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7/22/2017
  Gears of War Is Returning to Comics in Early 2018
All the sci-fi gore you love, now in print. IDW adds another well-known franchise to its ever growing list of comic books. Today it was announced that Gears of War will be one of the next series the publishing company will be working on. This news is ...
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7/22/2017
  The torturous Comic-Con wait for a glimpse at Justice League
Welcome to Comic-Con International, the granddaddy of comic book conventions, and the place to get sneak peeks of the biggest films and televisions shows and the hottest stars. Aside from its status as a premiere stage for Hollywood, Comic-Con is also a ...
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7/22/2017
  Yes, Some Comics Are For Kids - And They're Big Business
"Comics are good for so many different kinds of readers," she says. "Kids who have never finished a book on their own before can pick up a graphic novel and be done in an hour and feel empowered, that they've never had that experience before. They finished ...
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7/22/2017
  I Drew Superman: Here's What Comic-Con Was Like In My Day
Here's what they told us about the early-ass days of a geek culture touchstone. In the late '60s, the comic book industry was barely clinging to life after years of social stigma, rotten sales, and lack of interest by readers. Neal could have put "I drew ...
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7/22/2017
  Costumes assemble! Superfans dress up as Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, The Joker and more of their favorite characters at San Diego's annual Comic-Con
Of the 30 comic book conventions held around the US each year, San Diego's Comic-Con International is the largest, bringing in an annual pilgrimage of the most devoted fans. And while there are many notable guests, it's the thousands of attendees who get ...
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7/22/2017
  High Grade Gold, Silver & Bronze Age DC's in Pedigree Comics' Special September DC Grand Auction
Major News For DC Collectors! According to Doug Schmell, President and CEO of Pedigree Comics, Inc., his company’s upcoming September Special DC Grand Auction will feature many new and recently graded Gold, Silver and Bronze Age high grade DC's.
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7/22/2017
  Manhattan Beach San Diego Comic Con Comic creators prep for event of the year
On Thursday, Bennington was found dead in his Palos Verdes Estates home, of an apparent suicide.… South Bay comic book artists, writers, letterers, publishers, vendors, and fans will make their annual pilgrimage this week to San Diego Comic Con ...
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7/22/2017
  Comic-Con 2017: Saga, Jughead & Vision Among Comics Honored at Eisner Awards
Tonight marked the presentation of the 29th annual Will Eisner Comic Book Industry Awards, honoring the best and brightest in the industry in 2016. Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' Saga is always a perennial favorite at the Eisners, and that was ...
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7/21/2017
  InvestComics Hot Picks #485
InvestComics Hot Picks provides readers and speculators the low down on the new releases coming out on Wednesday each week. This week, new comic book release day 7/26/17.
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7/21/2017
  New Comics #485
A weekly video look at the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 7/26/17.
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7/21/2017
  The Yawpers' New Album Includes a Comic Book Illustrated by J.D. Wilkes of Legendary Shack Shakers
The Yawpers' new album "Boy in a Well" (out 8/18) is a tragedy set in World War I France about a mother abandoning her unwanted newborn child. The record is accompanied by a comic book illustrated by J.D. Wilkes of Legendary Shack Shakers. The ...
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7/21/2017
  Marvel releases comic book cover featuring Clemson
ESPN and Marvel have partnered to create an impressive special edition comic book cover that features the last three National Champions in Ohio State (2015), Alabama (2016), and Clemson (2017). The cover reads, "2018 Who's in?" What is your pick to win ...
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7/21/2017
  The True Origin of the Superhero Film Craze? 'X-Men' Comics
Nearly two full years passed between the release of Blade (1998) and the release of X-Men (2000). In that time, attitudes towards comic book films had not outwardly changed, and only one comic book film, the underseen, underappreciated Mystery Men (1999 ...
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7/21/2017
  Comic-Con lives up to name, as print inspires film, TV, video games
Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Spiderman, Iron Man and the X-Men are barely the tip of the iceberg of a genre that - at least here at Comic-Con - has become an ever bigger and more powerful element as the books. "Movies have allowed people who may ...
