You just can’t. Check previous entries for even more breath-taking Wyeth goodness. Ah, far Selidor!
In January, Mid-Ohio Con owner Roger Price announced that he was selling the show. Now it appears a buyer has been found: GCX Holdings. A little Googling reveals little about this new company, except that it is located in Stamford. Managing Director James H. Henry is similarly Google-free, but for those who enjoyed this con […]
Doc Lehman wrote to share a gallery of photos from the 1930’s and 1940’s of people reading comics and newsstands. You should go check out all of them, but several are quite interesting — to us anyway! Given the era indicated by the clothing in these photos, it’s quite unlikely that they are some kind […]
Speaking of last week’s ComicsPRO meeting, CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein was generous enough to make the text of his presentation available to us. In a meeting themed “Full Steam Ahead,” Brownstein discusses the importance of the direct market in the comics renaissance and announced that Jeff Smith would be doing his only store signing […]
John Jackson Miller does his usual insightful number crunching with February’s sale numbers: …the February 2008 Top 300 as a group…sold 1.22 million more copies than the February 2001 grouping, an increase of 24%. Why? Mid-list strength. The 5,000-copy mark was at 191st place in February 2001; today, it’s at 226th place. The major publishers […]
ComicsPRO, the organization for comics retaielrs, held it’s conference last week, and Matt Price has a bunch of posts on the public presentations. Scroll back for reports on presentations by DC, the Hero Initiative, Graphitti Designs, and the CBLDF, among others. There’s bits of news scattered throughout, like this from Jeff Smith: In May, “Stupid […]
Over the weekend the Marvel-b0Y Live Journal was taken down, meaning you can’t read the very mild spoilers he posted about Secret Invasion which we read and have already forgotten — spoiler: a character will die! Was it for real? The industry was abuzz with speculation this weekend, and even some people at Marvel weren’t […]