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5/15/2017
  Bathhouse reformed as library showcasing 20,000 used comic books
A small comic book library set up over 20 years ago in a mountainous area of central Japan has proven to be a popular embodiment of the spirit of recycling, as well as of people's love for comics. The building, formerly a public bathhouse run by Gifu city ...
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5/15/2017
  EDINBURGH COMIC CON 2017
(Small Press): Vietnam Zombie Holocaust #3 Best Comic Book Movie/TV Show: Preacher The final panel was a predictably anarchic affair, featuring Bryan Johnson, Mike Zapcic and Ming Chen, the stars of reality series Comic Book Men. It mostly consisted of ...
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5/15/2017
  Toronto Comic Arts Festival, the anti-ComiCon, draws diverse crowd
In recent years, comic books and art have re-emerged into the cultural zeitgeist, with the explosion of multi-billion dollar super hero film franchises, enormously profitable merchandizing deals and commercialized events like Comic-Con. But for the past 14 ...
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5/15/2017
  Comic Book Review - Wonder Woman #22
Wonder Woman #22 depicts the first meeting between Diana and her nemesis Veronica Cale in an intriguing issue. This isn't the typical kind of first meeting between a hero and a villain, but almost a fun playdate as both Diana and Veronica attempt to read ...
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5/15/2017
  Ma Brrr gets a comic book
Brenda Fassie is getting her own comic in a new book that places her alongside a who's who of the world's female pioneers, including Michelle Obama, Nina Simone, Joan of Arc and Bjork. Brenda Fassie is getting her own comic in a new book that places ...
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5/15/2017
  Full List Of Guests For London Super Comic Con 2017 So Far
Her first professional works took place in 1999 as a storyboard artist for TV commercials, before becoming a comic book illustrator and colourist for some of the main Italian, French, Belgian and Spanish publishers. In 2005 she met and collaborated with ...
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5/15/2017
  GPA's May Newsletter now online
April 2017 REPORTS now available! If you haven't checked out GPA's April Market Reports, then login now and get the lowdown on important CGC sales in last month's action. April 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 2,321,000 individual transactions totaling over $625 Million, since 2002.
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5/14/2017
  Enjoy 17th Century Philosophy in Comic Book Form
Being a philosopher in the 17th century was a dangerous career choice. At odds with the Catholic church, Western philosophy found itself in a precarious position that would sometimes end in violence. For instance, Giordano Bruno - a philosopher who taught ...
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5/14/2017
  ComicConnect News: The Jon Berk Collection Auction Starts May 15
Mr. Jon Berk, well-known and respected for his passion for collecting, has amassed one of the most incredible collections of vintage comicbooks and original comic art the world has ever known
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5/13/2017
  ComicConnect: 2017 Spring Special Auction Results
ComicConnect's 2017 Spring Special Auction wrapped up last week and, "We smashed our pre-auction estimates by over 10%," exclaimed Rob Reynolds, Director of Consignments.
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5/13/2017
  Superhero mural proposed for retaining wall in front of Maryville comic book store
A retaining wall in downtown Maryville could be transformed into a work of art, if the Downtown Design Review Board approves the proposed colors. The DDRB deferred Monday a mural design for the retaining wall at 316-320 Court St., in front of The Golden ...
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5/13/2017
  Comic book store owner dies trying to stop suspected thief, KC police say
A comic book store owner died Friday afternoon as he tried to stop a suspected thief , Kansas City police said. The theft happened about 12:40 p.m. the 3900 block of Walnut Street. It was initially reported as a carjacking, but police at the scene said ...
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5/13/2017
  Adrian and Damian Wassel on Vault Comics and being indie comics publishers
Adrian Wassel, Damian Wassel, and non-Wassel Nathan Gooden (clearly, we know who the villain will become), Vault is a new comic book publisher aiming to become the destination for creators who want to tell science-fiction and fantasy stories. From its ...
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5/13/2017
  Characters Celebrate Comic Books at Forest Hills High School
If you ask these students at Forest Hills High School, they're happy to put down their smart phones and pick up a comic book instead. "Comics spark your imagination. They take you to a whole other world, where you feel like you're part of them.
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5/13/2017
  This is the first ever Cornish comic book
A Falmouth University student's comic book is the first to be written in the standard written form of Cornish and has been nominated for a culture award. Joana Varandas, who is a first year student studying English with Creative Writing, has based the ...
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5/13/2017
  What James Cavanaugh's comic book store meant to me and my inner nerd
James Dale Cavanaugh and I didn't agree on much. Whenever I wrote a movie review for The Star, he'd tell me how and where I went wrong. Our politics were at odds. Books he read weren't the books I read. But, man, we both loved comic books. As owner ...
