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GPA for CGC Comics
vol 15 no 12 - December 2017 


  Nov-2017 GPA Market Reports
By GPA for Comics

November 2017 REPORTS now available! If you haven't checked out GPA's November Market Reports, then login now and get the lowdown on important CGC sales in last month's action. November 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 2,491,000 individual transactions totaling over $687 Million, since 2002.

Go to GPA Market Reports.

 


  Bid on 44,040 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 44,040 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.

 


  Record Results Are In From Pedigree Comics' Incredible CGC 9.8 November Grand Auction
by Pedigree Comics

The results are in from Pedigree Comics, Inc.'s just completed November Grand Auction. There has also been a slew of post-auction sales on these coveted CGC certified 9.8 books which brings the total sales to over $740,000. ... Read more

 


  Heritage Auctions first European comic auction is scheduled for the spring - accepting consignments now
by Heritage Galleries

Heritage has been expanding its European presence, with the recent acquisition of MPO (now Heritage Auctions Europe) in the Netherlands as well as their newly announced London acquisition of London Coin Galleries (now Heritage Auctions UK). ... Read more

 


  Thanksgiving Day Original Art from Favorite Comic Strips Auctioned For Disaster Victims Through Heritage Auctions
by Heritage Galleries

Original comic strip art by 34 of the world's top cartoonists will be auctioned Nov. 23-30 to raise funds and awareness for victims of natural disasters. ... Read more

 


  Relentless Bidders Push 14 Lots Above $100,000 In Heritage Auctions' Comics & Comic Art Auction
by Heritage Galleries

Thanks to 14 lots that each drew a return of at least $100,000, the total sales at Heritage Auctions' Comics and Comic Art Auction climbed to more than $8.75 million Nov. 16-18 in Dallas, Texas. ... Read more

 


  Incredible New High Grade Flash Consignment in Pedigree Comics' February Grand Auction
by Pedigree Comics

An incredible Silver and Bronze Age Flash run was just consigned to Pedigree for their upcoming auction. There are over 100 issues from #105 through the 200's in the consignment and most are 9.6 and 9.8. ... Read more

 


  Historic Animation Birthday Milestones Lead Heritage Auctions' 1,000-Lot Vintage Animation Art Sale
by Heritage Galleries

Animation collectors will have plenty from which to choose in Heritage Auctions' Animation Art Auction Dec. 9-10 in Beverly Hills, California, which offers one of the largest and most diverse collections ever offered through Heritage Auctions. ... Read more

 


  Schmell Part II Realizes $1.4+ Million at $8.75 Million Heritage Comics & Comic Art Auction
by Heritage Galleries

Several lots from the Douglas Schmell PedigreeComics.com Collection were among the top lots at Heritage Auctions' Comics & Comic Art Auction Nov. 16-18 in Beverly Hills, California. ... Read more

 


  Consign Now To Hake's Americana & Collectibles Next Auction
by GPA for Comics

Let Hake's 50 years in the collectibles auction business get you the best prices by consigning your items today ... Read more

 


  ComicConnect: Last Chance to Consign to Event Auction
by ComicConnect

Consignors are eligible for an interest-free, no-fee cash advance against the sale of their collection, but time is running out! ... Read more

 


  New Super High Grade Silver Age Marvel Consignment in Pedigree Comics’ February Grand Auction
by Pedigree Comics

The focus of this article is the brand new super high grade (CGC 9.6 and higher) Silver Age Marvel consignment for Pedigree's upcoming auction. The consignment comes from an amazing collection out of New York. ... Read more

 


  ComicConnect: Closes 2017 With Record Auction Sales
by ComicConnect

In this auction, investment collectors were offered the nicest Walking Dead collection in the world, the stunning single-owner Hidden Valley Collection, and over a thousand lots of the best comic books and original comic art on the market. ... Read more

 


  Charity Auction of 34 Top Cartoonists' Original Art Raises Thousands for Hurricane Relief
by Heritage Galleries

