Legal | The San Diego Police Department is asking anyone with video of the July 26 car accident during the annual SDCC ZombieWalk: San Diego to come forward. Police already have several videos of the incident, in which a driver plowed into the crowd, injuring at least three people, but they are hoping to get additional information. [Fox 5 News]
Legal | A Tokyo District Court judge sentenced Hirofumi Watanabe to four years and six months in prison for sending more than 400 threatening letters to venues connected with the manga Kuroko’s Basketball. The 35-year-old man admitted during his first day in court that he had sent the threatening letters, but he also refused to apologize or pay restitution and says he does not feel guilty. [Anime News Network]
Creators | Australian cartoonist Chris Wilson has set a new Guinness World Record for marathon caricaturing: The Canberra-based artist drew for 50 hours, breaking the previous record by two hours. Wilson did his marathon stint in the foyer of Canberra Hospital, and he asked each of the subjects of the 500 caricatures to make a donation to the hospital’s research foundation. [ABC News]
Creators | Michael Cavna talks with cartoonist Darrin Bell, who’s paying tribute to the late Robin Williams this week in his comic strip Candorville. [Comic Riffs]
Creators | Emily Carroll is the guest on the Arcade podcast, talking about her new book, Through the Woods. [The Arcade]
Creators | Clifford Galbraith interviews Frank Brunner about Howard the Duck. [13th Dimension]
Creators | Grant Morrison talks about his long-awaited DC Comics miniseries The Multiversity. [Hero Complex]
Creators | Musician and comics creator Jeffrey Lewis, of Jeffrey Lewis and the Jrams, talks about music, movies and comic books. [Luxemburger Wort]
Creators | Alan Gardner rounds up a list of comic strip creators who have taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in recent days, including Universal UClick President Lee Salem, who stood in as “stunt double” for reclusive Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson. [The Daily Cartoonist]
Editorial cartoons | Michael Miner looks at the Chicago Tribune’s editorial cartoonists, or lack thereof, over the past 15 years, and interviews the most recent addition to the staff, Joe Fournier. [Chicago Reader]
Retailing | Lasia Kretzel profiles the two Saskatchewan comic shops nominated for this year’s Harry Kremer Retailer Award, Saskatoon’s Amazing Stories and Regina’s Comic Readers. [CJME]
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