- Doc Jenkins presents Mikhail Skoptsov's essay, "The Visual Linguistics of David Mazzuchelli." Skoptsov was a student of Jenkins' and many of the elements in Asterios Polyp intrguied him to dig deeper into Mazzuchelli's work.
- Jim Shelley takes a look at how well the upcoming Superman movie has to do in order to justify progress on a Justice League movie. Normally, I don't care about superhero movies all that much, particularly ones that aren't even out yet, but Shelley makes some interesting notes about how the finances work in terms of where the money goes for an IP like this.
- Renegade futurist Nettrice Gaskins reviews the Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora conference, which included the Black Kirby exhibit. I've mentioned it once or twice before, and I've seen some pics online, but this is the first actual review I've seen for it.
- Finally, let me throw out one of my sporadic plugs for a Kickstarter project, this time for the continuation of the Hatter M series by Frank Beddor. I've reviewed some of the previous graphic novels before, and I expect these to hold up equally well.