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Justin Bieber goes MAD

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Is it really newsworthy that a popular music figure is being mocked in the mages of MAD Magazine, where they invented the pop culture mockery?The AP says Yes!

Does the Bieber/Pilgrim connection somehow threaten our very existence?

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We can’t POSSIBLY be the first person to point this out…are we???? While the SCOTT PILGRIM trailer briefly supplanting Justin Bieber as the most important topic on earth has been noted, Bieber’s uncanny resemblance to an animated manga character has not — or at least not on comic book message boards.

Complaints over racist and sexist Vine star at Salt Lake Comic Con

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Complaints over racist and sexist Vine star at Salt Lake Comic Conhttp://ift.tt/1swA3V7 Tweet It was recently revealed to us olds that YouTube and other social media stars are actually more popular with teens than celebs old enough to be funny old aunt/uncle. Some of these stars are but teens themselves, and in the internet era […]

Complaints over racist and sexist Vine star at Salt Lake Comic Con

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It was recently revealed to us olds that YouTube and other social media stars are actually more popular with teens than celebs old enough to be funny old aunt/uncle. Some of these stars are but teens themselves, and in the internet era it’s not surprising that video stars untether from network wisdom are very popular. […]

Comics stars taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Comics stars taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challengehttp://ift.tt/eA8V8J Tweet (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’)); Post by Billy Tucci. So far, I’ve only found one — Billy Tucci! Tragically, Tucci did not call out other […]

Comics stars taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge — UPDATED with Bendis and more

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Post by Billy Tucci. So far, I’ve only found one — Billy Tucci! Tragically, Tucci did not call out other comics folks, so the charity meme has not yet spread to out part of the world. But let’s give Billy a hand for doing it! In case you missed it, the ice bucket challenge is […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 1/28/14: saving links for a rainy day

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Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 1/28/14: saving links for a rainy dayhttp://ift.tt/Mqn0WQ Tweet § Portland’s Steve Duin reports on last weekend’s Wizard World Portland, which kicked off the never ending con season: The con featured Stan Lee (for a reported $75,000), William Shatner, Elvira, Summer Glau, a Playmate of the Year (Portland’s Sara Jean Underwood), and a […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 1/28/14: saving links for a rainy day

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§ Portland’s Steve Duin reports on last weekend’s Wizard World Portland, which kicked off the never ending con season: The con featured Stan Lee (for a reported $75,000), William Shatner, Elvira, Summer Glau, a Playmate of the Year (Portland’s Sara Jean Underwood), and a Robin/Robin Lopez reunion.  Dark Horse and the green Power Ranger showed […]

DiDio: appearance of turmoil at DC is caused by social media

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DC is holding four “retailer roadshows” over the next few weeks to boost retailer confidence and tell them what’s coming up. If you were wondering why there was such a DC news dump on Monday, this is why: projects like JLA 3000 and Superman/Wonder Woman were unveiled to NYC area retailers on that day and […]

Great Moments of TCAF 2013

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If you want to see all the great moments of this year’s Toronto Comic Arts Festival, I recommend scrolling back through Deb Aoki’s twitter feed. My roommate for the fest seemed to know where all the action was. She captured in a retweet from Japan this epic moment when Taiyo Matsumoto and Gengoroh Tagame exchanged […]

New director for beloved franchise chosen…and the world will never be the same

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Where were you when Challenger blew up? When the towers fell? When Bieber kissed Selena? Just as with these defining moments, millions of nerds experienced a moment yesterday that they will never forget, a galvanizing, life-changing moment. There is before and after, and only those two states.

Preview: Bluewater’s Elizabeth Taylor Tribute

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Bluewater Productions, purveyor of the Female Force line of comics, which celebrates a wide variety of real life, strong female characters – from Sarah Palin to Martha Stewart to Justin Bieber – has just come out with an Elizabeth Taylor tribute comic.

First Still from THE HOBBIT: The Desolation of Smaug and more 2013 movie previews

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Warner Bros dumped a bunch of stills from 2013 movies the other day, including this first look at The Hobbit II: The Desolation of Smaug that shows Martin Freeman as Bilbo lounging about on Smaug’s gold hoard. That can’t end well. THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG (Peter Jackson) Because the other photos include Ryan […]

Court rules making your own Batmobile violates copyright — UPDATED

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We’ve mentioned a few times here a lawsuit for copyright infringement by DC against an outfit called Gotham Garage, which sells replica Batmobiles—based on the ’60s Batman TV show in particular—as well as other vehicles based on famed fantasy cars, like the Mach Five.

If you were thinking of buying one, better hurry, because a judge has ruled that the Batmobile is subject to copyright.

Jack Kirby gets his own comic

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In the words of Charlie Brown…..ARRRRRRRGH.

Steve Bissette is back with TEEN ANGELS & NEW MUTANTS

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Steve Bissette is second to none when it comes to well-sourced, exhaustively thorough and stimulatingly thoughtful writings on culture, so his new book TEEN ANGELS & NEW MUTANTS should be quite the read. … Amazingly, while EW’s comics coverage has been spotty of late, here’s an awesome interview with Bissette in Shelf Life : Brat Pack is not a graphic novel that tends to get mentioned in the same breath as, say, Watchmen or The Dark Knight Returns, when people talk about all-time great comics.