Kevin Smith has big comic book ambitions over the next couple of years. A twelve issue Batman maxi-series for DC (which will take 18 months to complete IF everything is on time) and a Green Hornet series that would be as close as we'll ever come to seeing what he intended for the Green Hornet movie he was once to direct but ran away from.
One of America's premiere literary minds dead at 71. link: http://edition.cnn.com/2004/SHOWBIZ/books/12/28/obit.sontag.ap/index.html Susan, we barely knew ye. R.I.P. [Edit]: I recently read her last book, Regarding the Pain of Others.