2013 Eisner judges named: Cavna, Hatfield, Healy, Monnin, Santoro, and Smith

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The six 2013 Eisner Award judges have been named, and as these things go, the panel may have a sliiiiightly indie slant, with Charles Hatfield and Frank Santoro.…but as usual administrator Jackie Estrada has assembled a strong lineup of knowledgeable folks. They’ll be meeting around April to make their selections, so begin your campaign….NOW! The […]

Dark Horse Review: HELLBOY IN HELL and HOUSE OF FUN

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December has been a big month for Dark Horse, with two much anticipated books finally hitting the shelves: Mike Mignola’s HELLBOY IN HELL #1 and Evan Dorkin’s HOUSE OF FUN. Coincidentally, both books signal the return of their respective creators to solo work; for Mignola, it’s been 7 years since he drew and scripted a […]

Go listen: Ian Boothby’s Superheroes sketches on The Irreverent show

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Eisner nominated writer Ian Boothby is probably best known for his work on The Simpsons comics, but he also contributes to the Canadian humour radio programme, The Irrelevant Show. Now all his superhero themed sketched have been collected in one webisode.: As an appetizer for the coming season, we’ve put together some of our favourite […]

120 Marvel graphic novels added to the Kindle

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More comics are available digitally today, as Marvel has just announced that 120 of its best selling GNs will be available on the Kindle Store. This gets around that availability/backstock issue very well! Offerings include a lot of good stuff, including Skottie Young’s Ozma of Oz, Grant Morrison X-Men, Thor, Venom and many more fine, […]

Go listen: BBC presents Modesty Blaise radio drama

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When it comes to kickass heroines, Modesty Blaise stands with the best of them. Originally created as a Brit comic strip in 1963 by Peter O’Donnell and Jim Holdaway, espionage agent Modesty was the female James Bond, stylish, sexy and very Sixties. Since then she’s been adapted into novels and mostly forgettable movies (although Tarantino […]