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5/13/2017
  Victoria Comic Book Expo
Sunday, June 11, 2017. Come and view the 1000s of comic books on display. From the hottest books of the day to hard-to-find treasures of the past. Toys, non-sports card and other collectibles as well. Free comics (as long as they last) 3020 Blanshard ...
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5/12/2017
  Comic Book and Non-Sports Card Show (MD) (July 2017)
Maryland's longest running Comic Book show is a traditional show with vendors selling Vintage Comics to the most recent books. Dealers from across the Mid-Atlantic region will be setting up selling-trading-buying comics, non-sports cards, CCG, Trades ...
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5/12/2017
  TCBS Summer 2017 - Toronto Comic Book Show (June 2017)
1677 Wilson AvePRIZES EVERY HOUR!The hottest show in the country is back! TCBS Summer 2017!Over 60 vendor tables packed with JUST BOOKS!The largest selection of key books under one roof! Priced to move! Our vendors are always wheeling and dealing so bring ...
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5/12/2017
  Comic Book Review - The X-Files #13
"Skinner," Part 2 (of 2): Assistant Director Walter Skinner finally gets the spotlight! When a face from the past resurfaces, Skinner must confront painful memories of the Vietnam War in his effort to keep a dark secret from being exposed. The second ...
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5/11/2017
  Riverdale EP On Introducing the Supernatural, and Sabrina the Teenage Witch
Throughout the season finale of Riverdale, there were several little dialogue teases and even a comic book Easter egg suggesting that the show might be preparing to introduce Sabrina the Teenage Witch. (Photo: Archie Comics) One of the most popular and ...
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5/11/2017
  Two new superb indie offerings highlight the power of - and need for - marginalized voices in comics
Starting a new superhero universe is a risky endeavor in a comic book marketplace crowded with superhero titles, but Lion Forge Comics has put a lot of thought into the development of its Catalyst Prime line. Edited by Joseph P. Illidge III, a former ...
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5/11/2017
  Scott Snyder Talks About All-Star Batman #10, AD: After Death Book 3 and Dark Nights Metal (Interview)
In my latest interview with prolific comic book writer Scott Snyder, we discuss the newest arc in All-Star Batman involving the past of everyone's favorite gentleman's gentleman Alfred Pennyworth. This newest arc, titled The First Ally, takes Bruce and ...
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5/11/2017
  Boy Donates Thousands of Comics to Military Base
(Newser) - A 10-year-old comic book aficionado is sharing his passion with the military. Carl Scheckel organized a campaign that gathered roughly 3,000 comic books that he donated last month to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey, the AP reports.
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5/11/2017
  Consign Now to Hake's Americana & Collectibles
While Hake's most recent auction has just ended, breaking $1 Million once again, they are already looking ahead to their next auction. Interest in CGC-graded comic books continues to skyrocket among Hake's bidders and the long-standing auction house has seen many record prices realized.
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5/11/2017
  New Unreal CGC 9.8 Amazing Spider-Man Consignment in Pedigree Comics' June Grand Auction
The brand new Amazing Spider-Man run contains close to 70 issues between #14 and #201 and is easily the nicest and highest certified group of Amazing Spider-Mans ever offered for sale! Almost every issue (over 65) is a CGC certified 9.8
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5/11/2017
  #1 Crisis on Infinite Earths Registry Set in Pedigree Comics' June Comics & Art Auction
The focus of this article is the world's #1 CGC Registry Set of Crisis on Infinite Earths that was just consigned to Pedigree for the auction. All 12 issues of the set are present in 9.8 or higher grade and EVERY book is the highest certified copy to date.
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5/11/2017
  New features are making the CGC Chat Boards more fun than ever.
The CGC Chat Boards are a place where collectors and dealers can discuss anything related to their comics, CGC and the hobby. CGC recently made a number of upgrades.
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5/11/2017
  Golden Age CGC Pedigrees Featured in May 18-20 Heritage Auction
Forty-one Mile High copies are just the start of the pedigree Golden Age selection in Heritage Auctions' May 18-20 Signature Comics and Comic Art Auction.
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5/11/2017
  Heritage Holding Inaugural Platinum Night Auction May 18-20 for Comics & Comic Art
The Mile High Pedigree copy of Suspense Comics #3 highlights a high-end selection of comics and comic art inHeritage Auctions' inaugural Comics Platinum Night session May 18 in New York.
