Gail Simone’s new policy on writing comics

Comic book writer Gail Simone went to Twitter today to share her new policy about the comic books she will write in the future: I am not writing any more comics without LGBTQ and poc characters, period. It’s weird we have to even make that declaration. — GAIL SIMONE (@GailSimone) December 8, 2016 The abbreviation … Continue reading “Gail Simone’s new policy on writing comics”

Rick Olney 1954 – 2012

Comic book convention promoter Rick Olney has passed away. He was 58. To say Olney was somewhat controversial in the world of comic book fandom is perhaps an understand. He had run-ins with a good many comic book professionals over money, none more public than that with comic book writer Gail Simone. It was the … Continue reading “Rick Olney 1954 – 2012”

Rick Olney vs. Jeff Ketz/Artful Angie

Bleeding Cool has a link to number of videos from a recent About Heroes podcast in which co-hosts Jeff Ketz and Dante Beavers talk to legendary comic book shyster Rick Olney. Olney is infamous in the world of online comic book fandom for, among other things, his financial dealings with comic book writer Gail Simone. … Continue reading “Rick Olney vs. Jeff Ketz/Artful Angie”