Last updated on November 25th, 2014 at 01:27 pm
It’s been a pretty busy weekend here at Comic Book Daily Head Quarters, we’ve been scouring the interwebs looking for fun links to get your through the usual Tuesday blahs. As always if you come across an interesting link or article that we may have missed, please by all means e-mail Pete DeCourcy – he needs all the help he can get.
- One of my favourite Podcasts (next to Comic Culture, of course) – War Rocket Ajax – hosts the closest things we’ll get to an old timey variety show featuring comic-creators with their WAR OF CHRISTMAS. Take a gander at the names above for just a sample of what to expect. (Canned laughter and clapping included. Jess Nevins Absolutely kills it!)
- Week two of The Comics Journal’s tour through the “Conversations” section of their #300 issue. This time, it’s an in-depth discussion between comic book legend Denny O’Neil and rising star writer Matt Fraction
- Laura Hudson continues to look at the worst comic books of the decade.
- Woah, Wha??????????? [via Everyday is like Wednesday]
- The 4th Letter gives you This Week in Panels Volumes Twelve and Thirteen.
- Alma is a gorgeous, short animated film by Rodrigo Blaas, and it’s online in its entirety for a limited time. It is, as one person who was retweeted by Marvel Editor Jen Grunwald, said: Just a reminder of how awesome a Pixar horror film could be.
- The Gang at Scans_Daily attempt to make Paul Dini’s Detective Comics #826 into their personal X-Mas tradition.
- At Reverse Direction, John Seven lists the best graphic novels of the decade, including Emmanuel Guibert’s Alan’s War, Jeff Lemire’s Essex County Trilogy and Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home.
- At io9.com, Graeme McMillan takes a year-by-year look at the most important comic-book events of the decade.
- Yesterday’s Birthday Boy Chip Zdarsky blesses The National Post with an interactive illustration of 101 of Sesame Street’s most memorable Muppets. Scroll over any of the characters in this Sgt. Pepper meets George Perez image to find out some fun, furry and fabulous facts
- The Precocious Curmudgeon introduces the Eisner Committee to some Manga (including Naoki Urasawa’s Pluto: Urasawa x Tezuka and 20th Century Boys, Yoshihiro Tatsumi’s A Drifting Life and Kiyohiko Azuma’s Yotsuba&!.) that’s should be getting some award consideration.
- Chris Butcher examines Dave Sims recent decision to go Print-On-Demand, and see what it’s repercussions could be.