Benito Cereno (benitocereno) wrote,
Benito Cereno
benitocereno

Green beans in my tummy, yummy yummy, party party.

Yes.

A new New Frontier special from Darwyn Cooke and J. Bone hits in March.



----------------------------------

Coming in August, and not nearly soon enough.

JLA VOL. 1: THE DELUXE EDITION HC
Writers: Grant Morrison and Mark Millar
Artists: Howard Porter, Oscar Jimenez, Don Hillsman, John Dell, Chip Wallace, Ken Branch and Anibal Rodriguez
Collects JLA #1-9 and JLA SECRET FILES #1
$29.99, 256 pages

----------------------------------

My friend Clay talks about his forthcoming run on Superman Confidential, starring my pal, Jimmy Olsen.

----------------------------------

Time Magazine has released its list of top ten best graphic novels for 2007.

First place goes to my beloved Achewood, though even I, as lenient as I am with such terms, would be hard-pressed to qualify it as a "graphic novel."

As far as I can tell, Time's comics critic must have changed from previous years. The old guy used to always spell it "Comix" and then tell me how bad 1602 was.

This new person has almost gone too far in the opposite direction. When you consider that four of the top five entries come from Marvel and DC, I, at least, have to take pause. And two webcomics? Really? Including one I've never heard of before? I guess...?

But, you know, congrats to Robert for hitting #4 (even though I would guess the previous critic would never have given the book a second look, at no fault of the book itself).

I dunno. Weird times.

-------------------------------

Speaking of Kirkman, here's a piece of trivia for those of you who collect such things:

Kirkman totally hates Guitar Hero. He thinks it is the most boring thing possible. This fact blew my mind. Right out the back of my head. I stood there and watched him play it, a look of boredom and disgust on his face the whole time. I don't understand it. But it's true.

(Though to be fair, I feel basically the same way about Halo...so, what do I know?)

Also: Kirkman's site is finally "up."

--------------------------------

Nate says I should go back to posting a weekly ship list, because my Previews recommendations are all well and good, but don't help much if he doesn't know when the book is coming out.

Real conversation:

HIM: When does The Trial of Colonel Sweeto come out?

ME: About a month and a half ago. Way to be on the ball.

HIM: :(

Would anyone care? Is this a thing I should do? Or should I just mail it directly to Nate's lazy ass?

--------------------------------

That's all.

--------------------------------

P.S. Nate is back.
Subscribe

  • Merry Christmas, yo.

    I was going to post the remainder of Santa Claus vs the Martians today, but instead the whole book got posted, along with extensive annotations, at…

  • Even more Santa Claus vs the Martians

    If you'll recall, I have been posting pages from Santa Claus vs the Martians here due to the fact that the print version of the book has been delayed…

  • Yet more Santa Claus vs the Martians

    Hello. I have been posting the first issue of Santa Claus vs the Martians for free on internet, because of problems. Part one is here. Part two…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 11 comments