Crime | Tokyo police arrested a woman for sending more than 100 threatening emails to Eiichiro Oda, creator of the wildly popular manga One Piece. She told police she resented the artist because her husband was laid off by Oda’s office. [Japan Today]
Sales charts | Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen slips 15 places to No. 29 on USA Today’s bestseller list, while the 43rd volume of Masashi Kishimoto’s Naruto debuts at No. 143. [USA Today]
Creators | The Gerber Curse has added another chapter to the biography of writer Steve Gerber, this one covering the period of his lawsuit against Marvel and his work for Hanna-Barbera. [The Gerber Curse, via Stevegerblog]
Creators | Sarah Warn wraps up her interview with Gail Simone, this time focusing on gay and lesbian characters in comics, the new Batwoman and Birds of Prey. [AfterEllen.com]
Creators | Husband-wife writing team Nunzio DeFilippis and Christina Weir briefly discuss their recent issue of Batman Confidential. [Living Between Wednesdays]
Conventions | Kristy Valenti files a report from last weekend’s Emerald City ComiCon. [ComiXology]
Comics | Who’s your Big Daddy? The robots in the preview of Power Girl #1 look a lot like those characters from the BioShock video game. [MTV Multiplayer]
Comics | Won’t somebody think of the children? [The Morning Call]
Blogosophere | “How To Spam Comments The Marvel Way.” [BeaucoupKevin.com]
Art | Honorable mentions from the “Batman 2.0” art contest. [Project: Rooftop]
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