Thursday, February 28, 2019

Greg Pak, Rhodes Scholar, Comic Writer

Greg Pak, courtesy Greg Pak
At the risk of overusing this line—is that even possible?—I now like to refer to Greg Pak as a "Rhodes Scholar gone wrong." But Greg has been pretty darned successful as a comic writer, indie filmmaker, and Kickstarter entrepreneur. See what he's learned HERE at ivc2.

Jim McLauchlin

Friday, February 22, 2019

Watchmen #1 cover art is your best hedge against inflation

Watchmen #1 original art and color guide, photo: Heritage Auctions
You may recall that the original cover art from Watchmen #1 sold for $155,000 six years ago in 2013.

Well, it just sold again, this time for $228,000. You can read all about it over at Newsarama. Please do!

Jim McLauchlin

Monday, February 18, 2019

The Comics Direct Market Changing…now?

Direct-market distribution for comic books was a great idea when started 46 years ago. Today, it might need some nipping and tucking. For a LOT of the evolution of the market—to my mind, things might start breaking very soon—check out And for much more from Image Comics, well…here's more.

Jim McLauchlin

Amazing Art at the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress has the original art from Amazing Fantasy #15, the first appearance of Spider-Man. How it got there remains a bit of a mystery. It was an anonymous donation in 2008. For more on its background, check out

Jim McLauchlin