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In an episode of alarming synchronicity I’m able to review a Denver-local indie comic debuting at Denver Comic Con on the day the con opens. If you can’t be in Denver to pick up a copy of WICKED AWESOME TALES in person, fear not, there are links that will enable you to attain a copy.  […]

BEA 2013: From Kibuishi to Mattotti


Running around the Book Expo America today. Things that happened. I missed the unveiling of Kazu Kibuishi’s new cover for Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. The remaining five new covers will be revealed over the summer. I’m sentimental about Mary Gran Pré, but Kazu’s covers are very nice. As I walked in I […]

INTERVIEW: Gay Superheroes and Kickstarter Success with Alex Woolfson and Adam DeKraker


The Young Protectors has been running as a webcomic for a little over a year now in the hands of an experienced creative team including writer Alex Woolfson (Artifice), artist Adam DeKraker (Marvel/DC penciler), and Harvey-award nominated colorist Veronica Gandini (Marvel/Image/Boom!). It’s an impressive comic for many reasons, not least of which that it features […]

Indie Month-to-Month Sales: April 2013 — It was Mark Millar’s month


By Paul Mellerick   Mark Millar’s relentless conquering of the entertainment world continues, as his new book Jupiter’s Legacy sets records and charts in the top three of the chart. Walking Dead, Saga, Adventure Time and newbies My Little Pony, East of West and Star Wars all have excellent months. Elsewhere the real story is […]

Did anyone tell creator Don McGregor they were remaking Lady Rawhide? UPDATED with Dynamite’s Response


Dynamite has been reviving the fertile pulp coffers of late for such characters as the Shadow and the Spider and so on, and even Lady Rawhide, a female sidekick for Zorro who starred in several Topps comics back in the 90s. Dynamite Entertainment proudly announces the August 2013 debut of LADY RAWHIDE #1, the first […]

DC profiles: Karen Berger and Jeff Robinov


Kremlinologist alert! § Dave Itzkoff profiles Karen Berger, now departed from Vertigo, and the changing face of risk-taking at DC. Of course everyone will be quoting this part, so I will too: Ms. Berger said she noted changes in DC’s priorities in recent years. “I’ve found that they’re really more focused on the company-owned characters,” […]

Valiant Update: Maguire at peace and new Quantum and Woody weekly webcomic


Good news! Despite earlier previous sharp words for how Valiant was handling properties that had reversion clauses for creators, artist Kevin Maguire recently Fb’d that he “is cool” with how they are handling Trinity Angels. And had a pleasant chat with Valiant CEO Dinesh Shamdasani who gave me all the information I was looking for […]