A specialty charity auction of original comic strip art by 34 of the world's top cartoonists raised $53,384 for victims of deadly hurricanes ... 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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  More Superheroes Films Join Marvel Comic Universe
Los Angeles: More superheroes films, including "X-Men" and "Fantastic Four", have been added in the Marvel Comic Universe (MCU), following Disney's acquisition of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox. Disney CEO Bob Iger has announced that the company has ...
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  Jude Law in talks to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Captain Marvel role
In the history of the comic books, Mar-Vell is sent to Earth by the leader of the Kree Empire, the Supreme Intelligence, on a mission to study humans. Upon arrival, he assumes the identity of NASA scientist Doctor Lawson. Infiltrating the agency to learn ...
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  Is This Tomorrow? A Red Scare Comic Book from 1947
In 1947 the Catechetical Guild Educational Society in St. Paul, Minnesota put out this warning against Communist infiltration. The inside cover provides this dire statement: "The average American is prone to say, "It can't happen here."
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  The 6 Best Comics of 2017, According to 6 Comic Book Writers
Earlier this year when The Flintstones Volume 1 came out, I wrote a love letter essay to it over at the DC Blog. What I love about this clever wonderful series is how it deconstructs and reconstructs the idea of civilization, culture and what it means to ...
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  Brothers launch black superhero comic books
Even at a time when superheroes have taken the helm of Hollywood, the upcoming "Black Panther" film, partially shot in Atlanta, commands special attention. Acclaimed filmmaker Ryan Coogler directs Chadwick Boseman as Marvel Comics' African prince ...
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  New Comics Video #506
A weekly video look at some of the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 12/20/17.
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  James Gunn already has his eye on the X-Men, Fantastic Four
The news has already set Marvel fanboys and fangirls a buzz as the prospect of seeing the two iconic comic book franchises' characters make their way to the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a reality many had lost hope of ever seeing come to fruition.
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  The 10 Highest-Grossing Marvel and DC Comic Book Movies
Fans of the superhero film genre have had a fair selection of costumed crime-fighters to pick from at movie theaters over the last few years. More than 15 Marvel Cinematic Universe films have been released, and Warner Bros., Fox, and Sony have also ...
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  What Does the Fox-Disney Deal Mean for the Comics World?
There's an unexpected casualty of today's massive Disney/Fox merger deal. There are a number of comic book companies that are publishing content based on Fox properties, and the fate of those titles are now in question. While it's far from a fait accompli ...
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  InvestComics Hot Picks #506
This week, new comic book release day 12/20/17.
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  DC Comics Is Celebrating Its TV Universe In An Awesome Way
It's hard to deny that DC is killing it in the world of television. The comic book giant has several different shows across several different networks, and fan reception has been quite positive in recent years. Now, to honor that tradition and kick off the ...
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  Free Destiny 2 Webcomic Coming Soon From Marvel Writer
Bungie has announced Destiny 2's first-ever webcomic--and it's coming soon. The comic is titled "Fall of Osiris," and it's written by Ryan North, who wrote Marvel's The Unbreakable Squirrel Girl. Collaborating with North is Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris ...
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  Power Rangers: Shattered Grid Conquers Free Comic Book Day 2018
BOOM! Studios and Saban Brands announce the MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS 2018 FREE COMIC BOOK DAY SPECIAL. Arriving in comic shops worldwide on Free Comic Book Day (May 5th, 2018), this FREE comic is a tie-in to the hotly anticipated POWER RANGERS ...
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  How Disney buying 20th Century Fox will change superhero movies forever
Disney's has acquired 20th Century Fox's film and TV properties, which means they now own a LOT of your favourite comic-book characters. This is huge news for the industry. Disney has added 20th Century Fox to a stable that already includes Marvel ...
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  Comic capers break new ground with graphic success
My Favourite Thing Is Monsters by Emil Ferris (Fantagraphics) is one of the finest books of the year in any genre and, for sheer originality alone, surely one of the most striking comics debuts of all time. It's the fictional diary of a precocious young ...
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  Grant Morrison's Fear of the Atomic Bomb Led Him to Comics
Comic book writer Grant Morrison loves that no one can put Syfy's Happy into a genre and explains how his fear of the atom bomb led him to his love of comics.
