Webcomic Review: Family Man: Adventures in 18th Century Academia! And Maybe Werewolves! But Mostly Academia!

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In 1768 Germany, or what will one day become Germany, Luther Levy has been kicked out of school for his unpopular opinions on Spinoza (and reportedly flipping a table). Having returned home to find his way again, he is offered a position at a remote university on the edge of Bohemia. Accepting the position, he […]

I Used To Sell You Comics: Kids Love Comics (And how that makes comics better for everybody)

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by Rosie Knight Over the last year I spent some time in comics retail, working at my favourite local comic shop, London’s renowned Orbital Comics. In this series of articles, I’ll be looking at some of the trends I observed whilst I was there, focusing on the positive changes that are happening in the industry. […]

EXCLUSIVE: Limerence Press Will Publish New OH JOY SEX TOY, THE QUEER HEALTH FIELD GUIDE, & THE GLASS MOUNTAIN COLORING BOOK (NSFW)

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Limerence Press announces a new Oh Joy Sex Toy and expands their offerings to include a queer guide to health and an erotic coloring book.

Exclusive: Abadzis and Dye Reveal ‘Pigs Might Fly’ from First Second

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  Lily is a young girl who dreams of helping her father, Professor Hercules Fatchops, in his quest to build a flying machine. But they’ll have to speed up their efforts – and throw a bit of Lily’s magic into the science – to save the Pigdom from invading warthogs who have sophisticated flying machines. […]

The state of the industry UPDATED AND CORRECTED

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Those who think comics need to ditch the direct market right this minute had better not read the latest news about Barnes and Noble. The last big box chain had a dismal quarter, fired its CEO, and is looking to shore things up. Concern about Barnes & Noble’s Nook business gave way to worries about […]

Preview: Marvel’s Solo is getting a solo book

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Marvel Now! includes a spate of comics staring unproven (i.e. haven’t really had their own long running series)  male heroes with single word names – Prowler, Foolkiller, Solo, Venom, and the new guy Mosaic. Most of these characters are from the Deadpool and Spider-Man universes, I guess, and taken together seem like either some kind of gritty movement […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 9/14/16: This Donald Trump/Matt Furie crossover will leave you speechless!

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"@codyave: @drudgereport @BreitbartNews @Writeintrump "You Can't Stump the Trump" https://t.co/0xITB7XeJV pic.twitter.com/iF6S05se2w" — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 13, 2015 § I somehow missed the fact that Donald Trump and the alt-right/white supremacist movement had co-opted Pepe the Frog, a stoner character from Matt Furie’s cult stoner comedy comic Boys Club. But it is true. “That […]

Next Year’s Angoulême Comics Festival Will Not Be As Awful As This Year’s

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Relying on the old Google translate a bit here, but it looks like the 44th Festival of Comics of Angoulême has taken some steps to make sure it is not as horrible, sexist and out of touch as this year’s, an event which provided months of fodder for scorn, sarcasm and calling people “un cretin […]

Lion Forge’s Roar Imprint Adds Andrea Colvin as Senior Editor

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Lion Forge has been adding elite staff as they ramp up for a big plan to be announced (we suspect) at New York Comic Con. And they’ve just added Andrea Colvin Roar Comics Senior Editor. Roar is Lion Forge’s all ages line, and Colvin seems well suited to run it as she was previously VP of […]