Previews: AfterShock’s December shipping books with all the covers

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Previews time is nigh and we’re pleased to partner with AfterShock to present their previews for books on sale in December with all the covers. Highlights include  the first Rough Riders collection and the continuation of Warren Ellis and Phil Hester’s Shipwreck and the controversial Alters by Paul Jenkins and Leila Leiz. Alters 3 Reeling from […]

FRENCH COMICS FRAMED: Tonight an amazing French comics festival kicks off in New York

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If you like great cartoonists and live in New York, you are in luck, because a pretty amazing festival of French comics is coming to town and bringing some incredible artists with it including Pénélope Bagieu, Olivier Balez, François Boucq, Barbara Canepa, Stéphane Créty, Etienne Davodeau, Asaf Hanuka, Matz, Jean-Claude Mézières,Nicolas Otero, Arthur de Pins, Jean-Marc […]

Gallery: Lots of covers for Kiss #1

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  The band Kiss has a long history in comics, from their blood soaked early graphic novel in the 70s, to the new comic by Amy Chu and Kewber Baal  that’s coming out in October. Just in time for Halloween! The book will  feature a bevy of variant covers, of course, including one by John Cassaday […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 9/26/16: When this blogger couldn’t think of a headline, she made something up and the result was amazing

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§ Nice art: io9 tipped us off to Mary Cagle’s Sleepless Domain, about a world full of magical girls and one team’s interpersonal dilemmas. You can read the comic here. § Chris Ware’s app “Touch Sensitive” is now available for free via iTunes but only for iPads. It was developed for McSweeney’s app, which doesn’t […]

NYCC ’16: ICv2 announces Insider Talks and Happy Hour with Berger and more

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Over the years, industry website ICv2 has produced various one day conferences covering the business of comics and pop culture. Last year, owner Milton Griepp delivered his traditional white paper which was paired with a reception.  This year, the reception and white paper return with the addition of three talks by pretty notable people. On Thursday, October […]

NYCC ’16: Double Take promotional banners banned for being “suggestive” – NSFW

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The comics publisher Double Take is planning to hit NYCC in a big way with by giving away 10000 of their graphic novels, which are based on Night of the Living Dead. Part of the promotion was an 8 ft tall meterboard to be placed in the lobby at the Javits center, as you see at […]

Image/Skybound offer B&W Lying Cat statue for Local Comic Shop Day

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Local Comic Shop Day will be held this year on November 19th, offering exclusives and another chance for comics shops to promote themselves as mini comic-cons every day of the year. This exclusive 8-inch Black and white version of the Lying Cat statue, manufactured by Skybound for Image, is an attractive item that will find […]