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  Detective Comics #970 Review
It's time for Detective Comics and I want to get excited for Tim Drake's return, but this book seems to be stuck in neutral. I may be the only one, but the Victim Syndicate wasn't a favorite of mine the first time around and getting them back doesn't stoke ...
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  Comic Book Club: Kwanza Osajyefo and Tim Smith 3
Kwanza Osajyefo and Tim Smith 3 hit the stage to talk about the next phase in their hit book "BLACK," from sequels, to YA novels, to a movie. Check out the website at comicbookclublive.com to find out how to watch the show live! And follow the show on ...
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  Google Confirms Wonder Woman As Most-Searched Comic Book Movie Of 2017, But It Takes Home Top Prize
No Post-Credits Scene For Star Wars: The Last Jedi – But T... Avengers: Infinity War Is Now The All-Time Most Viewed Trail... Insider Says Geoff Johns And Jon Berg Are Scapegoats For DCE... Disney Green-Lit Rian Johnson's New Star Wars Trilogy Despit..
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  Rob Liefeld interview on Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics: Part 1
Part of his pursuit of getting you out of the business, that he can utilize his art in that was not necessarily comic books. And then there were other considerations, other offers. I think DC was was toying with him with Batman. You know he wasn't ...
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  Marvel Teases The Death of Mighty Thor's Jane Foster
In 2014, Marvel shocked comic book fans everywhere with the announcement that a female Thor would be taking over the God of Thunder's comic book series. After months of speculation, it was revealed that the character carrying Thor's mantle was Jane ...
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  Todd McFarlane Talks The Early Days Of Image Comics
I was a late bloomer. Historically, most people collected comic books when they were young and then they sort of grow into it. For some unknown reason, one day I walked into a little small grocery store and bought a handful of them off the spinner rack.
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  Robert Kirkman Talks His Secret History Of Comics
It really changed the landscape in ways that are still benefiting comic book creators now whether they realize it or not. I think it's one of the most important events in the history of comics. It's getting harder and harder to dispute that as time ...
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  InvestComics Top 5 #142
This week's Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #505 and new comics coming this Wednesday 12/13/17.
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  New Comics Video #505
A weekly video look at some of the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 12/13/17.
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  The Hand of the Comic Artist
286 pp. Da Capo Press. $27. In her wonderful book "Why Comics? From Underground to Everywhere," Hillary L. Chute suggests that we're in a blooming, expanding era of the art - call it the protean age. Chute sees comics as a sequential medium ...
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  Canadian cartoonist Sophie Labelle creates a coloring book version of her Assigned Male comics
Sophie Labelle, the trans cartoonist best known for her Assigned Male webcomic, recently released a coloring book based on the series. Titled Add Your Own Colors To The Rainbow!, the LGBTI-themed coloring book is fun for people of all ages. The 36-page ...
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  Fourth annual comic con invades Jekyll Island
Ten-year-old Wyatt Crewshaw had a serious choice to make Sunday as he peered at the options before him. The young comic book fan stood next to his mother, Kelli Crenshaw, as he picked through the scores of Lego figurines for sale filling a table at the ...
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  10 Christmas Gifts For People Who Love Comic Books
Marvel and DC superhero movies continue to tear up the box-office - which means there are a lot of newly minted comic fans looking to sink their teeth into the medium. Here are some of our personal favourites. From the mind and pen behind the acclaimed ...
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  ''The Archies'' - Alex Segura and Joe Eisma on the New Comic Book Series
Comics' perennial teenage band, The Archies, are back for new musical adventures. The new comic book series of the same name, written by Alex Segura and Matt Rosenberg, with art by Joe Eisma, sees the fictional band interact with illustrated versions of ...
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  First annual Comic Book and Toy Show hits North Bergen
Comics aren't just for adults anymore. In fact, whenever a comic or toy convention comes to the area, grown-up collectors are happy to join in. Such was the case at North Bergen's first annual Comic Book and Toy Show, which filled the town Recreation ...
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  Tattoo Artist Blends Dark Art And Comic Books. Here's The Result!
This tattoo artist blends dark art and comic books in the most interesting and original way imaginable. The simple blend between these two artistic types manages to bring our the best of both worlds. Cutty Bage is the tattoo artist behind this dark art ...
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  Best Comic Covers Of The Week 12-13-17