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7/21/2017
  Comic-Con kicks off in San Diego; more than 100K fans attend
More than 100,000 movie, TV and comic book fans were in attendance for all the fun. Movie memorabilia, collectables, comic book art and more were selling to event-goers. Profiles in History was also at the event with a preview of a Debbie Reynolds and ...
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7/20/2017
  Costume, prop maker brings comic book look to Charcon
Some people set out for a career in comic books, but John Clark, of Galaxy Creations, kind of just stumbled into it. Clark, who appears this weekend at Charleston's annual Charcon gaming and pop culture convention at the Clay Center, got into costume ...
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7/20/2017
  A French comic book uses India's war on beef to illustrate the dangers of Hindutva
India is the land of ahimsa where the cow is considered holy by all its peace-loving people. This enduring cliché could finally be on its way out, if not from Western Europe, then at least from France. A 30-page French comic book by journalist and author ...
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7/20/2017
  Comixology Distributing Comic Book All-Stars Trading Cards At San Diego Comic Con
Comixology will be distributing "Comic Book All-Stars" trading cards at this year's San Diego Comic Con. The cards will be available both at Comixology's own Comic Con booth and at the 10 panels they'll be hosting throughout the convention.
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7/19/2017
  Inside Comic-Con's Hall H, the most important room in Hollywood
Lined with jumbo screens, Hall H is the 65,000-square-foot state-of-the-art centerpiece of the almost 50-year-old pop culture confab, which starts on Wednesday and now draws more than 130,000 voracious sci-fi, fantasy, comic book, television and film fans ...
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7/19/2017
  Comic Book Review - The X-Files #16
"Resistance," Part 3 (of 4): With Scully under arrest, Mulder must partner with a hated enemy in order to bring down a corrupt official. Tensions are building to an absolute knife edge in the penultimate issue of The X-Files continuation run, part ...
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7/19/2017
  Comic Book Review: Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 11 #9
Buffy and the Scoobie have pushed the boundaries in what it means to be a hero whether you have power or not. It's what you do that nobody else will, damning the consequences. And speaking of damning the consequences, we now find ourselves joined by the ...
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7/19/2017
  Comic Book Review: Invincible #138
Last month's issue was a fair bit of set-up for this next phase of Mark and Eve's big game plan. The way we left off definitely felt like they were leading us into an all or nothing confrontation against Thragg. I don't know what else Mark and Eve ...
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7/19/2017
  Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee honoured at TCL Chinese Theater
In a typically colourful comment, the 94-year-old comic book legend - whose characters include Spider-Man, the Hulk, Iron Man, Captain America and Thor - joked that he "would have asked for a raise" if he'd known how good he was. "I've been ...
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7/19/2017
  Stroller: A story about lie detectors and comic books
TODAY'S WORD is boondocks (boon-doks). Example: Since he moved out to the boondocks to get away from it all, the closest Jerry came to a political statement was the sign a mile down the road that said "end state maintenance." TUESDAY'S WORD was armada.
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7/18/2017
  Anthony Bourdain Is Making A Culinary Comic Book
Anthony Bourdain is a man of many talents. He's put his killer culinary skills to good use by blessing us with his CNN cooking show Parts Unknown and publishing cookbooks to help out those of us who aren't quite as adept in the kitchen. Hungry Ghosts will ...
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7/17/2017
  Contern sets sights on comic book library
Last weekend's action-packed comic book festival in Contern was a chance to pay tribute to a beloved artist and turn a new page for comic books in Luxembourg. During the festival, organisers and the comic book community inaugurated the new rue Roger ...
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7/17/2017
  'Spencer & Locke #4:' Advance Comic Book Review
How many kids say, "I'm not going to be like my parents?" And yet, there are some things that we can't help ourselves at passing on. With my son, I can hear myself quoting my mother in tone and with the funny little sayings that she had, just ...
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7/16/2017
  Jay Baruchel interview: Chapterhouse Comics, Goon 2, Statham
Founded in 2015, Chapterhouse is Canada's largest comic book publisher. The company, headed by CEO Fadi Hakim, has been making leaps and bounds promoting Canadian talent and flagship superhero Captain Canuck, along with more than 16 other monthly titles ...
