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4/17/2017
  Talking to Penelope Bagieu
"I really wanted to slap him in the face," Bagieu says. "I was so humiliated." The comic book industry has presented its own sets of challenges for Bagieu. "For female cartoonists, you have to be quiet," Bagieu says. "You have to either do ...
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4/17/2017
  Dimple Records battles the internet with comic books, toys
In an era where music can be downloaded from the internet with the click of a button, locally owned Dimple Records is managing to keep vinyl alive. The Sacramento record store chain has seven locations across the region. As records gave way to cassettes ...
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4/17/2017
  Superhero Showdown: Where Does The ''Marvel Versus DC'' Debate Stand Right Now?
The Marvel vs. DC debate has raged for decades inside the walls of comic book shops, but the struggle burst onto the mainstream in previously unimaginable ways when DC revived Batman from his Joel Schumacher-induced exile with 2005's Batman Begins and ...
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4/16/2017
  Introducing Houston's Newest Superhero, the Bayou Beast
Lubbock - freaking Lubbock - has its own superhero, for Stan Lee's sake: the Blob. So where is Houston's comic book hero? Below, we summoned a superhero from the depths of Buffalo Bayou itself - but the Bayou Beast's adventures here have only just begun.
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4/16/2017
  Best Comic Covers Of The Week 4-19-17
New comic book release day 4/19/17. New comic releases are subject to change. These are our favorite covers from the new comics arriving this week.
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4/15/2017
  GPA's April Newsletter now online
March 2017 REPORTS now available! If you haven't checked out GPA's March Market Reports, then login now and get the lowdown on important CGC sales in last month's action. March reports include the usual eBay sales and Heritage Auction results, together with results from other major auction houses and dealer reports. A total of 12,370 individual sales are represented in this month's 11 exclusive reports. GPA for Comics is the world's largest CGC pricing database with more than 2,298,000 individual transactions totaling over $621 Million, since 2002.
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4/15/2017
  ComicConnect Auction Results
ComicConnect just wrapped up their first major auction of 2017 with numerous record sales to report from their multimillion-dollar auction.
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4/15/2017
  ComicConnect: Bid Now in Spring Special Auction
"Our Spring Special Auction is packed with the rarities and high-grade keys we’re known for," explained Vincent Zurzolo, COO.
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4/15/2017
  ComicConnect: Highest Graded Action Comics #2 in Spring Special
A copy of Action Comics #2 CGC 7.5 is currently taking bids in ComicConnect's Spring Special Auction.
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4/15/2017
  ComicConnect: Rare Comics at Auction
Rarities from long gone publishers like Ace, Ajax-Farrell, Avon, Better, Centaur, Chesler, Fiction House, Fox, Holyoke, Lev Gleason, Prize, Quality, and St. John can be found in ComicConnect’s 2017 Spring Special.
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4/15/2017
  CGC Announces "The Walking Dead" Custom Labels
CGC & Skybound premiere The Walking Dead art labels at C2E2! Collecting TWD Comics just got a whole lot cooler.
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4/15/2017
  Star Wars At Hake's Americana!
Pop culture milestones abound in 2017 as Hake's Americana & Collectibles celebrates its 50th anniversary and Star Wars its 40th.
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4/15/2017
  Hake's Americana & Collectibles Now Accepting Certified Comic Book Consignments For Our July Auction
2017 marks the 50th anniversary of Hake's. Our half century in the collectibles industry is without peer. Let us show you why Hake's is THE place to sell your comic books.
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4/14/2017
  Captain Phasma to Star in New Star Wars Comic Miniseries
The new Vader comic joins the already excellent Darth Vader comic books from Marvel, but isn't a direct continuation of that series of books. Seth Macy is IGN's weekend web producer and just wants to be your friend. Follow him on Twitter @sethmacy ...
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4/14/2017
  STAR WARS All-Ages Comic Books Coming (And Not From MARVEL)
IDW Publishing is working on a line of Star Wars comic books aimed at younger readers, beginning with Star Wars Adventures in fall 2017. Announced at Star Wars Celebration Orlando on Friday, Star Wars Adventures and other unnannounced titles will be part ...
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4/14/2017
  Indiana Comic-Con is back in the Circle City
Calling all Storm Troopers and Walking Dead! Indiana Comic-Con is back! The 4 th annual celebration of all things comic books and entertainment kicked off Friday at the Indiana Convention Center. According to estimates, more than 40,000 people are expected ...
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4/13/2017
  Deadpool 2: Josh Brolin cast as Cable in sequel to hit comic book flick
Josh Brolin has been cast in the highly prized role of Cable in the sequel to R-rated comic book adaptation Deadpool. After reports of Brad Pitt, Michael Shannon, Russell Crowe and David Harbour making the shortlist, playing X-Men mutant Cable became the ...
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4/13/2017
  InvestComics Hot Picks #471
InvestComics provides readers and speculators the low down on the new releases coming out on Wednesday each week. Hot Picks have been weekly since 2005. This week, new comic book release day 4/19/17.
