Tag Archives: Daniel Spottswood

Spottswood pays tribute to the king of comic strip collectors

I’m not aware of any Kansas City connection for the late Bill Blackbeard, but his recent passing is noteworthy. Blackbeard was not a comics creator, retailer, or publisher; he was essentially a comic strip collector. An obsessive comic strip collector. … Continue reading

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Planet Comicon Sunday Photos

Sunday at Planet Comicon wasn’t as packed as Saturday, but don’t think for a minute that it wasn’t fun. I’m a little biased since I coordinated the panel programming, but I believe Planet Comicon 2010 was the biggest, best comics … Continue reading

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Panel Perils

Daniel Spottswood has immortalized his Planet Comicon experience – including the panel I moderated – here. I’m a huge fan of Daniel’s Disquietville work, by the way. This poster-like image is one of the most amazing works of cartoon art … Continue reading

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