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GPA for CGC Comics
vol 15 no 7 - July 2017 


  Jun-2017 GPA Market Reports
By GPA for Comics

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 sales results from major auction houses and online dealers. 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 2,368,000 individual transactions totaling over $649 Million, since 2002.

Go to GPA Market Reports.

 


  Bid on 43,505 CGC Comics Now!
By GPA for Comics

GPA Live Auction Links allows subscribers to search through current CGC comic auctions from the likes of Heritage, eBay, Pedigree, My Comics Shop,Hakes, Quality Comix and others from one convenient online page. By selecting a comic book title, a list of all certified comics in list form is returned, each with a link back to the original auction site ready for bidding! There are currently 43,505 live auctions available for searching. Subscribers can access the service by logging on to GPA and clicking on the Live Auctions link in the main menu.

GPA Live Auctions are also available directly in GPA's analysis pages - looking up pricing data for a specific book? We'll also show you who's got one available and take you directly to their site for bidding.

GPA Live Auction Links allows collectors to quickly and easily identify and bid on CGC comics offered by major auction houses.

 


  Metropolis: New Record Sale of Hulk #1
by Metropolis Comics

Metropolis Collectibles sells an Incredible Hulk #1 CGC-certified 9.0 VF/NM for $300,000. ... Read more

 


  Hake's Americana's Auction #221 Realizes $1.1 Million
by GPA for Comics

Hake's Auction #221 brings in $1.1 Million and many record prices were set. ... Read more

 


  Fantasia Art Leads Record-Breaking $1.4 million Animation Art Auction at Heritage
by Heritage Galleries

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. ... Read more

 


  ComicConnect: 490 CGC-Certified Comics in Jon Berk Auction
by ComicConnect

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 ... Read more

 


  Record Sales Highlight Pedigree Comics' June 9.8 Amazing Spider-Man Auction
by Pedigree Comics

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" ... Read more

 


  ComicConnect: Early Jon Berk Auction Results
by ComicConnect

The Jon Berk Original Art and Comicbook Auction has produced dozens of new records in ComicConnect's biggest auction ever. ... Read more

 


  Interest-Free Cash Advances Available for CGC Consignments to Heritage August Auction
by Heritage Galleries

Heritage is now offering interest-free cash advances on CGC-certified comic books consigned to their upcoming August Signature Auction. ... Read more

 


  Get Cash in San Diego for Your Comics
by ComicConnect

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. ... Read more

 


  Consign Now to Hake's Americana & Collectibles
by GPA for Comics

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! ... Read more

 


  Simpsons Original Production cels available at GP Investment Collectables
by GP Investment Collectables

There's still some fantastic Simpsons production setups available at GP Investment Collectables. They include some of the most memorable and hard-to-find scenes from classic episodes such as "Who Shot Mr.Burns", "Bart's Friend Falls In Love", and *gasp*, *horror*, *arrrghhh!!!!*, Treehouse of Horror III, IV and VII. Most are signed by some of the famous voices/artists/directors and sketched directly on the frame matts. These cels are offered for a limited time, so make sure to reserve yours today! Click here to view them now.

 


  GPA Mobile - check CGC prices on iPhone and other mobile devices
by GPA for Comics

