Crime | A drunken Coventry, England, man was arrested for selling drugs outside a nightclub while dressed as the Incredible Hulk. According to the article, “Police were alerted by his costume which was based on the TV and film character who becomes green and superhuman when angry.” [Coventry Telegraph]
Creators | Dinosaur Comics creator Ryan North discusses his work on BOOM!’s upcoming Adventure Time comic. [ComicsAlliance]
Creators | Colleen Doran posts some character designs she worked up years ago for a never-completed animation project written by Warren Ellis; she admits to using Star Trek actor George Takei as the model for the main character. [A Distant Soil]
Creators | Chad Michael Murray chats with his hometown paper about his debut graphic novel, Everlast, which had its genesis in a visit from a missionary who said that the end times are coming, and only 144,000 people will be saved: “In that, I thought, what if our world was to end and only a number of people would be left to reign, to give mankind a second chance? How would they be chosen? Out of that just stemmed this really cool story of people who are soldiers who need to find the chosen, the people who are destined to survive the end of days.” [The Buffalo News]
Publishing | Tom Spurgeon continues his year-end interview series by talking to Fantagraphics’ Kim Thompson. [The Comics Reporter]
Graphic novels | Duane Swierczynski recommends three true-crime graphic novels. [NPR]
Publishing | Publisher Dan Vado recounts “five things we survived at SLG Publishing,” including rodents and bees. [Living Well, Beyond My Means]
Commentary | In their regular “The Catch-Up” feature, Noel Murray and Oliver Sava “kick around” the Vertigo series Y: The Last Man. Murray had only read the first volume previously, while Sava bought every issue when they were released. [The A.V. Club]
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