“evolution isn’t always a move towards sophistication and complexity.”
Tim O’Shea interviews Jeff Parker for Silver Bullet.
And speaking of Parker, it looks like most of the comics blogosphere is doing just that:
The Fake Life | Samarcand | Mike Sterling’s Progressive Ruin | Random Happenstance | Powet.tv | Trusty Plinko Stick | Comics Worth Reading | Bully! | The ISB | Wally Whateley | Every Day is like Wednesday
Here’s a nice piece about Sketches and info.
Saturday also boasted a reading/signing/party for Aron Nels Steinke’s Xeric-award-winning comic Big Plans at Guapo Comics and Books I haven’t seen any report or photos yet, but if someone sends me a link, I’ll post it here.
EDIT: Big Congratulations for Gene Yang! I just heard that American Born Chinese is the first GN to win the Printz Award!
Someday, I hope to have a pull quote this good from a review of one of my books:
“It is absolutely chock full of muff.”
Leah Moore reviews Colleen Coover’s Small Favors.
Over at Newsarama, Colleen herself is weighing in on a Christmas gift-giving discussion.
Wizard Universe says Jeff Parker and Leonard Kirk’s Agents of Atlas is a fun, action-packed ride with great character bits that’s a cult classic in the making.” More praise for the latest AoA at Forbidden Planet | Eddie’s Hidden Village | The ISB | Joe Rice | Dave Van D
Independent Propaganda reviews The Last Island by Portland’s Alex Cahill and interviews him as well. I think Cahill’s one to watch.
Yeowtch. At The House Next Door comics writer James Hudnall enters a discussion of our favorite show The Wire. David Simon, the creator of show, makes an extremely rare appearance in the blog comments section to beat James on the sack with a tack hammer.