some hoopla

Back in July, megapublisher Macmillan (parent of graphic novel imprint First Second, with other comics amidst their sub-catalogues) announced that from November, public libraries would be limited to one copy per city of all new Macmillan ebooks. As a paper partisan, I’ve never f/w comics in ebook form, but the Hoopla system that loans digital […]

SPL: Pet Awareness Month

Seattle Public Library’s commitment to including comics in their themed displays is always charming, but this is a bit of a mixed message. Maybe Pet Awareness month could be honoured with some Where’s Michael manga, or Mutts strip collections? Or… A shirtless dude absolutely DRIPPING with blood and covered in dangling viscera? Good old DC’s […]