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Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 12/21/17: A comic starring Rose and Paige Tico...

https://twitter.com/e_charretier/status/943597942149124096 § Nice art: Elsa Charretier drew and Matt Wilson colored this cover to IDW's Star Wars Forces of Destiny, a story starring ROSE AND...

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 7/12/17: Nessun Dorma

§ In the biz we call this "Hell Week" because you have to get everything done for con in JUST ONE WEEK. Emails at...

Trina Robbins’ Dope adaptation coming from IDW in September

Here's a lost comics gem that's coming back to print for all to enjoy courtesy of Drew Ford and IDW. Trina Robbins originally adapted Sax...

A short film about Reid Fleming, the World’s Toughest Milkman...

Reid Fleming and David Boswell are two of the great legendary figures of the 80s black and white comics boom – Canadian born cartoonist Boswell created an enduring character in the irascible delivery man Reid Fleming whose bellicose shouts — "I thought I told you to shut up!" — and hostile approach to dairy deposits made him an angry everyman hero. The character became incredibly popular during its '80s run, and a big studio movie was contemplated, with Boswell writing the script, until the project reached a film exec who didn't get the unique, absurd humor of the comic. The rest, as they say, is a cartoonist's life.

The unbelievable world of 80s comics sales

Over the holiday I spotted something pretty eye-popping on Tumblr—this comics sales chart from Amazing Heroes #49, published in 1984 and posted by Sam Humphries. Your jaw will drop in amazement to see a world where American Flagg!, a daring SF comic by Howard Chaykin outsold Captain America, and Groo outsold Batman, Detective and Green Lantern.