Kickstarter alert: Comic Book People 2: Photographs from the 1990s by Jackie Estrada

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Somehow I have neglected to mention until this moment that Jackie Estrada is crowdfunding a second book of photos taken at conventions over the years, this one focusing on the 90s. The first volume was a roaring success. This second one (Despite not having me on the cover) looks to be just as good. And […]

RIP Leonard Nimoy

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A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP — Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) February 23, 2015 After being taken to the hospital complaining of chest pains a few days ago, actor Leonard Nimoy has passed away at age 83. He’d been suffering from COPD in recent […]

Entertainment Round-Up: Blade Runner 2, Supergirl gets a potential Cyborg Superman, new Daredevil images, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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Blade Runner is officially getting a sequel, Supergirl adds more new faces, and Marvel Studios promotional images hit the web

Other colors you can get THAT dress in do not include gold

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Last night twitter nation became one as never before—from Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato and Gerard Way to millions of Tweets around the world, everyone was obsessed with the optical illusion of what color this dress is:

The CW aims for a superhero team-up series featuring Firestorm, The Atom, Black Canary and Captain Cold

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The CW’s third superhero series may be much bigger than originally thought

Indie Month-to-Month Sales December 2014: It’s a Bitch Planet type month

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December felt like a rough month for comics, with seven titles seeing a drop of over 40% of their readers. The month wasn’t all bad, however, as it also saw the release of Bitch Planet from Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro. It had the highest release of December, followed by Rumble (Image), Hellboy and the BRPD (Dark Horse), and The Valiant (Valiant Entertainment).

Secret Wars Serves Up Second Zombie Title

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Secret Wars gets second scoop of Marvel Zombies with yet another tie-in book.

Society of Illustrators announces the complete Comic and Cartoon Art Annual winners

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Last year the Society of Illustrators added a medal competition for comics arts, parallel to those they have long given out for illustration. And here are the 2015 winners. While the judges weren’t revealed, The judges, chaired by Steven Guarnaccis and R. Sikoryak, are a prestigious let, . A complete list of artists selected for […]

Entertainment Round-Up: Alien sequel, Fantastic Four, Spectre, Agent Carter

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Blomkamp and Weaver talk Aliens, new Fantastic Four Images, Agent Carter and more

WonderCon Anaheim reveals Babs Tarr Program Book Cover

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Speaking of SDCC, did you know that WonderCon is thrown by the same folks and you can go to the website and buy tickets and book hotel rooms in a totally normal, non-anxious fashion RIGHT THIS MINUTE? It is true that you may not run into Travil Fimmel at the Hilton bar, but you are pretty much still going to have a good time. This years show is April 3-5 at the Anaheim Convention Center, and guests include Babs Tarr, Ed Brubaker, Neal Adams and other people you would probably like to see.

San Diego Comic-Con Early Bird Hotels now available; pro registration is Friday

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For those of you who are sensible and like to avoid stress, the “Early Bird” hotel rooms are now available for Comic-Con 2015. These are mostly in Mission Valley, but on a 24-hour shuttle route, and the beauty of it is, YOU CAN JUST GO GET A HOTEL ROOM RIGHT NOW. Yes, you heard me, […]

KIbbles /n/ Bits 2/26/15: High Moon is back!

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§ High Moon, the werewolf/cowboy comic by David Gallaher and Steve Ellis is back. After running on DC’s Zuda webcomic site (remember that?) and seeing a print edition, four new pages will be posted every Monday, in a mobile responsive interface, and available on Tapastic and Comixology as well. Nerdist has a preview , and […]

Review: Thor Annual is Best In The World

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Thor of all ages and genders find themselves well represented by creators of varying experiences.

Cosby and Salas Bestow Fantastic Presentation upon Prince Valiant (Review)

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Writer: Nate Cosby Pencils: Ron Salas Color: Luigi Anderson Letters: Marshall Dillon Cover: Darwyn Cooke Dynamite’s recent relaunch of King heroes is finally here. This week’s title is Prince Valiant. While I’m not familiar with Valiant, author Nate Cosby, or even artist Ron Salas, I did find an emotional hook here that is incredibly distinctive. This […]

Marvel Month to Month Sales Charts December 2014: Time is Running Out for Marvel

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Welcome to my 12th and final month as your guide through Marvel’s sales numbers. Due to some career changes and advancements that my family and I have made, I can no longer write these articles. It has been fun and a great learning experience, and I thank you for joining me. But enough about me, let’s look at the monthly breakdown.

Review: Punk rock and questionable choices are the ties that bind in Curb Stomp #1

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The time period of Boom Studio’s limited series Curb Stomp is somewhat tough to pin down. The clothing styles vacillate from the 50s through the 70s, which of course form the template for the hot styles of today. The convenience stores have a modern look, as does the one television set I spotted (there’s nary a cell phone or a computer to be found). At least for now, it doesn’t really matter: Curb Stomp traffics in a genre defined by the pulp novels and exploitation films of those aforementioned eras, so it makes sense that the look of it is something of a review of these periods.