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November 28, 2007

High fives all around

MOON KNIGHT ANNUAL #1 swoops into stores today! Get in line at the nearest comic book store for the very first Marvel comic written by Duane Swierczynski.

While you're out and about, tell everyone to vote for our 2007 Spinetingler Award nominees:

Best Novel / Rising Star - Sean Doolittle, THE CLEANUP
Best Novel / New Voice - Duane Swierczynski, THE BLONDE

Wizard Magazine has its "Best of 2007" list too, and congrats go out to Greg Pak. He's nabbed two categories - Breakout Talent and Best Ongoing Series!

"PLANET HULK turned the big green behemoth from a raging monster into a deeply complex and psychologically driven character. And with WORLD WAR HULK, Pak proved his ability to deliver complex, heartfelt storytelling and intense scenes of action on the grand stage of company-wide crossovers." also recognizes INCREDIBLE HULK #111, written by Pak and Jeff Parker with pencils by Leonard Kirk, as its Book of the Week.

PW name checks a top-notch group, including Theresa Schwegel, Greg Rucka, Duane Swierczynski, and Michael Koryta, in their article about mystery bookstore favorites.

Sally Horchow, co-author of THE ART OF FRIENDSHIP, signs on as spokeswoman for Pepperidge Farm's campaign, "Connecting through cookies"., like Sally's book and website, aims to help cultivate friendships and connections.

THE ART OF FRIENDSHIP would make a great stocking stuffer, along with a copy of START STRONG, FINISH STRONG, by Drs. Kenneth and Tyler Cooper. The book was one of several fitness gifts highlighted on The Today Show this week.

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