Item: Two from Robin at Inkstuds. First, Day 8 of Robin’s Inkstuds tour featuring the Brooklyn Comics Fest. Second, the second part of the end-of-year Inkstuds podcast, this episode featuring Chris Butcher, Bill Kartalopoulos, and Tucker Stone on the subject of the best comics of 2010. Haven’t listened yet but all 3 are enjoyable writers on comics so it’s gotta be good.
Item: The new Koyama Press anthology, Root Rot, has a cover and an announced contributor list, courtesy Michael DeForge. It will be out for TCAF.
Item: Dan Clowes provides covers and illos for two Sam Fuller movies in the Criterion Collection.
Item: The La Pasteque gang (publisher Fredric Gauthier and some of his bis big name artists) are going to French comics fest Angouleme.
Item: Will Tom Spurgeon make it to TCAF this year? A nation holds its breath. (Please come, Tom!)
Item: Jeet Heer on Sugar & Spike and National Lampoon.
Item: New Tin Can Forest comics! (via Annie Koyama on Twitter)
Item: Lynda Barry is doing a workshop in Montreal on Saturday.
Item: Seth sketches for a new PEN anthology.