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Pipeline - 1/4/2011

Pipeline - 1/4/2011

This week's PIPELINE touches on DC Comics’ new letters columns, Fantagraphics' upcoming Carl Barks hardcovers, more trouble in bookstore land, the unintended consequences of $3.99 day and date digital comics and more.

Exclusive: Fantagraphics to publish the complete Carl Barks

Exclusive: Fantagraphics to publish the complete Carl Barks

In an exclusive interview with ROBOT 6, Fantagraphics co-publisher Gary Groth reveals that the company has acquired the rights to reprint a definitive collection of Carl Barks’ Donald Duck comic stories.

Farmer on

Farmer on "Special Exits"

Underground comics creator Joyce Farmer returns to comics with a full-length original graphic novel about her parents' death and gave CBR News the details on the project thirteen years in the making.

Thompson Talks Fantagraphics' All-Ages Eurocomics Line

Thompson Talks Fantagraphics' All-Ages Eurocomics Line

Fantagraphics co-publisher Kim Thompson talks to CBR News about the publisher's plans for all-ages European graphic novels, why the line has no name and hints at future titles he'd love to release.

Ryan Goes To

Ryan Goes To "Prison"

Johnny Ryan has put aside the jokes and amped up the body horror with his new action-packed "Prison Pit." We spoke with Ryan about the new second volume in the series, its origins and how it relates to manga.

Happy Fifth Birthday,

Happy Fifth Birthday, "Mome!"

As the Fantagraphics anthology "Mome" celebrates five years of publishing new work by young cartoonists, ROBOT 6 talks to editor Eric Reynolds about what has changed, what's remained constant and what lies in store.

In Depth with Mort Walker

In Depth with Mort Walker

CBR News visits the legendary cartoonist's studio to discuss his long career and Beetle Bailey’s 60th anniversary, the letters he gets from people and what he has in common with Beetle.

Sakai's Deluxe & Ongoing

Sakai's Deluxe & Ongoing "Usagi Yojimbo"

Cartoonist Stan Sakai spoke with us about "Usagi Yojimbo: The Special Edition," a two-volume hardcover collection from Fantagraphics, as well as his upcoming plans for the ongoing series at Dark Horse.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Prison Pit Book Two"

Chad Nevett gave Johnny Ryan's "Prison Pit Book Two" a 5-star review, calling it "the sort of book you can’t put down even after you’re done; you just keep...admiring the stark viciousness that jumps off the page."

PRESS RELEASE: Dave Cooper Gets "Bent" at Cartoon Art Museum

PRESS RELEASE: Fantagraphics Acquires Lost Graphic Novel by William S. Burroughs & Malcolm McNeill

Jason's

Jason's "Werewolves of Montpellier"

CBR News spoke with writer/artist Jason about his latest project "Werewolves of Montpellier" and the subtle moments that make the story, in which dressing up as a mythical creature has dire consequences, work.

CCI: Fantagraphics To Publish Vintage Mickey Mouse Comics

CCI: Fantagraphics To Publish Vintage Mickey Mouse Comics

Fantagraphics has partnered with Disney to publish the complete Mickey Mouse comic strips by Floyd Gottfredson, the cartoonist renowned for his defining work on the character.

PRESS RELEASE: Fantagraphics Announces Signings and Debuts at Comic-Con International

Kelso Tells

Kelso Tells "Artichoke Tales"

Award winning cartoonist Megan Kelso spoke with CBR News about her newly released, decade-in-the-making project, "Artichoke Tales," her experiences creating "Watergate Sue" with the "New York Times" and much more.

PRESS RELEASE: Fantagraphics Announces "Significant Objects: The Book"

PRESS RELEASE: Megan Kelso's ARTICHOKE TALES at Fantagraphics Bookstore on June 12

Tony Millionaire's

Tony Millionaire's "Billy Hazelnuts and the Crazy Bird"

The excitable Billy Hazelnuts returns for a second adventure in June and we spoke with cartoonist Tony Millionaire about the book, how the focus has shifted in Vol. 2 and his other upcoming projects.

PRESS RELEASE: Fantagraphics Books and Rosebud Announce Online Partnership

Woodring Practices

Woodring Practices "Weathercraft"

Jim Woodring's hallucinatory Frank universe returns in "Weathercraft," a 100-page graphic novel arriving in May. We spoke with Woodring about the project, which sees the pariah Manhog journey toward enlightenment.

