Today marks the 100th anniversary of Jacob Kurtzberg AKA Jack Kirby’s birth. I couldn’t do nothing about it. So here’s a little something. Enjoy.
I just received my copy of the Kirby and Me book. It’s a massive project. 320 page. 215 creators involved. All of us were summoned by two french guys, Mickael and Alain to celebrate the King of Comics: Jack Kirby. In the book, my contribution is rather small in size and it’s my fault because … More KIRBY AND ME
“What? A Convention at a Base-Ball game? I never heard such a thing!”. Clearly, I was skeptical when Will sold me the idea of Ballpark Comic Con. But I have to say this: the event, that took place on June 24th, 2017 was one of the best con experiences of my career. Let me tell … More KNOCKED OUTTA THE PARK BY THE CON: THE BALLPARK COMIC CON REVIEW
I’ll let you write the rest of the sentence. But I’m pretty confident most of you guys would write “…and Die”. Actually, don’t (die). Please go to Comic Book Jones, a comic shop located on Staten Island where Will and I had the pleasure of holding a signing-marathon on June 21st. Will Torres likes to … More TO SEE STATEN ISLAND AND…
I often talk about the future. For once I’m going to talk about the past. 30 years before our time. Wow. 1987 was an interesting year for me. I started doing fanzines. Wore glasses for the first time and switched to reading comics in English! I never made any mysteries that I love soul, funk, … More REVISITING 1987 (1)
Oh, I know. “Misled” is a strong word. But my experience at the Garden State Mega Fest deserves a strong reaction. Or maybe should we call it “Garden State Mini Fest”? Everything there was below average, that’s for sure. Here’s the skinny… I took a lot of pictures at the Garden State Mega Fest. If … More MISLED BY THE CON: THE GARDEN STATE MEGA FEST REVIEW
I have a strong customer satisfaction culture. Always had. I rarely say no to a project. Even on a shoe-string budget, I try to create the best possible product. And when you’ve been working in the publishing business for 25+ years, you think you’ve seen it all. Wrong! Very recently, my motivation, skills and professionalism … More “WE WANT IT NOW!”: How I ended up producing a magazine from scratch, almost all by myself, in 15 days