Ron Richards leaves Image

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Looks like something of a shakeup is underway at Image, as Director of Business Development Ron Richards has also departed the company following Jennifer DeGuzman’s exit last week. Richards—formerly a mainstay at the website/podcast iFanboy and the co-organizer of Morrison Con— wrote about it in a post at Medium:

Ty Templeton in critical condition after a heart attack

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Cartoonist Ty Templeton—generally considered one of the funniest people of his generation—is in stable but critical condition after suffering a heart attack wife, KT Smith reported on Facebook. Templeton, 52, suffered the attack yesterday but in an update today she reports he’s in a medically induced coma and on a ventilator, but expected to be taken off of it tomorrow.

(Review) Bloodshot Reborn #1: White Skin, Red Eyes, and some New Friends

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Writer: Jeff Lemire Artist: Mico Suayan Colorist: David Baron Letters: David Lanphear Bloodshot has had difficulty finding his identity at Valiant since the relaunch of the company back in 2012. The title has switched writers a few times already along with art teams and general focus. The Valiant, a recent event series from the publisher changed the dynamic of […]

Patty Jenkins signs on as Wonder Woman director

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Truth is stranger than fiction sometimes

Entertainment Round-Up: A new Flash Gordon on the way, Batman v Superman trailer event, and the final Studio Ghibli trailer?

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Happy New Comic Book Day, here’s your Wednesday round-up of Entertainment related goodness: – Fox is well on their way to pulling together a new Flash Gordon big screen adventure, and to do so, it looks like they’re turning to their current hit maker Matthew Vaughn, who successfully breathed new life into the X-Men franchise […]

Who is Lady Thor? Find out as soon as someone spoils it

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Who is the woman who’s had the power of Thor for the last few months? Is she Angela? Is she Brunhilde? Is she Katie Sackhoff? Is she a horrible lie sent by feminizes to destroy men’s enjoyment of life, love and laughter? Is she a symbol of Marvel trying to appeal to a wider demographic and sell more books? In May we will FINALLY KNOW THE ANSWER!

Julia Pohl-Miranda upped at Drawn & Quarterly

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In a move that will surprise no one, Julia Pohl-Miranda has been promoted Director of Marketing at Drawn & Quarterly, where she will continue to oversee day-to-day publicity operations, author tours, festivals and events, and remain a calm and encouraging presence at D&Q’s booth wherever she goes. A graduate of McGill University, Pohl-Miranda started as a marketing intern for joined D&Q in 2008, while progressing to publicity assistant and editorial marketing manager before reaching her current title.

Review: Archie Gets to the Choppa in Archie vs. Predator #1

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Comics most famous ginger takes on the Predator.

Scott Snyder reveals why you should never color tentacles pink

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Scott Snyder is a born storyteller, and the following series of tweets—which reveal the “pulping” of Swamp Thing #15, which he wrote—make that clear. It’s also a clear warning that color choices must be carefully considered.

Challenged Books update: Persepolis, Saga, Drama and Palomar

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It’s National Library week, and it’s time for the annual list of most challenged books. Graphic novels are making the list pretty frequently, and this year, three made the top ten: Persepolis, Saga and Drama. The Top Ten most challenged books for 2014: 1) “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian,” by Sherman Alexie
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RIP: Herb Trimpe

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Herb Trimpe, famed artist on the Hulk and GI Joe, co-creator of Wolverine and one of the last remaining Silver Age artists, died Monday night at age 75., a reported by his nephew on Facebook. Trimpe had spent the weekend at the East Coast Comicon, where many greeted him and enjoyed his company as they […]

Interview: David Lapham Talks About The Guts of STRAY BULLETS

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Stray Bullets creator David Lapham talks to us about what goes into making a good crime story, and it isn’t always crime.

Simon & Schuster Announce an “Amazing Fantastic Incredible” Comics Biography!

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While searching for new and exciting graphic novels soon to be published, I discovered something interesting… a new biography by a comics legend, co-written with another spectacular writer, and illustrated by one of the most talented and versatile artists in the industry! …but I’ll let the publisher speak…

Netflix accommodates the Devil of Hell’s Kitchen for the Blind

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It’s ironic that we have a giant Netflix show pushing a premiere comics character who is struck with blindness via Marvel’s Daredevil not being able to reach the visually impaired in real life. Thankfully, Netflix is looking to remedy this problem. “At Netflix, we work hard to continually improve the experience for our members when […]

New Comic Tells the Origin of BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT’s Mysterious Villain

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For Batman fans, it’s the most anticipated game of the year, Batman: Arkham Knight is just a few short months away and shortly after that gamers will get to explore the origin of the game’s title villain. In July, DC Comics will publish a six-issue mini series, Batman: Arkham Knight Genesis . The series will be […]

MATT CHATS: Comics Marketing with Cory Casoni

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Welcome to MATT CHATS, a weekly interview with someone working in the comics industry. This week that person is Cory Casoni, and his job isn’t to create comics but to make others aware of them. After five years of marketing for Oni Press he moved on first to Namco-Bandei and then to help run Scott […]