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  Exclusive: VR Bestseller Raw Data to Get Comic Book Prequel for San Diego Comic-Con
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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  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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  Has Spider-Man: Homecoming finally got the webhead right?
When Tom Holland swung onto the stage as Spider-Man for 2016's Captain America: Civil War, it's safe to say that comic-book fans everywhere got pretty excited. After two previous Spider-Man film adaptations - Sam Raimi and actor Tobey Maguire's ...
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  Marvel Routinely Trolled DC Back in the Day, Stan Lee Once Revealed
In fact, the comic book icon once said that back in the day, Marvel would do some trolling when - according to Lee - Marvel discovered DC was convinced Lee's books were more popular due to certain colors used on the covers. With the theatrical debut of ...
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  ‘Seven To Eternity' Builds Tension As Deep As Its World
Seven To Eternity has quickly been established as one of the most unique and engaging comic book experiences available currently. Image Comics' science fiction fantasy by the dream team of Rick Remender & Jerome Opeña releases its seventh installment ...
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  Marvel Comics Icon Stan Lee Honored At UCLA Extension Graduation
Stan Lee, comic-book writer, publisher, and co-creator of Marvel characters, was the keynote speaker at the UCLA Extension certificate graduation ceremony on Friday, June 30, at Royce Hall on the UCLA campus. During his speech, Lee encouraged ...
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  Illustrator Rebecca Mock on freelancing, Japanese animation and growing as an artist
Rebecca Mock is a freelance illustrator, comic book artist and animator based in Brooklyn, New York. With a portfolio full to the brim with exciting projects for the likes of The New Yorker, NY Times, BBC Radio, Reader's Digest and HBO, alongside a ...
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  'Spider-Man: Homecoming' to test fans' appetite for comic book movie reboots
"Spider-Man: Homecoming" is the second franchise reboot in just 15 years. No studio has ever reintroduced a comic book character to the big screen so many times in such a short period. At stake is a $4 billion box office franchise and the future of the ...
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  Image Apologizes, Misses Point: A Line-by-Line Breakdown of Image Comics' ''Apology''
Our intentions were in the right place. The purpose of this series is to sound alarms. THE DIVIDED STATES OF HYSTERIA is a comic book about the terrifying future we are heading for if our country remains on its current path. Far from an endorsement of the ...
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  Philly Comic Shop Awarded $50,000 To Help Aspiring Writers And Artists
When she opened her store in December of 2015, she became the first African American woman to own a comic book shop on the east coast. Now, Ariell has an opportunity to use her shop as a way to give back to the community. The Knight Foundation selected ...
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  QMX Reveals New DC Figures Ahead Of San Diego Comic Con
San Diego Comic Con is just around the corner and it is only a matter of time before the comic book universe gathers to show off everything that everyone has been working on. One of the really awesome aspects of attending Comic Con is the ability to see ...
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  New Comics #482
A weekly video look at the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 7/5/17.
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  'Divided States of Hysteria' comic sparks social media uproar
Image Comics and writer/artist Howard Chaykin are facing outcry over the Divided States of Hysteria comic book series, The Hollywood Reporter said. The latest round of upset surrounds the cover for the series' fourth issue, due for release in September.
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  Spider-Man: Homecoming will give fans the first look at another big comic book movie
When it comes to big, exciting comic book movie adaptations, some US cinema-goers will be getting two for the price of one when they settle down to watch Marvel's latest film Spider-Man: Homecoming this summer. No, we're not talking about a Marvel double ...
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  'blerDCon' attracts diverse crowd of comic book fans to DMV
CRYSTAL CITY, VA (WUSA9) - Hundreds of people are in the DC area this weekend for a comic convention that celebrates diversity. The inaugural edition of BlerDCon kicked off at the Hyatt Regency in Crystal City Friday. The term "Blerd" has commonly been ...
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  Comic-Con International Renews Contract With San Diego Through 2021
Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced today at a press conference that the popular comic book convention will be staying through 2021, thanks to a new 3-year contract. CCI spokesman David Glanzer talked with San Diego Union Tribune about the new deal and ...
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  Exclusive Interview! 80s Favorite Sectaurs Returning to Comics
