Almost Famous, Again

Here's a little something from Variety: Saperstein Options Rights to Meth Series "Producer Richard Saperstein has optioned the film rights to Clifford Meth's comic book series Snaked from IDW...

The Cockrum Scholarship

I was privy to a few moments of sunshine last week when I introduced Paty Cockrum to Joe Kubert. "Thrilled to meet you, sir," said Paty in a voice I didn't recognize as hers. Sir? Hell, this...

Random Notes from the Edge

Artist Mike Pascale and I have been trading quips for more than a dozen years but that's only because I like the cut of his gib. Or is it jib? And all this time that was without even knowing what...

Remembering Steve Gerber

When it comes to lamenting the passing of Steve Gerber, I'm just another voice in the choir. It seems everyone is a little sick this morning with the news. I remember Steve as a rock-solid...

Dead Artists Society

More often than not, the best part of my morning is that first steaming coffee, unless my pal Tommy Roberts joins me for bagels with cream cheese at Super-Duper Bagels in Livingston, New...

New Year’s Resolution

When my buddy Gray Morrow (67), that wonderful artist and human being, realized he was in the grips of something modern medicine couldn't cure, he did the honorable thing and put a bullet...

The Last Days of Dave Cockrum

My very first column here at SBC dealt with Dave Cockrum. I was pissed off at the time because Dave lay in a hospital bed at a neglected Bronx V.A. facility and didn't have two nickels to rub together....