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THE BEAT reports about Eddie Campbell and Paul Pope both blogging: The recently started blogs of Paul Pope and Eddie Campbell are enough to make you think they have taken on new careers. Both are prodigious bloggers. Certainly both are among the most well-defined personas in the comics world, although as long-time self-publishing graphic novelists, Read the Rest…

Check it out! It’s at THE TRADES He even says nice things about First Second! Things like: Jonathan: First Second is a new graphic novel publisher. Do you have any opinions on them to share? Gene: They are beautiful, beautiful people. They’re like fairy godmothers, they’re so good. Sometimes I find it hard to believe Read the Rest…

Hear ye Eddie Campbell fans, more for your listening delight, picking up from Eddie’s blog http://eddiecampbell.blogspot.com/: I’ve just noticed that the second part of the interview I did for the Australian Sci-fi radio show, Faster Than Light has been online for a whole week. My Fate of the Artist is discussed, with particular attention to Read the Rest…

Wish I could be there Three bright lights! Serious talent to be met tonight in St-Louis at Star Clipper and tomorrow evening in Chicago at Quimby’s!

If like me you’re a sucker for a nice bookmark, you’ll want to see Mr. Campbell’s excellent literary portraits, which he just mentioned again on his blog — the whole set is on display at Bent Books in Australia… This one is of Colette.

I’d love First Second to bridge a host of different fields of endeavor — and it’s begun already. Historical sites who seldom turn their scholarly gaze upon comics are now posting about George O’Connor’s JOURNEY TO MOHAWK COUNTRY; see for instance New York History Net… In other news, there’s a First Second interview at the Read the Rest…

The following appeared in “favorite books of 2006″ at CRITICAL MASS, the blog of the national book critics circle board of directors: And while critics have hailed this as The Year of the Graphic Novel Memoir, I must put in a plug, not for Alison Bechdel’s deeply poignant Fun Home, but for Eddie Campbell’s The Read the Rest…

More of Trondheim’s NOTHING DIARIES, from his visit to Japan… (click to enlarge)

Lewis Trondheim’s NOTHING DIARIES — continuing… (click to enlarge)

And this is a subway sketch he did! There’s some fun stuff at his blog too: http://mattmadden.blogspot.com with lots of good pictures, a striking Japanese edition of 99 WAYS TO TELL A STORY, and even some Mexican educational cards for children — plenty to inspire designers everywhere.