- From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: Xoc, Aesop’s Ark and Super Dinosaur!, ComicAttack.net
- Review – Xoc: The Journey of a Great White, meep[zine]
- Review: Xoc: The Journey of a Great White, Comic Bastards
- SDCC: Interview with Matt Dembicki, Angela Jones, The Outhousers
- Graphic novels being used to encourage reading by middle school summer students, Baltimore County Public Schools
- Small Press Expo 2012: Recognizing and Promoting Indie Comic Book Artists, Carmina de Vera, You the Designer
- Fever Dreams of the Organic Machines (Behind the Scenes), photos from Rafer Roberts’ upcoming exhibition
- Rusty Rowley’s photos of DC Zinefest
- splotch monsters invade 2012 dc zinefest, Steven Loya’s report and photos from DC Zinefest
Announcements and debuts:
- National Book Festival schedule. The graphic novel programming is on Sunday and it’s a little dismaying that Raina Telgemeier and Hope Larson’s events are competing.
- Rafer Roberts shares all the things he’s been up to.
- Becky Dreistadt’s poster for Small Press Expo
- District Comics: An Unconventional History of Washington, DC, various artists, Fulcrum Publishing. Now Aug. 7 (there have been some reports of Amazon already shipping copies)
- Mr. Big: A Tale of Pond Life, Carol and Matt Dembicki, Sky Pony Press. Sept. 1.
- Remake: 3Xtra, Lamar Abrams, AdHouse Books, December 2012.
- Through Sept. 2: “Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women” at the Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery, Jewish Community Center, Washington, D.C.
- Various dates beginning June 17: Create a Comic Book with Matt Dembicki, 7 p.m. at Fairfax County Libraries.
- Beginning Aug. 3: Fever Dreams of Organic Machines: The Comic Book Art of Rafer Roberts, Common Ground Gallery, Rockville, Md.
- Aug. 18: Michael Rex, creator of Fangbone, signing, Big Planet Comics Vienna, Va., 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Big Planet Comics College Park, Md., 3 to 5 p.m.
- I am compiling a standing list of D.C. area webcomics, comics-related podcasts/TV shows, yearly events and other things that I’m not always able to include in the weekly roundup, so email me with whatever you’re up to. Thanks!