Folks who are in the Bay Area tonight can stop by San Francisco's Cartoon Art Museum, where artist J.H. Williams III will be talking about Sandman: Overture and offering a sneak peek at the second issue.
J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman have announced they'll be leaving as the editorial team on Batwoman, citing DC's editorial interference and in particular, the publisher's refusal to allow characters Kate Kane/Batwoman and her partner Gotham City police officer Maggie Sawyer marry each other.
J.H. Williams III's ethereal illustrations in Detective Comics made Batwoman a critical darling. And this month, crime-fighter Kate Kane returned in her new ongoing comic. io9 recently chatted with Williams and series co-author W. Haden Blackman about the beyond-the-grave unpleasantry awaiting the heroine.
What's up with comics this week? There's a new Kathy Kane ongoing series, some of Steve Ditko's awesome Doctor Strange tales, and the final graphic novel of Ex Machina. Plenty o' reasons to be thankful.
The 2010 Eisner Award Winners were announced last night at the at the Hilton Bayfront in San Diego. The list of winners includes Captain America writer Ed Brubaker, The Walking Dead, Scott Pilgrim, and Image Comics' food detective series Chew.
Can't wait two weeks for the debut of Batwoman's new solo comic strip in Detective Comics? Here's something to make the wait even worse - The art for the first four covers sans logo/type/barcodes. Muscha-inspired superhero beauty is go.