Articles by Jim MacQuarrie


CCI: The Sergio & Mark Show

Longtime collaborators Sergio Aragones and Mark Evanier brought their annual "Sergio and Mark Show" back once more to Comic-Con International, bringing with them a host of guests and news of "Groo Vs. Conan."


CCI: SLG Publishing

SLG head Dan Vado and "Gargoyles" writer Greg Weisman met with fans at Comic-Con International last month to discuss upcoming projects from the publisher and share some bad news for Gargoyles fans.


CCI: The Jack Kirby Tribute Panel

Mark Evanier convened the annual Jack Kirby Panel last month at Comic-Con International with a host of comics greats sharing stories from the past and word of new collected editions & a documentary to come.


CCI: Spotlight on Rutu Modan

A day after winning the Eisner Award for Best Graphic Novel, Israeli artist Rutu Modan was the subject of a spotlight panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego where she discussed "Exit Wounds."


CCI: That '70s Panel

Lein Wein, Bernie Wrightson, Mike Grell, Mark Evanier, Joe Staton and Mike W. Barr met with fans at Comic-Con International last month to discuss their legendary careers in comics and their most personal works.


CCI XTRA: Spotlight on Neil Gaiman

At a spotlight panel during CCI, Neil Gaiman spoke at length about a number of issues that included "Stardust," Miracleman rights, the upcoming "Death" movie and much, much more.


CCI XTRA: Disney/Pixar Panel

Disney previewed at Comic-Con the films "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian" and "National Treasure: Book of Secrets," while Pixar talked about their new film, "WALL*E."


CCI Xtra: Spotlight on Gail Simone

Fan favorite writer Gail Simone got the spotlight treatment at Comic-Con International in San Diego, where she spoke about her current DC projects, her start in this industry and names a creator who "wants to do something really inappropriate with me."


CCI Xtra: 20 Years of Slave Labor Graphics

Slave Labor Graphics Publisher Dan Vado sat down to discuss the company's history in a panel at Comic-Con, describing some of the highs and lows they've experienced over the past 20 years.


CCI Xtra: Spotlight on Kazuo Koike

Acclaimed manga author Kazuo Koike of "Lone Wolf & Cub" fame appeared at Comic-Con and we've got a full report, as well as "LW&C3" news and golfing with Mike Richardson.


CCI, Day 2 - Disney & Diamond Partner for "Comics In The Classroom"

Disney Publishing and Diamond Distributors have partnered with the Maryland Department of Education to create a "Comics in the Classroom" program intended to improve the reading ability of third-to-fifth-grade students, it was announced at the "Bringing Back Comics for Kids" panel on Friday.