Thursday, August 2, 2007

Comic Book News Bits, In Brief

Top Shelf announces details of two new Alan Moore releases for 2008 and 2009. Click here (and then scroll all the way down to the bottom of the page) to read all about the new League of Extraordinary Gentlemen book, as well as Moore's 'practical grimoire of the occult sciences,' The Moon and Serpent Bumper Book of Magic.

Naruto mania has yet to die (and now the critical accolades are pouring in). From "On top of selling more than 2 million copies nationwide, the manga series received the most nominations in the inaugural American Anime Awards; was awarded the genre's first ever Quill Award in 2006 for Best Graphic Novel; and has appeared frequently on the USA Today Top 150 bestseller list. The televised "NARUTO" is the most popular show on Cartoon Network for boys ages 9 to 14."

Comicon, as told by the bloggers. The Comics Reporter has rounded up an extensive collection of links to various blogs chronicling San Diego's movie, er, comic book convention. Read what such luminaries as Neil Gaiman, Alison Bechdel and Peter David did on their promotional tours, er, summer vacations.