The comic (a 6-issue miniseries) will take place roughly 7 years after the events in the Marvel comic book, and will see the heroes of the Shining Realm and the villains of the Dark Domain-locked in a continuing conflict for the planet of Symbion.
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  The Nerd Dome Podcast Episode 90: History Of Comic Book Art
When I'm not making everyone in our comment sections here mad I'm on a podcast with a bunch of my close friends out here in Salt Lake City, Utah. Every week we get together and talk about the nerd news that has happened over the week, comics, and a ...
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  Meet one of the women behind 'Wonder Woman' comics
It wouldn't be out of place in a Jill Thompson comic book. The Forest Park native, one of the first (and few) female artists to become a brand name in the traditionally malecentric comic-book industry, has been humanizing the morbid and unusual for more ...
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  InvestComics Hot Picks #482
InvestComics Hot Picks 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 7/6/17.
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  Disabled campers get superhero inspiration from Coast comic book shop
For a few minutes on Wednesday afternoon, the cozy Long Beach Comic Shop was jam-packed after a bus pulled up outside, and the kids of Camp Able made their way in. Owner William Carpenter had prepared a table of free comics for the 15 kids
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  Time to Buy Vintage X-Men
This week I was thinking, and thinking, and thinking. What are some good books to jump on? EUREKA! I often reference movies' and pop culture's influence on comic books, and rightfully so; because it's what is keeping young people interested.
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  The Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con demonstrates the strength of the local geek community
it was hard to believe that just five years ago Las Vegas was considered a risky market for launching a comic-book convention, with a nearly decade-long drought of large-scale pop-culture gatherings. Now in its fifth year, ALVCC has outlasted its potential ...
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  Filipino Comic Book Artist Ian Sta. Maria Shares Pro Tips
Comic book illustrator and LEGO senior concept artist, Ian Sta. Maria, recently came back to the Philippines to hold a once-in-a-lifetime workshop for aspiring artists and professionals. During the event called "Kwentuhang Komiks," the world-renowned ...
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  Doomsday Cults and Secret Fish: Rising Richmond Comic Artist Megan James Finds Humor in the Apocalyptic
She walked out with a comic book deal. Really, who could turn down a series about fish people? "I'm still amazed I had the balls to do that," says James, who cold pitched her story to James Moffitt, founder of Sink/Swim Press. She produced an issue ...
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  Comic book review: Animals Noir (issues 1-4)
It is oft said that you should never discuss politics, religion or social issues. As truisms go, this is one that still carries a great deal of cautionary weight, especially in today's world where people have retreated to hermetically-sealed belief ...
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  Iron Maiden comic book out this summer
Iron Maiden comic based on the Legacy Of The Beast mobile game will see mascot Eddie battle his way through the worlds featured on the band's album covers Publisher Heavy Metal are to release a new comic book series featuring Iron Maiden mascot Eddie.
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  Warner Bros working on Superman: Red Son movie?
The film studio are reportedly keen to make a film based on the Superman comic book, penned by Mark Millar, which follows the story of Superman if he was raised in the Soviet Union. In a Twitter exchange, 'Kong: Skull Island' director Jordan Vogt-Roberts ...
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  A vast universe: Denver Comic Con to feature diverse cast of local creators
a local comics showcase and competition. He has been published in Image Comics and Dark Horse Comics and was nominated for the Eisner Award. His book "Delineate," which he'll be showing at Comic Con, won the 2017 DINKy for Outstanding Work by a ...
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  Anna Haifisch bends the rules of comics in new floppy and oversized book, Drifter
Illustrator Anna Haifisch has taken a break from her cartoonist persona The Artist after getting "a bit bored by my own way of drawings comics," she tells It's Nice That. "The repetition, the panels, the word bubbles…I felt a bit tired of the ...
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  Lights brings her comic book to life with 'Giants' video
Electro-pop sensation Lights has released the video for "Giants," the lead single from her upcoming album "Skin&Earth." The video brings the album's companion comic book series to life, featuring Lights stepping into the dystopian world she's created ...
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  Top 5 Hot Picks #119
Every week before new comic book day InvestComics gives fans our Top 5 Hot Picks for new comics coming out on Wednesday. This list is pulled straight from the latest (weekly) InvestComics Hot Picks article. Hot Picks Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #480 and new comics coming this Wednesday 6/28/17.