New comic book release day 12/13/17. New comic releases are subject to change. These are our favorite comic covers from the new arrivals this week.
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  Hoopla Marvel deal brings digital comics to public library users
It's a terrific way to connect with our fans and engage with a broader audience on a platform that provides a unique experience for comic book readers through innovative technology.
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  Made in the Stateline: Insane Comics
LOVES PARK - Manufacturers get the majority of the focus in our weekly "Made in the Stateline" report. But, other things get made here, like comic books. One man turned his passion into a second full-time job and its earned him a lot of attention.
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  World's Greatest Comics : Savage Dragon
But wouldn't you just know it, Today is Erik Larsen's 55th birthday so I think a special post about the best comic book out there is in order. As usual I still had some pictures lined up for my interrupted THORSDAY WITH ERIK LARSEN series but since it´s ...
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  That's What's Up: Why Archie is the most versatile character in comics
Each week, comic book writer Chris Sims answers the burning questions you have about the world of comics and pop culture: what's up with that? If you'd like to ask Chris a question, please send it to @theisb on Twitter with the hashtag #WhatsUpChris ...
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  David Harbour Says Hellboy Reboot Is A Dark And Scary Monster Movie
the newest cinematic iteration of Hellboy will be in line with Mike Mignola's comic books and will differ from lighter, breezier comic book fare. "Superhero movies are the mythos of modern America, right? The ancient Greeks had Agamemnon, Achilles ...
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  Mark Millar Criticizes CGI Villains In Comic Book Films
Although we are in the midst of the defining era of the comic book movie genre, one of the weakest links found within the majority of these films are the villains. Even if the heroes within these films remain beloved, the villains often fall short.
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  InvestComics Hot Picks #505
This week, new comic book release day 12/13/17.
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  Veronica is a Vampire in Archie Comics' Latest Horror Book, VAMPIRONICA
Afterlife with Archie kicked off an Archie renaissance, placing Riverdale's famous residents in the middle of a zombie apocalypse. The comics house continued its horror line with the supernaturally charged Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, and Jughead's ...
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  Comic-book heroes flock to TV, but why are they so popular?
NEW YORK -- When "Marvel's The Punisher" debuted on Netflix last month, it was greeted with great interest and high anticipation. But it arrived as just one of many comic-book adaptations. "The Punisher" is only the latest in a flood now comprising some 28 ...
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  Best Comics We Read in November
This book doesn't come out until March of next year ... I picked this one up because it looked like a fun sci-fi/action comic featuring a badass female lead - I was not mistaken, but oh boy did I get so much more than that! We're talking illegal ...
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  The Pull List: BATMAN/TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES II, WITCHBLADE, CAPTAIN AMERICA, and More!
And for you big spenders out there, we also have a complete list of this week's releases, so treat yourself to some comic books. Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II #1 from DC Comics and IDW Publishing Written By: James Tynion IV Art By: Freddie ...
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  Guardians of the Galaxy Comics Series is Wrapping Up
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy comic book series is coming to an end. The series will wrap with Guardians of the Galaxy #150, a story that will herald the return of fan-favorite hero, Adam Warlock. Though the comic is ending, the stories currently ...
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  Forever War Comic Book Sequel
With the much-anticipated The Forever War graphic novel adaptation in bookstores this week, Titan Comics has announced the next installment in novelist Joe Haldeman, Gay Haldeman, and Marvano's epic science-fiction comic book series, The Forever War ...
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  Marvel Comics Announces Serial and True Detective-Inspired Wolverine Podcast
All in all, 2018 is shaping up to be a huge year for Wolverine. The character recently returned to life in Marvel's comic book universe, and new rumblings about Disney nearing a purchase of 21st Century Fox could mean that we'll finally see the iconic X ...
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  The Best Comics & Graphic Novels of 2017
In a troubled year, it's tempting to say comics are just the break we need from…pretty much everything. That's a reductive view, though, in that the medium can do so much more than just entertain. The year's great comics and graphic novels include ...
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  Here's what the new Bloodborne comic looks like
