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Exclusive Interview: Darick Robertson Goes Ballistic!

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TweetOkay, first things first. Have you bought Ballistic yet? Have you back-ordered #1 and pre-ordered #2? Because this comic is selling out everywhere FAST. I hit up artist Darick Robertson for a chat on what is rapidly becoming the runaway hit of 2013.

SDCC ’13: All the Sunday Panels

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TweetSUNDAY. So exhausting. It kicks off with the swan song for Breaking Bad and ends with…Harry Potter! I am devastated that my panel libraries is is right after and in a different part of the hall as the  Disney Afternoon retrospective! Also, two very cool “in conversation with” panels; Faih Erin Hicks and Jeff Smith, […]

Warner Bros. studio shakeup official: Robinov out, Kroll, Silverman, and Emmerich in

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Tweet (Above Jeff Robinov and his wife, Nicole.) Despite the importance of MAN OF STEEL in the futures of both Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment, its greater than expected success ($400 mil and counting worldwide) wasn’t enough to salvage the job of studio head Jeff Robinov, who has been officially removed, to be replaced by […]

Wertham and Are Comics Art? — is it 1981 again?

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A must read and a must-read for masochists top our linkage today, both returning to topics that were much on the minds of anyone in comics about 30 years ago — oldies but goodies.

First and most importantly, library professor Carol Tilley has been going through Dr. Fredric Wertham’s notes and found out that he was, to use a technical term, full of hooey.

BREAKING: Kevin Tsujihara named Warner Bros CEO

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In what has to be considered a shock, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Kevin Tsujihara has been named CEO of Warner Bros. replacing Barry Meyer and beating out TV head Bruce Rosenblum and film head Jeff Robinov, The three has been locked in an internal battle to see who could outlast who, and Bewkes went with the far less known Tsujihara. Nikki Finke has some of the gory details, which seem as intent on causing Rosenblum and Robinov’s privates to shrink to post-icy-dip size as much as business considerations:

EXCLUSIVE: New York Comic Con programming schedule for all four days

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The programming schedule for this year’s New York Comic Con has just been released…but in a hard to read format. As we have in past years, organizers have supplied a complete text document of all the programming. You’ll note that there is a ton of great programming, but some of it is late at night — 9 pm Friday for “The Truth about the Hobbit”? Some of us like our nerd stuff AND have a social life!

Enjoy:

MoCCA Fest 2012: Saturday: What I Saw

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Having recovered from Chicago, I wander the aisles of MoCCA Fest, discovering four-color (or one-color) wonderments!

Game Night at Stately Beat Manor: Six Geeks of Separation

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Ever play “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon”? I present the geeky version! (And give a link to a nerdy version as well!) Happy New Year!

SDCC 11: Friday is here!

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People…places…comics…Eisners…

Geppi and museum profiled

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TweetThe Baltimore City Paper has a in-depth profile of Diamond owner Steve Geppi and his struggling but amazing museum: Resentment against Geppi runs deep in some sectors of the comics industry, mostly by small presses whose books’ demand doesn’t meet the $425 minimum order necessary to secure distribution by Diamond, but also by enthusiasts who […]

“Find something you love and then do it for the rest of your life.”

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Tweet While we were looking at a few galleries of costumes this past Halloween, we noticed a few folks dressed as Team Zissou from THE LIFE AQUATIC WITH TEAM ZISSOU. This made us happy, because it shows that this is well on its way to being a cult movie. We’ve mentioned how much we love […]