The post Top 5 Hot Picks #119 appeared first on InvestComics.


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  Interview: Hope Larson on 'Knife's Edge'
I've always written scripts for my comics, as opposed to many other cartoonists who draw out rough versions of their books, so in that respect my process hasn't changed dramatically from those first books. The biggest difference is that in working in a ...
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  Westchester-Based Archie Comics' First Female Exec Is Former Teacher
N.J., for helping her navigate the comic book world. Hard as it is to believe (for those who grew up with the series), Archie is 76 this year. And many of his stories -- along with his gang of Veronica, Betty and Jughead -- are still relevant, such as ...
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  Best Comic Covers Of The Week 6-28-17
New comic book release day 6/28/17. New comic releases are subject to change. These are our favorite covers from the new comics arriving this week. Listed below is the comic book with the cover artist. What are your favorite covers this week?
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  Everything you need to know about Marvel's Runaways
Superhero fans were given some exciting news at the beginning of June, when Marvel announced that they were reviving their beloved Runaways comic book series, to be penned by popular young adult author Rainbow Rowell. It comes at a perfect time ...
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  MARVEL LEGACY CHANGES THE COMIC BOOK INDUSTRY
Get ready for a new dawn True Believers - one whose rays will touch every corner of the Marvel Universe in the days to come! Get ready for the return of what you've been longing for - and more! Prepare for the debut of MARVEL LEGACY! "A new initiative ...
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  The Refrigerator Monologues by Catherynne M. Valente and Annie Wu
It is NOT a romance. Readers would benefit from some familiarity with common comic book tropes while reading. Also, it's feminist as fuck. The book derives its inspiration from the Women in Refrigerators website created by Gail Simone in 1999.
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  Comic Book Review – Batman #25
"The War of Jokes and Riddles" part one! Don't miss this extra-sized anniversary issue! In his own words, Bruce Wayne narrates a harrowing, never-before-told story of the Dark Knight's greatest failure…and the horrors it unleashed! In the spirit ...
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  Brisbane man recreates popular comic character The Phantom
as a young boy for a new comic book called Kid Phantom. Kid Phantom will chronicle the adventures of the current Phantom when he was a young boy. This is the first makeover the character has had in its 81-year-history. Dr Mason said while Australia's ...
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  'Samurai Jack' Returns To Comic Books With A Quantum Twist
Critically Acclaimed Team Behind "Helena Crash" Take On The Adult Swim Character in New Comic Series From IDW Publishing This September Jack is back! Samurai Jack, that is, and he's making his grand return to comics, courtesy of writer Fabian Rangel ...
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  'Flame' On: Ian McKellen Speaks Out About Gay Heroes In Comic Book Movies
I'm sorry, but there is nothing about tucking your junk into skin-tight spandex and wrestling other men in the dark that isn't ever so slightly homoerotic - it just is. However, while Hollywood moves forward with a packed slate of female-first ...
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  Comic Book Review: Black Cloud #3
The world of Black Cloud #3 is one of dreams, blending mystery, sci-fi, and fantasy. It blurs the worlds of reality and fiction. Zelda seems to be lost in a world of dreams, travelling through worlds and seemingly trying to escape from something, and to ...
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  Preacher Season 2 Promises More Comic Book Storylines And New Twists
As for Jesse, Cooper says that as the season progresses, you're going to dislike him more and more. It then ended with the trio finally on the road (which is the beginning of the comics). The trailer focuses heavily on the Saint of Killers, another ...
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  InvestComics Hot Picks #481
InvestComics Hot Picks 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 6/28/17.
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  New Comics #481
A weekly video look at the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 6/28/17.
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  Golden Age Batman
considered the holy grail of ALL comic books in the not-so distant future. Now full disclosure, I am pro-Marvel and trust me, if I could write an article on The Sentry (Robert Reynolds) being the greatest comic book character of all time I would ...
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  What do comic books and business compliance have in common? A few things...
You've won the bid to design a piece of infrastructure set to change how quickly commuters get to work. It's a major project and your designs are heralded as extraordinary. You can't wait to see the end product come to life… but wait you'll have ...
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  Number Crunching: The top 20 comics sales estimates for May 2017
Greetings, my fellow comic book lovers and statisticians! Once again (based on sales estimates from Diamond Distributors via Comichron and ICv2), we take a look at the top 20 comics (and a few extras) for the month of May 2017. Marvel looks to have come ...
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  Comic Book Review - The X-Files Origins: Dog Days of Summer #1
Before the FBI, before the X-Files, they were just two teenagers in search of the truth. On Martha's Vineyard, a strange encounter with a deaf girl sends 13-year-old Fox Mulder on the hunt for a mysterious signal. While in San Diego, young Dana Scully ...
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  Kingsman Comic Sequel Announced With New Creative Team
