- The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, because they don't have anything better do besides rolling over Iraq with way too many weapons, has ordered the death of comic book publisher Naif Al-Mutawa.
- Bestselling author Kailin Gow is launching Kailin Gow Comics to publish comics based on her prose novels. "I got the idea to expand into graphic novels and comics when I began receiving fan art of characters from my books..."
- Eric Jou writes a short summary of a recent One Piece exhibit that opened in Taiwan. It seems to focus more on the anime than the original manga, but it does include s recreation of creator Eiichiro Oda's workspace. (h/t Ben Towle)