Friday, November 13, 2009

Book News, In Brief

THB and Heavy Liquid creator Paul Pope just won the 'Silver Dildo' for Sexiest Art at the first annual Fleshbot Awards. You can peep some of Pope's work here.

FOX 6 News reports: 'Man Burglarizes Christian Bookstore, Stealing $8.' Jesus, I guess Bible bookstores aren't doing much better business than us sin-filled shops.

1990s comics superstar Peter Bagge recently posted a comic strip about the extreme reactions Ayn Rand's work inspires in today's politically polarized populace. It's called 'Will Everyone Please Stop Freaking Out Over Ayn Rand?!?'

Further proof that the publishing industry isn't looking for 'The Next Big Thing,' but instead, 'The Last Big Thing,' Little Brown has inked a five book deal with Lemony Snicket author Daniel Handler...for five new Lemony Snicket books.