A new six-issue comic book series, Kingsman: The Red Diamond has been announced, and will serve as a sequel to the miniseries that inspired the Kingsman film. As reported by EW, The Red Diamond will not see original comic team Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons ...
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  John Wick is getting an origin comic, due for release in September
Dynamite Entertainment are to release a John Wick origin comic book this coming September. The news comes via Heat Vision who report that Greg Pak (Planet Hulk) is behind the project, which will focus on the early career of Wick, obviously proceeding the ...
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  Announcing the 2017 Inkwell Awards Winners
The Inkwell Awards has released the names of the winners of its 10 th annual awards for excellence in the art form of comic book inking. As before, nominees were chosen by a separate and independent nomination ...
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  Interview: Dana Simpson, Creator of 'Phoebe and Her Unicorn'
Why that age group, and how specifically would you tailor the book for them? I never really know with this stuff. I wasn't entirely aware what age group Phoebe was for, until they told me "we're going to put this out as part of our kids' comics ...
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  Digital Print Evangelist Spawns from Comics Convention
Growing up in Sioux City, Iowa, Jeff Twohig was a fan of comic books. Years later, in his mid forties, he revisited his youthful passion, attending the 2008 Comic-Con comic books convention in San Diego. "I was very interested in the creators ...
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  Top 5 Hot Picks #118
Every week before new comic book day InvestComics gives fans our Top 5 Hot Picks for new comics coming out on Wednesday. This list is pulled straight from the latest (weekly) InvestComics Hot Picks article. Hot Picks Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #480 and new comics coming this Wednesday 6/21/17.
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  Amy Pascal confirms Sony's comic book universe will have links to MCU
Comic book movie nerds everywhere have slowly been making peace with the fact that Spider-Man may not have a place in Sony's upcoming superhero movieverse, so far featuring a Venom and Silver Sable/Black Cat movie. But all that yoga and meditation and ...
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  'Dept.H #15:' Advance Comic Book Review
Martin Scorcese says film is dead. It's a strong statement meant to provoke discussion, and it's difficult to argue against someone like Scorcese, a historian of cinema itself. He sees the breadth of everything that has been, is now, and what lies ahead.
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  'Black Hammer #10:' Advance Comic Book Review
Black Hammer has veered into Stanley Kubrick's The Shining territory. If you've ever wondered what it would feel like watching superheroes suffer from extreme bouts of cabin fever, start reading from the top, because the psychological warfare is ...
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  Comic convention showcases up-and-coming talent
And so it goes at HeroesCon, the annual three-day comic book convention in the Queen City that organizers say drew tens of thousands of attendees this year. While legendary creators like Jim Steranko or current top talent like Jason Aaron draw the crowds ...
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  Why The New Spider-Man Game Should Make Comic Book Fans Happy
That's right, there will be multiple Spidey costumes for players to unlock in the game. Unfortunately we don't know exactly what the costumes will be. According to the Insomniac Games Twitter account, the only thing that was confirmed was that Spider-Man ...
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  One Scholar On What Comic Books Reveal About Attitudes Toward Muslims
Comics scholar A. David Lewis (@adlewis) recently co-edited the new book "Muslim Superheroes: Comics, Islam, and Representation," which explores the history of Muslim characters in the comic book genre.
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  May 2017 Comic Book Sales
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Angel Catbird is a three-part comic books series combining mystery, sci-fi, action, environmentalism, and good old-fashioned fun. With visual and narrative nods to the Golden and Silver Eras of comic books, Angel Catbird tells the story of Strig Feleedus ...
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  InvestComics Hot Picks #480
InvestComics Hot Picks 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 6/21/17.
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  Marie Kondo transforms into a comic book character to sell you KonMari
Marie Kondo will simplify and declutter your home, even if it takes three books to do it. In her blockbusters, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" and "Spark Joy," Kondo's neatnik, folding-obsessed persona felt comedic. It would be maniacal if it weren ...
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  20th Century Fox builds its comics arsenal with Boom Studios deal
The studio's film division said Thursday it is acquiring a stake in Boom Studios, the Los Angeles-based publisher of comic books and graphic novels. The publisher already has a first-look movie and TV deal with Fox and the acquisition will extend the ...
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  New Comics #480
ALL Of The New Comics Videos - And More. A weekly video look at the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 6/21/17.
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  Unity behind comic book store's hero
Comic fans are absolutely passionate and friendly and they're all part of Sam's world too. We have to help him get there. - Heroes HQ boss Jeannine le Vaillant COMIC fans across town are urged to get behind their comic book guy. Para-athlete Sam Rizzo has ...
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  Calling all superheroes: Kennywood and New Dimension Comics team up for comic con
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  'The Ether #1:' Comic Book Review
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