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7/16/2017
  DC Comics: The Dark Multiverse
as comic book fans will rejoice in the wake of the comic book art form pushed to its greatest potential in the back drop of well-crafted storytelling. The DC Universe shall never be the same again as you follow these creators to the hidden depths of masked ...
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7/16/2017
  Best Comic Covers Of The Week 7-19-17
New comic book release day 7/19/17. These are our favorite covers from the new comics arriving this week. Listed below is the comic book with the cover artist.
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7/16/2017
  'House of Cards, but with robots': Transformers comic books explore politics, gender and romance
Jonathan Ore works for CBCNews.ca in Toronto, covering social media and the video game industry. You can find him on Twitter @Jon_Ore. If you're only familiar with Michael Bay's critically maligned movies, you might be forgiven if you think the ...
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7/15/2017
  San Diego Comic-Con 2017: Your Complete Guide
Just like in 2016, AMC will be trotting out its latest hit's A-list roster, with producer Seth Rogen, original comic book writer Garth Ennis, recent Oscar nominee Ruth Negga and her co-stars Dominic Cooper, Joe Gilgun and Graham McTavish all set to anchor ...
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7/15/2017
  Ryan Coogler explains his love for Black Panther and comic books
Ryan Coogler shed some light on why directing Black Panther is so personal for him. Black Panther is shaping up to be one of the most unique films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to-date. This is in great part due to director and co-writer Ryan Coogler ...
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7/15/2017
  New Comics #484
A weekly video look at the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 7/19/17.
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7/15/2017
  California Breaks Up With The U.S. In Dystopian Comic Book Series 'Calexit'
So maybe the Calexit movement is losing steam IRL, but it's going at warp speed in Calexit, the comic book. The new comic series depicts a California that has fully seceded from a United States run by a (fictional) fascist president who issues an order to ...
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7/15/2017
  The Tear-Stained, Forgotten World of Comic Books for Teenage Girls
There have always been female fans of comics, even if the business hasn't played to that audience very faithfully. But for a brief moment, teenage girls and young women were one of the biggest demos in the industry. Specifically, during the 1950s boom in ...
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7/15/2017
  A comic book on menstrual hygiene is helping girls in rural India understand their bodies better
When Boston resident Ariana Abadian-Heifetz had her first period, her parents threw her a 'period party'. Ariana herself doesn't recollect giving this bodily process much thought, nor does she remember ever 'formally' learning about it " it was just a ...
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7/15/2017
  An Alternative History of Singapore, Through a Comic Book
SINGAPORE - For half a century, Singapore's creation story has been one of tough love. It goes something like this: Newly independent from its bigger neighbor Malaysia, small and vulnerable in the middle of the Cold War, beset by Communist infiltrators ...
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7/14/2017
  GPA's July Newsletter now online
June 2017 REPORTS now available! If you haven't checked out GPA's June Market Reports, then login now and get the lowdown on important CGC sales in last month's action. June 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 2,369,000 individual transactions totaling over $649 Million, since 2002.
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7/14/2017
  Exclusive: VR Bestseller Raw Data to Get Comic Book Prequel for San Diego Comic-Con
A good litmus test for good VR is a true, but brief, feeling of immersion. Raw Data, the robot shoot 'em up from Survios, achieves that fairly quick. There's just something really, really badass about pumping the triggers on two guns at once while you ...
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7/14/2017
  Metropolis: New Record Sale of Hulk #1
Metropolis Collectibles sells an Incredible Hulk #1 CGC-certified 9.0 VF/NM for $300,000.
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7/14/2017
  Interest-Free Cash Advances Available for CGC Consignments to Heritage August Auction
Heritage is now offering interest-free cash advances on CGC-certified comic books consigned to their upcoming August Signature Auction.
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7/14/2017
  ComicConnect: Early Jon Berk Auction Results
The Jon Berk Original Art and Comicbook Auction has produced dozens of new records in ComicConnect's biggest auction ever.
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7/14/2017
  Consign Now to Hake's Americana & Collectibles
Don't forget to get your CGC-graded comic books in for inclusion in the November 2017 Hake's Auction! Consignments are arriving daily. Now is the time to reserve space before it’s too late!