Titan Comics has offered the first look at its recently announced Bloodborne comic series, Bloodborne: The Death of Sleep. The series is being created by author and self-proclaimed Bloodborne fan Ales Kot (whose previous work includes Wolf, Zero ...
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  Comics 411: Thoughts on the New Age of DC Heroes
I'm Steve Gustafson and thanks for stopping by. Don't forget to check out 411mania's Comic Book Review Roundtable, every Thursday! Read up on the best reviews and let us know what you're reading as well. Click to read the latest Comic Book Review ...
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  Top 5 Hot Picks #141
This week's Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #504 and new comics coming this Wednesday 12/6/17.
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  Archie Comics Launches Two New Series
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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  Best Comic Covers Of The Week 12-6-17
New comic book release day 12/6/17. These are our favorite comic covers from the new arrivals this week.
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  Margot Robbie may be working on a solo Harley Quinn movie
Owing to her performance as Harley Quinn, moviegoers have been clamoring for the return of actress Margot Robbie to the big screen as the comic book character. A recent interview with MTV has confirmed that Robbie would be appearing in a solo Harley Quinn ...
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  Star Trek: Discovery #1: Interview with Mike Johnson & Kirsten Beyer
IDW just published "The Light of Kahless," the first in a four-part Discovery comic book tie-in series set before the events of the series. The story follows the character of T'Kuvma, the Klingon leader set on uniting the houses of the crumbling empire in ...
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  Rachel Cooke's best graphic novels of 2017
But since it's not down to me, I'll just quietly note here that Winterhart's book is undoubtedly my favourite comic of 2017 - and that this is really saying something, given the competition. What a bumper year this has been for graphic books of all ...
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  New Comics Video #504
A weekly video look at some of the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 12/6/17.
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  Brenton Thwaites As Robin In DC Comics' 'Titans' - First Look!
TITANS is a dramatic, live-action adventure series that will explore and celebrate one of the most popular comic book teams ever." The show will debut in 2018.
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  The Fantasticast #259 - Marvel Two-in-One #30 - Battle Atop Big Ben
It's not a particularly clever plan, but it's the one we've got. Marv Wolfman, John Buscema, and Pablo Marcos present Marvel Two-in-One #30, a comic book that, if you hold at an angle and squint slightly, makes sense. As well as the plot and art ...
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  Fangrrls' comic recommendations for December
Image Comics makes a nice showing on this list with a series of ... she made headlines a couple of years ago for being the first plus-size female superhero to have her own book. But Faith is important for more than that - she's a breath of fresh ...
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  InvestComics Hot Picks #504
InvestComics Hot Picks provides readers and speculators the low down on the new releases coming out on Wednesday each week.
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  Marvel's New Chief Editor, Who Is White, Posed As A Japanese Writer
Turns out he has some skeletons in the closet. Apparently, Cebulski, who is white, used a Japanese pseudonym "Akira Yoshida" while he was writing "a bunch of Japanese-y books" for Marvel comics. The secret was revealed by Image Comics brand manager ...
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  New Mutants Return to the Marvel Universe
We pack it full of nods to the history of the team and hints about their future, and enough creepy moments, epic battles, offbeat humor, and dysfunctional family dynamics to make a book worthy of the title New Mutants." The decision to have the New ...
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  Graphic Novels, Memoirs, Comics Event Saturday In Summit
The event, "Getting Graphic: Novels, Memoirs & Comics" will feature graphic novelists and comic book artists showcasing and discussing their work, offering workshops and book signings, and selling merchandise. The event will run in conjunction with the ...
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  A Decade in Book Design
fiction writer (of the autobiographical novel "The Cheese Monkeys") and documentarian (he's edited historical books on Batman, Captain Marvel and "Peanuts," as well as other comic book and cartoon heroes) whose design career has been nothing ...
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  'Spiderman' nearly squashed at birth, says creator Lee
Tokyo: One of the most successful comic book characters in history, Spiderman, nearly didn't get off the ground, 94-year-old creator Stan Lee admitted on Thursday. Lee told reporters in Tokyo he came up with the idea while watching a fly climb a wall and ...
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  21-year-old Indian Sathviga Sridhar wins first UNICEF Climate Comic Contest!
Sona will collaborate with a professional comic team to produce a full-length comic book featuring 'Light' that will be published on 22 April 2018 - Earth Day. "I am excited to be a part of UNICEF's initiative to create climate awareness," said ...