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4/13/2017
  X-Men artist fired over antisemitic messages hidden in comic book art
Within the first issue of X-Men: Gold the artist emblazoned QS: 5:51, or Quranic Surah 5:51, on the shirt of X-Men character Colossus. This verse has been used by hardliner Islamists to discourage Muslims from voting for non-Muslims and is considered by ...
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4/12/2017
  Comic culture finds home in Pittsburgh
Shops like Phantom are at the heart of Pittsburgh's growing comic book scene, and the change to the content housed inside is a sign of how Pittsburgh's local comic culture has expanded. The city's combination of low-rent properties and high ...
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4/12/2017
  Josh Brolin Wins the Comic Book Crossover Olympics
With the news that Josh Brolin would be playing the mutant superhero Cable in the Deadpool sequel set for next year, many people have been commenting on the fact that he would be joining a select group of actors, including Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds, who ...
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4/12/2017
  How Gambling is Portrayed in Comic Books
In most cases, comic books tend to imitate life, relationships and our activities. Over the years, the way that one hobby has been shown through this medium has changed drastically. That hobby is gambling and it seems to have been through quite the ...
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4/12/2017
  Greater Cleveland comic book stores persevere, even as sales of major titles drop (photos and video)
"The only thing we really compete on are the new comics that come out every week," North Coast Nostalgia manager and longtime employee Adam Barsa said. "Other than that we all have our different secondary markets." Those secondary markets include toys ...
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4/12/2017
  The end of an era as Malaysians say goodbye to 'Doraemon'
The local publisher then decided to hold a warehouse sale to clear out its remaining stock of the comic books at just RM2 per copy, which led to a flurry of Malaysians visiting the warehouse in hopes of procuring them. Growing up with 'Doraemon' For some ...
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4/12/2017
  Exclusive: BOOM! Studios Announces 'The Amazing World of Gumball: After School Special'
She has an MFA in printmaking and has worked as a book editor and a newspaper reporter; now she is assistant to the mayor of Melrose, Massachusetts. In addition to editing GC4K, she writes about comics and graphic novels at MangaBlog, SLJTeen, Publishers ...
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4/12/2017
  Art students get a lesson in comics
With so many publishers, there was an increased need for writers and illustrators, and it was easy to find work in the comic book business, so he was able to find a job before graduating from the University of Iowa. "Life has away of presenting different ...
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4/11/2017
  MASSive Comic Con Announces Three Celebrity Guests for 2017
Plus, Comic Book vendors from all over New England and the country. There is no chance you will miss out on the costumes because they will be all over the place. Some of them will be professional cosplayers but the majority of the costumes will just be ...
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4/11/2017
  'No Guts No Glory': Comic book collages show the true cost of conflict
(CNN)A portrait of John F. Kennedy made up of contorted comic book heroes, a handgun carved into a school desk, Abraham Lincoln on a Pez dispenser. These are the creations of Ben Turnbull, a kind of modern day Pop artist who has always looked to the ...
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4/11/2017
  This Former Adman's Cartoon-Based Textbooks Are Loved by Kids in Over 1,600+ Schools in India!
Growing up, did you ever wonder why school textbooks couldn't be more like your favourite comic books? Studies have shown that visual tools enable children to learn more efficiently, and make it a more fun-filled affair. Yet the comic book approach is ...
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4/11/2017
  In an Age of Comic Book Superheroes, Here Comes 'Wonder Woman'
Batman. Spiderman. Superman. Iron Man. All of these fictional superheroes have something in common - and we're not talking about the fact that they belong to movie franchises that have earned billions. They're all men. The action and fantasy of ...
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4/11/2017
  Romics: The cosplay paradise
a comic book and gaming convention in Rome, on April 8, 2017. (AFP) See more of : Romics, Harley Quinn, Deadpool, Cosplay Romics, Harley Quinn, Deadpool, Cosplay Cosplay enthusiasts dressed up as Harley Quinn character from the comic Suicide Squad (L and R ...
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4/11/2017
  Legendary Expands MonsterVerse With Kong: Skull Island Comic Book Series
After the global success of 2014's Godzilla and sending the mighty King Kong roaring back into theaters around the world in Kong: Skull Island, Warner Bros. and Legendary have officially unveiled the MonsterVerse, an interconnected entertainment universe ...
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4/10/2017
  Vinyl and Comics Form a Collector's Paradise at Seabrook's Dimensions
It reminds me of the old-school comic book shops I visited as a kid, and is definitely worth the drive down south from Houston to check the place out. I met with the owners Ben Jordan and Cindy Randolph on a recent afternoon; Jordan did most of the talking ...
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4/10/2017
  Review: 'Itty Bitty Hellboy'
You have to give Art and Franco points for boldness: It's one thing to do Tiny Titans comics about DC superheroes - most kids have heard of Superman. Hellboy, on the other hand, is not exactly a children's property. Indeed, this book suffers a bit from ...
