet goodness… I start looking for other properties online that I can consume with my voracious online comic appetite. Nothing is...
Space Whiskey to Be Produced on the International... →
jtotheizzoe: Space Whiskey to Be Produced on the International Space Station. Space Whiskey to Be Produced on the International Space Station. Space Whiskey to Be Produced on the International Space Station. It’s all been worth it, this space stuff. In case you were wondering, my birthday is October 13.