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  Comics can help raise awareness on law and order: Delhi Police
"Initially the idea was about posting small cartoons, or comic books of 4-5 panels on road safety using social media, so that it attracts the mind of a child as well as everyone else. "Earlier I talked to Diamond comic books regarding this and today ...
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  Here Are All Of Marvel's Upcoming Comic Book Events, Despite Their Promise To Stop
Waaay back in April of this year, before the first issue of Secret Empire was even in stores, Marvel promised that it wouldn't be putting out another major comics crossover event "for quite a while" and that the publisher "haven't even talked about one for ...
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  'Star Trek Discovery' prequel comics tell T'Kuvma story
The Klingons are a big part of the plot in "Star Trek Discovery." Now that the show is on a mid-season break the fans can pick up the tie-in comics that are based a few years before the events of the TV series. In a recent interview, the writers of ...
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  Cullen Bunn on Manticores & Morality in DARK ARK
CB: For a book about monsters being stuck on a boat ... Dark Ark #3, written by Cullen Bunn with Juan Doe on art, is on sale Wednesday, November 29 th, from Aftershock Comics. From the official series description: The wickedness of mankind has moved ...
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  Tom King Talks Writing a New Kind of Batman/Catwoman Story
Writing Batman is arguably one of the biggest gigs in comics, and the most recent creator to take on the task is Tom King. Bruce Wayne's new head writer describes his take on the Caped Crusader as "a fun book in the best superhero tradition," and we ...
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  A Guide to Comics, Webcomics, and Graphic Novels for Reluctant Readers
... kids away from books with reading levels and preconceived notions of what an appropriate book looks like. That's why reading Calvin and Hobbes and other comics to young readers is such a good idea. It makes sense: the comics page of a newspaper used ...
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  Beam Up Volume One of the Star Trek: Waypoint Comic Book Series
IDW Media Holdings, Inc. (OCTQX: IDWM) is a fully integrated media company, which includes publishing, games, entertainment, and the San Diego Comic Art Gallery. IDW Publishing is also home to the acclaimed and award-winning imprints; Top Shelf, The ...
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  Crisis on Earth-X: A beginner's guide to Earth-X from the comics
For fans of The Flash, Supergirl, Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow, and for newer readers of DC Comics, the concepts of a multiverse ... Two had annual crossover stories that ran in the JLA's book, some of which went on to become quite famous.
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  Star Wars Comics: The Essential Guide
For comic book readers looking for more of the galaxy far, far away, Marvel provides plenty of chances to get to know characters new and old. One of Marvel's flagship Star Wars series is, at its best, an in-depth exploration of Vader's self-hatred and ...
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  How Art Spiegelman Designs Comic Books: A Breakdown of His Masterpiece, Maus
Maus, cartoonist Art Spiegelman's groundbreaking, Pulitzer Prize-winning account of his complicated relationship with his Holocaust survivor father, is a story that lingers. Spiegelman famously chose to depict the Jews as mice and the Nazis as cats.
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  In Review: Action Comics #992
The book ends with the hero locating a specific piece of equipment ... of Captain Atom mini-series and he did a phenomenal job on Angel & Faith for Dark Horse Comics. If a company wants to have realistic art, Conrad is the go-to illustrator.
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  Top 5 Hot Picks #140
This week's Top 5 based on InvestComics Hot Picks #503 and new comics coming this Wednesday 11/29/17.
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  Best Comic Covers Of The Week 11-29-17
New comic book release day 11/29/17. These are our favorite comic covers from the new arrivals this week.
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  That's What's Up: Awesome superheroes not from DC or Marvel
Each week, comic book writer Chris Sims answers the burning questions you have about the world of comics and pop culture: what's up with that? If you'd like to ask Chris a question, please send it to @theisb on Twitter with the hashtag #WhatsUpChris ...
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  Comic Book Review - Transformers: The IDW Collection Phase Two – Volume 6
While the Transformers film franchise has struggled in the way of audience and critical reception and treating its characters like actual characters, IDW has had plenty of success over the years with its handling of the franchise in the comic medium.
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  Comic Book Christmas Gift Guide
The holidays are officially in full swing and you have no idea what to get that friend or loved one who loves comic books? Let me help you out! With a few exceptions, I'm sure that if you know your friend reads comics they've already got the latest ...
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  Dark Horse Comics February 2018 Solicitations