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4/10/2017
  Comic Book Men's Ming Chen Discusses the Power Rangers With BioGamer Girl
AMC's original series Comic Book Men follows the staff at Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash. In its sixth season, AMC's popular unscripted series Comic Book Men takes another dive into world of geekdom by following the antics in and around master fanboy ...
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4/9/2017
  Best Comic Covers Of The Week 4-12-17
New comic book release day 4/12/17. New comic releases are subject to change. These are our favorite covers from the new comics arriving this week.
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4/9/2017
  Top 5 Hot Picks #108
Hot Picks Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #470 and new comics coming this Wednesday 4/12/17.
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4/9/2017
  New Comics #470 - Video
New Comics #470. A weekly video look at the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 4/12/17.
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4/8/2017
  Marvel Bringing Secret Empire And More To Good Morning America On Free Comic Book Day Weekend
In a press release sent out to their second tier media partners, Marvel Comics announced today that it will make a special appearance on first tier media partner ABC's Good Morning America show on Friday, May 5, the day before Free Comic Book Day.
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4/7/2017
  Lake Effect Comic Book Convention (June 2017)
The Con is on! (again) A true comic book convention - this is our 8th annual! Without a doubt the most vintage comic books in one spot in northeast Ohio. Not only that, but guests galore. Check our website for details. Bystander Group / Chris Lambert ...
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4/7/2017
  Theatre provides flood-affected kids comic relief
their children like little Alicia and Dakota received some comic relief at Lismore's Star Court Theatre. The children's grandmother Lee Stobart-Vallaro took them to watch the Disney classic, the Jungle Book earlier this afternoon. Ms Stobart-Vallaro was ...
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4/7/2017
  Marvel Comics May Have Slumping Sales, but Don't Blame Its Diverse Heroes
That's a lot of comic books, and they run an average of $3.99 each. The first issues will undoubtedly sell well thanks to the multiple covers and the collector's tendency to buy them all. But subsequent issues are expected to follow the industry ...
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4/6/2017
  InvestComics Hot Picks #470
InvestComics provides readers and speculators the low down on the new releases coming out on Wednesday each week. Hot Picks have been weekly since 2005. This week, new comic book release day 4/12/17.
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4/6/2017
  The Wednesday Club's Comics Picks: Infinity
This week on The Wednesday Club, hosts Amy Dallen, Taliesin Jaffe, and Matt Key were joined by Damion Poitier to talk about the big events and crossovers that shake up the universes of your favorite comic books. They also shared some of the landmark events ...
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4/6/2017
  Review: The Walking Dead comic book issue 166 'No Surrender'
Was issue 166 of The Walking Dead comic book series any good? Here is a review of the April 2017 installment titled 'No Surrender'. The Walking Dead issue 166 was released by Image Comics and Skybound Entertainment on April 5, 2017. it follows the ...
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4/6/2017
  How comics and graphic novels are getting kids to read classic books
Chicago-based high school teacher Eric Kallenborn got an idea as he prepared his 2011 Advanced Placement English students for another year analyzing the classics: What if, instead of simply handing out texts and homework, he could give them a choice ...
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4/6/2017
  Comic Con 2017: comic books give us the power to understand real-life villains and heroes
Far from a 'men in capes' convention, Middle East Film & Comic Con 2017 is a unifying force to explore complex social issues through comic books, says its daring founder Imagine a superhero fan 20 years ago and you might picture a standard 'geek ...
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4/6/2017
  Marvel's Vice President suggests Diversity is Hurting Sales
No doubt this will surprise many, but David Gabriel claims it's not just Marvel that think this. Supposedly, comic book retailers have told Marvel the reality behind the sales of their diverse ideas. He said: "Any character that was diverse ...
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4/6/2017
  Review: 'One Trick Pony'
The book is at its best when it's still in world-building mode, and Hale's conception of the aliens and the peculiarities of their culture are fantastic in both senses of the word. It's so rare in comics to find depictions of aliens that are actually ...
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4/5/2017
  This Isn't A Library: New, Notable Releases Into Comics' Direct Market
Here are the books that make an impression on me staring at this week's no-doubt largely accurate list of books shipping from Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc. to comic book and hobby shops across North America. I might not buy all of the works listed here.
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4/5/2017
  More Than Sidekicks: Finding Comic Book Superheroes Who Look Like Me
Like what you read here? Sign up for our twice-weekly newsletter. Summers my Pops would take me downtown to the bank and for lunch. While he sipped coffee, he'd let me run across the street to the Town News, where I was allowed to buy one comic book with ...
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4/5/2017
  Seth Rogen to adapt hit superhero comic book ''Invincible''
PanARMENIAN.Net - After successfully launching TV series "Preacher", Seth Rogen reunites with Evan Goldberg to work on a new project. The duo is set to bring into the big screen comic book "Invincible" from "The Walking Dead" author Robert Kirkman ...
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4/5/2017
  Comic shop thriving in downtown LG
It's your friendly neighborhood comic store, Comic Alley. And inside is your friendly neighborhood comic book expert, Tryke Kemnitz. Kemnitz, who's been interested in comics for the majority of his life, now makes a living selling what he loves.
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