Image Comics is relocating to Portland, OR

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Speaking of Comics-Town, USA, at San Diego I started to hear a few whispers that Image Comics might be leaving its Bay Area headquarters for the cheaper and even more comics friendly environs of Portland, OR. Based on what I’m hearing, this is actually happening in the nearish future. Image is currently located in Berkeley, CA, […]

Kilgore Books & Comics announces ambitious fall schedule with van Sciver, Gennis and more

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  Denver-based comics publisher Kilgore Books & Comics has announced its fall publishing lineup via a crowdfunding campaign. The crowdfunding campaign aims to help publish those 4 new comics and also serves as a pre-ordering incentive. The list of comics includes The Plunge by Emi Gennis, a story about the first person (Annie Taylor Edison) to go […]

Rose City Comic-Con announces programming, guests, promise of fun

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Rose City Comic Con, Portland’s own comics fest, is coming up on September 9-10th, and they’ve just announced their programming, which you can read below. Portland, is of course, America’s First City of Comics, and the guest list includes Stan Lee, Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Bendis!, and an ecletic nerdlebrity list […]

SPX debuts, including Last Look, a masterpiece by Charles Burns

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Oh and speaking of fall debuts, here’s SOME of the graphic novels deuting at SPX to be held Sept.  17 and 18, 2016 at the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. I’ve included my own comments along with some of the SPX promo copy below.   LAST LOOK by Charles Burns This is one of […]

Guy DeLisle’s “Hostage” coming from D&Q next year

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      Canadian graphic novel artist Guy Delisle is slowly unveiling details about his upcoming book “Hostage”. The book will relate the real life experience of Christophe André, an administrator at Doctors without Borders who was kidnapped in Chechnya in 1997 and held hostage for over 100 days. The French version of the book, […]

Meet Marvel’s new “it” Inhuman, Mosaic, in a free digital comic

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  Mosaic is a new character from Marvel who is not only getting his own Marvel NOW! book but a big push as part of thw MU, and here’s a free preview comic to get you started. Mosaic was inrtoduced a few months ago as the latest Inhuman: written by Geoffrey Thorne (Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man) and […]