Rivkah @ The Pulse

Rivkah starts a new series of columns at The Pulse:

you’re going to get a fresh look at the comics industry from somebody already involved . . . yet seeing it for the first time with unbiased eyes. I don’t “take sides.” You will never see me waving the “manga” flag nor the “comics” flag. Each have their own merits—as I’m surely learning. And it’s the merging of the two—this fusion of East and West—that fascinates me. Because it’s a reflection of a New Generation of artists and writers who grew up on something very different from your typical Marvel and DC fare…

Michael Sheard’s Dead

What a rotten shame. Mike Sheard was the one bright spot in the worst convention I ever did, and I spent a lot of that hideous weekend talking to him — no, listening to him. One of the great storytellers of my acquaintance, and one of those great blithe working actors who have been in absolutely everything and just breezed through it all…