Around the Tubes

I’ve really got nada right now but…. Friday is a cool interview with a comic book writer that’ll be written up after or for Saturday and at 3pm EST we’ve got some news we’ve had to sit on, so come back then….  Until then, here’s the news you might have missed.

Around the Blogs:

Kotaku – See Arkham City’s Batman Without his Mask On – The toys look pretty decent, the game looks amazing.

Death and Taxes – Batwoman Is the Black, Gay Sheep Of Batman’s Comic Family – Great interview.

Vancouver Sun – Comic books in schools lure reluctant readers – Another article about how comics are promoting literacy.

Con Coverage:

Bleeding Cool – And Finally… Going On A Date With Marvel Comics

Spandexless – SPX Pulls: Healed, George O’Connor & S. Griffin

Spandexless – SPX Talks: Alex Robinson

Comics Alliance – RedBubble’s New York Comic Con T-Shirt Design Challenge [Contest]

Fantagraphics Books – SPX 2011: Now With Even More Photos!

Spandexless – SPX Pulls: Darryl Ayo Roundup

Spandexless – SPX Talks: Aaron Diaz/Dresden Codak

MTV Geek – Diamond Select Toys Announce Exclusives for NYCC 2011!

The Beat – ICv2 Conference takes 2011 hiatus

Fantagraphics Books – Fantagraphics APE 2011 Programming Schedule

Around the Tubes Reviews:

Comicsgirl – Amulet Book Four: The Last Council

MTV Geek – Blood Blockade Battlefront, vol. 1

CBR – Daredevil #4

MTV Geek – Supergirl #1

Comics Alliance – Ultimate Comics X-Men’ #1

Entertainment Weekly – Batman #1 and other new DC Comics reviews

Bleeding Cool – Wednesday Comics Review: Batman, Wonder Woman, Legion Of Superheroes, Supergirl, Nightwing, Birds Of Prey, Captain Atom, Catwoman, Green Lantern Corps, DC Universe Presents, Blue Beetle, Red Hood And The Outlaws