Both the webcomic Achewood and the comics publisher, Slave Labor Graphics, are seeking donations.
Ted Rall documents his travels through Afghanistan in Afghan Notebook. (He also gets himself added to the list of artists like Joe Sacco, Guy Delisle and Emmanuel Guibert).
EC Comic artist Al Williamson has died. He’s probably best known now for his work on the Star Wars strip. Comics Beat has an overview of his career and tributes from other artists. (thanks, Denis!)
Dart Adams Presents: Black Like Me: The History of Black Comic Book Heroes Through the Ages, Part One (1900-1968)and Part Two (1969-2008). (Click it! It’s amazing).
Time to check in with a few small-press books. This is where where a lot of people get their start, and it’s also where the books can live quite happily apart from the concerns of multinational conglomerates.
“If the Peanuts characters aged like real people.” Scans!