Axel-In-Charge: Extending "Secret Wars," Excitement for a "Totally Awesome Hulk"
Awards | Nominations for the 2009 Will Eisner Comics Industry Awards are due today. [Eisner Awards]
Webcomics | Cartoonist Jane Irwin is rethinking her earlier decision to end her historical webcomic Clockwork Comics because of her concerns over the depiction of racial stereotypes: “… I’m reconsidering my stance on permanently ending the book. Let’s call it a hiatus for now; the end of the first chapter’s a good stopping point. In any event, I need to pull back and do a lot more reading and researching, then re-evaluate the first half of the book to see if it’s something I can fix to better match the much darker tone of the second half.” [Clockwork Comics, via Johanna Draper Carlson]
Creators | Kevin Huizenga, Ted May and Dan Zettwoch, creators of the recently canceled Amazing Facts … and Beyond! with Leon Beyond, are seeking commissions and donations to keep the strip alive online. [Amazing Facts, via FLOG!]
Awards | Don MacPherson questions the legitimacy of ForeWord Magazine‘s Book of the Year Awards, which charges an entry fee. [Eye on Comics]
Comics | A primer for DC Comics’ “Blackest Night” event. [IGN.com]
Comics | Eight miraculous superhero resurrections. [Mental Floss]