Need To Know Lite… 2.6.14
Hey everybody! This week’s NTK will be a little lighter than most, mainly because half the week was spent wondering if Marvel was pulling a DC. The mind boggles. That wasn’t the only weird piece of news, as Alan Moore, renowned grumpy magic man of comics, suddenly went all Zuckerberg, announcing Electricomics. It’s either a digital toolkit or an app. Or an anthology. Its something, you’ll figure it out. Maybe. Of more transparent use to you is this handy, free-to-download How To Draw guide from The CCS. Simples! There’s also this Humble Bundle with some great Top Shelf titles in it, but it is polluted with pictureless books too, fair warning.
Are you fit to enter the Houses of the Holy? More importantly, who’s the black private dick that’s a sex machine to all the chicks? Of utmost importance, Batman is a.. Time Lord?
Remember when Lenny Bruce had a cartoon (sorta)? Remember when comics used to have awkward attempts at pop culture relevance crammed into them in the form of ill-conceived, potentially offensive characters? *sigh* Still, we mustn’t fear the silly. It can’t hurt us.
And somebody put the kibosh on your favourite excuse for not reading ALL of Love and Rockets, “I just don’t have the right soundtrack”. Now you do.
Do you really have what it takes to be a Teenage Sidekick?