by a Hell-powered magic mirror? First Empowered comic book series in standard comics format. Carla Speed McNeil is the Eisner Award-winning creator of Finder. One of the giant monsters that rule the frozen wasteland beyond the Underground City is ...
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  InvestComics Hot Picks #503
InvestComics Hot Picks provides readers and speculators the low down on the new releases coming out on Wednesday each week.
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  Finally, a Comic-Book TV Show That Embraces Diversity
Ariela Barer was told that one day she'd be a superhero, although she didn't believe it at the time. While practicing complex physical movements during a theater class, she said the teacher told them, "You've got to get good at this. You guys are ...
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  Comic Book Review - Batman and Robin by Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason Omnibus
When he was first introduced in Grant Morrison's epic run on Batman, many people didn't like Damian Wayne and felt he was a spoiled, annoying, ungrateful little brat. Over time he became a fan-favourite character and developed into quite an interesting ...
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  Comic Book Review - Doomsday Clock #1
For over 30 years, Watchmen has been considered one of the best graphic novels ever created, breaking new ground for comics with its serious themes, characters and deconstruction of the superhero genre. Now DC's Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank is ...
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  Jason R. Moore: ''As a Black guy in this Marvel universe, I'm so glad to see that it has expanded outside of just comic books''
Jason R. Moore is a producer and a very lucky actor, currently playing the character Curtis Hoyle in Marvel's "The Punisher", now streaming on Netflix. "The Punisher" series is about justice. After exacting revenge on those responsible for the ...
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  Rare Tintin art fetches $500,000
The picture from the 1939 comic album King Ottokar's Sceptre was among items by Herge, the Belgian artist who created Tintin, to go under the hammer. An original strip from the book The Shooting Star fetched $350,000. But a copy of Tintin adventure ...
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  The New Kick-Ass Comic Is Being Joined By An Ongoing Hit-Girl Series
I've actually enjoyed having [Kick-Ass] and [Hit-Girl] in separate books as they're very different characters ... The character plays by superhero rules because the character is a comic fan. But [Hit-Girl] is basically tiny Frank Castle, so you can't ...
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  Upcoming Labyrinth Comic
Jim Henson's beloved 1986 fantasy film Labyrinth is getting the comic book treatment! Coming next year the Labyrinth comic published by Boom! Studios imprint Archaia will reveal origins of the Goblin King! In the comic series, the Goblin King recounts ...
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  Marvel Comics Legacy & February 2018 Solicitations Spoilers: Charles Xavier At Center Of Astonishing X-Men
Hated it! It was just a Diamond Preview of select "new" series. Meh! I'm indifferent. The book didn't blow me away, but didn't push me away. DC Comics Rebirth & Doomsday Clock #1 Spoilers: MAJOR Watchmen Rorschach Revelation Leaks Prior To Comic Book ...
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  Buy, Sell, Hold - Marvel Feature #1
One comic is chosen to go under the scope. What is the best course? As a speculator, is it worth buying, selling or holding? Here are the pros and cons, YOU decide.
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  Top 5 Hot Picks #139
Every week before new comic book day, InvestComics provides our fans with the Top 5 Hot Picks for new comics coming out on Wednesday.
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  Best Comic Covers Of The Week 11-22-17
New comic book release day 11/22/17. New comic releases are subject to change. These are our favorite comic covers from the new arrivals this week.
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  Creepy night in Hocking Hills inspires local couple's comic books
In the dead of night, a cabin deep in Hocking Hills provided the perfect setting for Matthew Erman and Lisa Sterle to plan their horror comic series. "There's something about being out in the middle of the woods all by yourself when it's dark and you ...
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  In Review: Grimm Fairy Tales: Tarot #2
These three are all good. Overall grades: A A, B C+, C A, D C+, London MCM Exclusives A, and New York Comic Con Oktoberfest Exclusives A The story: Joe Brusha has this story going in a lot of directions. The book opens in the Realm of Oz with the citizens ...
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  Doomsday Clock: The Impossible Watchmen Sequel
The lead-up to DC's Doomsday Clock has felt less like the hype that usually surrounds your average comic book event story, and more like the release of a blockbuster movie. From a marketing standpoint, the stakes are certainly high enough. A Watchmen ...
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  Why the best one-off characters belong to Asterix
If nothing else, it'll be a list of some of the most entertaining names ever given to comic book characters, such as... The very first book in the series, Asterix the Gaul doesn't have all its elements in place, but there are already many recognisable ...