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7/14/2017
  Record Sales Highlight Pedigree Comics' June 9.8 Amazing Spider-Man Auction
According to Pedigree Comics' President and CEO, Doug Schmell: "The auction extremely well. The market is still as strong as ever for ultra high grade, investment quality Silver and Bronze Age Marvels and DC's"
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7/14/2017
  Get Cash in San Diego for Your Comics
ComicConnect just wrapped up their seven million dollar Jon Berk Auction and will attend this year's legendary San Diego Comic Con (booths #5516-17) alongside Metropolis Collectibles.
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7/14/2017
  Fantasia Art Leads Record-Breaking $1.4 million Animation Art Auction at Heritage
A record-breaking $1.4 million worth of rare animation art, concept drawings and poster art changed hands in Heritage Auctions' Animation Art Auction July 1-2 in Dallas.
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7/14/2017
  ComicConnect: 490 CGC-Certified Comics in Jon Berk Auction
With 490 CGC-certified comics and 303 group lots, plus hundreds more raw comic auction lots, collectors and investors alike have something to chase after in the Jon Berk July Auction
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7/14/2017
  Hake's Americana's Auction #221 Realizes $1.1 Million
Hake's Auction #221 brings in $1.1 Million and many record prices were set.
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7/14/2017
  An indie comic book store is opening in Bristol - oh, and it also houses the WORLD'S biggest real cider selection
If you like cider, you'll absolutely love this new business opening up on Gloucester Road later this year. Born out of a passion for the most interesting and delicious ciders from around the world, Bottles and Books is sure to be a hit when it opens its ...
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7/14/2017
  Collector Spotlight - Jon Blackwell
Like most OA collectors, I started by collecting comic books, but one day discovered that you could actually buy the original art from the comics! Wow! I always imagined that the original art would be locked away in a big Marvel vault or museum forever!
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7/13/2017
  Comic book author talks to Bolingbrook students
BOLINGBROOK - Life is full of choices. What matters is what you do with those choices. That's what comic book illustrator, author and publisher James A. Owen told Brooks students during a visit to the Bolingbrook middle school. The author of the ...
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7/13/2017
  The Major Comic-Book Movie Problem That Spider-Man Somehow Avoided
All these people fit seamlessly into Spider-Man: Homecoming, and because most of them were minions or associates of The Vulture, there wasn't any issue with them overshadowing the intimidating, winged crime boss. That's the key here: in a movie stacked ...
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7/13/2017
  Brand New 'Goosebumps' Comic Series Launching in October!
While you wait for the new movie, why not read a comic book? THR reports tonight that IDW Publishing will be bringing R.L. Stine's iconic and enduring Goosebumps franchise into the world of comic books with a new anthology series that's set to launch ...
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7/13/2017
  New X-Files Comic Uncovers the Truth Behind JFK Assassination
The X-Files is going to tackle the incident via a new miniseries from IDW comics Interestingly enough, the new book is set to arrive at the same time of the public release of the final batch of sealed government files related to John F. Kennedy's death ...
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7/11/2017
  Beatles Mark 'Yellow Submarine' 50th Anniversary With Comic Book
Bill Morrison, the longtime Bongo Comics creator and newly announced incoming editor of MAD Magazine, will write and illustrate the special edition, fulfilling a decades-held dream in the process. It has characters and settings like the Dreadful Flying ...
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7/11/2017
  Kirk Hammett spends fortune on comic books
The 54-year-old guitarist has confessed that he is a compulsive spender and loves splashing the cash on new instruments and movie merchandise and spoiling his friends and family. Speaking about being a millionaire on Atlanta's Rock 100.5 radio station, he ...
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7/11/2017
  Comic book enthusiasts get dressed up for TahleCon
Families and singles - young and young-at-heart - mingled together during TahleCon on Saturday in the Herb Rozell Ballroom of Northeastern State University. Nearly 200 visitors explored the convention, which included more than 30 vendors and artists, and ...
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7/11/2017
  The Thing art book to feature comic book artists, illustrators and more
The Thing is a 1982 cult horror classic from director John Carpenter. Over the decades, it has spawned the creepy survival horror game of the same name and even a remake. Recent movies like It Follows have been inspired by it. And just in time for the 35th ...
