Weekend Reading: Operation: Pineapple Sparkle by François Vigneault

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It’s been a heck of a week, so I’m just going to leave readers with some reading, as in webcomics or free to download comics that may help get us through the garbage fire of international politics we now live in. Operation: Pineapple Sparkle is a sponsored comic that was created by Area 1 Security, […]

Report: Rankled Ike call Iger before he’s even had his coffee

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In a wide ranging interview with THR to reflect his being named the most powerful person in Hollywood, Disney’s CEO Bob Iger was asked about his relationship with Marvel’s Ike Perlmutter: and the state of the relationship is good, we’re told. How’s your relationship with Marvel CEO Ike Perlmutter these days? My relationship with Ike […]

Faith Erin Hicks is drawing a Ms. Marvel/Squirrel Girl crossover…can the world survive the coolness?

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Ms Marvel & Squirrel Girl! But are they friend or foe? Guess you have to read the Avengers Annual to find out! pic.twitter.com/haMU15eeeE — Faith Erin Hicks (@FaithErinHicks) June 23, 2016 The All-New, All-Different Avengers Annual #1 comes out in August and was announced with an all-star cast of creators including Mark Waid, G. Willow […]

The week in Dynamite: Boo the Dog, The Great Divide, Grimm, Atari, Red Sonja pint glasses and more

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It has been a big week in news from Dynamite and here’s a big old round-up with lots of art! § A new original series by Ben Fisher and Adam Markiewicz, The Great Divide In The Great Divide, humanity awakens in the near future to the horrifying reality that the faintest touch from another’s skin results […]

Paul Jenkins’ ALTERS may be the first mainstream superhero book with a transgender protagonist

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AfterShock Comics, announced with much fanfare last year, has been rolling out dozens of comics since December, but they’ve just announced the one that MAY be their breakout hit. At AwesomeCon I got to catch up with writer Paul Jenkins (Wolverine: Origin) quite a bit, and he couldn’t stop talking about ALTERS, a book about […]

Barnes & Nobles loses $24 million in fiscal 2016, set to open restaurants

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With the Nook dragging down profits all around, Barnes & Noble reported a 3,1% revenue fall for fiscal 2016, with a net loss of $24.4 million. In 2015 B&N had a profit of $36.6 so that is…a $50 million swing. Ouch. Actual book sales were still strong however. Revenue in fiscal 2016 was $4.16 billion, down from […]

Cerebus returns in collage comic Cerebus in Hell #0

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Cerebus, the controversial comics masterpiece by Dave Sim, is returning in a one shot that, perhaps inspired by Mike Mignola’s latest Hellboy saga, shows us how the earth pig will be doing in Hell. The issue goes on sale in September and if successful will be followed by a four issue mini-series. Cerebus died in […]

Svetlana Chmakova’s AWKWARD Wins Dwayne McDuffie Award for Kids’ Comics

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Svetlana Chmakova’s Awkward was announced as the winner of the Dwayne McDuffie Award for Kids’ Comics at last weekend’s Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival (A2CAF). The award, a companion to the McDuffie Award for Diversity in comics, won this year by Ms. Marvel. The McDuffie Award for Kids Comics is sponsored by the non profit […]