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  Father Creates Comic Books For Son With Down Syndrome
Lundqvist Gets 63rd Shutout As Rangers Beat SenatorsHenrik Lundqvist stopped 20 shots for his second shutout of the season and 63rd of his career, leading the New York Rangers over the Ottawa Senators on Sunday night. Curry Scores 39 As Warriors Hold Off ...
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  DC's Geoff Johns confirms Batman for the Flashpoint movie
and DC Films announced that they were retooling their solo movie for The Flash with an adaptation of the popular comic book storyline Flashpoint. The story sees a powerless Barry Allen waking up in an alternate timeline - one that features vastly ...
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  How corporate greed nearly destroyed Marvel's superhero empire
So it was too with with the comic book giant - which went from the pinnacle of the industry in the 1970s and 1980s, to bankruptcy, scandal, talent defections and all-out war among its investors in the 1990s. Its hubris? An obsession with profit over what ...
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  New Comics Video #502
A weekly video look at some of the covers from the weekly InvestComics Hot Picks article. New comics arriving 11/15/17.
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  Superheroes find their powers are no match for the culture wars
Comic books - Captain America and The Hulk. Comic book superheroes are not immune either. Box office receipts over the last 20 years are testament to America's love affair with its heroes, even in movies that are critically panned like the early films in ...
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  Marvel Comics names Runaways editor as new editor-in-chief
As part of that position, Cebulski oversaw a team of staffers to recruit, manage, and coordinate creators in tandem with Marvel's comic book editors. In 2006, Cebulski departed the publisher to pursue freelance editing and writing work including several of ...
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  Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee visits Adelaide for the first time for 2017's Supanova Comic Con
A child of the Great Depression, he filled inkwells for comic book artists until he was offered better money to write the stories they drew. Fast-forward eight decades, and Lieber - known far and wide as Stan "The Man" Lee - is an icon whose movie ...
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  InvestComics Hot Picks #502
Hot Picks have been weekly since 2005.
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  Danger Girl Comic Book Series is Becoming a Movie and TV Show
Rejoice, comic book fans: The Danger Girl series will be adapted to film and TV. The news comes during a period of comic book movie success and excitement: With Thor: Ragnarok crushing the box office, and Justice League poised to perform well, too ...
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  The Punisher is not the superhero caper you think it is
Unlike the rest of its stablemates, despite its comic book origins, The Punisher is not a comic book show. It's not even a superhero show. This is a straight-up conspiracy thriller with a dash of military drama and a smidgen of social and political ...
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  2017 Wizard World Comic Con Austin
Jason Momoa, Kate Beckinsale, Val Kilmer, Gene Simmons, the Firefly trio of Summer Glau, Jewel Staite, and Sean Maher, Michael Rooker, and Nichelle Nichols are among the dozens of celebrities and industry professionals at the 2017 Wizard World Comic Con ...
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  Comics Writer Donny Cates Casts Spells on Doctor Strange
then they can tell you," he says. "If you walk into a comic book store, a lot of times you'll ask, 'Is this any good?' and they'll say, 'I don't read that.' That's bullsh*t. All my employees, I told them, 'You have to read every comic.'" Eventually ...
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  Phil Jimenez On Robert Kirkman's Secret History Of Comics
A: I've been writing and drawing… for DC and Marvel for about 27 years. I got into the business around 1991, although I really got into comic books in high school. And the way I got into superheroes was the way a lot of my peers did, which was through ...
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  Jimmy Kimmel Wrote a Comic Book as a Kid and JJ Abrams Turned It Into a Movie (Video)
Sometimes childhood dreams do come true - just ask Jimmy Kimmel. No, we're not talking about his successful late-night run, or even the fact that Kimmel has established himself as the best awards show host on the planet.
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  REVIEW: FIRST BORN #1 Graphic Novel - Chris R. Notarile's New Live Action Sci-Fi Photo Comic
I know it's been tried a number of times before but I've long thought that a comic book with live-action photography rather than traditional comic book art could make for a really intriguing looking book. Chris R. Notarile must have had the same idea ...
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  The Artists Behind The Name of the Wind's 10th Anniversary Edition
Were there books or styles you looked to when designing the maps for ... I'm currently working on a paranormal detective comic called Nick Rimfire written by the aforementioned Pat Johnson, and that will also be available next year. Finally, I can also ...
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