50 Years of Gahan Wilson

50 Years of Gahan Wilson

Gahan Wilson and Fantagraphics celebrate 50 years of the artist's "Playboy" work with a massive collection of every cartoon he's done for the magazine. We spoke with Wilson about the new collection and his legacy.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Hate Annual" #8

Courtesy of Fantagraphics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Hate Annual" #8, written and drawn by Buddy Bradley's creator, Peter Bagge. The issue is scheduled to hit stores next Wednesday, March 31.

PRESS RELEASE: Fantagraphics Announces Publishing Agreement with Comics Historian Rick Marschall

PRESS RELEASE: Fantagraphics Starts Manga Line

PRESS RELEASE: Fantagraphics Announces "Chocolate Cheeks" Book Signings & Art Events With Steven Weissman

Dash Shaw Reveals

Dash Shaw Reveals "The Unclothed Man"

Dash Shaw returns with "The Unclothed Man in the 35th Century A.D.," a Fantagraphics collection of short comics. An animated version of the title story hit IFC last month, and Shaw spoke with us about both projects.

PRESS RELEASE: Fantagraphics announces Stephen Dixon's "What Is All This?"

Gilbert Hernandez Cavorts with

Gilbert Hernandez Cavorts with "Troublemakers"

"The Troublemakers" arrives next month from Fantagraphics, adding a yet another chapter to writer-artist Gilbert Hernandez' "Love and Rockets" mythology. CBR caught up with Hernandez to discuss his new graphic novel.

SPX 2009 Con Report

SPX 2009 Con Report

The 2009 Small Press Expo was held last weekend, and ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner files this report detailing the overall experience, what the weekend's "buzz books" were, and publisher reactions to the show.

When Words Collide - 9/21/2009

When Words Collide - 9/21/2009

After a pondering the mysteries of the European graphic album in America, Tim takes a look at Jacques Tardi's "West Coast Blues" and finds out what it has to say about Marxism, crime fiction, and the aesthetic of disenfranchisement.

Permanent Damage - 8/5/2009

Permanent Damage - 8/5/2009

More lessons of San Diego and how fans (no, not you, the other fans) are killing comics, plus Russ Heath, writing advice, great Firefox news and lots of other notes from Steven Grant this week.

Kupperman's Tales Designed to Marvel

Kupperman's Tales Designed to Marvel

Popular indie humorist Michael Kupperman lands at the House of Ideas for a 70th Anniversary issue featuring wild tales of a Golden Age robot lothario. CBR News spoke with Kupperman about his work.

Molotiu on Fantagraphics' “Abstract Comics”

Molotiu on Fantagraphics' “Abstract Comics”

“Abstract Comics" will be released next month by Fantagraphics, so CBR News spoke with editor Andrei Molotiu about the book, the tie-in blog, and the particulars of what exactly makes an abstract comic book.

PRESS RELEASE: IFC.com Announces Animated Web Series Based on new Dash Shaw Graphic Novel

PRESS RELEASE: Fantagraphics Announces "This Side of Jordan" Prose Novel by Monte Schulz

PRESS RELEASE: Fantagraphics to release Jacques Tardi collections

Fantagraphics Looses the Beasts Again

Fantagraphics Looses the Beasts Again

CBR speaks with editor Jacob Covey and artist Femke Hiemstra about the new volume of Fantagraphics' cryptozoological hit, "Beasts," featuring new work by Craig Thompson, Jaime Hernandez and more.

Petey & Pussy: Cartoon Animals Gone Wild

Petey & Pussy: Cartoon Animals Gone Wild

CBR speaks with cartoonist John Kerschbaum about "Petey & Pussy," his extremely rude and gloriously disgusting series about an unsavory cat and dog with the heads of balding middle-aged men.

Is Bill Griffith Having Fun Yet? Cartoonist talks

Is Bill Griffith Having Fun Yet? Cartoonist talks "Zippy"

Comics legend Bill Griffith talks about Zippy’s adventures in the daily newspaper (with side trips to Hollywood) and his own journey from Levittown to San Francisco to Connecticut.

Where Demented Wented: Nadel on Rory Hayes

Where Demented Wented: Nadel on Rory Hayes

Editor Dan Nadel talks to CBR about the new Fantagraphics retrospective "Where Demented Wented," examining the work of the influential and occasionally maligned cartoonist Rory Hayes.

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