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7/10/2017
  A Chinese Marvel superhero is fine, but when will we get an Indian Marvel superhero?
The US comic-book giant, Marvel, has just announced that it's creating its first Chinese superhero. The Disney-owned publishing company will work with a Beijing-based company to create this first-ever, Chinese-American comic superhero. And while that's ...
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7/10/2017
  Thousands visit reimagined VA Comicon at VCU
The event featured video game tournaments, costume contests, appearances by celebrities of the comic book world and more than 100 vendors. Brett Carreras, owner and president of VA Comicon, said this year's convention was a new venture, one aimed at ...
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7/10/2017
  58,000 geeks unite at Montreal Comiccon
Geeks unite! Science fiction, fantasy, comic-book, video-game and film enthusiasts gathered at Palais des congres this weekend where Montreal Comiccon wrapped up Sunday evening. Some arrived hoping to acquire precious collectibles, others to see the 1967 ...
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7/9/2017
  Creating memories and building community, one comic book at a time Speeding Bullet Comics to celebrate 19 years in Norman
The first time I visited Norman, years before I took this job at the Transcript, the first store I visited was Speeding Bullet Comics, 614 N. Porter Ave. I bought a poster-size Thor/Silver Surfer poster that still hangs in my room. Now that I live in ...
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7/9/2017
  Cartoonists Tell Us: What Do Comics Mean To You?
The first comic book I ever read was an obscure DC title that I begged my parents to buy for me from a rotating rack at a New Jersey Turnpike rest stop. World's Finest Comics #306, "The Senses-Shattering Saga of Swordfish and Barracuda!" Not the highest of ...
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7/8/2017
  Local illustrators, authors at home at Electric City Comic Con
Ask a comic book illustrator for their best advice for aspiring artists and you get a derivative of the same answer over and over: draw - a lot. "I always tell people to just draw a lot, that's what worked for me," said comic artist Marcus Anderson ...
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7/8/2017
  Superheroes, comic fans rule at All AmeriCon
For Dan Eiler, once was definitely not enough. That's why he'll be back at the Covelli Centre today for Day 2 of the All-AmeriCon comic book, toy and art show. "I've been reading comics since I was 11 years old," said Eiler, who is now 69 and ...
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7/8/2017
  Third Eye Comics opens new store about twice the size of West Street location
These adjectives have long described the superheroes within the pages of comic books and now major blockbuster movies. But those same words that have emblazoned the front of those books could be attributed to Third Eye Comics, according to the Annapolis ...
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7/8/2017
  Gotham City meets Riverdale in a Comic Book Crossover!
DC Entertainment and Archie Comics are making a crossover! The six-issue crossover mini-series, which will be entitled HARLEY & IVY MEET BETTY & VERONICA, will be brought to life by an awesome real life team-up of Paul Dini (HARLEY QUINN) and Marc Andreyko ...
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7/7/2017
  Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite variant comic book covers surface, Dormammu and Firebrand featured prominently
Back in May, we learned that several of Marvel Comics' major comic book titles would be receiving special variant covers to commemorate the release of the upcoming crossover fighting title Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. A handful of these covers have ...
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7/7/2017
  Spider-Man: Homecoming Review - Marvel's Golden Son Has Come Home
The Marvel Universe has been building and building for almost a decade now. Their continuum of solid storytelling and films emulating the comic book experience have held them in good stead whereas their direct competition has opted for a grimdark approach ...
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7/7/2017
  Joan Lee, wife of comic book icon Stan Lee, dead at 93
July 7 (UPI) --Joan Lee, wife of Marvel comics icon Stan Lee, has died at the age of 93. "I can confirm the sad news that Joan Lee passed away this morning quietly and surrounded by her family," a spokesperson for Stan said in a statement. "The family ask ...
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7/7/2017
  Why the Comics Industry needs Small Press Day
The comic book industry is at a crossroads. The proliferation of variants, events, reboots, and relaunches has built towards a crescendo. Over the next few years, the bottom is going to fall out. Or so some have speculated. These soothsayers have been ...
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