Graphic novel finalists announced for the 2013 L.A. Times Book Prize

Graphic novel finalists announced for the 2013 L.A. Times Book Prizehttp://ift.tt/1gHFI70 Tweet The LA Times Book Prizes are among the most distinguished to have their own comics category, and the nominees are always worth a close look. This year’s finalists have just been announced. Books are selected in a number of categories, but here are […]

Con Wars: Denver Comic Con co-founder La Greca pens open letter following removal

Con Wars: Denver Comic Con co-founder La Greca pens open letter following removalhttp://ift.tt/1mu9tNJ Tweet Boy oh boy. These con wars are getting more and more complicated. Denver Comic Con is in its fourth year and last year experienced exponential growth. Originally founded as part of a Comic Book Classroom, a non-profit outreach program designed to […]

Denver Comic Con board releases statement: “Denver Comic Con Does Not Need Saving”

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UPDATE: Convention director Christina Angel has released her own statement on FB. The he said-she said of the Denver Comic Con-troversy just got ratcheted up a notch as the Con board has released a statement refuted the charges made by co-founder Charlie La Greca earlier today. The statement pretty much directly contradicts Le Greca’s claims […]

Marvel kills off the Watcher in ORIGINAL SIN miniseries

Marvel kills off the Watcher in ORIGINAL SIN miniserieshttp://ift.tt/1bMh99P Tweet A new mini series by Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato will be the “ultimate NSA leak” of Marvel, says Tom Brevoort. The body of the Watcher is found on the moon with his eyes missing. I’m pretty much sold right there, but more information is […]

David Brothers: “I’ve got to keep banging the drum for more” [Interview]

David Brothers: “I’ve got to keep banging the drum for more” [Interview]http://ift.tt/1gVJSYm Tweet David Brothers is one of the most accomplished writers-about-comics around, a blogger who recently moved into the industry himself as a member of the Image Comics staff. Having made a name for himself on websites like 4thLetter and Comics Alliance, his writing […]

Graphic novel finalists announced for the 2013 L.A. Times Book Prize

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The LA Times Book Prizes are among the most distinguished to have their own comics category, and the nominees are always worth a close look. This year’s finalists have just been announced. Books are selected in a number of categories, but here are the graphic novel selections: David B., “Incidents in the Night: Volume 1,” […]

Mike Taylor: NO/FUTURE

Mike Taylor: NO/FUTUREhttp://ift.tt/1e7tsaR Tweet “Culture seeks narrators and fiction is a narrative prerogative.” This quote is supplemented above a two image spread, each featuring brushstrokes of a blackened sea of blank and blurred faces, an anonymous audience awaiting some kind of address, be it from a political leader or a band frontman, and yet what […]

Con Wars: Denver Comic Con co-founder La Greca pens open letter following removal

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Boy oh boy. These con wars are getting more and more complicated. Denver Comic Con is in its fourth year and last year experienced exponential growth. Originally founded as part of a Comic Book Classroom, a non-profit outreach program designed to increase awareness of comics to children, the con was a means to fund that […]

Marvel kills off the Watcher in ORIGINAL SIN event miniseries

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A new mini series by Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato will be the “ultimate NSA leak” of Marvel, says Tom Brevoort. The body of the Watcher is found on the moon with his eye missing. I’m pretty much sold right there, but more information is being given out RIGHT NOW at a Marvel press conference.