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5/11/2017
  X-O Manowar FCBD Special
Free Comic Book Day 2017 came and went on May 6 th, but it left a treasure in its wake: Valiant's X-O Manowar FCBD Special. From a publisher's point of view, the goal of FCBD is heightening awareness by exposing new readers to your offerings.
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5/11/2017
  Passion for comic books prompts Leaving Cert pupils to learn Japanese
It is a comic-book craze that has swept the world, and some Irish students love it so much they feel their passion prepares them to tackle the Leaving Cert exam in Japanese. State exam chiefs report that "it is believed some candidates taking Ordinary ...
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5/10/2017
  Hellboy reboot writer says movie will be a "gruesome" horror/comic book film
Late Monday night the news broke that the HELLBOY franchise was getting the reboot treatment with David Harbour starring in the lead role and Neil Marshall directing. Needless to say some people had some light commenting to do, but no matter what the movie ...
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5/10/2017
  Number Crunching: The top 20 comics sales estimates for April 2017
The figures you'll see are based off approximated orders made by comic book retailers, not what actually sold in comic book shops. They're also restricted to the North American periodical market, and do not include international periodical markets or ...
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5/10/2017
  Comic book legend Stan Lee is working on Latin superhero
Comic book legend Stan Lee, considered the father of the Marvel universe, is working on a Latin superhero that the he plans to introduce to the public in late 2017. The creator of Spider-Man, Hulk and Iron Man made the announcement Sunday at La Conque, a ...
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5/10/2017
  Free Comic Book Day's Unexpected Treasure: ‘Malika Warrior Queen'
This most recent Free Comic Book Day brought me an unexpected treasure: Roye Okupe's Malika Warrior Queen. The first Saturday in May is always a ton of fun. One of the high holy days of geekdom, we come together to venerate the holy texts of our people ...
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5/9/2017
  Guinness World Records Honors Ken Bald, Oldest Working Comic Book Artist
Ask most people, and they'll tell you Stan Lee is the oldest person working in comics today. It's a sensible guess, as Stan "the Man" recently turned 94 years old. But I'm here to tell you, Stan is not the oldest professional working in comics.
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5/9/2017
  Bad News 'Walking Dead' Viewers, This Major Comic Death Could Hurt The Show
The latest Walking Dead comic book death could have serious repercussions in the popular zombie drama on AMC. Comic book fans of The Walking Dead faced a shocking and harrowing death this past week. It was so huge and so terrible that creator Robert ...
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5/9/2017
  Wells Public Library celebrates Free Comic Book Day with local superheroes
Spider-Man, Poison Ivy and the Flash walk into a library. It sounds like the set-up for a joke, but it was a reality for the Wells Public Library in Albany on Friday. In honor of Free Comic Book Day, the Wells Public Library celebrated Superhero Day.
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5/8/2017
  Comic Book Sales For April 2017
Steve Rogers unleashes his plan for Hydra domination of the Earth in Nick Spencer, Daniel Acuna, and Rod Reis' Secret Empire #0 from Marvel Comics, the first chapter of Marvel's summer crossover event and April's best-selling comic book according to ...
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5/8/2017
  Top 5 Hot Picks #112
Hot Picks Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #474 and new comics coming this Wednesday 5/10/17.
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5/8/2017
  Best Comic Covers Of The Week 5-10-17
New comic book release day 5/10/17. New comic releases are subject to change. These are our favorite covers from the new comics arriving this week.
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5/7/2017
  How Justice League Dark Will Be Different From Other Comic Book Movies
I had the opportunity to sit down one-on-one with Doug Liman yesterday during the Los Angeles press day for The Wall, and used my last question to ask him about his approach to his first comic book movie. Drawing a parallel between Justice League Dark and ...
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5/7/2017
  Spongebob Squarepants Accused Diamond Of Being A Monopoly, On Free Comic Book Day
Don't call Diamond Comic Distributors a monopoly or they'll get angry with you. I know of what I speak. The charge is usually based on their exclusive rights to distribute Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse, IDW and many more comic book publishers in the ...
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5/7/2017
  Comic book fans of all kinds rejoice on 'Free Comic Book' Day
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) - If you love comic books, Saturday was your day. All over the nation and at local comic book stores here, long lines because millions of comic books are being handed out free. This is the 16th year for this. Along with the ...
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5/6/2017
  FCBD 2017 - Tate's Comics
InvestComics stopped over at Tate's Comics in Boynton Beach Florida for FCBD (Free Comic Book Day). We handed out some free bracelets to help Tate's celebrate with the fans waiting to get into their North location. Their South location in Lauderhill is homebase and it was crazy there too.
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5/6/2017
  New Comics - Video #474
A weekly video look at the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 5/10/17.
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